Cool Pat Sajak Costume

Cool Pat Sajak Costume

Being Pat Sajak was entirely my son’s idea. He’s been obsessed with Wheel of Fortune since he was a baby. When I warned him that some of the kids at school wouldn’t know who he was, I gave him the option of wearing a “back up” costume to school, so he wouldn’t spend the whole … Read more

Cool Violin Spider Fairy Costume

Cool Violin Spider Fairy Costume

The origin of my Violin Spider Fairy costume comes from the history of the violin spider which is also known as a Brown Recluse spider. The Spider fairy is a generic fictional and fantasy character as well, so I decided to combine both characters into one and to play the violin in order to make a brand new … Read more

Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

I am an avid Goodwill shopper so I was looking in the dress section for something cute in January and came across this dress in my exact size!! As soon as I saw it I thought it looked EXACTLY like the Beetlejuice dress so I knew I had to figure out a way to make … Read more

Cool Cracker Jack Costume

Cool Cracker Jack Costume

Overall, this Cracker Jack costume was pretty easy to make. I had the logo printed from the computer based on the cardboard box size. I used spray adhesive to attach the image, then covered the whole works with clear shipping tape (for reinforcement and a little protection from the rain). The popcorn kernels were made … Read more

Adorable Toy Story Green Alien Costumes

Adorable Toy Story Green Alien Costumes

After not winning a costume contest for my dog being scuba dog last year, I decided right then and there that I needed the best costume for this year. I had it planned out a year in advance so I didn’t even know I would be having a baby at the time. Once I found … Read more

Cool Princess Fiona and Shrek Costumes

Cool Princess Fiona and Shrek Costumes

I am always trying to come up with a couples costume where the man is a big bald guy to accommodate my hubby, fortunately, there are plenty to choose from. This year, we went with the Fiona and Shrek costumes. For Fiona, I found the perfect green dress at Unique (a chain of thrift stores) … Read more

Funny Stepford Wife and Redneck Pop Art Costume

Funny Stepford Wife and Redneck Pop Art Costume

Our neighborhood has some homes in 1 city and some homes in another city.  There’s been some tension between which city is better so we decided to make some fun about it. One city is considered more upscale and the other city is considered more farm redneck, but that wasn’t enough… we wanted to make … Read more

Cool Crash Test Dummy Costume

Cool Crash Test Dummy Costume

My kids and I spent 2 hours in one of those Big Box Halloween costume stores and left with nothing more than a crash test dummy body suit. Our family is known for our costumes and I knew that just the suit wasn’t going to cut it. That’s when the fun began. My son was … Read more

Cool Pet Dog Crane Machine Costume

Cool Pet Dog Crane Machine Costume

Abigail’s insanely obsessed dog mom Sarah insisted she enter Abbie in a pet parade contest. It was a ‘go big or go home’ mentality when it came to what Abbie would dress up as. She wanted a costume that she could contain Abbie to a wagon so that she wouldn’t get tangled or fraternize with … Read more

Adorable Hall & Oates Costume

Adorable Hall & Oates Costume

Our 4-year-old Elsa has always loved Hall & Oates, and when she asked to attend their concert this past summer, we were happy to oblige. She sang and danced the entire time and left an even bigger fan than before. She couldn’t decide whether to be Hall OR Oates for Halloween, so it only made … Read more

Cool Mermaid Costume

Cool Mermaid Costume

I only had 2 days to put this costume together for a local Lagunitas Beer Circus I was attending at Petaluma, Ca. My grandma had just died and I didn’t even feel like drinking, but I had spent $50 on a ticket to this circus and costumes were highly encouraged. On the way into town … Read more

Funny Out House Costume

Funny Out House Costume

My son loves a reaction at Halloween and this toilet costume, or out-house costume will get you one! This is a wardrobe box from U-haul with 1 x 1 reinforcements inside on the top, middle and bottom, secured with nuts, washers, and bolts. I wrapped it all with photo booth paper I purchased at Hobby Lobby. … Read more

Coolest Macho Man Costume

Coolest Macho Man Costume

“Too hot to handle too cold to hold, I’m the tower of power, too sweet to be sour, I’m funky like a monkey, sky’s the limit and space is the place. Ooooohhhhhhh Yeeeeeeeaaaaaaaahhhhh!!!” For Holloween, I decided to make a Macho Man Costume based on his interview on the Arsenio Hall Show. I spent three days … Read more

Cool Lego Batman and Lego Penguin Costumes

Cool Lego Batman and Lego Penguin Costumes

My kids (3 and 4-year-old boys) wanted to be Lego men for Halloween. I let them pick out the character., so my 4-year-old picked Batman and my 3-year-old picked the Penguin. Creating the Lego Costumes I used cardboard and tape to construct the bodies and Penguins top hat. I used mesh fabric to cover the … Read more

Cool Naked Sims Costume

Cool Naked Sims Costume

This naked Sims costume was the greatest I have ever made. I started out with foam board that I mapped out and painted. Then I attached Velcro to the front and back. I was able to stick the foam board to my strapless wool dress – It worked perfectly. To make the Sim Pumbob I used a … Read more

Funny Moose Head Over the Fireplace Costume

Funny Moose Head Over the Fireplace Costume

My son saw a version of this costume online and wanted to be a Moose head over a fireplace for Halloween. Making the Moose Head Over the Fireplace Costume We used a photo booth backdrop paper from Hobby Lobby to cover the cardboard. We also used battery operated lights on the mantle and used a … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

My 2-year-old insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween and I had absolutely no problem with that because my daughter was a perfect Tinkerbell! After searching several websites for Tinkerbell wings, I came across an Etsy shop called Wicked Wings. They are based out of London. They had wings that looked identical to that of Tinkerbell’s, … Read more

Funny Crossfit Douche Bag Costume

Funny Crossfit Douche Bag Costume

Wearing our CrossFit Douche Bag costume, we went on a ghost tour with our friends. As we walked around learning about the haunted places downtown, people kept coming up to us and saying we had such a creative and funny costume. People were impressed that we incorporated our dogs in our theme. We were happy … Read more

Funny SNL Dooneese Maharelle Costume

Funny SNL Dooneese Maharelle Costume

Dooneese is by far my favorite Kristen Wiig character. I’ve always thought it would be the best costume to do and it was! Everyone thought it was hilarious although the baby hands freaked some out a little. I wish I could be Dooneese every year!  Is that baaad?! :) Creating the Dooneese Maharelle Costume The … Read more

Funny Ed, Edd, and Eddy Group Costume

Funny Ed, Edd, and Eddy Group Costume

The bulk of the time spent on the Ed, Edd, and Eddy costume was at a thrift store! There was not much work that had to be put into the clothing after we found the perfect items. Making Ed, Edd and Eddy Costumes Ed: Yellow polo was painted with red fabric paint to create the stripe … Read more

Cutest Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Costume

Cutest Homemade Little Red Riding Hood Costume

This homemade Little Red Riding Hood costume was a super sweet costume that did not take a lot of time or money.  We got a lot of compliments and it was a nice “girly” costume, which my daughter wanted, without being just another princess! Making Little Red Riding Hood’s Cape This was the biggest job.  I … Read more

Cool American Gothic Couple Costume

Cool American Gothic Couple Costume

I saw a picture of the painting “American Gothic” shortly before Halloween and thought it would be a really funny costume. My father-in-law made us the large picture frame that we carried with us. My husband used his own overalls and blazer, and we borrowed the rake from a friend.  I bought the glasses at … Read more

Cool Disney Villains Group Costume

Cool Disney Villains Group Costume

The story behind this Disney Villains group costume is that my husband and I are obsessed with Halloween and love to create our own costumes and dress up! We always design and make our costumes ourselves and try to do iconic or recognizable characters. Sometimes we throw a big party and other times we go … Read more

Cool Wonder Woman Costume for Girls

Cool Wonder Woman Costume for Girls

I think that my little girl looks like Wonder Woman, so I decided to put together a cute costume for her. I started by taking a red glittery shirt that she had from Christmas and I cut the sleeves off. I sewed a white strip of fabric to the red sleeves to make it look … Read more