Awesome Homemade Popcorn Costume

Homemade Popcorn Costume

Popcorn! Get your popcorn here! I love food costumes and this was one of my favorites. The basic idea behind this costume included LOTS and LOTS of glue gun sticks and LOTS and LOTS of popcorn, but making the actual costume was pretty simple. The costume is fundamentally made with two loops of wire connected … Read more

Coolest Sock Monkey Costume

Homemade Sock Monkey Costume

I made the Homemade Sock Monkey Costume and Muno from “Kia Super bowl commercial from 2010). Sock Monkey was simple compared to Muno- entire bodysuit made from white fleece lining and with two chenille blankets as upper layer (wanted to get a “soft feel” like a stuffed doll by using white fleece. Used Velcro up … Read more

Coolest Homemade Head on a Grill Costume

Homemade Head on a Grill Costume

I am the grill master in this Homemade Head on a Grill Costume. My sister-in-law is the head on the grill. The grill is a replica of a large Weber grill. The bottom is frame and covered with felt to keep the weight down. The top is made of wood with a clear plastic window … Read more

Awesome Homemade Smurfs Group Costume

Smurfs Costume

As with any kid who grew up in the 80’s I was a fan of the Smurfs and what better way to pay tribute to the classic cartoon than to be dressed in the Smurfs costume. As you can see we have Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Brainy smurf and Taylor smurf. All of the pants for … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sexy Eve Halloween Costume

Homemade Sexy Eve Halloween Costume

I pretty much got an old pair of shorts and a swim suit top, and hot glued a bunch of leaves from a vine I had around the house for my Homemade Sexy Eve Halloween Costume. I even had some old brown heels I hot glued leaves on. Everyone loved it. The best costume I’ve … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pretty Woman Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Pretty Woman Halloween Costume Idea

I have never sewed anything more than some quilts, but this wasn’t too bad! You’ll need: – blue nylon fabric – white fabric – any metal ring (I used plastic ones found in the purse making section of my fabric store) – blonde wig – black hat – knee high boots or shoe covers – … Read more

Coolest Korben and LeeLoo Couple Costume

Homemade Korben and LeeLoo Couple Costume

I know Star Wars and Star Trek get all the praise when it comes to futuristic scifi movies (as they should), but we figured it was time The Fifth Element got a shot at the limelight. Who doesn’t love The Fifth Element, right? Even though my boyfriend and I have seen it a million times … Read more

Coolest Homemade General Grievous Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade General Grievous Halloween Costume Idea

I decided to build General Grievous from Star Wars and this was my most challenging build ever! I got some pipes and parts and built the basic frame out of 1″ and 3″ ABS piping all bolted together with lag bolts. I built a custom 3″ ABS pipe hip axle that swivels in three spots … Read more

Coolest Piranha Plant from Mario Bros Costume

Homemade Piranha Plant from Mario Bros Costume

The Homemade Piranha Plant from Mario Bros Costume is a great costume for anyone! It’s an unexpected yet beloved Mario Bros character that’s guaranteed to be the hit of any Halloween the party. The piranha plant head was constructed from old FedEx envelopes, 1/8 of an inch thick foam and duct tape. The piranha plant’s … Read more

Make Your Own Girls Gone Wild Costume

Make Your Own Girls Gone Wild Costume

I actually got this idea to Make Your Own Girls Gone Wild Costume from this very same site! I saw some pictures of a few girls who had tried the whole girls gone wild idea and I was sold! This was probably the easiest and cheapest costume I’ve ever had and it was a hit … Read more

Coolest Homemade Centaur Costume

Homemade Centaur Costume - Half Horse, Half Woman

I was out at a festival one summer day when I spied a Centaur walking by. I thought to myself, how wonderful would it be to bring that idea home! And perhaps, if I ever come back here, we could become a herd! So, I returned home and my partner fired up the welder. He … Read more

Coolest Toaster Costume

Homemade Toaster Costume

I was making a piece of bread in the morning, tired, getting ready for school, when I burned myself on my toaster. Ouch! But then it occurred to me what a great costume a toaster would make. This is made mainly with a box, so finding the right size was the hardest part for me. … Read more

Coolest Photo Booth Picture Strip Costume

Homemade Photo Booth Picture Strip Costume

The first step in building this giant Photo Booth Picture Strip costume was to pick the outfit I was going to wear on the night of the parade (paying careful attention to the weather forecast!) a few weeks prior and posing for a bunch of stereotypical “photo booth” pics wearing that outfit. I created the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gold Fish Costume

Homemade Gold Fish Costume

I decided to be a Homemade Gold Fish Costume, but cute. Orange was the color I was in love with at the time. First, I needed scales; I found a light salmon colored old lady sequined sweater at Goodwill. I dyed it with RIT orange fabric dye. The boiling process curled the sequins so they … Read more