Contest-Winning DIY Haunted House Costume

Contest-Winning DIY Haunted House Costume

Lilly wanted to be a Haunted House. We had an awesome time creating it. With the trial and error of boxes, cardboard, chicken wire, paper mache, and many other props we finally had a great finished costume. We put a lot of detail into it. Using the boxes, chicken wire and paper mache’, we created … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gnome Riding a Snail Illusion Costume

Coolest Homemade Gnome Riding a Snail Illusion Costume

This Gnome Riding a Snail Illusion costume looks harder then it really was. All you need is a box and fabric and old clothes and shoes. Take the box and shape it. Make a hole to get in ,cover with fabric, take 2 pool noodles, shape neck and head cover with fabric glue on eyes. Sew … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gloria the Hippo Costume

Coolest Homemade Gloria the Hippo Costume

I was approached by a friend of a friend of mine, who’s daughter had to be a hippo Gloria from the movie Madagascar for a dance recital. I was stoked! My love to make and create, especially costumes, I have yet to make in previous years. This was a bit of a challenge as it … Read more

Unique Castaway Couple Costume

Unique Castaway Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I wanted to come up with a really creative and unique couple’s costume that we have never seen before. We started thinking of ideas, but our Castaway Couple Costume idea didn’t form until one day in August. We were flipping through the TV channels, and we stopped on the movie Castaway. Tom Hank’s relationship … Read more

Original DIY Costume Idea for a Boy: Captain of the Titanic

Original DIY Costume Idea for a Boy: Captain of the Titanic

When I asked my six year old son, Ethan, what he wanted to be for Halloween this year, it came as no surprise when he confidently responded “the captain of a cruise ship – the Titanic!”.  You see has has been obsessed (to put it mildly) with ocean liners ever since he saw the movie … Read more

Cutest and Easiest Homemade Minion Costume for All Ages

Cutest and Easiest Homemade Minion Costume for All Ages

Minions are so cute! Easy cheap costume idea for all ages!  Yellow hat, socks, shirt, navy blue leggings and apron and black gloves. For the hat I used pipe cleaners and stuck them right through the top! Made the Gru decal on the apron out of felt. The goggles were a little tricky! Purchase cheap glasses from any Dollar … Read more

Cool Cackling Hens DIY Couple Costume

Cool Cackling Hens DIY Couple Costume

When my friend and I go out on the town we are accused of sounding like cackling hens, so that’s what we decided to go as for Halloween this year.  We searched garage sales for items to make our costumes. We used painter disposable suits and glued feather boas to them. We found Mohawk wigs … Read more

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

This Transformer costume is made up of a cut up power wheels jeep,various plastic shapes,about 5 cans of spray paint, light reflectors, and all mounted and epoxied on hockey equipment. The helmet is a second hand bumble bee mask towered with various plastic containers and cardboard bits, some bottle caps. I made it out of … Read more

Last-Minute Original Chia Head Costume

Last-Minute Original Chia Head Costume

I have always wanted my kids to do this Chia head costume for Halloween and they never would. My office had a Halloween party and I was going as a witch and at the last minute I said “I’m doing it!’” So I ran to Hobby Lobby and bought a shrub, a hot glue gun and a … Read more