Beautiful Homemade Princess Tiana Costume

Princess Tiana

Every little girl’s dream is to be a princess, on Halloween night, Princess Tiana came to life. Prince Naveen was homemade too but these were the steps taken to make princess Tiana . Supplies: All Fabrics were purchased from Fabricwholesaledirect.com netting and tulle purchased from local JoAnns fabric store. 6 yards light yellow crepe back … Read more

Coolest Beauty and the Beast Couple Costume

Belle of the Ball and her Beast Couple Costume

Let’s just start by saying that the reactions our Belle of the Ball and her Beast couple costume got was well worth the energy it took to put them together. We were invited to attend a party around here called the witches ball, we had never been and have only known about it since someone we knew … Read more

Amazing Lumiere Costume (and his Plumette) from Beauty and the Beast

Lumiere Costume (and his Plumette) from Beauty and the Beast

While watching the newest version of Beauty and the Beast this year, I was struck by the characters and their extravagant costumes (or potential for costumes), specifically those whose character transitioned from houseware to human and vice versa. I knew that I had to make one come alive for myself this Halloween. I studied the … Read more

Stunning Toddler Disney Halloween Costume: The Yellow Belle

Stunning DIY Toddler Disney Halloween costume: The Yellow Belle

My favorite princess growing up was Belle! My daughter is now joining me in the love for Beauty and the Beast. I love sewing so I had to make sure I knew what she wanted to be for Halloween before it was October 31st. She had decided in July she wanted to be the yellow Belle. So … Read more

Adorable Beast Halloween Costume for Baby Boy

Halloween costume for baby boy

My daughter decided she wanted to be Belle for Halloween. She decided this in July. I had already decided her brother was going to be a Roman soldier and I was going to paint abs on his baby belly. She had a different idea. She wanted baby brother to be the Beast. Because my favorite … Read more

Coolest Genie in a Lamp Costume

My Grandson wanted to be a Genie for Halloween. I made a black skirt and put blue lights on it the covered it with fake spider webs to give a smoke look. I sewed on trim to the shirt. I made the vest out of gold fabric. Finally, he was painted all blue!

Cool Disney and Game of Thrones Mash up Costumes

Cool Disney and Game of Thrones Mash up Costumes

My sister and I were planning a trip to Disney for Halloween and we both love Disney, Game of Thrones, and clever wordplay. Starting with Elsa and ‘Winter is Coming,’ we came up with Daenelsa and Jon Snow White. They were a big hit at the Halloween party! Daenelsa started with Elsa’s dress and cape … Read more

Beautiful Handmade Princess Ariel Costume

Beautiful Handmade Princess Ariel Costume

My daughter loves princesses and dressing up to look like them! She wanted to be Ariel with legs! (Lol) Her cousin decided on being Ursula so they could do a theme together! But mostly, she wanted to be the most beautiful version of Ariel! For the dress, we went to our local fabric store and … Read more

Tale as Old as Time – Beauty and the Beast Couple Costume

Tale as Old as Time - Beauty and the Beast Couple Costume

Once Upon a Time, in New England, an artist met a handsome chemical engineer. And, they fell madly in love. Obviously! Otherwise, it wouldn’t be a very good story. After many months of laughter, adventures, and lots of ice cream, Halloween was just around the corner, the artist’s favorite holiday. The handsome engineer had never celebrated … Read more

Let it Go Frozen Pet Costumes

Let it Go Frozen Pet Costumes

The costumes were made by me, Shannon (age 19), my sister, Katelyn (17), and my mom, Beth. We came up with the costume idea when we were shopping and saw the costume section. We saw how cute the costumes were from Disney’s Frozen and decided it would be a perfect theme for our bunch of … Read more

Frozen’s Marshmallow Snow Monster Costume

Frozen's Marshmallow Snow Monster Costume

For Halloween 2015 my 4-year-old little girl wanted to be Elsa from Disney’s “Frozen.” As it is tradition for me to dress-up every year with my kids, I decided to go as “Marshmallow,” Elsa’s snowman bodyguard from the movie. The video below details the creation of the costume, and highlights 2015’s Trick-or-Treat with my kids. I … Read more

Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

These 2015 staff theme costumes had to be kid appropriate since it is an elementary school. Belle: This beautiful woman purchased her costume and embellished with tulle and jewels. She was the photo op of the day! Beast: Beast’s head is a combination of homemade paper mache clay, Great Stuff spray insulation and a purchased … Read more

Elaborate Belle Gown – Be a Beauty, Sew Like a Beast

Elaborate Belle Gown - Be a Beauty, Sew Like a Beast

My submission is my gold ballgown inspired by Disney’s 1991 film “Beauty and the Beast” As a child I always identified with Belle because she was the first princess with brown hair and she loved to read like I do. Wearing her dress for me was reaching into her soul and embodying the adventure that … Read more

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Coolest Ever Frozen Family Costumes

Our two year old has been obsessed with the movie and characters of frozen for about a year (what toddler girl isn’t).  Mommy has a little creative bone and a little extra time while we move into a temporary home until ours is ready (yea right!!) but couldn’t help herself create this magical moment. Mommy … Read more

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

DIY Hipster Ariel Costume

For work we had all decided to dress up as DIsney characters.  Naturally with my red hair I chose to be Ariel.  I took it a step further and did a slightly “hipster” version of the little mermaid.  This cosutme was fun to make and everyone loved it! I already had black booties from Forever … Read more

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

Taco Belle Wordplay Costume

I bought a Belle dress and wig. Then I bought a bunch of felt and made an apron out of tacos. I also made a taco hat, which clipped onto my wig. It was very comfortable. I added a crinoline for fullness and gloves to complete the look. The best part was watching people’s reactions.

Difficult (BUT WORTH IT!) Tangled Family Costume

Difficult (BUT WORTH IT!) Tangled Family Costume

The blood, sweat, and tears of recreating “tangled”… As an avid Disney fan, it was a no brainier LAST Halloween when we found out we were having a little boy, (after a long journey of trying to have a child, which is another blood, sweat and tears story in its own regard) that we would … Read more

Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother Plus Size

Cinderella's Fairy Godmother Plus Size

For my Fairy Godmother costume I created a cloak out of a few old shirts and wore a blue dress. Pulled a pink bow from an old prom dress To make neck bow. Wore white wig and made a fairy wand from a dowel and glued on some silver sequins. Very cheap and easy costume … Read more

Little Flynn Rider Costume

Little Flynn Rider Costume

At last I saw the light and decided to make a Flynn Rider costume for my little boy this year! He loves Tangled & requested to be Flynn. For his costume, I already had most of the basic elements on hand – namely, the white shirt, khaki pants, brown belt & a teal vest (totally … Read more

Cutest Ever Rapunzel Costume for Baby and Dad

Cutest Ever Rapunzel Costume for Baby and Dad

Here’s my 3 month old daughter’s Rapunzel costume together with her dad. She wanted to be Rapunzel this year, for her first halloween! (I could just tell. Haha!) So, I made her Rapunzel and stuck her in her tower! Her dad is a good sport and agreed to be a prop for her costume! I … Read more

Cute Stroller Costume: Baby Cinderella in Carriage

Cute Stroller Costume: Baby Cinderella in Carriage

This is my Daughter Madison. She is our little princess, so I decided to turn her into a real princess for Halloween (carriage and all)! She is wearing a Cinderella dress. We have her illuminated by a blue light do that she can be seen, plus it makes her look more “sparkly”. I created the carriage … Read more

Elsa’s Snow Storm Costume

Elsa's Snow Storm Costume

Every other little girl wanted to be Elsa last Halloween but my daughter was Elsa’s snow storm. 1.  I took a beach hat and cut off the brim.  I hot glued lots of light grey, dark grey and white tulle to it and glued then glued different sized snowflakes al over it.  I used some fishing line to … Read more

Cutest Ever Homemade Princess Jasmine Costume

Cute DIY Princess Jasmine Costume

As a huge Disney fan, I of course had to anniversary my DIY Ariel costume from last year. So, I decided to do a Princess jasmine costume from the Disney movie Aladdin. This costume was definitely a lot tricker to create than the mermaid costume. Here is what I did: Making the Top of my Jasmine … Read more

College-Girl Edition Olaf Costume

College-Girl Edition Olaf Costume

Living in Montana, I had to get creative on how I was going to make a cute, yet warm and practical Olaf costume. I found a white “bandage” skirt online that puffed out like the bottom snowball on a snowman. I then found a white long-sleeve shirt that I could paste felt onto. I cut … Read more