The Phantom Specter Ghost Costume

The Phantom Specter Ghost Costume

The Phantom Specter Ghost Costume: Items that I already had… Black turtleneck Black pants Black half boots Black ski mask Purchased: Black velvet hooded cape with silk wine color lining – eBay purchase = $35.00 White female plastic mask – eBay purchase = $6.00 White gloves – eBay purchase = $8.00 This Phantom Specter ghost … Read more

Cool Homemade Zombie Costume

Cool Homemade Zombie Costume

I started this homemade zombie costume with a suit from the Thrift store, brown shoes and white shirt. I ripped out pieces from the suit. I then added details with fake blood and red paint. I added moss to the shoes and different parts of the body. I then used a plastic bone that I … Read more

Cool Last Minute Mummy Costume for a Woman

Cool Last Minute Mummy Costume for a Woman

It was a last minute costume that turned out awesome. I bought a white sheet set created a dirty look to it with black spray paint and red fabric paint. I shredded the sheets into long strips then hot glued to an old set of jeans and shirt to create the Mummy wrap. As for … Read more

Original Evil Merqueen Homemade Costume

Original Evil Merqueen Homemade Costume

I’ve wanted to be a scary mermaid for years and finally made it happen. I made the scales out of many different shimmery fabrics hot glued to a long body-con skirt I gathered and sewed at the knees to give it the right shape, and the fin out of tulle and seaweed. I hot glued … Read more

Homemade Head in the Freezer (Running Fridge!) Costume

Homemade Head in the Freezer (Running Fridge!) Costume

This costume was inspired by other head-in-the-freezer costumes! I love illusion costumes and thought this would be hilarious for an upcoming 10K race. I put together the costume using foam core instead of a large cardboard box as the former  would be sturdier; I needed this costume to stay together during the race. It was … Read more

Last Minute Skeleton Gang Group Costume

Last Minute Skeleton Gang Group Costume

Our friends were in town and we got invited to a last minute Halloween party, which meant last minute Halloween costumes. We thought, “why not a sleek skeleton gang dressed in black and white with painted faces?” The guys wore all black, two wore skeleton suspenders that we had from our day of the dead … Read more

Homemade Zombie Wrestlers Group Costume

Homemade Zombie Wrestlers Group Costume

San Antonio has broke the world record for the zombie walk and we were part of the fun. I wanted something unique but funny for this annual walk that has every kind of zombie imaginable. I knew women dressed as men is always hilarious and you never see wrestlers at halloween, even though they are … 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

Disturbing Halloween Makeup – Buffalo Bill’s Masquerade Party

Disturbing Halloween Makeup - Buffalo Bill's Masquerade Party

I saw a picture of this online and knew I HAD to recreate it for Halloween this year. I’ve been playing around with special fx makeup for years now, having worked in several haunted houses when I was younger. This took about 3 hours to make, including making the flesh mask. I created this look … Read more

Coolest Voodoo Doll Couple Costume

Coolest Voodoo Doll Couple Costume

I know there are a lot of voodoo doll couple costumes out there, but I wanted to start with real burlap and make them from scratch. I bought a bolt of burlap and pre-washed it so it shrunk up and was a little softer to the touch. I made my own patterns and lined everything … Read more

Brimstone Hellfire Demon Costume

Brimstone Hellfire Demon Costume

I saw a really great makeup tutorial and thought that the makeup deserved an equally stunning costume. Now I discovered that my concept of a Hellfire demon or Lava Godess like Pele just did not exist even after hours of searching the internet for reference photos I found only one other costume like I was … Read more

Cool Voodoo Witch Doctor Costume

Cool Voodoo Witch Doctor Costume

For the last few years, I have made my own costumes. I like to bring an original twist on any basic theme, such as a mermaid. This year, I decided to be a witch doctor. I Googled a lot of witch doctor themes, and many times Diablo 3 kept coming up. I also looked for … Read more

Creepy Victorian Ghost Costumes

Creepy Victorian Ghost Costumes

I love Halloween. I live in a small town in the mountains and I have a reputation for my creations. There is nothing more exciting to me than creating the perfect costume! I love being able to become someone else or helping somebody else do the same. For years now I have been “building” costumes. By … Read more

Creepy Ghosts Illusion Costume

Creepy Ghosts Illusion Costume

I made this for my 7 year old son. It only took 30 minutes to make but was a smash hit wherever he went with this costume. Hoe I made: Roll news papers into a size of a head and wrap it with a plasic bag.  Tape a stick pn the head-ball, cover with a … Read more

Floating Witches Halloween Illusion Costume

Floating Witches Halloween Illusion Costume

Our family loves Halloween – this passion is led by my husband Dan, who has always enjoyed thinking up ideas and making Halloween costumes. He is a firm believer of always making his costumes himself. Anyone who knows Dan, cannot wait to see what he thinks of each year. Since we’ve had children, he of … Read more

Scary Living Dead Doll Costume – Jack the Human Carver

Scary Living Dead Doll Costume - Jack the Human Carver

It started off me collecting boxes from the warehouse at my job. I got an idea of a doll box and went with it.I started making the coffin shaped box to make it creepy and saw that there is such a thing as the Living Dead Dolls and so I went with that idea I created … Read more

Made After Midnight Zombie Makeup and Costume

Made After Midnight Zombie Makeup and Costume

Hello I’m Sammy  and I’m an amateur makeup artist. Professional Hollywood-Quality Makeup is my Dream, my Passion, and my Drive. Late last night, was driven to create, “Liar,” my custom costume and vision. When you see my costume it implies a back story of people, maybe an ex-girlfriend, getting tired of my character’s behavior and … Read more

Scary Neck Mouth Zombie Costume

Scary Neck Mouth Zombie Costume

I wanted something scary this year so I took to google and typed in “scary costume ideas”. This amazing photo came up of a girl with a giant mouth starting at the bottom of her nose down her neck and onto her chest. I was sold! In order to create the look I needed toilet … Read more

Zombie Prom Queen Costume

Zombie Prom Queen Costume

Why be cute when you can be undead! I knew I wanted to be a zombie so I googled some images and found one that I knew I wanted to do. I went to goodwill to find a prom dress to destroy. I friend on quite a few but none really fit so I bought … Read more

Heads on Platter Costume: Dinner is Served

Heads on Platter Costume: Dinner is Served

I was seriously sitting at the dining room table when this idea popped into my head, thinking how cool would it be to become dinner!! Not wanting to spoil what my plan was, I worked on it when everyone was sleeping (I’m very sneaky that way). I started with a piece of cardboard that and … Read more

Original Zombie Head in a Fish Tank Costume

Original Zombie Head in a Fish Tank Costume

So this costume started off with my seven year old really wanting to be Anna or Elsa from Frozen. I told her that there would be a million and one of them and she needed to be something more original and maybe something scary. So I went looking around on this site and found a … Read more

Walpurga the Witch with Her Charming Cat Merlin Illusion Costume

Walpurga the Witch with Her Charming Cat Merlin Illusion Costume

Since in Germany, where I live, Halloween is not so popular as in other countries, I made this costume for carnival, when many people in Germany wear costumes. The idea for this costume came into my mind one night while falling asleep. Such an idea, when you are nearly gone into dreamworld but then you … Read more

Creepy Owl Man Urban Legend Costume

Creepy Owl Man Urban Legend Costume

My 15 year old son saw a YouTube video about an urban legend, the Owl Man, and immediately decided that he wanted to create his own version of this for his Halloween costume. He and my husband began by taking chicken wire and  bent it and shaped it into a shape that resembled an owl’s … Read more