Coolest Homemade Demon Costume

Homemade Demon Costume

My son wanted to be Gene Simmons from Kiss so here it is. We had bought the wig and ski mask. We spray painted old football shoulder pads as well as a jock strap black which was so funny to see. Then we of course had to bejewel all of these items. We also used … Read more

Coolest KISS Group Costume

KISStory Costume

We most definitely made history this year! Every year since 2004 our office has dressed up. This one particular year we went with the KISS theme. It was a great time, and the only difficult part was trying to get the makeup to look right! The costumes were very simple to make… we all owned … Read more

Coolest Homemade Paul Stanley KISS Costume

Homemade Paul Stanley KISS Costume

We decided to do Kiss this year because they are on tour and we are going to see them in concert! Now we can wear our Homemade Paul Stanley KISS Costume to the concert as well. I started off with a black bustiere and black pants. I used sticky-back rhinestones and created the jeweled pattern … Read more

Coolest Homemade Kiss Gene Simmons Group Costume

Homemade Kiss Gene Simmons Group Costume

This year I decided to dress as “Gene” and included my son as (ACE) and my nephew as (Paul). I made all three costumes myself, the only store bought item was Gene’s boots. I saw Kiss in NYC in 1978 and then again years later with my son in 2003. So we are a KISS … Read more

Coolest Daft Punk Thomas Homemade Costume

Coolest Daft Punk Thomas Costume 2

I have been creating my own Halloween costumes for the past few years now. However this year I had to stray from my tradition of creating large nightmare beasts in order to create a more dance floor friendly costume. Being the colossal nerd I am, I have always thought the Daft Punk costumes were really … Read more

Cool Homemade Kiss Demon Costume

Homemade Kiss Demon Costume

My husband Paul made this Homemade Kiss Demon Costume for our son Jordan. When we saw Kiss here in Halifax back in July, my son thought it would be great to dress up like Gene Simmons. The costume is basically made of cardboard and foam. The boots are made of sneakers with clay to form … Read more

Coolest Sgt. D Costume from Stormtroopers of Death (S.O.D)

Homemade  Sgt. D Costume from Stormtroopers of Death (S.O.D)

i’ve always been a big fan of Stormtroopers of Death (metal band) and their mascot Sgt. D, I thought this Sgt. D Costume from Stormtroopers of Death (S.O.D) would make a cool costume so here it is: I had an old army fatigue laying around, sum boots, gloves and a bandanna, only thing I purchased … Read more

Coolest Residents Costume

Residents Costume

So, I’m a big fan of the obscure band The Residents. They’ve kept their identities hidden for over 30 years, although they’ve become known for their signature giant eyeball masks and tuxedos. So, this year, I decided to honor my obsession by creating my own Residents costume. I started off with a 14″ plastic globe. … Read more

Coolest DIY Gene Simmons Costume

Homemade Gene Simmons Costume

My son wanted to be a member of KISS. The Homemade Gene Simmons Costume started with a boy’s muscle shirt and girl’s leggings. I bought some fake leather and studded it. Then I used fabric glue to fasten it onto the shirt. Next I made bat wings out of the leather, studded them, and fastened … Read more

Cool Homemade KISS Costume Ideas

Homemade KISS Costumes

This year for Halloween my kids decided to be the rock band Kiss. Here is what I did and used to make the KISS Costumes. Demon child costume: I started out by making some boots to look similar to what the Demon Child’s Dragon boots look like. To make the Dragon boots I started with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Grateful Dead Costume

Homemade Grateful Dead Costume

My 11 month old son is in a Grateful Dead Costume dancing bear for his first Halloween. I transformed my old radio flyer into a Volkswagen bus by recycling diaper boxes and then using paper mache and spray paint. I finished it off with some eBay finds and the bus was driven by Jerry Garcia. … Read more

Cool DIY Gene Simmons KISS Costume

Homemade Gene Simmons KISS Costume

This Homemade Gene Simmons KISS Costume is my friend Andrea. Yes actually it is a girl under all of that drag. In her costume she’s 7ft tall and even glued hair to her chest to make the outfit complete.

Cool Gene Simmons the Demon Costume

Homemade Gene Simmons the Demon Costume

My son won first place with best costume from the entire pack at our cub scout pack night. His picture was also featured on genesimmons.com in the ‘your letters’ section and on our pack website. Ever since I met Gene Simmons my son has been in awe with him. He wants to be a rock-star … Read more

Coolest The White Stripes (Jack & Meg White) Costume

Homemade The White Stripes (Jack & Meg White) Costume

Last Halloween my boyfriend and I started brainstorming “couple costume ideas”. Neither of us were huge on the idea of doing a couple costume, but we figured if we came up with something worthwhile, we would do it. I tried thinking of iconic couples or duos, and eventually came up with The White Stripes (Jack … Read more

Coolest Guns N Roses Axl Rose and Slash Couple Costume

Homemade Guns N Roses Axl Rose and Slash Couple Costume

This Homemade Guns N Roses Axl Rose and Slash Couple Costume is me (Axl) and my now husband (slash) as Guns n Roses a couple of Halloweens ago, the outfits were pretty easy to put together. For Axl, I went to a close thrift store and got a bright Football shirt and white spandex shorts … Read more

Coolest Guns N Roses Costume

Homemade Slash and Axl Costumes

The kids and I LOVE Guns N Roses and what better way to show your age than having them dress up like the two main members? My son is Slash. His costume was made simple by using a wig and a homemade top hat we made out of neoprene material from a hand made pattern. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gene Simmons KISS Costume

Homemade Gene Simmons KISS Costume

This Homemade Gene Simmons KISS Costume idea came from my 10 year old son. He has always been told he has a Gene Simmons tongue, so, it was inevitable that, one day, he’d wanted to be him for Halloween. The bat wings were made with a black suede material (couldn’t find fake leather) with studs … Read more

Cool Homemade Gene Simmons Costume

Homemade Gene Simmons Costume

I had started this Homemade Gene Simmons Costume as a joke with black duct tape and silver painted googly eyes for studs, back in February. After the party, I decided to create the real thing with leather and studs. I used two sheets of vinyl fabric, many 8”X12” foam sheets, dozens of pop rivets, and … Read more

Cool Homemade KISS Group Costume

Homemade KISS Group Costume

Everything on this Homemade KISS Group Costume was made from scratch besides the leggings and two tee-shirts. Paul – the vest was made from faux-leather and the sewn-on sleeves were shiny stretchy leather-ish material with glitter stars. Skirt had black pleather waist band with shiny silver fabric bottom. Silver leather Stars glued on boots and … Read more

Coolest Gene Simmons the Demon Costume

Homemade Gene Simmons the Demon Costume

Coolest Gene Simmons the Demon Costume. It all started with a theme of “The 70’s” for our at work Halloween Bash, tie dye, hippie, Go-Go Girl, Disco Diva…. Nope none of those had to show everyone up with a little bit of Gene Simmons the Demon. Can’t be Gene without the wig or I ordered … Read more

Coolest Homemade Guns N Roses Halloween Costume

Homemade Guns N Roses Halloween Costume

My sister and I decided to be Axle and Slash from Guns and Roses. She’s wearing a wig that we braided with a big bandana, I teased my hair to no end, bought a fake cigarette and a bunch of metal bracelets from the dollar stores. We both wore Gun’s n Rose’s T-Shirts, add leather … Read more

Coolest Homemade KISS Group Costume

Homemade KISS Group Costume

My boys, ages 7, 4 and 4, wanted a Homemade KISS Group Costume for Halloween. I went to a resale store and bought each one of them a black shirt, black leggings and a pair of black boots with heels (all of these items were purchased in the girls department – my boys weren’t thrilled … Read more