Sweet Homemade Costume for a Baby: Little Baby Grape

Sweet Homemade Costume for a Baby: Little Baby Grape

I wanted to make an adorable and funny costume for my daughter’s first Halloween. And I had some time on my hands being at home and all.  You know, back when it’s your first child, and an easy child at that!  I decided on a grape costume.  I bought a big soft purple blanket for 5$ … Read more

Unique Costume Idea for a Woman: Morton Salt Girl

Unique Costume Idea for a Woman: Morton Salt Girl

I really wanted to break away from the traditional Halloween costumes and do something different. I decided I wanted to be the little girl on the salt container. I knew if I really worked at it everyone would get it! Step 1: Secured Umbrella via online auction site Step 2: Visited Chinatown for some cheap … Read more

Original Two-Faced Black Swan Costume

Original Two-Faced Black Swan Costume

Originally, I just wanted to do the black swan, and wondered how I could set it apart from other black swan costumes…I wanted to show both sides, and make it really cool looking.  My favorite part about the whole costume is the one red contact.  It just gives the look that edge. Materials: Black night … Read more

Scary White Rabbit Costume Made from Scratch

Scary White Rabbit Costume Made from Scratch

This here is Leon, the albino rabbit. Tons of work went into this costume, and I overcame many difficulties with my first full head-covering mask. Making the jaw move as I talk was tricky, but the mouth moves well. Even with all the hardships, I love this costume even still. It’s just so fun to … Read more

Sexy and Fun Homemade Costume Idea: One Night Stand!

Sexy and Fun Homemade Costume Idea: One Night Stand!

Oh dear, I really didn’t know how this was all going to work out, but after going to many thrift stores, finding  the right lamp shade, broken alarm clock, and the perfect doli then off to home depot, I was able to be the perfect 1 night stand, you will see in the pictures, a … Read more

Prize-Winning Walking Skeleton in Coffin DIY Costume

Prize-Winning Walking Skeleton in Coffin DIY Costume

This is Michael in 2nd grade, he was 7 yrs. old at the time. We gathered cardboard and I cut and shaped it to his size using the ideal  of an old fashioned coffin. Once all the pieces of the coffin were cut, they were painted black.  1  can of black spray paint and clear 2′ cellophane tape to … Read more

Adorable “I Love Lucy” Homemade Costume for a Toddler!

Adorable "I Love Lucy" Homemade Costume for a Toddler!

Well, I wanted to do something original for my 2 year old daughter for Halloween! She already has naturally curly hair so I started thinking of a character who had curly hair. I’ve always loved the TV show “I Love Lucy ” so I thought I would attempt to make a costume. I got to … Read more

Most Awesome Homemade Pinata Costume Ever!

Most Awesome Homemade Pinata Costume Ever!

Every year, I ‘m challenged with what my kids will be for Halloween. Being a stay at home mom to 4 kids is very expensive when you ‘re faced with store bought costumes.  So I figured why not make them like we used to in the 80’s?  I try to find project costumes that won … Read more

Original Hanging With Friends Homemade Couple Costume

Original Hanging With Friends Homemade Couple Costume

These costumes were actually pretty easy to make. Once I had the idea, I just had to put it all together. The balloons were the hardest due to the helium shortage, but we managed to find some! First the male’s outfit consisted of yellow scrubs, a yellow and a blue t-shirt and yellow and black … Read more