Awesome Homemade Flasher Gremlin Costume

As soon as the thought of being a Gremlin from the movie Gremlins came to me I got super excited.  I grew up watching the movie and loving it so

As soon as the thought of being a Gremlin from the movie Gremlins came to me I got super excited.  I grew up watching the movie and loving it so I made a trip to the video store to rekindle the thoughts and images in my mind. I decided to go above and beyond anything … Read more

Detailed Star Wars AT-AT Imperial Walker Homemade Costume

Detailed Star Wars AT-AT Imperial Walker Homemade Costume

2012 I wanted to do something big, i made Ironman last year and Master Chief the year before. It is a 1:6.5 scale of the original and very large, i didnt get all the detail i wanted but here its is anyway. I built the frame from 1/2 in PVC and glued it together. Some … Read more

Cool Homemade TMNT Raphael Movie Style Costume

Well where to start...... Like most children of the 80s and 90s I grew up watching the ninja turtles in one form or another.  Also like most chi

Well where to start. Like most children of the 80’s and 90’s I grew up watching the Ninja Turtles in one form or another.  Also like most children I collected toys and played Ninja Turtles with friends.  So this Halloween I decided to try and accomplish a goal I’ve had for many years, build a … Read more

Original Portable Toilet Homemade Costume

I decided I would do a fresh take on the traditional "Man Being Carried" costume.  So I took the idea and ran with it, or carried it.  I

I decided I would do a fresh take on the traditional “Man Being Carried” costume. So I took the idea and ran with it, or carried it. The basic idea of the costume was to take the “man being carried” style of costume and put a more comical twist on it rather than the usual … Read more

Awesome Buzz Lightyear and Jessie Homemade Halloween Costume

This year we decided to make Buzz Lightyear and Jessie the Cowgirl costumes. We started early in September. We had a ton of fun in these costumes. People were asking to get their pictures taken with us (or trying to sneak them and getting caught so I would pose).  My favorite part of the night … Read more

Recycled Chameleon Costume for under $15

I had to create a costume for work using all the materials they gave me, including plastic plates bowls and cups, a paper towel tube, a 6 inch plasti

I had to create a costume for work using all the materials they gave me, including plastic plates, bowls and cups, a paper towel tube, a 6 inch plastic basket, napkins and a brown paper bag. So I got the idea that I could use the cups and plates to make a dress or skirt … Read more

Awesome Oblina from Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Costume

So originally I wanted to do a couple's costume with my boyfriend and be the Maitlands from Beetlejuice (which I found a sweet how-to on this site.)

Originally I wanted to do a couple’s costume with my boyfriend and be the Maitlands from Beetlejuice (which I found a sweet how-to on this site.)  He got foam insulation to start the masks, but realized there was no way he’d get them done in time for Halloween parties.  I had a week to come … Read more

Drop Dead Awesome Sesame Street Gang Costumes

Hi, Im Megan and these are my friends and mine Sesame Street 2012 costumes. Im Cookie Monster, Emily is Oscar, Shelby is Big Bird and Brittney is Elm

Hi, I’m Megan and these are my friends and mine Sesame Street gang costumes 2012. I’m Cookie Monster, Emily is Oscar, Shelby is Big Bird and Brittney is Elmo. Our dresses are made out of duct tape. We wore camis underneath them as a dress so we could still use the bathroom, except Emily she … Read more

Coolest Kia Soul Hamsters Couple Halloween Costumes

A friend of mine wanted her and her husband to be the Kia Soul “Hamstars” (the hamsters in the Kia commercials.)  I think we hadgrea

A friend of mine wanted her and her husband to be the Kia Soul “Hamstars” (the hamsters in the Kia commercials.)  I think we had great success with these ones – I know they had a great time at the party, they even won the prize for the most creative costume. It took about 2 … Read more

Coolest Final Jeopardy Halloween Costume That Lights Up!

I was googling different costume ideas two weeks ago, and somehow stumbled on the Jeopardy photos on this site! And I thought that is brilliant and h

I was Googling different costume ideas two weeks ago, and somehow stumbled on the Jeopardy photos on this site! And I thought that is brilliant and hilarious! I have to try this, with my own special twist! This is my final Jeopardy Halloween costume that lights up! I used a large piece of cardboard from … Read more