Cool Headless Bloody Bride Costume

Bloody Bride lost her head

I found my bride’s dress at a resale shop for $5.99. I took a piece of packing foam and put downing in it to make a sturdy frame. I placed that in a cloth backpack for the bodice of the dress. I turned a sour cream tub upside down and taped it to the top of … Read more

Oscar the Grouch Halloween Costume Made Completely from Trash!

Oscar the Grouch Costume Made Completely from Trash

My Oscar the Grouch Halloween costume in 2020 (worn by me) was inspired by piles of trash on my street. I’ve always created my costumes with some found objects and recyclable materials, but never have I given myself the limit of using only discarded trash as my material. What better costume to do that than … Read more

Great Northern Gladiator Beer Carton Costume

Great Northern Gladiator, Beer carton costume

My friend and I are living in a remote Australian community, so when deciding on a theme for our birthday party we figured Anything But Clothes (ABC) party was an easy one for people without malls to grab something from. Voila, I used up some Great Northern Beer Cartons (certainly no shortage of them around … Read more

Cutest Homemade Hippity Hoppity Kangaroo Costume

My Daughter wanted to be an animal for Halloween a few years back and we decided on a Kangaroo costume. The body started out with a pair of brown pants and brown oversized sweatshirt. I attached a offwhite toilet seat cover to the front of the shirt for the pocket.  I flipped the bottom up … Read more

Colourful Day of the Dead Inspired Couples Halloween Costumes

Colourful “Day of the Dead” inspired couples Halloween costumes

I wanted to wear something a bit more colourful than the usual Halloween costumes here in the UK (skeletons, witches and ghosts etcetera) and was fascinated by the “Day of the Dead” celebrations in Mexico, especially the vibrant costumes. I did a bit of research and decided to use my grandma (who had died a … Read more

Easy DIY Beth Harmon Costume from The Queen’s Gambit

The Queen's Gambit | Beth Harmon

Here’s my 9-year-old daughter and her little Beth Harmon costume from The Queen’s Gambit. We were able to repurpose her dress from last year’s Wednesday Addams’ costume, so this was definitely a budget-friendly costume. The most difficult part was her very long hair that needed to be meticulously curled and pinned and the winged eyeliner, … Read more

Coolest VB Spartan Warrior

Homemade VB Spartan Warrior

This VB Spartan Warrior is a suit I made from VB cartons (Aussie beer). It took me a while to make but I was happy with it. I just asked the guy at the Bottlo to keep all the empty cartons for me and I ended up with about 30 cartons to play around with. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Google Maps Costume

Homemade Google Maps Costume

Hello I am Borja, from Madrid, Spain. Sorry for my poor English. I made the Homemade Google Maps Costume with a white t-shirt painting with markers. The marker is made from cardboard magenta and elastic bands to hold it. I think I could have done better but I did it in a day and almost … Read more

Awesome Homemade Icee Costume

Awesome Homemade Icee Costume

My 12 year old daughter wanted to be her favorite after-school treat this year, an Icee drink! We started off with two white poster boards and two wire hangers. I bent the hangers into circles and glued on the poster board. I cut out holes for her arms, and added strips of red and blue … Read more

Coolest Boo Costume from Monsters Inc.

Coolest boo from monsters inc costume

Ive always wanted my kids to be Monsters Inc. characters, but never really made them. This year I decided to go ahead a give it a try. I started off with an old jacket that my 2 year old had outgrown. I was about to throw it away then thought it would be perfect for … Read more

Cool Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Plex Robot Costume

Cool Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Plex Robot

I had a lady ask me if I could make her granddaughter a unique costume this year because last year she had seen my daughter’s Starbucks costume and loved it! So she requested I make a Yo Gabba Gabba Plex the robot costume. I started off with a large cardboard box. I formed a circle … Read more