Coolest Pumpkin Head in a Jar Costume

Coolest pumpkin head costume

This is my 9 year old son. We used a rolling back pack with the handle being pulled up made the head stand over 6ft tall. We used burlap sacks to make an old looking cloak and then used a clear empty Cheetos bucket to put my son’s head in. We used a light weight … Read more

Coolest Homemade Headless Harry Potter Costume

Homemade Headless Harry Potter Costume

This headless Harry Potter costume was so much fun to make! For many years now, our son has repeatedly received comments on his resemblance to Harry Potter. He has never wanted to be Harry for Halloween because he didn’t think it was scary enough, or shocking enough or even cool enough for his tastes. Well, … Read more

Head in a Jar Illusion Costume

Head in a Jar Illusion Costume

My son wanted to create his own costume this year and be a headless man. We initially discouraged his idea as it seemed too scarey and dangerous to walk around not being able to see well out of the costume. That’s were the idea to have him hold his own head came from Then after … Read more

Absent Minded Scientist Costume

Absent Minded Scientist Costume

This is one of the easiest costumes I have ever made! We cut a rectangle out of cardboard, stuck it in a backpack and then dressed it. We put a button down shirt on first and stuffed it with paper and grocery bags to give it shape. For the hands I filled rubber gloves and … Read more

The Headless Man Optical Illusion Costume

The Headless Man Optical Illusion Costume

I found a few pictures online of the headless costume and wanted to do it. I had to figure out how cause I couldn’t find any clear instructions. I found a cheap trench coat at a thrift store and stuffed the top of the coat and the arms with plastic bags. I then used a … Read more

Head in a Mason Jar Optical Illusion Costume

Head in a Mason Jar Optical Illusion Costume

My 15 year old daughter created this mason jar optical illusion costume. We saw different variations last year on the internet and we thought “We can do this”, so she created this costume for her 7 year old brother Mason. We used an old lab coat, cereal boxes, plastic bags and a backpack to raise … Read more

Best-Ever Headless Trick-or-Treater

Best-Ever Headless Trick-or-Treater

My daughter is 8 years old and she thinks about halloween all year round.  She knew last year that she wanted to be a headless person. Now how we were going to do it was the trick. We bought a couple long trench coats from a local thrift store. For only $2.00 each we didn’t … Read more

Cool Illusion Costume Idea for a Boy: Doctor with his Head in a Jar!

Cool Illusion Costume Idea for a Boy: Doctor with his Head in a Jar!

This year my 7 year old son wanted to be something scary. I’m not very crafty so I wanted to find something that looked unique,  but would still be doable for someone with very little crafting ability! I looked through pinterest and found a “head-in-a-jar” costume.  My son went nuts!  He had to have it! … Read more

Easy and Cheap Headless Mad Scientist Costume

Easy and Cheap Headless Mad Scientist Costume

My son wanted something scary but has sensitive skin so we always had to be creative with his costumes because he can’t wear Halloween make-up. We searched online and combined a few other ideas to create this masterpiece. He is now a headless mad scientist that carries his head around with 2 of his 4 … Read more

Coolest Head in a Jar Costume

Coolest Head in a Jar Costume

We got an over sized button up shirt from Goodwill, flower foam for the neck piece, silicone putty for the meat look, corrugated tubing for the blood veins and arteries, empty pretzel jar with the back cut out, and breathing holes drill in front of his mouth, and fake blood. This head in a jar … Read more

Coolest Head In A Jar Costume

Homemade Head In A Jar Costume

My daughter saw an illusion costume online with a head on a platter and came up with this Homemade Head In A Jar Costume idea. To construct we took a old back pack and went to local hardware store and bought PVC pipe, elbows, and T-fittings to construct frame coming out of backpack. Just used … Read more

Coolest Headless Mad Scientist Costume

Homemade Headless Mad Scientist Costume

This Headless Mad Scientist Costume was an awesome costume that the kids loved and was a lot of fun making. My son was a headless mad scientist. To make the costume, I started with an old lab coat, large plastic (pretzel) jar and cardboard. For the assembly, I made a cardboard form for the torso … Read more