Adorable Homemade Baby Elvis Costume

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This baby Elvis costume all started with my inability to find a hairdresser for myself in Los Angeles. I’ve lived in the LA area for the better of ten years, yet still only get my hair done when I visit my stylist in my native New York. Only the best for me and thus my kiddos … Read more

Cool Mini Mr. T Costume

Cool Mini Mr. T Costume

This Mr. T costume is so easy to make! I purchased used camo pants and shirt from eBay and I also got a lot of used fake gold jewelry from eBay! We got a mohawk at the barber’s, spray painted his hair black, put fake hair on his chin and side burns, bought a used … Read more

DIY David Bowie Flame Costume

DIY David Bowie Flame Costume

It’s embarrassing to admit, but I didn’t really know who David Bowie was when I started to research ideas for a Bowie-inspired costume. For years I have wanted to make costumes, and never had the time or opportunity. When folks were writing their New Year’s resolutions, I decided 2016 would be the “Year of FUN!!!” … Read more

Pink Cadillac Elvis Wheelchair Halloween Costume

Pink Cadillac Elvis Wheelchair Halloween Costume

I wanted to share our son’s wheelchair Halloween costume this year. Sam has a very rare, untreatable, terminal brain disease called Vanishing White Matter Disease that causes him to be wheelchair bound. While the disease has caused him to lose motor control, it has not affected him cognitively. We visited Graceland earlier in the year and … Read more

Cheap and Funny Mr. T Costume for a Boy

Cheap and Funny Mr. T Costume for a Boy

Here’s my cheap and funny Mr. T costume for a boy. I am very into halloween and thankfully I have a son who lets me dress him up as anything I want lol! So I like to top my own ideas everywhere and was stumped on what to make him. Then, I found a pair of overalls in … Read more

Flashy Ziggy Stardust Costume

Flashy Ziggy Stardust Costume

I enjoy being people who I admire for Halloween. Last year I was Freddie Mercury and the year before, I was Michael Jackson. When it came this year, I wanted to be a little more flashy. That’s when David Bowie’s alter ego came to mind. So, I decided to go with a Ziggy Stardust costume. … Read more

Vanilla Ice Ice Baby Costume – Bringing Back the 90’s

Vanilla Ice Ice Baby Costume - Bringing Back the 90's

I try to come up with original costumes each year based around what my son wants to be too. This year we were talking about ideas of what he would like to be when a commercial came on with Vanilla Ice promoting Mac n Cheese. My son who is eight, recognized the song in the … Read more

Rocking Junior Elvis Costume

Rocking Junior Elvis Costume

My name is Nancy and I’m a big fan of Elvis Presley. My older son is also a big fan of Elvis, so he asked me to sew him an Elvis costume for Halloween, an Elvis jumpsuit to be exact. He chose the dark blue one and all of the accessories. I started work on … Read more

Epic Mom and Son Costume: Cheech and Chong

Epic Mom and Son Costume: Cheech and Chong

Every year I dress up with my son. Last year we were buzz lightyear and woody. This year is epic though. For the last two month I’ve been convincing my four year old how cool we could be as Cheech and Chong. From showing him pictures, pieces of Up In Smoke, and dancing to low … Read more

Homemade Me as Mr. T Costume

Homemade Me as Mr. T Costume

To make this Mr. T. Costume you’re gonna have to spend a couple hundred bucks unless you wanna look cheesy. If you have combat boots, coveralls, and 50 lbs of gold laying around, then it will be less.  In my case I also had to go with liquid latex body paint being that I am … Read more

Bad Ass Mr.T Halloween Costume

Bad Ass Mr.T Halloween Costume

So Hallowwen is my favorite holiday of the year, Lat year my brother and I di Cheech and Chong and submitted it This year I did my favorite Sitcom TV show The A Team.. B.A. Baracus (MR.T) the hardest part was doing the Mohawk, so I bought styrofoam placed my head onto it and traced … Read more

Funny Mr. T Costume for a Boy

Funny Mr. T Costume for a Boy

After watching some old school A-Team cartoons with pops, I got Mikade stoked on portraying the iconic character. I cut his hair. Glasses and vest were bought from Goodwill. We ironed on the word A-team on this vest which was adorned with jewels prior to the work I put in it. Shorts were size 24-month, … Read more

Funny Last-Minute Couples Costume Idea: Cheech and Chong

Funny Last-Minute Couples Costume Idea: Cheech and Chong

First off my boyfriend and I weren’t sure what we wanted to dress as, I was at Party Sty and a costume for Chong caught my eye, it had the wig, bandanna, sideburns, mustache, beard, goatee and glasses in it already and only cost $14.99.  Went to the local thrift store and purchased a jean … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. T Costume

Coolest Homemade Mr. T Costume

I always shoot for authenticity when it comes to costumes, it is the small details that make the difference.  So the overalls, boots, and red under armor (to cover up a store bought “muscle shirt”) were the easy parts.  I shaved my head, so the Mohawk was attached with double face tape, and the makeup … Read more

Awesome Five-Year-Old Mr T. Costume

The theme I chose for my kids this year was 80's and who is cooler than Mr. T? First I secured a Mr. T talking key chain on Amazon, from there I re

The theme I chose for my kids this year was 80’s and who is cooler than Mr. T? First I secured a Mr. T talking key chain on Amazon, from there I re used my son’s Spiderman muscle top from our Super hero Halloween.  His regular barber hooked him up with a modern Mohawk and … Read more

Coolest Cheech and Chong Couple Costume

I have always tried to get my husband to do a \"couples costume\". He never would because he like to make his own and actually win\'s a lot of

I have always tried to get my husband to do a “couples costume”. He never would because he likes to make his own and actually win’s a lot of costume contests. I came up with this idea of a Cheech and Chong couple costume for the two of us and he totally went for it … Read more

Coolest Cheech and Chong Costumes

Cheech and Chong Costume

My younger brother and I decided to dress up as Cheech & Chong, but not just the original get up. We handmade them and got so many props on Halloween night, and to add to the touch to Chong I got dust brake on my hands and rubbed it on my arms and face to … Read more

Cool Mr. T Homemade Costume

Mr. T Costume

I couldn’t find anything online that looked remotely original, so I had to try and get all this Mr T Costume together myself. I bought a latex head cover and a regular wig, cut out the Mr T hairstyle then trimmed the wig down substantially. For the dungarees I got some white ones and dyed … Read more

Coolest DIY Mr. T Costume for a Woman

Homemade Mr. T Costume

My name is Lindsay and for a costume golf tournament a few years ago I decided to go as Mr. T. Being female, I felt that my biggest challenge was figuring out how I could even try to begin to mimic Mr. T’s body. I ordered a fake chest online and built the rest of … Read more

Coolest Mr. T Costume

Homemade  Mr. T Costume

Mr. T is my idol for so many different reasons. Not only is his look one of the most recognizable and iconic looks ever, he is a great role model and stands for what’s good and decent in this world. When I decided on a Homemade Mr. T Costume , I broke it down to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cheech and Chong Couple Costume

Homemade Cheech and Chong Couple Costume

My husband and I were Cheech and Chong from the Up in Smoke Battle of the bands scene! We were the hit of the party, my husband even had a little roadie guitar as a prop. Image the looks we got when HE was the one in the pink tutu and I had a full … Read more

Coolest Homemade Charlie Chaplin Costume

Homemade Charlie Chaplin Costume

For my son, Robbie’s 3rd Halloween, I decided that he would make a cute Charlie Chaplin. The men in my husband’s family are known for their big dark eye brows, much like Chaplin’s. I knew I had to get a few things right – his mustache, suit, and hat. After buying a suit, I folded … Read more

Cool Homemade Mister T Halloween Costume

Homemade Mister T Halloween Costume

For my Homemade Mister T Halloween Costume, I bought black furry material and some brown skin tone.I also purchased some strings of gold beads. After 3 attempts at making a beard and mohawk, this was the end result.