Coolest Brontosaurus Costume

My youngest daughter loooves dinosaurs, especially the brontosaurus variety. So I wasn\'t terribly surprised when she said she wanted to be one for

My youngest daughter loves dinosaurs, especially the brontosaurus variety. So I wasn’t terribly surprised when she said she wanted to be one for Halloween. I was, however, challenged. Sauropods have long necks and I didn’t want to arm a 4 year old with a huge prop of a neck. So I figured rather than make … Read more

Coolest Jungle Explorer Costume

i was looking for an easy to wear but elaborate costume and thought i would be fun to make it active so i thought of a puppet it was alote of fun to

I was looking for an easy to wear but elaborate costume and thought it would be fun to make it active. So I thought of a puppet. It was a lot of fun to make sculpting the head out of flower foam. This is the foam they use in the bottom of flower arrangements. It … Read more

Coolest Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon Costume

I made this for my 4 year old son. The shirt and pants are just black sweats. The dragon Toothless, the main dragon, from the movie How to Train a Dr

I made this Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon Costume for my 4 year old son. The shirt and pants are just black sweats. The dragon Toothless, the main dragon, from the movie How to Train a Dragon has a large flat head more like a catfish so I used cardboard and foam to … Read more

Coolest Wicked Witch Costume

Book Week dress up day is a big event at my school. The staff and children dress up as thier favourite book character an dhave to chance to win prize

Book Week dress up day is a big event at my school. The staff and children dress up as their favorite book character and have a chance to win prizes on the day. I always make a new costume each year and my inspiration was some material with the characters from Wizard of Oz printed … Read more

Coolest Child Train Costume

I made this train costume out of stuff I had around the house. I started out with a box for the body and painted it. The face of the train I used a p

I made this child train costume out of stuff I had around the house. I started out with a box for the body and painted it. The face of the train I used a piece of Styrofoam that came out of a fan I had purchased, shaped it round and painted it black. I painted … Read more

Coolest Child Parrot Costume

My 2 ½ year old son Aaron was selected to be a parrot at his Preschool fancy dress contest. I was very apprehensive at first but going through

My son Aaron was selected to be a parrot at his preschool fancy dress contest. I was very apprehensive at first but going through this website “Coolest homemade costumes” I got some great ideas and also executed it well. This is what I did for my child parrot costume. First, I bought a red t-shirt … Read more

Coolest Gir from Invader Zim Costume

Last year for Halloween a friend\'s daughter wanted to be Gir from Invader Zim. After searching the internet high and low for one they asked me to

Last year for Halloween a friend’s daughter wanted to be Gir from Invader Zim. After searching the internet high and low for one they asked me to make one for her. Having never seen the cartoon myself it was a bit of a challenge to figure this one out. A pile of bright green felt … Read more

Coolest Sexy Candy Costume

This costume was inspired by my sheer LOVE of candy. The entire costume aside from the stockings was made entirely of candy or from its wrappers. I w

This sexy candy costume was inspired by my sheer LOVE of candy. The entire costume aside from the stockings was made entirely of candy or from its wrappers. I wanted something sexy and eye catching and believe me it turned out to be both. First, I started by taking a cheap bra I found at … Read more

Coolest Pokemon Costume

Sick of the same-old-same old animal costumes and onesies from Kigurami I made my own “where the wild things are” costume, as Max, for a

Sick of the same-old animal costumes and onesies from Kigurami, I made my own “where the wild things are” costume, as Max, for a charity hitch-hike I was participating in. After then making another of these onesies for my boyfriend in the form of a fox I started to cause quite a stir amongst other … Read more

Coolest Mexican Pinata Costume

I had a Mexican themed party for my 30th birthday this year. I figured there would be lots of ponchos & sombreros so I wanted to wear something r

I had a Mexican themed party for my 30th birthday this year. I figured there would be lots of ponchos and sombreros so I wanted to wear something really unique. I spent a while going through my options – corn chip, chilli, jar of salsa and then finally decided to go in a Mexican Pinata … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cave Woman Costume

I decided to dress up as a cavewoman this year for Halloween. I wanted a way to be original and didn\'t want to dress in a sexy, pretty-girl costum

I decided to dress up as a cave woman this year for Halloween. I wanted a way to be original and didn’t want to dress in a sexy, pretty-girl costume like all the others. The cave woman costume is fairly difficult because you had to sew all the different REAL fur skins on. I started … Read more

Funny Marge Simpson Costume

The first thing I did was make my wig. I took a knee high pair of pantyhose, with the sticky part that is supposed to attach to leg, and shoved as mu

The first thing I did for this Marge Simpson costume was make my wig. I took a knee high pair of pantyhose, with the sticky part that is supposed to attach to leg, and shoved as much cotton as I could fit into one of the legs. Then I ran a wire through it for … Read more