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

Cool Zombie Homemade Costume

Cool Zombie Homemade Costume

This was definitely the most involved costume I’ve ever put together. First off, my dress was made by a dear friend who is a hobby seamstress. It was originally made for a school event so I promised not to tear it or muck it up for the sake of looking more zombie-like, so I let … Read more

Awesome Gossamer and Bugs Bunny Costume

Awesome Gossamer and Bugs Bunny Costume

So we had never really seen a Gossamer costume, except for maybe cosplay, and we wanted to give it a shot this year.  As a natural companion, I decided to go with Bugs Bunny.  We got a lot of really great feedback from people. Even young children still knew who Bugs Bunny was, which I … Read more

Amazing DIY Big Bad Wolf costume

Amazing DIY Big Bad Wolf costume

Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, so when I met my husband I was appalled to find out he hadn’t ever dressed up for Halloween as an adult. I set about to change his mind on Halloween. Our first year together he came with me (I was dressed), by the time our second year … Read more

Cool The Walking Dead Negan Costume for Toddlers

Cool The Walking Dead Negan Costume for Toddlers

We are huge fans of TWD and I am unconventional when it comes to kids costumes, but in saying that I also don’t like costumes that depict things that take things too far as well. We had seen the final episode of season 6 and we were really excited about season 7 which had not started, … Read more

Coolest Banshee of the Moors DIY Costume

Coolest Banshee of the Moors DIY Costume

I had such a fun time making this costume, and it was a bit of a challenge as I decided that I was going to limit myself to what I had on hand. I had a finished completed costume from years ago, and I wanted to keep some elements but change a whole lot more, … Read more

Vibrant African Elephant Costume

Vibrant African Elephant Costume

My 11-year-old girl has loved elephants since she was a toddler. Her room is decorated in African elephants. I decided to make her an elephant costume using vibrant African print material. The most time-consuming part of this costume was cutting strips of fabric and sewing them together before cutting out the pattern (McCall’s 6809 vintage). … Read more

Coolest Five Hour Energy Drink Costume

Coolest Five Hour Energy Drink Costume

The costume idea was mine but my daughter helped in making it. I’m kind of known for living a life with the candle burning at both ends. Not much down time. A couple years ago I decided to try 5 Hour Energy drinks. I was drinking maybe 4 of them a week. A couple of … Read more

Coolest Hennessy and Coke Couple Costume

Coolest Hennessy and Coke Couple Costume

I made this couples costume with plant pots and a ornament cylinder container! I used spray paint and a printed picture for the label. You can print at any office store and glue on. The most difficult part was to make the small brand symbol at the curve of the bottle. Measuring arm holes and … Read more

The Magic School Bus Homemade Couple Costume

The Magic School Bus Homemade Couple Costume

It took couple of days to make this costume but it was totally worse it! First of all, we glued carton boxes to make the bus, than we bought a yellow cloth to cover the cartons. We made two flashlights using plastic plates and yellow cellophane, then, we glued the flashlights to the bus. We printed … Read more

Cool F-16 costume

Cool F-16 costume

We got the Idea for the F-16 costume right in this site, from Kristina R. First we made a paper model to get the picture. Then we measured and cut two cardboard pieces, and cut a crack in one to them to let the stabilizer (two pieces of cardboard, each is folded, taped to the … Read more

Cool Toddler Wolverine Costume

Cool Toddler Wolverine Costume

Hello guys, sorry for my English. I tried to make an original costume for my son. He is 4 years old. She wanted to dress up as a superhero, but we excluded the most obvious ones (Spiderman, Superman, Batman, Captain America). We opted for Wolverine, as beautiful is the contrast between a child of 4 … Read more

Beautiful La Muerte Book of Life Costume

Beautiful La Muerte Book of Life Costume

My daughter had to be La Muerte from the movie Book of Life for Halloween. I started by buying a red velvet fabric and sewing the long dress. I made sure that it had a rounded train just like the “real” La Muerte. Then I bought a red sombrero from the local thrift store which was … Read more

Whac-a-Me Arcade Game Costume

Whac-a-Me Arcade Game Costume

While I have always been on point with my work costumes, this year I wanted to top all my past winning years (I am the reigning champion) and I did, more so, it paid off! I went all in – with electrical and realistic features – to create the most incredible costume yet, even my bosses … Read more

Coolest Easiest and Grotesque Zombie Walker Costume

Coolest Easiest and Grotesque Zombie Walker Costume

So, winter break of 2014/15, I got really into Walking Dead. Since I really liked the series, I decided to be a walker Halloween of 2015. The goal was to be a walker that had only been dead for a day or so. It wasn’t a hard costume to put together, it was just very … Read more

Awesome Chef Salad Costume

Awesome Chef Salad Costume

Although it’s cute to see a little princess or cheerleader on Halloween Night prowling the neighborhoods collecting candy for her parents (let’s be honest), I want my daughter to stand out from the crowd. Each year I strive to create a costume for my young daughter that is truly one of a kind and that … Read more

Bar Hopping Barbie in a Box Costume

Bar Hopping Barbie in a Box Costume

I’ve seen other Barbie in a box costume ideas and I had to try it with my own twist, Bar Hoppin’ Barbie. It was a big project. Barbie in a Box Costume Instructions I used cardboard for the box and covered it with pink party table clothes. I lined the inside with white butcher paper. … Read more

Coolest Recycled Peacock Halloween Costume

Coolest Recycled Peacock Halloween Costume

I made this peacock Halloween costume once before for my girl when she was 3. Now she is 7 and wanted to be a peacock again. Recycled Peacock Halloween Costume Instructions I took the old costume (which was too small) apart. I used the back and side pieces and the front piece from old costume … Read more

Glowing Jellyfish Costume

Glowing Jellyfish Costume

My 8 year old daughter wanted a glowing Jellyfish costume for Halloween. OK. Here’s how we pulled it together. Glowing Jellyfish Costume Instructions We took an old sombrero and spray painted it blue. Then we filled it with a long coil of bubble wrap. Next, we added silver party bag filler for sparkle. Then we … Read more

Couple Homer and Marge Simpson Costumes

Couple Homer and Marge Simpson Costumes

We do a couples costume every year and this year we decided to make Homer and Marge Simpson costumes. I’m an ex drama kid, so I go all out. I’m just lucky enough to have a husband who is such a good sport. The poor guy doesn’t even like the feel of lotion on his … Read more

Homemade Scarecrow Costumes

Homemade Scarecrow Costumes

These his and her homemade scarecrow costumes were created for my daughter and son. I wanted unique costumes that were original and I came up with scarecrows. My children agreed with the idea and I explained it to their sitter. Their sitter then made the idea come to life with all sorts of hidden features. … Read more

Couples Optical Illusion Ventriloquist Dummy Costume

Couples Optical Illusion Ventriloquist Dummy Costume

Ventriloquist dummy costume perfection! Our alter-egos, Jerry and Stella, are the product of our imaginations and HOURS of painstaking labor. They required patience, miles of Gorilla tape, two tubes of the world’s best adhesive, E6000 (banned in California but essential for Halloween costumes), Styrofoam, PVC pipes, straight pins, patience, and creativity. The key was to … Read more