Coolest Homemade Wild Strawberry Costume

Homemade Wild Strawberry Costume

My daughter’s boots were the inspiration for this homemade Wild Strawberry Halloween costume. I then discovered that there were no Strawberry costumes for sale and I would need to do it myself. I began with a red velvet dress bought on EBAY. I sewed two layers of red tulle around the entire dress so it … Read more

Coolest Mr. Potato Head Family Costume

Homemade Mr. Potato Head Family Costume

We always have a family theme to the costumes, and this year was Mr. Potato Head Family Costume. I spent a lot of time getting tips from this site, so here is the result! The potato bodies are big burlap bags from an online gardening store. The burlap was itchy, so we sewed a white … Read more

Cool R2D2 Costume

R2D2  Costume

I made this R2D2 costume so that my 6 year old son, who has cerebral palsy, would be the coolest kid in elementary school for the parade. I am pretty sure it worked. It is made of foam board and paper mache, and fits over him in his dynamic stander. It is a “Must See”.

Coolest Homemade Cuckoo Clock Halloween Costume

Homemade Cuckoo Clock Halloween Costume

When we asked my two-year-old son what he wanted to be for Halloween he responded with words we have heard often in recent months, “Cuckoo”. For the past year he has been obsessed with cuckoo clocks. It started when he watched The Sound of Music and fell in love with the song “So Long, Farewell” … Read more

Coolest Airplane Costume

Homemade Bi Plane Costume

For this Bi Plane Costume I started out using four cardboard boxes and four rolls of Duct tape my favorite… The first box is the largest of them. I cut a hole in it to place over the pilot’s head to make sure he can get into it from the bottom and that he can … Read more

Coolest Fat Wonder Woman Costume

Coolest Fat Wonder Woman Costume

I made this Fat Wonder Woman Costume just for the fun of it and to make people laugh. I have worn it on Halloween and in several parades in NYC & NJ and it always gets lots of smiles and I always pose for tons of pictures! And YES! I have even met Lynda Carter … Read more

Coolest Hitchcock Costume – Tippy from The Birds

Tippy from "The Birds" costume

I wanted to make a unique costume that people would recognize, but would stand out from the crowd. I love Alfred Hitchcock so Tippy from “The Birds” was an easy pick. I took a vintage suit from Goodwill, sliced it up, and added coagulated blood for effect. I used a prosthetic eye, to make it … Read more

Coolest iPod Earbuds Costumes

Right and Left, standing on the wrong sides!

This year, my boyfriend and I went as iPod earbud headphones. We were connected by a cable and even played music out of a portable speaker mounted inside, so we were really authentic. We were a hit everywhere we went, because we were able to provide music to people standing in line at the bar … Read more

Coolest Baby Dragon Costume

Coolest Baby Dragon Costume

My baby boy, Winter, was eight months old just before Halloween and he had begun to crawl. My husband commented that he walked a lot like an iguana, and he really did – one splayed little hand at a time. The Baby Dragon costume hatched. He grew out of this costume three times in a … Read more

Coolest Cactus Homemade Costume

Homemade  Cactus Costume

This costume was for Western Day at my school. I knew right away that I wanted to be a cactus, but figuring out how to do it was more difficult. In the end I came up with a very easy way to make this costume. Materials: Cardboard Bubble Wrap Toothpicks Green paper Double Sided Sticky … Read more