Coolest Homemade Merry Go Round Carrousel Costume

Happy go round

Halloween is my daughters and my favorite time of the year because creativity is everywhere, you see happy faces and amazing costumes everywhere. This year we chose a carrousel since she loves them. Our creation is made of 75-80% upcycle material from our local recycle store and our building recycle bins. The main part is … Read more

Mr Bic Pen Writes an Epic Halloween!

Mr Bic Pen Writes an Epic Halloween!

What 10yr old doesn’t dream of becoming a corporate mascot? Well this one does. 10 year old Roosevelt is obsessed with brands and wanted to be the Bic Pen logo! He evened built the costume from the giant pen to the dome for his head- cutting and shaping chicken wire. It’s not that he loves … Read more

Cool Bowser Crochet Suit for Halloween

Bowser crochet suit

My youngest wanted to be Bowser for Halloween. Of course theres no crochet pattern for that. So what did I do? The biggest pattern mashup and free hand work I’ve ever done!!! *The body suit is from Crochetverse with freehanded bands*Horns are from Grim Grinning Goats*Eyes and eyebrows are from Jennifer’s Stitched Up Pattern: Mr. … Read more

Cool Piranha Plant Costume and Crochet Hood made by 12 Year Old

Crochet Piranha Plant Hood

Inspired by Mario Bros., Ariana, (12) made her own Piranha Plant Hood. It took quite some time crocheting it in between school and activities. The pattern is from: Twisted Hatter. She used Red Heart Yarn. We went to a trunk or treat and she was such a big hit!! “Wow, she made it?!”, “So talented!” … Read more

Coolest DIY Gatling Pea Shooter Costume from Plants vs. Zombies

Gatling Pea Shooter Costume from Planets vs. Zombies

Every year my oldest grandson asks me to make him his costume. So being the best Nana ever, according to him, of course I take on the challenge. 4 years ago we started with 2 Tales from sonic. But each year it gets more challenging. We’ve done Yeti Chomper, Bendi (last year). But this year … Read more

Cool Homemade Light-Up Ghost Rider Costume

Homemade Ghost Rider Costume

Violette loves to cosplay and does it everyday! After she watched the Nicholas Cage Ghost Rider movie she wanted to dress up as him and have his ride. So we got to work. It was an amazing family project to make this costume come to life. We spent so many hours cutting out individual flames … Read more

Cool DIY Sackboy Caterpillar Costume from Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Cool DIY Sackboy Caterpillar Costume from Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Here’s the story behind our Sackboy caterpillar costume – My daughter wanted to be a caterpillar for Halloween and really liked the caterpillar costume worn by the video game character Sackboy in the game “Sackboy: A Big Adventure”. That particular Sackboy caterpillar costume has one of his iconic big zippers down the front and since … Read more

Coolest DIY Spider and Fly Child Costumes

Coolest DIY Spider and Fly Child Costumes

If you’ve ever worked with faux fur than you know it gets EVERYWHERE! Hahaha I feel like we’ve been eating faux fur for sometime now, since making of these costumes! They were both made with LOTS of faux fur. I recycled a few fur throws to use the fabrics from (buying fabric by the yard is … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cardboard Robot Costume

Cool Cardboard Robot Costume with Lights

I started this cardboard robot costume with my son’s wish to be a robot, with a H&M box, masking tape and his Robot drawings. I cut out front and back panels and using my 8 year old size as the guidelines for sizes and measurements. Then, I taped the insides with masking tape until I … Read more

Cool Homemade Raining Cat and Dogs Costume

Raining Cat and Dogs

I ordered an umbrella hat and glued cotton balls to it then I spray painted  gray/ black to make it look like storm clouds. I added “blinking tea lights” and put them under the cotton so it looked like lightening flickering. I added paper lightening bolts hanging down and then hung stuffed tiny cats and … Read more

DIY Angler Fish Costume for a Future Marine Biologist

Angler Fish costume for a future marine biologist :)

My son’s birthday is on Halloween, therefore he is very passionate about that holiday. He loves ocean creature and his favorite is Johnson’s angler fish, so that is what he wanted to be on Halloween. I am not a very creative person, but figured I will take on the challenge and create it for him. … Read more