Easy, Cheap and Amazing Little Mermaid Family Costume

Easy, Cheap and Amazing Little Mermaid Family Costume

My Little girl really wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween- I don’t like buying things that everyone else can go out and buy, I love to be original. Mermaid, mermaid I started thinking! What could we all be? That’s it… THE LITTLE MERMAID! The wheels started turning. I knew right away that my baby … Read more

Cutest Last-Minute Chippendale Costume for a Baby

Cutest Last-Minute Chippendale Costume for a Baby

I was trying to think of a simple, cute costume for my one year old.  when I  was searching online, I saw an advertisement for Chip N Dale dancers. The thought just popped into my head….make a baby Chip N Dale costume, just for fun, of course. I entered him in a local Halloween Contest … Read more

Awesome Baby Wolverine Costume

Awesome Baby Wolverine Costume

My nephew was born in August and my sister decided to name him Logan after the Wolverine character, so when Halloween came around only a few months later…lil baby Logan JUST HAD to be Wolverine! The only costumes available were children sizes and up. Instead of getting bummed out, I went on an epic journey … Read more

Sweet Homemade Costume for a Baby: Little Baby Grape

Sweet Homemade Costume for a Baby: Little Baby Grape

I wanted to make an adorable and funny costume for my daughter’s first Halloween. And I had some time on my hands being at home and all.  You know, back when it’s your first child, and an easy child at that!  I decided on a grape costume.  I bought a big soft purple blanket for 5$ … Read more

Easiest-Ever and Most-Adorable Homemade Baby Sunflower Costume

Easiest-Ever and Most-Adorable Homemade Baby Sunflower Costume

I always made my kids halloween costumes! Halloween is my FAVORITE Holiday!!!! So my first granddaughter is born and my son says: Mom… What are you going to make for my baby??? Skylar was six months old in 2012. I wanted an easy costume that was comfortable to wear AND it would be wonderful if … Read more

Hilarious Fred and Barney Costumes for Twin Babies

Hilarious Fred and Barney Costumes for Twin Babies

From the moment I found out I was having twins I knew the were going to be best friends for life.  Growing up I loved watching old episodes of the Flintstones and one day my husband was talking about the crazy antics of Fred and Barney.  It was just perfect!  All of the trouble those … Read more

Cutest Hot Air Balloon Baby Costume

Cutest Hot Air Balloon Baby Costume

I decided to make a hot air balloon costume for my 1 year old son G, he hadn’t been walking long so I was afraid if I attached the costume to him he would topple over. I decided to use a cardboard box covered in brown paper weaving strips in and out to give a … Read more

Cutest Homemade Baby Bookworm Costume

Cutest Homemade Baby Bookworm Costume

I made this costume for a local fancy dress contest fro my daughter who was 6 months old at the time. The main part of the costume was made from foam from an old sofa. I used two large cushions and cut holes through the middle so my baby could sit in it. I then … Read more

Cutest Baby Zumba Costume

Cutest Baby Zumba Costume

The idea for this costume came from the awesome Zumba outfits everyone was wearing at the gym. Sparkles, cut up t shirts and bright socks. The costume is easy and quick to make. All you really need is some scissors to cut the bottoms off bright socks, (I got mine at Target, ) and to … Read more

Cutest Baby Disco Ball Costume

Cutest Baby Disco Ball Costume

I had a few variations of the baby disco ball costume, but in the end this was was the easiest to make and the most comfortable, so my son would actually keep it on. I purchased a pumpkin costume because it was the shape I wanted. I then used it as a pattern and cut out pieces of sparkly … Read more

Our Little Magic 8 Ball Baby Costume

Our Little Magic 8 Ball Baby Costume

My baby turned 8 months at the time of Halloween this year and I started thinking about what costume to make for her a month in advance. She had just started going on her knees and I thought by the time Halloween approaches she will be crawling all around and so I decided to make her a spider costume … Read more

Don’t Break The Bank Baby Costume

Don't Break The Bank Baby Costume

We are a NAVY family recently stationed in Misawa, Japan right before Halloween. When I made this “robbers and bank bag baby costume,” we had yet not recieved our household goods (3 months without our household goods). Japan also did not offer much in costumes and to order anything online and shipped to Japan takes … Read more

Most Adorable Homemade Bowl of Spaghetti Ever!

Most Adorable Homemade Bowl of Spaghetti Ever!

I hand made my 3 month old son’s Halloween bowl of spaghetti costume.  I made the noodles out of yarn and glued them on a onesie.  The meatballs and the sauce is made from felt.  He is sitting in a bimbo seat under the plywood.  We cut a hole and attached a bowl that’s where my son … Read more

Coolest Baby Halloween Costume: Rich Uncle Pennybags from Monopoly

Coolest Baby Halloween Costume: Rich Uncle Pennybags from Monopoly

It all started with a novelty mustache pacifier we received from my parents. Once we saw Joshua with it we knew his costume needed to revolve around that rockin’ ‘stache. We rejected Mario on the basis that Daddy had been Luigi several times already and we wanted a costume that would work for the whole … Read more

Coolest Baby’s Shaun the Sheep Costume

Coolest Baby's Shaun the Sheep Costume

We all love Shaun the Sheep, the British claymation character and it makes for a super easy costume!  I just got a black long-sleeved onesie and black pants and socks and hand-tacked (with needle and thread) some white felt to the front and back of the shirt at the shoulders. I attached a tail of white … Read more

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

This year was the first Halloween that our son has ever experienced.  He is just barely three months old so I wanted to make sure he was cute and comfortable.  My husband is a Captain in the army and we had an event that was a costume party.  I knew it would be around the … Read more

Fluffy Homemade Baby Chick Costume for Infant

Fluffy Homemade Baby Chick Costume for Infant: Baby Jude is nearly 10 months old, and I wasn’t sure if he would be walking by the time Halloween came around.  I also wanted to make him a costume

Baby Jude is nearly 10 months old, and I wasn’t sure if he would be walking by the time Halloween came around.  I also wanted to make him a costume that fit his personality, and settled on a fluffy baby chick.  I started with a sleep sack, and then sewed a lining into it to … Read more

Cutest Homemade Cabbage Patch Doll Costume for a Baby

Cutest Homemade Cabbage Patch Doll Costume for a Baby: I love making Halloween costumes and over the years I have made my fair share. Oompa Loompa's, Shrek, a butler carrying a head on a platter. My daught

I love making Halloween costumes and over the years I have made my fair share. Oompa Loompa’s, Shrek, a butler carrying a head on a platter. My daughter in law wanted me to crochet a wig for my six month old granddaughter Addisyn to be a Cabbage Patch doll for Halloween. She already looks like … Read more

Cutest Harry Potter Baby Homemade Halloween Costume

Cutest Harry Potter Baby Homemade Halloween Costume: I knew I wanted to make my 8 month old baby boy Harry Potter this year. I didn't want to buy the costume-I wanted to make it more personal. It started

I knew I wanted to make my 8 month old baby boy Harry Potter this year. I didn’t want to buy the costume-I wanted to make it more personal. It started when I found gold and maroon fabric remnants on clearance at the craft store. I cut up some strips and sewed them in an … Read more

Silliest Baby Scully Costume from Monsters Inc.

Silliest Baby Scully Costume from Monsters Inc.: This year I was blessed with my very first grandchild. On July 4th, 2012 Cayden was born at 8lbs 0oz and 21 inches! He has changed my life forever and

This year I was blessed with my very first grandchild. On July 4th, 2012 Cayden was born at 8lbs 0oz and 21 inches! He has changed my life forever and I would do anything for him. I have always really been into sewing so when I found out my daughter was pregnant my creative mind … Read more

Cutest Homemade Baby Pokeball Costume

Cutest Homemade Baby Pokeball Costume: Well, I live in Germany and fabric is really expensive here. I wanted to make a baby Pokeball costume. First thing I I did was order a baby sleep sack

Well, I live in Germany and fabric is really expensive here. I wanted to make a baby Pokeball costume. First thing I I did was order a baby sleep sack/ bunting pattern and the zipper from amazon.com. When it came I went to the local fabric store, hoping to find a nice thick felt to … Read more

Last-Minute Baby Scarecrow Costume

This was an extrememly last minute costume! In total I think it took me about 45 minutes to make. And I made it Halloween morning!I already had a p

This baby Scarecrow costume was an extremely last minute costume! In total I think it took me about 45 minutes to make. And I made it Halloween morning! I already had a pair of overalls. I cut out some different colored pieces of felt in square and triangle patterns and sewed them onto the overalls … Read more