Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Both of my brothers are cosplayers. They go to conventions all the time. They said I should join them because it is a lot of fun. I began thinking what would I even dress up as. Then I thought about what I liked. I loved watching the Power Rangers when I was younger. I have … Read more

Cool Homemade Cousin Itt Costume for Halloween

Cool Homemade Cousin Itt Costume for Halloween

Cousin Itt was always one of my favorite characters in the Addams Family TV series.  I really wanted to do this for Halloween this year and soon discovered the only way to do the costume was to build it myself.  I’m a really short pipsqueak, so figured I could pull it off. Searching high and … Read more

Cool Homemade KISS Group Halloween Costume

Cool Homemade KISS Group Halloween Costume

My birthday is on October 29th, so Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I am always looking for awesome costume ideas where I can make everything myself. This year, I was searching the Coolest Homemade Costumes site in August, and came across the idea to do a group KISS costume. I pitched … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gloria the Hippo Costume

Coolest Homemade Gloria the Hippo Costume

I was approached by a friend of a friend of mine, who’s daughter had to be a hippo Gloria from the movie Madagascar for a dance recital. I was stoked! My love to make and create, especially costumes, I have yet to make in previous years. This was a bit of a challenge as it … Read more

Unique Castaway Couple Costume

Unique Castaway Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I wanted to come up with a really creative and unique couple’s costume that we have never seen before. We started thinking of ideas, but our Castaway Couple Costume idea didn’t form until one day in August. We were flipping through the TV channels, and we stopped on the movie Castaway. Tom Hank’s relationship … Read more

Homemade Zombie Zipper Costume That’ll Freak You Out!

Homemade Zombie Zipper Costume That'll Freak You Out!

About 15 of us had arranged a Halloween fancy dress night out and I always enjoy making my own outfits so I thought I’d have a go at a zipper face look but as a zombie. The mask is made from liquid latex, tissue paper, cotton wool a little foam and some zips. As I’d … Read more

Funny Homemade Prince George and Kate Middleton Illusion Costume

Funny Homemade Prince George and Kate Middleton Illusion Costume

I had already bought everything for a different costume – then two weeks before the Halloween party, inspiration struck!  I rummaged through my attic to find some old baby clothes and my baby carrier and I was on my way.  The most difficult part was finding shoes and a dress for a 6’1″ 200 lb. … Read more

Prize-Winning Sexy DIY Betty Boop Costume

Prize-Winning Sexy DIY Betty Boop Costume

One of my very favorite cartoon characters happens to be Betty Boop! I have made many homemade Halloween costumes through out the years, But none of them compare to Betty. I’ve learned at a very young age in Spanish class to do paper-mache, which gave me the idea to create my Halloween costumes. I don’t have … Read more

Coolest, Most Realistic Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

Coolest, Most Realistic Green Plastic Army Men Costumes

I talked my husband into being a plastic green army man for Halloween with me. I told him that I’d take care of making it and he wouldn’t have to worry about it. So I went through a lot of trial and error. First Attempt: I bought rain suits from Home Depot to get the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume – AKA Wrangler!

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume - AKA Wrangler!

This Transformer costume idea was rolling around in my head since ever since my sister bought a used power wheels jeep at a garage sale for my nephew.  The basic idea was to cut apart a power wheels jeep (I bought my own, I promise, and used everything I could from it to to build … Read more