Cutest Ever Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Couple Costume

Thing1 and Thing2

My best friend and I have always called each other Thing 1 and Thing 2. We’ve always talked about actually dressing up like them on Halloween for years! My best friend moved away 6 years ago, so we haven’t celebrated Halloween together in years. This year she said she was coming to town PreHalloween weekend so we can … Read more

Top 7 Movie Character Costumes Tom Hanks Needs for Halloween

Top 7 Movie Character Costumes Tom Hanks Needs for Halloween

  In this collection of homemade costumes, we’ll be Tom Hank’s bosom buddy and guide him through some of his movie character costumes. Even Tom Hanks knows it’s time to retire the David S. Pumpkins costume. But what’s the nicest guy in Hollywood supposed to wear for a Halloween costume instead? Never Fear. While his list of … Read more

Adorably Easy Homemade Pippi Longstocking Costume

easy homemade pippi longstocking costume

I wanted to do this costume for a long time!! It ended up being a pretty easy homemade Pippi Longstocking costume. Putting Together Pippi I had the boots, Target knee socks -two different colors, of course. Then I picked up a women’s green henley and yellow t-shirt at Goodwill. I also grabbed a plaid button … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toddler Pippi Longstocking Costume With Pirate Ship

toddler pippi longstocking costume

As a redhead myself with years of experience portraying Pippi Longstocking for Halloween, it was only fitting to pass down my throne/braids to my first born daughter, Quincy. At 13 months, her spunky optimism and personality makes her a real-life Pippi. A true natural for a toddler Pippi Longstocking costume. Toddler Pippi Longstocking  Costume Creating … Read more

Coolest DIY Grinch Costumes

Nana and Pop Stole Christmas The male pants are doctors scrubs and for me, the Grinch wife, I had a brown skirt. I purchased the fur on Amazon. Attaching the Fur How I added the fur on the pants was cutting it and sewing it to the front of the pants. I realized that I did not have … Read more

Couple Costumes to Remember: Mary Poppins and Bert

Cool Mary Poppins and Bert Couple Costumes

I’ve always wanted to create these classic couple costumes. I grew up watching the movie Mary Poppins and I loved the characters and the costumes. This Halloween, my boyfriend and I decided to create homemade costumes for Mary Poppins and Bert (the chimney sweep from Mary Poppins). I’m a bit (okay a lot) obsessed with Halloween … Read more

Cat in the Hat Costume

Cat in the Hat Costume

I am a Dr. Seuss fan, as are my daughters. I thought it would be great to make a Cat in the Hat costume and bring the Cat in the Hat to life. Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume Instructions I sewed Thing 1 and 2 using red fleece for the body suit, gloves and … Read more

LaLa Loopsy and Where the Wild Things Are Costumes

LaLa Loopsy and Where the Wild Things Are Costumes

Okay, So I have always been super crafty, I don’t consider myself right or left-handed but “Craft Handed” instead. Last year I decided, what the heck, I should make my kids’ their Halloween costumes myself! So I did. I have no sewing machine and no funds for a fabric store so with my very trusty hot … Read more

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss Costume

Oh, the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss Costume

My 2 year old son loves to read. One of his favorites books is Dr. Suess’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go! One night, as I reading to him, it hit me like a bolt of lightening! Bam! The creative juices started flowing and the next thing I know, I’m designing a paper cardboard box into a … Read more

The Phases of Mary Poppins – A Family Costume

The Phases of Mary Poppins - A Family Costume

Our family loves dressing up for Halloween! We love it so much that the night after it ends we begin to ask ourselves what the next year’s costume theme be! We have made it a tradition to find a theme that would make sense as a family and our girls always take part in helping us … Read more

Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Christmas Tree, Cindy Lou Who and The Grinch Costumes

Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love competing in contests!  I try to make costumes that make people smile and they can relate to.  Usually I choose a weather theme but this year I decided it would be more for fun and not competition (well, that’s how it started at least.) My husband is … Read more

Thing 1 and 2 and Cat in the Hat Costumes

Thing 1 and 2 and Cat in the Hat Costumes

So, what do you do for Halloween Costumes for a 3 yr old & his 1 yr old twin brothers? Make them Thing 1 & Thing 2 & Cat in the Hat while you can still choose their costumes! These are my 3 boys Javaughn, Lavantae & Kyvell as Cat in the Hat & Thing … Read more

The History Behind Mary Poppins

The History Behind Mary Poppins

This costume is resurrected from one I first put together nearly 30 years ago, shortly after I had moved to Seattle. I was as poor as a church mouse at the time, and didn’t have a lot of money to spend. I had so many hopes, dreams and struggles; I wished I could make a list … Read more

Mom, Daughter and Son Cat in the Hat Family Costumes

Mom, Daughter and Son Cat in the Hat Family Costumes

I’m a single mom who had my two oldest children at a very young age. But I try not to let that affect nor take away from us having fund and enjoying our life together. I get to do things I missed out on at their age and they get to do things they might … Read more

The Grinch Costume with Laytex Mask and Makeup

The Grinch Costume with Laytex Mask and Makeup

I have been a huge fan of The Grinch ever since I was young. I am very creative by nature so naturally I love hair and makeup. I have been obsessed with the costume design and makeup in the movie “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”. I remember wondering how long it took them to do … Read more

Elf on a Shelf DIY Illusion Costume

Elf on a Shelf DIY Illusion Costume

I made this DIY illusion costume for my daughter. I always enjoy trying to come up with unique costumes for Halloween but this year winning the school Halloween Fun Fair Costume Contest was all my daughter could talk about. It had to be GOOD and it had to be different! After numerous hours of searching … Read more

The Coolest Ever Homemade Mary Poppins and Bert Couple Costume

Mary Poppins and Bert Couple Costume

Magical Homemade Mary Poppins and Bert Couple Costume Idea Winds from the east…well actually it is more like winds from the west coast of Southern California where Tanner Foust and Heather Hambright jumped into a chalk painting and enjoyed a bit of magic. My name is Heather and I am delighted to share our Mary … Read more

Man in the Yellow Hat Toddler Costume

Man in the Yellow Hat Toddler Costume

This is my 3 year old son, Kyler. The monkey pictures is George. Kyler got George as a gift when he was just a few months old. Ever since Kyler was old enough to crawl, George has went literally EVERYWHERE with him, even every trip to the bathroom (can you tell how much love George … Read more

Thing One Thing Two Couple Costume

Thing One Thing Two Couple Costume

This couple costume was made by piecing together ideas while living in different cities. I wanted to wear the red spandex body suit, and my friend ordered custom pins that said thing one thing too. That is our actual hair, teased and dyed with about 4 bottles each of blue hair spray and added lashes … Read more

Coolest Charlotte’s Web Girl Group Costume

Coolest Charlotte's Web Girl Group Costume

Last October, my sisters and I decided we wanted to go to Salem, Massachusetts to celebrate Halloween.  It was a few weeks early, but we were told that everyone in Salem was dressed up, all the time – so why not?  We were looking for costumes that were easy, warm, unique, and that worked together … Read more

Man in the Yellow Hat and Curious George Couple Costume

Man in the Yellow Hat and Curious George Couple Costume

Our Man in the Yellow hat and Curious George couple costume was fun to make and pretty easy, too. And it sure had heads turning all night long! Making the Curious George Costume The Curious George outfit was created with a brown dress, brown nylons, and nude pumps. Brown would also work – but I … Read more

Thing 1 Thing 2 Kids Costumes

Thing 1 Thing 2 Kids Costumes

For our Thing 1 and Thing 2 kid costumes, I started with 2 red T-shirts and 2 sheets white felt (which I had). For the pants, my older son already had all royal blue spiderman pajama pants (tiny logo was covered by T-shirt ) and for my little one, I found a pair of royal … Read more

Coolest Mary Poppins and Bert Costumes

Coolest Mary Poppins and Bert Costumes

Making these Mary Poppins and Bert costumes was really fun! The skirt was made out of discount material and sheer curtain panels. The shirt was found at a second hand store.  It was then fitted and had ribbon and lace sewn onto it. The red corset was made out of some material I had on hand. … Read more