Coolest Grinch DIY Costume

Coolest Grinch Costume

My daughter’s school has a themed Halloween. This year it was Dr. Seuss or Alice in Wonderland. We decided to take on the challenge of Dr. Seuss classic Grinch. The pants are green leggings with green crochet yarn fabric glued to the pants. The top is a long sleeve red shirt with white faux fur … Read more

Coolest Homemade Erratic Bat Costume

Homemade Erratic Bat Costume

I actually got the idea for this Homemade Erratic Bat Costume off this website, but appropriated it a little bit. Firstly I purchased about 2m of ‘batlike’ lycra material from a fabric shop. Then, as I have little to no seamstress skills, I somehow successfully managed to construct a jumpsuit simply by lying the fabric … Read more

Coolest Flintstones And Rubbles Halloween Costume

Flintstones & Rubbles Halloween Costume

Meet the Flintstones and the Rubbles! We made our Flinstones and Rubbles Halloween costumes out of felt and dress from Goodwill. While making them, we really had no clue what we were doing. We just looked costumes up on line and started cutting away. My friend and I had never used a sewing machine prior … Read more

Coolest Female Indian Costume

Homemade Female Indian Costume

This is the coolest Homemade Female Indian Costume ever. I made EVERTHING from including my headdress. I love to make my costume and costumes for my friends and this one came out perfect. So perfect I wore it to two different parties and everyone was amazed. I have never seen a costume like this and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Black Bird and Peacock Couple Costume

Homemade Black Bird and Peacock Couple Costume

BLACK BIRD: Materials for body: *Long black blazer style jacket (Thrift store $5) *Big fake ficus tree (Thrift store $10) *3 cans black spray paint *2-5 black feather boas (depending on thickness) *Lots of hot glue/glue gun 1. Paint the leaves of the ficus tree with black spray paint (clean dust off leaves first so … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flintstone’s and The Rubble’s Group Costume

Homemade Flintstone's and The Rubble's Group Costume

We decided this year to have a group Halloween theme. My friend, Christina, and I have toddlers 6 weeks apart and we thought it would be perfect to dress them up as Pebbles and Bam-Bam. Then we figured, the kids can’t do it alone! So, I designed, re-created and sewed seven costumes for the group. … Read more

Coolest Sexy Peacock Showgirl Costume

Homemade Sexy Peacock Showgirl Costume

This year I decided that I wanted a Homemade Sexy Peacock Showgirl Costume. I bought the 35”-40” peacock feathers from save-on-crafts.com (I found that this website was the most reasonably priced). I purchased 300 feathers, but I probably used half of those to make the tail. I got a thicker black poster board and hot … 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 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 Homemade Maleficent Costume Idea

Coolest Homemade Maleficent Costume Ideas

My son is a villain fan and he wanted to have a Maleficent costume from Sleeping Beauty. We used a cape my sister had made for a Harry Potter costume. We used purple felt and made a dress. Then we took a black snow face mask and sewed horns onto it for her horns and … Read more