Spicy Homemade Costume Idea: Super Hot Sauce Man from Tapatio

Spicy Homemade Costume Idea: Super Hot Sauce Man from Tapatio

I love food. I love my Mexican-American heritage. But above all, I love humor.  In keeping with my theme of modeling my yearly Halloween costume after an inanimate object, Ipod and a piece a sushi to name a few, I had been searching for a good idea. Then, late last month while in the lunch … Read more

Coolest Homemade Life-Sized Gumball Machine Costume

Coolest Homemade Life-Sized Gumball Machine Costume

I decided early I wanted to be a Bubblegum machine, life sized. I’m a bit of a perfectionist and kept adding, and adding. For the head I papermached a giant balloon, cut holes into it and hot glued pom pom balls on it.  I originally started with bingo dabbers but it was not cutting it. … Read more

Unique Costume Idea for a Woman: Morton Salt Girl

Unique Costume Idea for a Woman: Morton Salt Girl

I really wanted to break away from the traditional Halloween costumes and do something different. I decided I wanted to be the little girl on the salt container. I knew if I really worked at it everyone would get it! Step 1: Secured Umbrella via online auction site Step 2: Visited Chinatown for some cheap … Read more

Easy and Cheap Homemade Costume Idea: Pedestrian Crossing

Easy and Cheap Homemade Costume Idea: Pedestrian Crossing

There is one of these pedestrian crossing signs right outside of my work parking lot that I pass every day. On the way home I was trying to think of something different to be and I saw that sign! This wasn’t too bad to make. First Step: Outfit – black shoes, black pants, long sleeve black … Read more

Coolest Homemade Yoda and Rebel Pilot Couple Costume

Coolest Homemade Yoda and Rebel Pilot Couple Costume

My husband is a HUGE Star wars fan so I allowed him to pick our Halloween costumes this year and low and behold, he chose Star Wars! He wanted to do original Star Wars film characters, and of course he wanted me to be Princess Leia. However, I am pretty ambitious with my Halloween costumes … Read more

Hilarious Homemade Bag of Weed Costume!

Hilarious Homemade Bag of Weed Costume!

We were three, and did this homemade bag of weed costume with dried weeds for cows, plastics for painters and tape. We first took the dimensions needed for each of us, and began cutting the plastics. It was not easy to do this in a little old caravan, while other friends were partying right in … Read more

Original Two-Faced Black Swan Costume

Original Two-Faced Black Swan Costume

Originally, I just wanted to do the black swan, and wondered how I could set it apart from other black swan costumes…I wanted to show both sides, and make it really cool looking.  My favorite part about the whole costume is the one red contact.  It just gives the look that edge. Materials: Black night … Read more

Sexy Badass Femme Ironman Costume

Sexy Badass Femme Ironman Costume

After a several months of deliberation I decided to be Ironman, ehh… Ironwoman… Ironlady… Lady Ironman?  …ok whatever, you get the idea!  I figured now would be a good time, since the third Ironman movie came out this year.  My version is a mix of the comic with the movie version and just my own … Read more

Scary White Rabbit Costume Made from Scratch

Scary White Rabbit Costume Made from Scratch

This here is Leon, the albino rabbit. Tons of work went into this costume, and I overcame many difficulties with my first full head-covering mask. Making the jaw move as I talk was tricky, but the mouth moves well. Even with all the hardships, I love this costume even still. It’s just so fun to … Read more