Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume

He actually wore regular clothes he had in his closet, black sneakers, the suspenders I bought and the hand accessories was the only thing else I had to buy. The wig is a older wig that was cut up and the makeup was done by his aunt. Really simple and fun costume.

Awesome Chucky Costume for a 2 Year Old Boy

Awesome Chucky Costume for a 2 Year Old Boy

I came up with my costume because my sons’ father has wanted him to be chucky since he was born and I figured this year we better do it before he gets too big. We started by looking for a Chucky costume at the Halloween store and the only one they had was a horrible … Read more

Windy Weatherman

Windy Weatherman

After seeing the many Hurricane reporters over the summer I thought that for Halloween I would dress up as a weatherman in a storm. I was thinking this would be very original but after research I found out it had been done before. Luckily the group of people I was around on Halloween found it … Read more

Office Space Movie Couples Costume

Office Space Movie Couples Costume

We decided to go with a simple couples costume for Halloween this year, and dressed up as Bill Lumberg and Joanna from the movie “Office Space”. This is a very easy costume that we made out of basic clothing and colored duct tape. We even ended up winning a Halloween contest at a local bar … Read more

Coolest Maggie Simpson Costume for a Baby

Coolest Maggie Simpson Costume for a Baby

My daughter was the exact right age to dress up in a Maggie Simpson costume this year. I created her dress by placing one of my old blue long sleeved shirts on a flat surface and tracing one of her long sleeved outfits over it so I could get the right fit. Then I cut around the … Read more

Last Minute Sparkles the Unicorn Costume

Last Minute Sparkles the Unicorn Costume

I had never really entered a contest before but I needed the money for something very special and specific. So I decided I would enter with a funny costume. We had this unicorn head from a few yrs ago lying around and I thought that would be a good idea, because the funny costumes always … Read more

Contest-Winning Mad Hatter Costume

Contest-Winning Mad Hatter Costume

Here’s my husband in his Mad Hatter costume from Alice and wonderland. I originally started with the theme when I decided I wanted to be the Alice character, so I thought it would be neat to add the Mad Hatter which was homemade. Both of my daughters wanted to get in on it so one wore a rabbit … Read more

Absent Minded Scientist Costume

Absent Minded Scientist Costume

This is one of the easiest costumes I have ever made! We cut a rectangle out of cardboard, stuck it in a backpack and then dressed it. We put a button down shirt on first and stuffed it with paper and grocery bags to give it shape. For the hands I filled rubber gloves and … Read more

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

My little Vampire Grandson loves to break free from handholding when you lest expect it. A very scary thought for his first year trick or treating! He loves stroller rides though, so I thought I’ll step it up a notch and make the stroller into a coffin. Basic Construction Actually it was quit easy. I made … Read more

Quick, Easy, and SUPER CHEAP Milkshake Costume

Quick, Easy, and SUPER CHEAP Milkshake Costume

My quick, easy and super cheap milkshake costume was inspired by a trip to a gas station-convenience store that sold milkshakes. There was an over-sized milkshake on display and immediately I knew I wanted to be a milkshake for Halloween. My friends got a kick out of my costume because they view me as a … Read more

Homemade Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball Pregnancy Costume

Homemade Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball Pregnancy Costume

My costume this year is the Miley Cyrus video “Wrecking Ball”. I used my pregnant belly as the wrecking ball, and added a “hot mess” barbie I created as Miley Cyrus. It was inspired by my friend suggesting I do something this year different from other pregnant ladies. She suggested a pregnant celebrity but we … Read more

Hunch Back Assistant Costume

Hunch Back Assistant Costume

I made the hunch back assistant costume from a series of different props to act as the dark hunchback, Mord, for a play called “The Creature Creeps.”  He is secretive, cruel, and dark. He enjoys the unease he brings. For Mord, any time is a good time to make people be concerned about grave digging, … Read more

Homemade Nerds Candy Costume

Homemade Nerds Candy Costume

The costume I made was for my 2 year old daughter Ari whom I call my lil’ “nerd.” :) I came up with the idea because I wanted something different, something “outside the box” that not many children wear during Halloween and it had to be cheap and made from a diaper box which was … Read more

Homemade DIY Starbucks Drink Costume

Homemade DIY Starbucks Drink Costume

I made this homemade DIY Starbucks drink costume for my 10 year old daughter Alayna. She asked to be a Starbucks drink for Halloween this year. We started off by googling Starbucks drink cups and costumes that were DIY made by other people. We then went to the dollar store to gather more ideas. We … Read more

Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume

Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume

For my Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume, I wore an old dress and added a feather to my coiffed hair. Got beard last year on clearance from Duck Dynasty costume saved it to create shocking bearded lady. Could build on this costume by adding more people to have a full side show. Cheap … Read more

Cute Jimmy Hendrix Costume for a Toddler

Cute Jimmy Hendrix Costume for a Toddler

This is my two year old son as Jimmy Hendrix. I made this costume from clothing we already owned. This costume was very last minute (I made it the night before a fall festival) cost $0 and required no sewing. I only used his own clothing, paint, scraps from an old bed sheet and a … Read more

Cool and Simple Day of the Dead Skeleton Costume

Cool and Simple Day of the Dead Skeleton Costume

Items needed for this simple day of the dead skeleton costume: (1) Black long sleeve shirt (1) Pair of Black Leggings (1) Bottle of White Acrylic Paint (1) Bottle of Glow-in-the-Dark Paint (1) Makeup (I only used white Halloween make-up, the rest of the make-up was cosmetic make-up) First, locate some black leggings and a … Read more

Crazy Eyes Gets Out of Prison on Halloween

Crazy Eyes Gets Out of Prison on Halloween

After binging on Orange is the New Black, it hit me that I could pull off being Crazy Eyes. We kinda look alike, even down to the gap! After searching through my closet and drawers of old clothes, I came across an old scrub uniform and just put a long black tee shirt underneath. In … Read more

Cool Sushi Costume – 100% Homemade!

Cool Sushi Costume - 100% Homemade!

My son and I came up with this Sushi costume idea after a couple hours of brainstorming one night. It’s something that we have never seen done before and thought it would be fun to make! We used cardboard boxes to create the sushi bar. We wrapped the boxes in paper bags and used wrapping … Read more

Double Headed Illusion Costume – Me and Whats Her Name

Double Headed Illusion Costume - Me and Whats Her Name

Thinking back I’ve alway enjoyed being creative, I would make all kinds of gift baskets, Holiday Christmas and Thanksgiving wreaths were a few of my favorites. My children and I would always look forward to Halloween even now with them and their children. I was never keen on buying costumes for them amd they couldn’t … Read more

DIY Bytar Ninjago Lego Costume – Not Found in Stores!

DIY Bytar Ninjago Lego Costume - Not Found in Stores!

Maddox, 6, loves Ninjago and wanted a Bytar Ninjago Lego costume, one of the “bad guy” snakes. Good luck finding that one in stores! If you’re crazy enough to take it on, here’s the materials & steps to making this costume… There are essentially 4 sections to the costume: Leg coverings, torso, hand coverings and helmet. … Read more

Last-Minute Duct Tape Costumes: Alvin and the Chipmunks

Last-Minute Duct Tape Costumes: Alvin and the Chipmunks

These last-minute DIY duct tape costumes turned out to be a huge success! For weeks leading up to Halloween weekend, my roommates and I could not decide on a group costume for the three of us. We wanted a costume that was fun, cheap, easy, and of course sexy! It was not until my walk home from work … Read more

Last-Minute Zombie Costume for a Toddler

Last-Minute Zombie Costume for a Toddler

For this last-minute Zombie costume, take an old pair of pants with holes in them and an old shirt, if they don’t have holes make some and take coffee grounds to smear on the clothes to make them dirty along with fake blood. Take elmer’s glue to create scars and other zombie effects along with … Read more

Knockout Woman’s Boxer Costume

Knockout Woman's Boxer Costume

This was a KNOCKOUT fighter/MMA/boxer costume, literally! I went to visit my friends for Halloween last minute and had no idea what I was going to dress up as. I didn’t want to do the cliche cat costume or nurse that every always sees at college parties so instead I decided to think out of … Read more