Coolest DIY Psycho Movie Halloween Costumes

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Wearing the Ms. Crane Goes Down the Drain Costumes Demi Kourtesi and Lopati Ho Chee star in these versions of the Psycho Movie Halloween costumes. Inspiration for the Movie Halloween Costumes Let’s start off by saying we are both huge movie buffs and every year we have a few simple rules: 1)      Dont  talk about fight … Read more

Cutest Homemade Little Gumball Machine

I bought an acrylic dome that is used for security cameras that are mounted on the ceiling. I filled it with sponge balls used for magic tricks. Then I placed white felt on the back to enclose the balls. The bottom part of the machine is made of red felt. It has suspenders on it … Read more

Coolest Kids Gyarados Pokemon Costume

Gyarados Pokemon Costume

My decision to make a Gyarados Pokemon costume was a no-brainer. Our oldest son just started first grade and is absolutely obsessed with PokemonGo. As a result, it gives us something fun to do together every few days!  Gyarados is a pretty cool pokemon so I agreed to try to make him this Gyarados Pokemon costume. … Read more

Star Wars: Han Solo’s Blaster Costume

Han Solo's blaster costume

With the release of the latest Star Wars movie last December I was reminded of my facination with the series as a kid. I had always been most fascinated with Han Solo’s blaster. So I decided make my version of Han Solo’s blaster costume. For materials: I did not have any overarching plan. Rather, I … Read more

Awesome Cruella De Vil Toddler Costume

My daughter is three years old loves the movie 101 Dalmatians. For Halloween she requested a Cruella De Vil toddler costume! I found it almost impossible to find dalmatian print items so I purchased a shawl from Etsy, and used it as a scarf. I made the jewelry and the trick or treat bag (from purchased fabric). … Read more

Scary DIY Tooth Fairy Costume

This scary Tooth Fairy costume is custom made from head to toe and is not for the faint of heart! The dress is hand made and is a one-of-a-kind piece. The wings were designed and fabricated by hand as well, they detach from the harness (also made by hand) for easier transport. The skulls were … Read more

Awesome DIY Groot Costume from Guardians of the Galaxy

This year i wanted to do something big… and what’s bigger than Groot? Hours after inception of this wonderful idea i was at the hardware store buying copious amounts of insulation foam (I’m talking as much as I could physically carry!) Once I got home I began digging through my drawers for some sacrificial pants … Read more

Funny Stepford Wife and Redneck Pop Art Costume

Funny Stepford Wife and Redneck Pop Art Costume

Our neighborhood has some homes in 1 city and some homes in another city.  There’s been some tension between which city is better so we decided to make some fun about it. One city is considered more upscale and the other city is considered more farm redneck, but that wasn’t enough… we wanted to make … Read more

Cool Mermaid Costume

Cool Mermaid Costume

I only had 2 days to put this costume together for a local Lagunitas Beer Circus I was attending at Petaluma, Ca. My grandma had just died and I didn’t even feel like drinking, but I had spent $50 on a ticket to this circus and costumes were highly encouraged. On the way into town … Read more

Cool Naked Sims Costume

Cool Naked Sims Costume

This naked Sims costume was the greatest I have ever made. I started out with foam board that I mapped out and painted. Then I attached Velcro to the front and back. I was able to stick the foam board to my strapless wool dress – It worked perfectly. To make the Sim Pumbob I used a … Read more

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

My 2-year-old daughter insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween this year, so I needed something that related to Tinkerbell for my 7-month-old son Myles. I wanted their costumes to relate to each other in some way. My husband and I agreed on a Captain Hook costume for him. I browsed online and found the perfect … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

Coolest Tinkerbell Toddler Costume

My 2-year-old insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween and I had absolutely no problem with that because my daughter was a perfect Tinkerbell! After searching several websites for Tinkerbell wings, I came across an Etsy shop called Wicked Wings. They are based out of London. They had wings that looked identical to that of Tinkerbell’s, … Read more

Cool DIY Carnage Kid Costume

Cool DIY Carnage Kid Costume

I was inspired by another Carnage Kid costume to make this one with a few minor tweaks. I hope that if you want to make this costume, my steps will be helpful. Have fun, and remember; don’t worry about messing up, paint is forgiving! Who is Carnage Kid? If you are not a comics person… Carnage Kid is … Read more

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Our family loves to do group costumes so when I found out that baby number four was on his way, we came up with a fun way to include the newest little one into our Halloween fun! Our costume includes Humpty Dumpty, the King and his men (horses) and the merry maid clean-up crew to … Read more

Cool Homemade World of Warcraft Costume

Cool Homemade World of Warcraft Costume

Creating the Tier 2 Wrath Costume For the Tier 2 Wrath costume from World of Warcraft, I started with the iconic helmet. When making this helmet I covered the persons head with aluminium foil. Then covered the aluminium foil with duct tape to get a correct sizing of the head. I Then used a  marker to mark a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lego Spiderman Costume

Coolest Homemade Lego Spiderman Costume

The Lego craze hit our household hard when my son turned six last year. This meant I had to come up with a unique idea for Halloween since all my son’s costumes are handmade for Halloween. Boy, did I have a large task in front of me. I went to Pinterest and found several DIY … Read more

Sexy Sea Siren Homemade Costume

Sexy Sea Siren Homemade Costume

I have been designing costumes for my daughter since she was two years old. It’s been a tradition that I’ve always loved, and it is great fun to still be able to design her costumes even though she’s an adult. This year’s costume is a Sea Siren, Mermaid or Water Goddess, and probably one of … Read more

Awesome Gossamer and Bugs Bunny Costume

Awesome Gossamer and Bugs Bunny Costume

So we had never really seen a Gossamer costume, except for maybe cosplay, and we wanted to give it a shot this year.  As a natural companion, I decided to go with Bugs Bunny.  We got a lot of really great feedback from people. Even young children still knew who Bugs Bunny was, which I … Read more

Awesome Eve Homemade Costume (Ev-ahh) From Wall-E

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As a 33-year-old woman who works in film and has blue hair, my love of Halloween comes as a huge shock to strangers. Bonnets fly off, cigars fly out of mouths, fine crystal breaks. I’ve wanted to construct an Eve homemade costume for years but was intimidated. Three years ago I built a Kodos costume, but … Read more

Cool Plinko Game Homemade Costume

Cool Plinko Game Homemade Costume

Ever since I was a kid, I loved The Price Is Right, and especially the game Plinko. It always looked like it was so much fun to play!I would watch the show during the summer or if I was home sick from school. These days I’ll watch it when I’m home sick from work. I … Read more

Cool DIY Operation Skill Game Costume

Cool DIY Operation Skill Game Costume

Here is an idea I came up with and I was rather impressed how well it came out. I started out with a box that a treadmill was delivered in and ran with it. I have about 35 hours into building it. Luckily my Daughter is an arts student and did the art work for me. … Read more

Cool Killer Whale & Trainer Couple Costume

Cool Killer Whale & Trainer Couple Costume

My husband and I have always done a couple costume, and this year was no different. I got the idea for the killer whale & trainer costume while thinking about what would be really funny, but also comfortable. Our costume won best group costume. We acted the part all night; I would get my husband … Read more

Cool DIY Poison Ivy Costume

My daughter Kaylie. I came up with the idea because our family was going to do the Bad Guy villain theme. I sprayed her hair red. I made the boots by painting them with green paint then green glitter. I also hot glue gunned leaves to the boots. I made her shirt by cutting out … Read more

Vibrant African Elephant Costume

Vibrant African Elephant Costume

My 11-year-old girl has loved elephants since she was a toddler. Her room is decorated in African elephants. I decided to make her an elephant costume using vibrant African print material. The most time-consuming part of this costume was cutting strips of fabric and sewing them together before cutting out the pattern (McCall’s 6809 vintage). … Read more