Coolest Homemade Astro Boy and Trashcan Costumes

Homemade Astro Boy and Trashcan Costumes

These Homemade Astro Boy and Trashcan Costumes were the first year we decided to actually make our own Halloween costumes. When we saw that there was a new movie about Astro Boy (a Japanese cartoon icon) coming out the week right before Halloween, we decided that it would be perfect for us to go with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pokemon, Pikachu and Ash Group Costume

Homemade Pokemon, Pikachu and Ash Group Costume

Although the Pikachu costume was purchased, we made the Ash costume by hand. My older son is a huge Pokemon fan and so we decided to make his little brother his Pikachu. They were so cute in their Pokemon, Pikachu and Ash Group Costume and everyone knew who they were! We made the vest with … Read more

Coolest Handmade San from Princess Mononoke Costume

Handmade San from Princess Mononoke Costume

This year, I created a handmade San from Princess Mononoke costume. I purchased a purple dress, white turtleneck, and beige turtleneck from the thrift store. I cut the white turtleneck into a tunic that can tie at the sides, the purple dress into her raggedy dress, and the beige turtlenecks sleeves to create the shoes. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Speed Racer and Trixie Halloween Costume

Homemade Speed Racer and Trixie Halloween Costume

This is how I made this Homemade Speed Racer and Trixie Halloween Costume: Speed – a white golf shirt under a blue golf shirt with the white sleeves rolled up to look like white cuffs and collar (already had shirts). White pants which we had to purchase from a scrubs/medical supply store (white men’s pants … Read more

Coolest Homemade Voltron: Defender of the Universe Halloween Costume

Homemade Voltron: Defender of the Universe Halloween Costume

This homemade Voltron: Defender of the Universe Halloween costume was truly a labour of love. Love for Halloween & love for the baddest Defender of the Universe… VOLTRON! This design was primarily constructed out of cardboard (lots of it!) taking trips to local grocery stores and asking them for cardboard that was going straight to … Read more

Coolest Bellossom from Pokemon Costume

Homemade Bellossom from Pokemon Costume

My kids always come up with the craziest costume ideas, and I CANNOT SEW! This Bellossom from Pokemon costume proved to be quite easy. I made the tutu and hairbands myself, and added them to a green leotard and green tights. If you compare to a Bellossom Pokemon card, you will agree that the costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Go Mifune Speed Racer Costume

Coolest Homemade Go Mifune Speed Racer Costume

This is my story: I was invited to a costume party, with a cartoon based scheme. They invited me on Thursday, and the party was on Saturday night. So, Friday and I was searching pics on the net till I found the Speed Racer pictures. I must go in a Homemade Go Mifune Speed Racer … Read more

Cool Pikachu Costume

Homemade Pikachu Costume

This Pikachu Costume was made from a one-piece yellow swimsuit and a yellow headband. I sewed on brown stripes to the swimsuit. I then sewed and stuffed my own tail and safety pinned it to the inside of the shorts. Then I sewed and stuffed the ears and sewed them to the head band. Added … Read more

Coolest Totoro Costume

Homemade Totoro Costume

I had to make a Totoro costume for a school play and it needed to be big. I used about 25 pool noodles, attached them together to form circles of different sizes and then threaded wire between the different layers making sure to leave some space for arm holes. Next using hot glue, I draped … Read more

Coolest Pokemon Group Costume

Homemade Pokemon Group Costume

My boys all wanted Pokemon costumes this year and because of the total lack of Store bought Pokemon costumes I was persuaded ever so nicely to make them a Pokemon Group Costume. Ash was the easiest. One trip to the local thrift shop and I had everything I needed for him minus the small details. … Read more

Coolest Goku Costume

Homemade Goku Costume

My son wanted to be Goku from Dragon Ball Z. I looked everywhere for this Goku guy, and no luck. Online I found some that looked pretty lame, and for more than I was willing to pay. So I said what the heck, why not try to make my own Homemade Goku Costume. HAIR: The … Read more

Coolest Jessie from Pokemon Team Rocket Costume

Homemade Jessie from Pokemon Team Rocket Costume

Prepared for Trouble, that’s what I did… And made it double, having fun with the kids. Halloween 2006 and time to trick or treat; A Jessie from Pokemon Team Rocket costume idea that was really neat! Dressed up for laughs as a villainous lass, Just there for All Hallows Eve and having some laughs. I … Read more