Cat in the Hat Costume

Cat in the Hat Costume

I am a Dr. Seuss fan, as are my daughters. I thought it would be great to make a Cat in the Hat costume and bring the Cat in the Hat to life. Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume Instructions I sewed Thing 1 and 2 using red fleece for the body suit, gloves and … Read more

Creepy Toddler Chucky Doll Costume

Creepy Toddler Chucky Doll Costume

My grandson is 13 months old and as soon as he started toddling around we knew he had to be Chucky for Halloween, something about his walk said he would make the perfect Chucky… and he did!! To make the Chucky costume, I first found temporary tattoos online of the stitches and cuts for his … Read more

The Boy Who Wanted To Be A Real Refrigerator

The Boy Who Wanted To Be A Real Refrigerator

Before going back to work I made costumes for my kids at Halloween. Thing 1 and Thing 2: 2 M&M’s, Washer and Dryer and the A Lion’s Den with my son in a lion costume watching a homemade TV. Fast forward one more kid. Two layoffs, no health insurance and depleted savings no more home-made … Read more

Inside Out Group Costume

Inside Out Group Costume

Inside Out inspired me, causing me to make significant life changes. So I chose to go as Sadness this year for Halloween and my awesome coworkers joined in with me to round the range of emotions – Joy, Disgust, Anger and Fear. We spent less than $25 each, and won out office contest, which made Sadness … Read more

Creative Mustache Costume for All Ages!

Creative Mustache Costume for All Ages!

After spending months trying to come up with the most creative costume, my friend and I came up with the idea for a mustache costume! Its a really good costume for any age, and no one will ask you the age old question, “What are you supposed to be?” I won’t lie to you, this … Read more

Cool Mail Carrier and Postage Stamp Couple Costume

Cool Mail Carrier and Postage Stamp Couple Costume

We have had the same mail carrier for the past 5 years. Her name is Cheryl and she always delivers the mail around noon time. When the weather is nice my kids and I often eat lunch outside, so seeing Cheryl and visiting with her has become a regular part of our day. As my … Read more

Cutest Baby Chicken Costume Ever

Cutest Baby Chicken Costume Ever

This year, I dressed my 10 month old son up as a chicken! It was so easy to make! And super cute! My sister got married 3 years ago and her theme was “feathers” so I had plenty to work with! I bought a plain white, long sleeve onesie and hot glued 3 feather beaus all around … Read more

Artist and Painting Couples Costume

Artist and Painting Couples Costume

My best friend and I attend a costume party every year, and this past year was a real hit! The part is sponsered by a Vintage Car Club, so most of the attendies are old car junkies who love a good vehicle reference. To appeal to their love of cars, my friend and I dressed … Read more

Sharknado Hits Halloween Town

Sharknado Hits Halloween Town

My daughter, granddaughter Lilly age 9 and I were brainstorming on what to make for Lilly’s costume. Halloween being her favorite holiday she helps come up with an idea that makes her stand out. During this past summer, we all attended a back yard neighborhood party where we all watched the third movie in the … Read more

Hilarious Donald Trump Costume

Hilarious Donald Trump Costume

Happy Huge Halloween. I mean, honestly, I look Fantastic! I’m g-o-i-n-g to be President. How? I’ll just do it. It’ll be great! I make a lot of money. I came up with this idea because I love watching Donald! I mean, he is hilarious, I watch all the debates, Jimmy Fallon’s impersonation of Mr. Trump is hysterical … Read more

Smaug and Legolas Couple Costume from the Hobbit

Smaug and Legolas Couple Costume from the Hobbit

My nine-year-old daughter Dani loves dragons (and snakes, lizards, alligators, tarantulas, scorpions, sharks, etc.), and her favorite dragon is Smaug from The Hobbit (she claims he was just misunderstood). We read the book as a family a couple of years ago and she just loved it. She decided a while ago she was going to be … Read more

Cruella de Vil Costume

Cruella de Vil Costume

My 6 year old daughter watched the movie 101 Dalmatians over the summer and felt in love with the movie. When I asked what she wanted to be for Halloween, she reply Cruella. I thought it was going to be easy just to go and buy the costume, but it was as easy. Most of … Read more

Cool DIY Crayola Crayon Costumes for Quintuplets!

Quintuplets Crayola Crayon Costumes!

Here are our homemade crayon costumes. I made the costumes for myself (mother), my husband, my mom and our 16-month old quintuplets, yes 5! As we all know, Halloween costumes are expensive especially if we are looking to buy for 5 babies. I researched and googled whats the best costume for family that is homemade. I … Read more

Wedding Massacre Group Costume

Wedding Massacre Group Costume

This photo is of my husband and I (bride and groom), and our amazing neighbors. We were attending a Halloween fundraiser costume party. We wanted to do a group costume as we were all sitting together at one table. While racking our brains for a unique group costume, my husband and I were discussing our … Read more

Naked and Afraid Costume

Naked and Afraid Costume

Naked and Afraid is a Discovery Channel show where contestants are put to the ultimate survival test in remote parts of the world completely naked. They are given a burlap sack and allowed one survival item to bring. For this costume, I purchased a nude body suit, some grass material and string, a dark colored … Read more

Pretty Peacock Costume for Teenage Girl

Pretty Peacock Costume for Teenage Girl

Halloween is the best holiday there is in my opinion! I love making my costume every year and going as all out and festive as possibl. This year was way harder than it has ever been, there are so many creative options for amazing homemade costume, but then I finally came to my drea costum, … Read more

Cool Homemade Crane Machine Costume – The Claw

Cool Homemade Crane Machine Costume - The Claw

My costume came about because my son asked specifically for a claw machine costume. We had made a homemade costume last year, and everyone loved it! I think he wanted something different that everyone would once again love. We started off by getting a big box from my husbands job. Then we went to the … Read more

Ten Feet Tall Death Costume

Ten Feet Tall Death Costume

Our neighborhood is great on Halloween. Every year even the parents dress up. So I decided to make my costume this year. I went to the store and bought black material and black Burlap and borrowed a sewing machine. I decided I was going to be death! Not just any old Death, no. I went … Read more

Creative Gumball Machine Costume

Creative Gumball Machine Costume

I ask my kids what they want to be every year. My daughter always comes up with some great ideas. This year she wanted to be a gumball machine. My mother used to make my costumes when I was little and I have continued the tradition with my own kids. Supplies: red fleece, gray and … Read more

Creative “Don’t Spill the Beans” Costume

Creative "Don't Spill the Beans" Costume

Every year I ask my kids what they want to dress up as for Halloween. My mother used to make my costumes growing up and I’ve continued the tradition with my own kids. Although she passed away before meeting my kids, I know she would be proud of the costumes I’ve created with my kids … Read more

Out of This World Earth (and Beyond!) Costume

Out of This World Earth (and Beyond!) Costume

Let me introduce you to this far out little Earth, who is my 5 year daughter. She wanted to be the world for Halloween! She loves space and maps and because she is from Thailand and we have family around the globe, we often talk about how the sun and moon are visible at different … Read more

Vintage Coin-OP Arcade, Esmeralda Fortune Teller Costume

Vintage Coin-OP Arcade, Esmeralda Fortune Teller Costume

This costume was super fun to wear, but challenging to make! It wouldn’t be that hard now, having gone through the process once, but being the all knowing 24 year olds we are, we felt that we would be perfectly fine waiting until the last minute, and that all we needed was duct tape, a … Read more