Cool DIY Beaker Costume

Homemade Beaker Costume

Hi everyone, Old school muppet fever!!! This Beaker Costume was created by myself. I am a huge Beaker fan, so off I went. This took about 15 hours to make. The head is made of fleece, painted fleece for the hair, Styrofoam eyeballs. The mouth has black mesh so I could see. The shoes were … Read more

Coolest Fraggle Costume

Coolest Fraggle Costume 5

I decided to make a Fraggle costume because I found one to order online and it was over $100! No way was I paying that much money! Basically I got yellow tights, orange shorts, red turtleneck and orange gloves all from Goodwill. Then I bought a red baseball hat and covered the front with this … Read more

Coolest Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker Costumes

Homemade  Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker Costumes

For Bunsen Honeydew: First I got a big ball from Walmart and paper mached it. Then I cut the mouth big enough so my daughter would be able to see out of it. I used clay to paper mache the big nose and ears and glued them on and painted it all green. I grabbed … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert and Ernie Costumes

Homemade Bert and Ernie Costumes

Every year I am challenged to find a costume idea better than the year before. Then comes the part of bringing the idea to fruition. I am a huge advocate for homemade costumes that display creativity, ingenuity, and just good plain fun! Having other people come up to you and say how great your costume … Read more

Coolest DIY Beaker Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Beaker Halloween Costume

This year my friends and I decided to do a Muppet theme and my friend decided to be Beaker since he has always been her favorite. She asked me to help so we rolled up out sleeves on Saturday and got busy! To make his head we bought a sheet of foam and hot glued … Read more

Coolest Beeker Homemade Halloween Costume

Beeker Homemade Halloween Costume

As a child I loved Beaker from the Muppets. I took a heavy piece of poster board and made the tube. Applied tan foam sheets, a layer of batting, ivory colored fleece. Cut out the mouth and used black mesh and left open at bottom to be able to use a tube (straw) to drink … Read more

Cool Oscar the Grouch Costume

Homemade Oscar the Grouch Costume

Broke my leg and had a lot of time on my hands. Building this Homemade Oscar the Grouch Costume was my hobby for the better part of a month. I’ve seen other Oscar costumes with Oscar’s feet poking out the bottom of the trash can. Everyone knows that Oscar can’t move his own garbage can. … Read more

Coolest Oscar the Grouch Costume

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Every year we try to do a family theme for our Halloween. This year we decided to do Sesame Street. My 2 year old and 1 year old were easy, we bought Elmo and Cookie Monster on Craigslist, and they were all set. But my 8 year old wanted to be included, so he said … Read more