Spooky Homemade Costume – White Wendigo Forest Spirit

Spooky Homemade Costume - White Wendigo Forest Spirit

Years ago, I saw the film Pan’s Labyrinth for the first time. Haunted and inspired by the ageless, withered, beautiful faun on the screen, I developed the desire to create my own glassy-eyed, cloven-hooved forest spirit. Dozens and dozens of the designs in my head gave themselves to my sketchbooks. Months, a year, close to … Read more

Coolest DIY Cinema-Quality Reptile Man Costume

Homemade Reptile Man Costume

I went as a Reptile Man costume. I came up with the idea because I wanted to do something different and kind of scary that could pass for cinema quality, only without the cost. I made the costume starting with bendable plumber’s pipes. I inserted smaller and smaller pieces into each other to create the … Read more

Coolest DIY Child Sea Monster Costume

child sea monster costume

Here is my son, the Sea Monster. Once he has this costume on, he does become a Sea Monster! He runs and growls, and makes sudden appearances on unsuspecting family members! The idea of becoming Sea Monster was his. It is in his heart and soul (loves to swim, dive, and cliff jump). I made … Read more

Cool Swamp Monster Halloween Costume

Cool Swamp Monster Halloween Costume

I got the idea for this costume from Pinterest. We began by drawing the plan on how to create this frame and the dimensions. Our first plan was to use paper Mache but this would be quite hard to attach so many materials to without it falling apart. So, we decided the only way to … Read more

Big Orange Homemade Monster Costume

Big Orange Homemade Monster Costume

This is my 10 year old dressed in an original homemade monster costume as BOB, The Big Orange Blah. Around Halloween time, when my daughter was three, she hid behind a door and waited. When I came into the room, she jumped out and yelled ìBig Orange Blah!î I laughed pretty hard. I thought it … Read more

Female Frankenstein’s Monster Costume

Female Frankenstein's Monster Costume

I recently had ankle surgery, so wanted to choose a costume that I could incorporate my very sexy walking boot into. I also scoured the internet and sadly didn’t find many female takes on Frankenstein’s monster, only the bride of Frankenstein, so it was decided. I used a water based face paint, a homemade molding … Read more

Rokzilla – DIY Prehistoric Monster Costume

Rokzilla - DIY Prehistoric Monster Costume

I’m not going in extreme detail about the costumes construction, if you have a question just ask! Rokzilla’s Head I started with making a frame out of chicken wires & metal clothes hangers. I covered the frame with numerous layers of paper mache along with cardboard & foam to mold out his facial features. This … Read more

Amazing Homemade Sea Creature Costume

Amazing Homemade Sea Creature Costume

Back in March I was prescribed a medicine that made my hair start to fall out. My hair is naturally long and thick, but it was coming out in such handfuls that I declared to my doctor, “I’m going to be bald by Halloween!” He is a very loving and humorous guy, so when he … Read more

Creepy Stilt Monster Costume

Creepy Stilt Monster Costume

I made my son’s costume last year out  a white table cloth and brown hair color to make the bloody look on the table cloth….I wrapped the table cloth around the bed foam which I glued onto the crutches for the front legs and stilts for the back and black panty hose for ripped skin. … Read more

10-Foot “Screech” Bat Halloween Costume on Stilts

10-Foot "Screech" Bat Halloween Costume on Stilts

“Screech” was summoned by some of the darkest and most evil sprites that this earth will ever face. He rose from the ashes of plagued souls who where sacrificed to bring this demon from the under world. The name Screech was given to him by his victims. Because the last sound they hear is the … Read more

Freaky Bug-Like Costume On Stilts

Freaky Bug-Like Costume On Stilts

I got the idea to make a freaky bug-like costume out of nowhere. I imagined something of a mix between a queen bee, praying mantis, and humanoid type thing. Basically, I wanted to make something that would freak people out! And of course it had to be huge, ridiculously tall, how would I be a … Read more

Easy Last-Minute Scary Toddler Costume

Easy Last-Minute Scary Toddler Costume

I’m a plain housewife, a mother of four (all boys). I just try my best to make a simple thing for my kids for their happiness. So if there’s any events I’ll  try to convince them to go there and join, sometimes they ask me permission to go there. Some events like a seasonal occasion … Read more

Cool Homemade Swamp Monster Costume for a Boy

Cool Homemade Swamp Monster Costume for a Boy

My son wanted to be a swamp monster because we saw one with a mask at target- he is four so I am not a fan of masks. I told him we would make his costume- he wasn’t real happy about it though. I went and found army green clothes at the Thrift store.  Then … Read more

Adorable Blue Monster Costume from Scratch

Adorable Blue Monster Costume from Scratch

Aleidian here is quite an adorable monster indeed. Always well-received, it’s nice when people run up and ask for hugs and tell you how cute you are. This character is very fun to dress up as and act out, by being affectionate, lively, and of course, adorable. This costume mask features “follow-me” foam eyes, plastic … Read more

Creepy Parasitic Alien/Monster Costume Inspired by Resident Evil

Creepy Parasitic Alien/Monster Costume Inspired by Resident Evil: Each Halloween I strive to create a costume that is unique or seldom if ever seen before. After seeing watching the movie Prometheus, the idea for an

Each Halloween I strive to create a costume that is unique or seldom if ever seen before. After seeing watching the movie Prometheus, the idea for an alien of sorts came to mind, one that has never been seen before. The problem now, is how to present it. After brainstorming, I drew inspiration from one … Read more

Cool Swamp Monster Costume

Made this from a pair of longjohns covered with a real fishnet, burlap and airbrushed. Covered hair with Facial mud and airbrushed hair. Teeth were p

I made this Swamp Monster Costume from a pair of long johns covered with a real fishnet, burlap and airbrushed. Covered hair with facial mud and airbrushed hair. Teeth were pumpkin teeth with liquid latex. Cut up strips of rubber cupboard liner for the hood.

Coolest Swamp Monster Costume

This swamp monster, officially dubbed as Seymour Fishgerald, started out as a simple concept sketch. The idea came to me as I was talking to the supe

This swamp monster, officially dubbed as Seymour Fishgerald, started out as a simple concept sketch. The idea came to me as I was talking to the supervisor of a local haunted walkthrough. As we discussed our ideas for how to scare the pants off of poor, innocent people for the seasonal Haunted Hollow, I realized … Read more

Coolest Homemade Furry Monster Costume

Homemade Furry Monster Costume

My son wanted a Homemade Furry Monster Costume for Halloween. I thought, “No problem. A monster costume should be easy to find”. Oh, how wrong I was! Hours of fruitless internet searches drove me to dig out the sewing machine. It was easy to find a pattern for a basic body suit, but then the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monster Halloween Costume

Homemade Monster Halloween Costume

This “Homemade Monster Halloween Costume” is 9 ft tall, and has a wing span of 8 feet. It is totally homemade, and a lot of time and care was spent working on it! The pants were made out of fabric from JoAnns Fabric, as well as the cloak. The “hood” that goes over my head … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bobble Head Monster Costume

Homemade Bobble Head Monster Costume

My 4 year old son decided that he wanted a Homemade Bobble Head Monster Costume. We have always made our costumes. I looked at my husband and said good luck figuring this one out. Well things went great after we put our minds together and went through the Halloween items we had on hand. We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Classic Movie Monsters Group Halloween Costumes

Homemade Classic Movie Monsters Group Halloween Costumes

Get a group of great people together, then have fun chasing your damsel and terrorizing your town with these homemade classic movie Monsters Group Halloween costumes! THE MUMMY COSTUME – Materials: Long johns, gray material, shoes, black/white/gray make-up, tissue paper, spirit gum, bald cap and glue gun. Cut strips of gray material long enough to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Killer Pumpkin Scary Halloween Costume

Homemade Killer Pumpkin Scary Halloween Costume

This Halloween I wanted a costume that would be scarier than previous years costumes I’ve made. I wanted something I could wear out taking my nephews trick or treating and scare the neighbors, so it had to be maneuverable and easy on and off. I also wanted a costume that was Halloween theme related. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Swallowed by a Monster Costume

Homemade Swallowed by a Monster Costume

I want to share with everyone the product I use that has truly changed my Halloween costume making and has made anything possible. After years of experimenting with paper mache (too heavy), wire and fabric (not stable enough) and many other methods, I finally found plumbing pipe insulation. This is extremely light weight, bendable, sturdy … Read more