Coolest Treasure Trolls Group Costume

Homemade Treasure Trolls Group Costume

This year for Halloween our group of friends or “Club Awesome” as we call ourselves (minus 1 in the pic because one of our good friends wasn’t able to go this year) decided Troll dolls would be a unique and funny way to do a costume together. Since we all did not feel “leotard ready” … Read more

Coolest Mystery Machine Costume

Homemade Mystery Machine Costume

I simply made the Coolest Mystery Machine Costume out of cardboard, paint, a window insulation kit, TONS of hot glue and a wagon to make it mobile! This Coolest Mystery Machine Costume didn’t take very much time to make. I attached two large cardboard boxes together and cut them to shape. I then drew the … Read more

Coolest Men in Black Theme Costume

Men in Black Costume

For our son’s first Halloween (2006), he had an NG tube due to a health issue. We decided to incorporate it into our Halloween costume and made him an alien while we joined him as the Men in Black. Our Men in Black costumes were simple black suits, black ties, white shirts, and black glasses. … Read more

Coolest Comic Girl Costume

Coolest Comic Girl Costume

This was by far my favorite Halloween costume. Ever. I think everyone I encountered loved it as much, some even more than me! I was inspired to make the Comic Girl Dress from the MAC makeup POW! Halloween look, which I used as my makeup for the night. To make the dress, I started off … Read more

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

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 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 Homemade Sexy Buzz Lightyear Costume

Homemade Sexy Buzz Lightyear Costume

A sexy take on a classic character! I made my very own Buzz Lightyear costume complete with hand painted corset top and retractable wings. That’s right, my wings actually work! I rewired some kids toy wings into my corset; hit the button on the front of the corset and the wings go in and out … 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