Coolest Pony Costume

Pony Costume

Everyone always asks me if my dog has a saddle. And I can now say yes he does! I ordered the saddle from minitack.com It is for toddlers to ride miniature horses and it fits perfect. I made his mane and tail from sewing my hair extensions onto a fabric then safety pinning it to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peanut Butter and Jelly Family Costume

Homemade Peanut Butter and Jelly Family Costume

This homemade Peanut Butter and Jelly family costume first started when I purchased this store-bought Wonder Bread costume for my youngest son (in the center). I wanted his two older brothers to have something that “complimented” the theme. The inside frames of the costumes are both pop-up hampers (the Jelly one was hemmed up for … Read more

Coolest GePETto and his PUPnocchio Costume

Homemade GePETto and his PUPnocchio Costume

Phoenix is Gepetto, the puppeteer, and his real little boy Pinocchio, played by Aladdin, just wishes he didn’t have any strings. Gepetto is manipulating Pinocchio’s marionette crossbar with his paw so he can help him put on a show for Halloween before Pinocchio’s nose grows too long. Both of the main clothing pieces the dogs … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flintstone Family Costume

Homemade Flintstone Family Costume

My 8 month old daughter was our inspiration for our costumes this year! Ever since she was born we have been told how she looks like Pebbles! So I decided to make a Homemade Flintstone Family Costume for Halloween. I went to Hobby Lobby for the following: – about 2 yards of white fabric – … Read more

Coolest Homemade Arby’s Family Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Arby's Family Halloween Costume Idea

We had great fun dreaming up this group Homemade Arby’s Family Halloween Costume Idea. I was trying to think of something minimal for my husband as he doesn’t like to dress up. The guy “thinking” Arby’s seemed like the perfect minimal costume. Then the wheels started turning in my head. Every husband should be thinking … Read more

Coolest Deadliest Catch aka Crab Man Costume

Homemade Deadliest Catch aka Crab Man Costume

I came up with this idea for a Homemade Deadliest Catch aka Crab Man Costume while eating Pringles. It was made using 100% recycled materials. The arms are made with 8 Pringle cans joined by 8 bungee cords and 4 tennis balls. I drilled a hole in the metal bottoms and indented the cans where … Read more

Coolest Boom Box Costume

Homemade Boom Box Costume

This story starts with my wife and I in the past buying costumes then deciding to make costumes. The materials used for this particular costume are cardboard, foam, metal screen, spray adhesive, spray can tops, Velcro, Reynolds wrap, gray and silver spray paint, glue gun, antenna, 9 volt battery and a dissembled CD player. This … Read more

Coolest Statue of Liberty Costume

Homemade Statue of Liberty Costume

I researched online what exactly she looked like, so that the Statue of Liberty costume would be completely accurate. I found this unique fabric, that had a shimmer to it, at Jo-Anns fabrics. I bought 12 yards of it, made a real long dress and draped the rest of the material around my shoulders. I … Read more

Awesome Homemade Sexy Peacock Costume

Peacock Costume

I decided to make my own peacock costume after searching through all the ones for women on the internet that look identical. I ordered tons of genuine peacock feathers online, and started my costume. I sewed a bodice to which I hot glued the feathers to. Then I utilized the long feathers for the back … Read more

Awesome Homemade Popcorn Costume

Homemade Popcorn Costume

Popcorn! Get your popcorn here! I love food costumes and this was one of my favorites. The basic idea behind this costume included LOTS and LOTS of glue gun sticks and LOTS and LOTS of popcorn, but making the actual costume was pretty simple. The costume is fundamentally made with two loops of wire connected … Read more

Coolest Pet Costume

Captain Pasha the Pirate Costume

I make my dog’s Halloween costumes without a pattern. I get an idea, draw it on paper, take measurements, gather supplies, cloth, embellishments, etc. For this pet costume I knew I wanted only two pieces to make it easier to dress my Siberian husky, Pasha. I found a dog harness and made him wear it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Modern Flintstones Family Halloween Costume

Homemade Modern Flintstones Family Halloween Costume

Here we have a modern updated Sparkly version of Fred, Wilma, Pebbles, Bam-Bam and Dino from the Flintstones Family. My oldest daughter Kayla was having some Fruity Pebbles for breakfast one day recently and said, “Mom, Kaylei (our middle daughter) looks just like Pebbles and I look just like a girl version of Bam-Bam! We … Read more