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

Awesome Homemade Swamp Monster Costume

Homemade Swamp Monster Costume

I created this Homemade Swamp Monster Costume from recycled clothes (my favorite material being old jeans!). I used old Pj’s as the base for the costume, then cut LOTs and LOTs of individual scales from jeans and glued them on the Pj’s. I then painted each scale with green paint and a touch of black … Read more

Kids Halloween Costume – Monster

I thought up this kids Halloween costume while lying in bed one night. I knew I wanted a tall monster behind me but I couldn’t figure out how to do it. Then it dawned on me. I have a fish holding belt and a piece of PVC pipe. I mounted a Styrofoam head on it … Read more

Kids Halloween Costume – Monster

This kids Halloween costume project began with my son wanting to be a monster. My first thought was how boring is that going to be for a four year old. So with some creativity we came up with a swamp monster. I began this project by dying the clothing (turtle neck sweat pants and gauze) … Read more

Kids Halloween Costume – Monster

My seven year old son had all the ideas for this kids Halloween costume. The costume was easy to make, inexpensive and lots of fun! The idea started with an inexpensive mask purchased at our local grocery store. We bought a green long sleeve T-Shirt, some green mittens and made green pants. My son wanted … Read more