Cool Rick and Morty Costume with Paper Mache Mask

Rick from Rick and Morty- Paper Mache Mask

The mass production of costumes and clothing these days has a massive impact on the environment. Halloween costumes are typically made with petroleum byproducts which are cheaply made and uncomfortable; two things that sound pretty terrible to me.  Also I’ve always believed the old adage that “a penny saved is a penny earned”. Making my … Read more

The Cutest DIY Pennywise Costume You Will Ever See

The cutest pennywise costume you will ever see

This is by far the most fun I have ever had making a costume! My daughter is about to turn 3 soon and loves everything Halloween! So this year since she is really into it I figured we could have lots of fun with her costume! The new IT move came out not long ago and … Read more

Adorable DIY Madea Halloween Costume for a Toddler

My 14 month old daughter is wearing this costume. My mom use to dress me up as a little old lady when I was younger so I wanted to continue the tradition. I grabbed my moms shirt, my grandmother’s wig and pearls, some old toddler glasses and removed the lenses and some stuffing for her … Read more

Cutest Homemade Cupcake Girl Costume

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My Daughter was as sweet as a cupcake so we decided to dress her up like one as well. For the Cupcake I started with a dollar store round laundry basket.  I cut out the bottom.  I first folded the boards to make them look like a cupcake liner.  Then I attached white poster board … Read more

Cutest Baby Costumes: The Delicious Granny Twins

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I wanted something different for my twins first Halloween that wasn’t just store bought but also wouldn’t put a huge dent in my bank account. I am a new mom of twins so I had a tight budget for TWO babies. For both costumes, it ended up costing me less than $7 to make! Mainly … Read more

Adorable Homemade Toddler School Bus Costume

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My 3 year-old son wanted to be a school bus for Halloween. However, with a limited budget I had to get creative. Here’s what I did to make this toddler school bus costume: So I took a cardboard box, some paints, ribbon, construction paper, stickers, and two flashlights and got creative! The day of our town … Read more

Adorable Homemade Toddler Firetruck Costume

toddler firetruck costume

My 3 year-old son wanted to be a firetruck. I had already made his twin brother a school bus costume from cardboard boxes and paint, so I thought, how hard could a toddler firetruck costume be? Making the Toddler Firetruck Costume I used a cardboard box, mod podge, hot glue, construction paper, ribbon, flashlights, empty … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tina Belcher Costume from Bob’s Burgers

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This Halloween, I was vascillating between doing something really simple (a rock, a tree, etc.) to throw people off (but… you’re not just a rock, right? What’s the joke?) or a character I love. Then, I watched the perfect episode of Bob’s Burgers and Tina Belcher as a Tree in the instant classic dinner theater play Dreamatorium. … Read more

Easy Last Minute It’s Raining Men Costume

So every year I do a theme party for Halloween. This year, the theme was “Name that Tune”. It was a super fun theme, but as usual, getting ready for the party didn’t leave a lot of time to finish my costume! I decided to do “It’s Raining Men” because it was fairly easy to … Read more

Punny Homemade Scrambled Eggs Costume

Scrambled Eggs!

I love Punny Costumes! (See my previous submission of Punniest Homemade EyePad). My husband thinks I’m crazy for making punny costumes and he just shakes his head like I’m a hopeless cause. It’s true! I’m a sucker for play-on-words types of costumes. The key to a good punny costume is that it is DIY and … Read more

Adorably Evil Joker Costume

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We bought a medium scrub top to make the nurse dress, printed out a vote for Dent sticker for the uniform, and used makeup and green hairspray. This costume is easy to do and made him one cool Joker. Our son wanted to be Joker and it went along with his brother’s costumes, his little … Read more

Delicious Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Costume

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Madi, my almost 2 yr old granddaughter and only grandchild, transformed into a macaroni and cheese costume. In my opinion homemade costumes are the best, most cost effective and most appreciated. Homemade costumes always make the best memorable moments as well. Making the Macaroni and Cheese Costume Madi loves macaroni and cheese so we decided to … Read more

Coolest DIY Jetsons Maid Rosie the Robot Costume

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I was inspired to try this by one of the previous posts on this website actually. The mass production of costumes and clothing these days has a massive impact on the environment. Halloween costumes are typically made with petroleum byproducts which are cheaply made and uncomfortable; two things that sound pretty terrible to me.  Also … Read more

Coolest DIY Womens Cowgirl Costume

Cool Womens Cowgirl Costume

I didn’t know what I was going to be for Halloween this year until I was inspired by my long brown boots. A light bulb went on in my head and I just thought of “Cowgirl”. I think cowgirls are beautiful and confident when they ride beautiful horses. I recently went on a trip upstate … Read more

Adorable Baby Pinata Costume

Adorable Baby Pinata Costume

Costumes are kind of a big deal in our home. My husband and I go to 2-3 costume parties a year, and I always make them. They are usually pretty fabulous, so the bar was set high for our baby’s first Halloween. We thought up and dismissed several ideas before we settled on a baby … Read more

Cutest Combine Harvester Driver Costume

Cutest Combine Harvester Driver Costume

This is Parker, age 4, wearing his Minneapolis Moline Combine Harvester Costume. Parker is a 5th generation lover and collector of Minneapolis Moline tractors and implements. These tractors were sold from the early 1900’s through 1972. Our family sold these tractors back in the day and have now become collectors of this antique heirloom. Parker, … Read more

Coolest Egyptian Princess Baby

Coolest Egyptian Princess Baby

This year is my baby’s first Halloween and I wanted to make her something different. I have a store bought Cleopatra costume and thought it would be neat for her to be a baby Egyptian and I would push her around in the stroller. I bought some white fabric and Egyptian-looking ribbon at the craft … Read more

Coolest Homemade ET Costume

Coolest Homemade ET Costume

  I’m a LONG time lover of both crochet and Halloween and every year I try to outdo myself from the previous year for my babies! I’m also a die-hard 80s’ kid, it’s forever engrained in my soul! So this year, I went hard for Halloween and freehand crocheted this ET costume for my son! … Read more

Cool Steak and Steak Sauce Costumes

Cool Steak and Steak Sauce Costumes

We always allowed our children to pick what they wanted to be for Halloween, with some interesting results.  One year it was a safe, another year a traffic light and even a van one year.  This time, our daughter, Lizzie, said she wanted a steak costume! Since our son, John, is only a year older, … Read more

Super Easy Harley Quinn Costume

Super Easy Harley Quinn Costume

After seeing Suicide Squad back in August I completely fell in love with Harley Quinn’s look. Her mismatch bunches and quirky eye makeup looked great and I thought it would be a really quick and easy costume for Halloween this year. The first hurdle was the hair. I was not about to dye my hair, … Read more

Cool Baby Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

Cool Baby Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

I absolutely love Halloween! I am going a little crazy this year for my baby’s first Halloween. This is costume number 2 for him, and he’s 6-months-old by the way. Since I found out he was a boy I automatically knew he’d be Stay Puft Marshmallow Man for Halloween. I looked to buy it but for … Read more

Last Minute Toddler DIY Magician Costume

Last Minute Toddler DIY Magician Costume

I found out, with one day’s notice, that my daughter’s daycare was having a Halloween party a few days before Halloween. Since her actual costume was not yet finished, I came up with this super cute last minute DIY magician costume. I opened my “tickle truck” (aka – the box where I keep all my old Halloween costumes and … Read more

Easy DIY Superhero Costume!

Easy DIY Superhero Costume!

Looking for an AWESOME DIY for Halloween or Superhero Day at school? We didn’t have any Halloween costumes for spirit week at our son’s school so we improvised and made him a superhero with his own superhero costume! I first asked him what his super power would be? He answered that he wanted to lift … Read more