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

Headless Doctor Costume

Headless Doctor Costume

We got our inspiration for our headless doctor costume from your amazing website. Tired of being the same old vampire, skeleton etc. we started looking about online for something different and stumbled upon your “headless” section. We made good use of the tips other people had written and we too opted for the rolling backpack with … 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

Super Simple Headless Bride Costume

Super Simple Headless Bride Costume

I knew I wanted to be a headless bride but it seemed so hard to make! I am so about Cheap & Easy! I found a plastic half dress form at the GoodWill ( Love that place) as well as the wedding dress and the petticoat! Total spent at GoodWill: 30.00! I found an old backpack from … 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

Headless Queen Costume

Headless Queen Costume

I handmade this costume, I used old clothing from the thrift store, stuffed it with plastic grocery bags and newspaper, I used a Chinese food to go soup container for the neck, and old casino beads and costume jewelry from Forever 21, I held it all together by sewing with fishing line. I used ketchup … Read more

Headless Man Costume

Headless Man Costume

I made the headless man costume for my husband adding the twist of carrying his own head. I surfed the net for different ideals and roomed the dollar store for materials. How it came together. I took a rectangular potter for the shoulders. Screwed three thin strips (length of your back) of baseboard (scrap pieces … Read more

Cool Headless Costume for a Woman

Cool Headless Costume for a Woman

Here’s how I came up with my Headless costume for Halloween. In our area we have a Halloween costume contest at our local firehall bingo. After I left the hall last year I have been searching for ideas to try and win the contest this year. They give out good prizes for the winner. I searched … Read more

Creepy Headless Homemade Costume for a Girl

Creepy Headless Homemade Costume for a Girl

This creepy headless homemade costume for a girl was made for my sever year old daughter, Josie. We found this awesome green dress at a thrift store, and really built the costume from that piece. I think people put too much thought into the technicalities, and not the subtle details – I think they are just … 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

Haunting Headless Bride Costume for a 9-Year-Old Girl

Haunting Headless Bride Costume for a 9-Year-Old Girl

My nine year old daughter wanted to be something different for Halloween. We searched around online to come up with ideas and started to notice that we liked the idea of a headless costume. There are a number of headless brides costumes online, but we weren’t overly impressed with them for some reason or another. … Read more

Creepy Headless Woman Costume

Creepy Headless Woman Costume

My daughter wanted to be something scary this year, (she usually goes for cute) so I was thrilled to take on the challenge. I love doing optical illusion costumes. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do but when I spotted this dress for $12 in a thrift store, I knew I instantly knew what … Read more

Homemade Headless Costume for a Boy

Homemade Headless Costume for a Boy

My son and I had so much fun creating the headless look! First we went to our local thrift store and bought a long trench coat. We love hanging out in the thrift store. Never know what you will find! We then taped a box on top of a backpack. When we make costumes you … Read more

Homemade Headless Marie Antoinette Costume

Homemade Headless Marie Antoinette Costume

Well I have to say this was the most interesting costume I have made yet. It took me about two months from start to finish. I went to the good will and bought a  wedding dress originally for my daughter five years previous and then bought a mannequin and made the bust out of paper … Read more

Creepy Headless Horseman Costume

Creepy Headless Horseman Costume

On a cold, wet and rainy night in October, particularly Halloween. I took a black Outback western duster, and a black cape  and decided to make a Headless Horseman costume. At first I was having trouble thinking of a way to create this costume, mainly the shoulder area. So for my shoulders, I came up with this … Read more

Headless Costume: Scarecrow Gone to the Birds!

Headless Costume: Scarecrow Gone to the Birds!

My 10 yr old son, Kaleb, loves coming up with costumes where he seems to have either lost his head, be only a head, or headless and holding his own head! This year he decided on being a Headless Scarecrow! From the looks of it, the crows must not have been very afraid of him. The … 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

Headless Marie Antionette Costume

Headless Marie Antionette Costume

This headless Marie Antionette costume was so much fun. I started with a dress that was cheap and looked like something she would wear. Then I cut a hole through it right in the bodice area. I added material for length. I glued the little dress to a plastic mannequin form and then stuffed the … Read more

Decapitaded Scientist Illusion Costume for a Girl

Decapitaded Scientist Illusion Costume for a Girl

I saw this costume on the internet and thought it would be funny for our local costume competition.  As soon as she walked in everyone looked. I framed the upper body using foam poster board to keep it light.  I cut slots to feed a belt through to hold the torso frame in place.  The … Read more

Headless Zombie Bride Costume

Headless Zombie Bride Costume

My daughter Madison wanted to enter a Halloween parade in Rehobeth Beach, Delaware.  She decided on a headless bride and we Googled it up for Halloween with zombie painting.  I found a 70’s style wedding dress ($20.00) and with newspaper (arms), Styrofoam (neck), wooden dowel (spine), Elmer’s glue (blood) and duct tape, we came up … Read more

Easier-Than-It-Looks Headless Mrs. Bloody Mary Costume

At;east she allows me to go to sleep in her arms!

I made this  headless Mrs. Bloody Mary costume in an attempt to be ultra different and gory this year. I was tired of the usual vampires, witches or sexy Halloween costumes. I spent hours thinking of how I’d put it together, boy was it a surprise when all it took was 2 hours! Easiest costume that … Read more

Cool Handmade Headless Bride Costume

Cool Handmade Headless Bride Costume

I have been making Halloween costumes for 45 years, since I started sewing at age 10.  My costumes have always been very involved, but have been of the softer, gentler or superhero type.  After my kids came along, they were Madison from Splash, Batman, the Joker, a Mutant Ninja Turtle, Roger and Jessic Rabbit, even … Read more

DIY Illusion Costume: Headless Person Holding His Head!

DIY Illusion Costume: Headless Person Holding His Head!

This Headless person holding his head was one of the easiest costumes I made,  but not to comfortable to wear all night , at the Halloween costume party.  I bought a a double extra large man’s dress shirt and cut out a diamond shape out of the front of it and glued  shelving liner on to … Read more

Cool Headless Marie Antionette Costume

Cool Headless Marie Antionette Costume

I’ ve always loved dressing up, and Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  But after I had children, more of my energy went into their costumes than mine. For a few years, I didn’t even dress up at all.  Last year,  I decided to put more of an effort into my own costume and  … Read more