Coolest Homemade Pokemon Halloween Costumes for Kids

pokemon halloween costumes

My kids have watched all the Pokemon cartoons/movies over and over and with the excitement of the Pokemon Go game this year they knew they just had to be Pokemon Halloween costumes of Ash and Pikachu. I always make their costumes myself and so this would be no different. Making the Pokemon Halloween Costumes Ash’s … Read more

Cool Addams Family Homemade Costumes

diy addams family costume

Not just in our homemade costumes are we the real life “Adams Family”. So, thought that for sure thought it would be so fun dress up for Halloween in a DIY Addams family costume!!! It was so very fun to do! We have two daughters so we decided to do one Wednesday from the first movie and … Read more

Prince Themed Homemade Costumes and the Coolest Office Ever!

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Our Office Halloween Tribute to Prince We are fans of the late great Prince, and so we decided to decorate our office to go along with our Prince themed costumes.  We turned our office into a hall of fame type tribute to Prince. It was complete with gold and platinum albums and pictures of Prince over … Read more

Adorable Homemade Baby Nemo Costume

baby nemo costume

From my 3rd month of pregnancy, on, I have been in love with the Disney Finding Nemo theme. My husband and I even started calling our little guy “fishy” or “Nemo’. Everything was Nemo! Baby Shower, homemade thank you cards, Nursery, come home outfit, literally, EVERYTHING! It dawned on me at about 7 months pregnant … Read more

Super Creepy DIY Zombie Bride and Groom Couple Costume

zombie bride and groom couple costume

My husband and I decided to go with a creepy costume this year, hence our zombie bride and groom couple costume. We have been married for 17 years and have never dressed as a couple! I love thrift stores so, naturally I  found our awesome outfits at Goodwill. My dress was $3, and the suit … Read more

Awesome DIY Hot Air Balloon Costume

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Full of Hot Air Go big or go home, I knew I wanted to do something over the top. I wanted the outfit to be thought out from head (or above) to toe for my DIY hot air balloon costume! Coordinating colors was a plan from the beginning from the iconic red balloon to the … Read more

Cool Homemade Storm Cloud and Rain Costume

rain costume

Calgary Alberta had a very wet summer this year. So I thought I would take that idea and create “Miss Calgary Summer 2016″.  I made the storm cloud by stapling and gluing batting to a clear umbrella.  Then, I added shimmery ribbon and crystals for the rain and mini strobe lights.  I pieced the dress … Read more

Adorably Easy Homemade Pippi Longstocking Costume

easy homemade pippi longstocking costume

I wanted to do this costume for a long time!! It ended up being a pretty easy homemade Pippi Longstocking costume. Putting Together Pippi I had the boots, Target knee socks -two different colors, of course. Then I picked up a women’s green henley and yellow t-shirt at Goodwill. I also grabbed a plaid button … Read more

Awesome Homemade Female Macho Man Costume

female macho man costume

I was the only girl in the family and was really into wrestling as a kid. I loved Macho Man Randy Savage because, well he’s the cream of the crop! So, I wanted to emulate his extravagant costume in the most savage way as possible to pay homage. Thus, check out my female Macho Man costume! … Read more

Adorable Homemade Toddler School Bus Costume

toddler school bus costume

My 3 year-old son wanted to be a school bus for Halloween. However, with a limited budget I had to get creative. Here’s what I did to make this toddler school bus costume: So I took a cardboard box, some paints, ribbon, construction paper, stickers, and two flashlights and got creative! The day of our town … Read more

Coolest Homemade CarnEvil Ringleader Costume

ringleader costume

So the theme for my party this year was CarnEVIL! This was so much fun! We had almost no clowns show up and everyone got super creative! Being it was my party, I decided to go in a ringleader costume! Making my Carnevil Ringleader Costume This costume more came together than was made. I bought … Read more

Awesome Homemade Child Wheelchair Costume

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Wizard of Oz Inspiration Cody is a very happy 12 year old boy who has CP, a dandy walker malformation and epilepsy. In short, he is medically fragile and each year is more special than the last. He just made his way 3,000 miles across country a few months ago to join his Active Duty … Read more

Adorable Homemade Toddler Firetruck Costume

toddler firetruck costume

My 3 year-old son wanted to be a firetruck. I had already made his twin brother a school bus costume from cardboard boxes and paint, so I thought, how hard could a toddler firetruck costume be? Making the Toddler Firetruck Costume I used a cardboard box, mod podge, hot glue, construction paper, ribbon, flashlights, empty … Read more

Cutest DIY Toddler Monkey Halloween Costume: The Flying Monkey

toddler monkey halloween costume

There was an idea that became a reality in the home of Makxon Cash in 2016. The toddler monkey Halloween costume idea started in July of 2016. It came from the imaginative mind of Makxon’s mom (my daughter), with her creative vision for her favorite time of year, Halloween! We are kind of fanatics when … Read more

Amazing Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

Amazing Homemade Jack in the Box Costume

My 15 year old Autistic son Zach hates store bought costumes and challenges me every year with his ideas. This years was the biggest undertaking yet. He wanted to be a Zack-In-The-Box!  He wanted it to have a lid that closed and an actual working handle. I explained to him that I was not an … Read more

Creative Homemade Costumes: The Great American Road Trip

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This year, as our family was on a road trip, we started talking about the essence, spirit, and tradition of road trips, and all the unique, interesting, and sometimes kitschy places people visit when driving across the United States. That conversation is what gave rise to this year’s creative homemade costumes: The Great American Road … Read more

Coolest Homemade Midna Helmet Costume From The Legend of Zelda

midna helmet costume

I did not make the Zentai costume, this is commercially made, and I found it on eBay. I made the Midna helmet costume, hair and ears. Midna Helmet Costume Instructions The helmet is made from a camping sleep pad from WalMart.  They cost about $10.  Its blue foam in a roll about 6 feet long and 3 … Read more

Cool Homemade Edward Scissorhands Costume for a 7 Year Old

Edward Scissorhands at 7 years old

We recently watched the movie Edward Scissorhands with my 7 year old son. He immediately said that’s who he wanted to be for Halloween. I looked online to buy him a costume but there wasn’t anything available. So I decided to try and make one myself. I was kind of worried since I’ve never made … Read more

Adorable Homemade Animal Crackers Costume for Twin Babies

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I wanted to make a costume for our 20 month old twin boys that would allow them to stay seated. We have 3 other kids and keeping track of 5 is difficult when trick or treating! After many hours of brainstorming, I decided to make them into a giant animal crackers costume box! Creating our … Read more

Amazing Homemade Waiting on FEMA Costume

waiting on fema costume

The inspiration from my Waiting on FEMA costume came from a very recent tragedy in my life. On August 13, 2016, “The 1,000 year flood” hit my city and the surrounding cities of Baton Rouge, LA. The unexpected flood brought over 26 inches of rain flooding houses, vehicles, stores and restaurants. That being said, my … Read more

Epic Homemade Top Gun F-14 Tomcat Costume

This was an idea based off  a few pictures that were seen online.  We had a wagon, some scrap wood a few things of paint and we decided to just do it. With 5 days until Halloween when we really got started we sure did spend a few long nights working on it.  As the … Read more

Fun Homemade Gumball Machine Costume

gumball machine costume

My son decided he wanted to be something completely different than what they sell in the stores. He told me he wanted to be a gumball machine. When I heard that I was very surprised. I wasn’t exactly sure how to go about making a gumball machine costume. After I googled DIY gumball machine costume, … Read more

Cool Homemade Angler Fish Costume

Here is my son, the Angler Fish (original fish, not the character from movie). He wants to be a scientist, reads a lot of books and makes his own research. He wanted to be an Angler Fish because he finds it one of the most amazing creatures of the ocean. He has a functioning light … Read more

Awesome Lady Beetlejuice DIY Costume

Me as a female Beetlejuice. (Or you could call it Lady Beetlejuice, Bettyjuice, Beetle Babe, or whatever else suites your fancy!) Inspired by the cult classic, 1988 Tim Burton movie, Beetlejuice. Starring Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder and Michael Keeton as Beetlejuice. I wanted to do a sexy glam, but still scary and hideous, female Beetlejuice DIY … Read more