Ten Feet Tall Death Costume

Ten Feet Tall Death Costume

Our neighborhood is great on Halloween. Every year even the parents dress up. So I decided to make my costume this year. I went to the store and bought black material and black Burlap and borrowed a sewing machine. I decided I was going to be death! Not just any old Death, no. I went … Read more

Frozen Head in Freezer Costume

Frozen Head in Freezer Costume

I wanted to do something really unique and creepy so I thought what could be more creepy than finding a frozen head in your freezer. So I went scouting for to carton boxes that would do the trick. I put the smallest one on top of the bigger one  and sawed them together and made … Read more

Creepy Doll Costume and Makeup for a Teenager

Creepy Doll Costume and Makeup for a Teenager

I’ve made a creepy doll costume for Halloween. The costume is made by a purple skirt and black blouse and for the make up I used lighter foundation, white eyeliner under the eyes to make my eyes look bigger like the doll’s eyes. I outlined my new eyes with liquid black eye liner. I also … Read more

Quick and Cheap Scary Halloween Costume

Quick and Cheap Scary Halloween Costume

This was a last minute costume we made that ended up being one of my favorite costumes we’ve done. My husband and I had dressed up for Halloween for years but weren’t planning to the year we made this costume. The day before Halloween, we decided we had to do something, and we wanted it … 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

Zombie Mommy Costume

Zombie Mommy Costume

I decided to do a fresh mommy zombie with baby still attached to the umbilical cord, for the baby is it a hand puppet that Ive attached a cord to and freshened her up (her name is Mary) the cord is then attached to my waist and wrapped up through my shorts. For my face … Read more

Coolest Kid’s Haunted Castle Costume

Coolest Kid's Haunted Castle Costume

Why do I always ask my son (He’s 8 now) “What do you want to be for Halloween?” You would think that I would have learned that he wants to be something challenging. Well in his defence this year he did say something generic when I first asked him. I don’t even remember what. Ninja? … Read more

Toddler’s Deluxe Handmade Spider Witch Costume

Toddler's Deluxe Handmade Spider Witch Costume

My daughter Eve is 3 years old, and finally decided she wanted to be a witch for Halloween. I was super excited since I was planning on making her costume, and this was my first Halloween with my sewing machine! I went to the fabric store right away and found a beautiful purple fabric, and … Read more

Its Time to Haunt

Its Time to Haunt

I had a really hard time coming up with a costume idea this year, which, I’m sure is common for most. But this year, I really wanted to go above and beyond the average norm. I wanted to scare people out of their shoes, I wanted to make this year a memira le one for … Read more

Urban Legend Comes to Life: Creepy Donkey Lady Costume

Urban Legend Comes to Life: Creepy Donkey Lady Costume

This is my son, Jake. We live in San Antonio and everyone who lives here knows of the local Urban Legand, The Donkey Lady who lives under a bridge and terrorizes anyone who comes near the bridge. The story days that she was burned and resembles a creature that is half human, half donkey. We … Read more

Spooky Skull Sellouts

Spooky Skull Sellouts

Happy Halloween from our family to yours! Hello! My name is Roxy, and although you are unable to tell here, I am a Doberman Pinscher. My Mom and Dad are in the picture with me and their names are Kristin and Tim. Although I am the biggest baby in all of the world, afraid of … Read more

Glowing Ghost Costume for a Child

Glowing Ghost Costume for a Child

My 6 1/2 year boy designed this ghost costume. He said he wanted light on it to appear as if he was floating in the dark. I made the costume using 8 layers of Tutu fabric and a set of LED lights. It is pretty simple to make. I cut the tutu in squares and … Read more

Terrifying Tooth Fairy Costume

Terrifying Tooth Fairy Costume

I decided I wanted to be something creative this year, as well as scary, and the first thing that came to mind was the scary tooth fairy! I made my wings with poster board, cellophane, and glue. First I drew the veins of the wings on poster board (6 sets in total), then I cut … Read more

Creepy Costume Idea: The Final “Mascaraed”

Creepy Costume Idea: The Final "Mascaraed"

I sway into the Mascaraed ball in my red and black gown feeling beautiful. I feel graceful in my three inch heels as I glide on the dance floor; My mask firmly in my hand. Everyone cheers me and my date as we end our dance. I’ve waited for this moment my whole life; and … 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

Bicycle Accident Victim Costume

Bicycle Accident Victim Costume

I recently broke my arm by falling off my bike. I was working on halloween, so I wanted to be comfortable. I painted my face to look like I was in a bicycle accident. I used purple, green, red, and black eyeshadow to make my eye and lip look bruised. I made a stencil for … Read more

Awesome DIY Reptilian Alien Costume

Awesome DIY Reptilian Alien Costume

So I never wanted to be something normal and boring so I decided to make my costume that way it’ll be original. I wanted to be a reptile but I wanted to be an alien too because you can make up anything when being a alien. I started watching horror movies and collecting ideas from … Read more

Realistic Exploded Face Make Up

Realistic Exploded Face Make Up

A friend of mine wants to become a make-up artist, so she used me to practise scars which were supposed to look disgusting but just happened to look sort of stupid. So we wanted to make sure we keep on practising before Halloween but couldn’t find time for it. As we got tickets for a … 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

Torn Gut Hanging Zombie Illusion Costume

Torn Gut Hanging Zombie Illusion Costume

This zombie costume was originally created for a zombie walk in the town I live in, Fayetteville, NC. The idea came a year ago when I was trying to think of clever zombie ideas. I wanted to create a zombie like no other that has been seen. Since I am a magician I started thinking of … Read more

Creepy Zombie Costume

Creepy Zombie Costume

This year Tyler wanted to be a Zombie. In previous years my wife and I Ana Conlin typically do a Zombie Walk and dress up as Zombies. We usually do a Dr. and escaped patient duo with everything from yellow contacts, to prosthetics for facial scars and neck wounds. Face and hair coloring are the … 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

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

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

My little Vampire Grandson loves to break free from handholding when you lest expect it. A very scary thought for his first year trick or treating! He loves stroller rides though, so I thought I’ll step it up a notch and make the stroller into a coffin. Basic Construction Actually it was quit easy. I made … Read more