Cool Rafiki Costume

Cool Rafiki Costume

This year I decided it was a good idea to dress as something fun for Halloween, and since I was low on budget I had to make something big from what I had. So, one day I was baby sitting my niece and we where watching the Lion king which is one of my favorite movies ever and there … Read more

Cruella de Vil Costume

Cruella de Vil Costume

My 6 year old daughter watched the movie 101 Dalmatians over the summer and felt in love with the movie. When I asked what she wanted to be for Halloween, she reply Cruella. I thought it was going to be easy just to go and buy the costume, but it was as easy. Most of … Read more

Fantastic Homemade Child Villain Costume – Ursula

Fantastic Homemade Child Villain Costume - Ursula

Last year our 5 year-old daughter Riley wanted to be Maleficent! Knowing that there would be 100’s of little Maleficent’s running around, due to the recent release starring Angelina Jolie, I asked Riley if there was another thing she wanted to be that would make her feel special and stand out. Immediately she said Ursula! … Read more

Magnificent and Malicious Maleficent Costume

Magnificent and Malicious Maleficent Costume

This is my interpretation of Angelina Jolie’s character in Maleficent. This revamp of the classic Sleeping Beauty moved me so much I just could not help but to channel my inner Maleficent. I absolutely love that this film changes the way women are interpreted in movies so often to feel we must be ‘saved’ by … Read more

Extravagant Maleficent Costume

Extravagant Maleficent Costume

My daughter wanted to be a beautiful character. The idea of being Maleficent made her so excited! She already had the awesome green eyes so we knew it would be a perfect costume for her! For the robe, we used suede fabric and free hand cut the shapes we needed and then took an old … 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

Elaborate Ursula the Sea Witch Costume

Elaborate Ursula the Sea Witch Costume

Every year my little girl chooses a different Disney Villain. This year she decided she wanted to be Ursula the sea witch since her cousin was going to be Ariel. She wanted to look evil but still wanted be beautiful at the same time! For the bodice and the tentacles, we went to our local … Read more

Cat Got Your Tongue Minnie Mouse Costume

Cat Got Your Tongue Minnie Mouse Costume

As a little girl, I would watch The Mickey Mouse Club on television. I have always adored Minnie and Mickey Mouse and all of the Disney characters. I would make sure to watch any Disney specials that came on television. My parents had a large family and they could not afford to take all of … Read more

Cool Jack the Pumpkin King Costume

Cool Jack the Pumpkin King Costume

After I spent my first Halloween with my now husband, I knew I had hit the jackpot. I had found someone that loves Halloween as much as I do. Each year we try to out-do the year before. While we usually do something that is recognizable, we love doing costumes that remind us of our … 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

Ursula The Sea Witch Costume

Ursula The Sea Witch Costume

I started with the accessories first. Earrings and necklace were made with polymer clay, baked and painted. I found some tutorial videos on Youtube to create the right shell shape I needed. The trident was made from a 3/4 inch dowel, and three layers of foam board. I cut out three layers, glued them together, … 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

Jessica and Roger Rabbit Couple Costume

Jessica and Roger Rabbit Couple Costume

Halloween was very special for us this year, mainly because it was both our first times going to a costume party as a couple. It did not take long to figure out what we were going to be because our Facebook names are Jezzica Rabbitt and Roger Rabbitt (unique spelling included). People in the community … Read more

Malecifent at her Best

Malecifent at her Best

Our daughter in law made this costume for her niece Elena and I thought she did an amazing job. Elena won first prize last night at the Sault Greyhounds Hockey Game contest. Elena called us today to tell us (her grandparents ) that everyone was telling her she made a amazing Malecifent.

Stitching Up a Cool Stitch Costume

Stitching Up a Cool Stitch Costume

One Day My Church Was having a Disney themed Party with a costume contest, So I decided to make a costume of my favorite Disney character. Stitch. I didn’t finish it in time for that however and the little bit I had finished sat in the garage for months. When October came I decide I … 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

Handmade Dark Alice In Wonderland Costumes

Handmade Dark Alice In Wonderland Costumes

We each individually planned our Alice in Wonderland costume ideas, and didn’t tell each other what we were doing except which character. The only rule was that there needed to be a dark flare on the concept. Alice and I live about 8 hours from Cheshire Cat and the March Hare. The day before Halloween … Read more

Queen of Hearts Baby Costume

Queen of Hearts Baby Costume

This is my one year old daughter in her Queen of Hearts costume. After getting some ideas online I knew this had to be her costume, it totally fits her personality. The whole costume cost just under $30 and I still had tons of stuff left over. I used an 8 inch crochet top 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

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Our daughter Ana was born with Rett Syndrome and is in a wheelchair. When we started planning our costumes we wanted to make something for her wheelchair that would make her feel like everybody else trick or treating.  I wanted people to notice her for her costume and not her wheelchair and disability. When I … Read more

Toy Soldiers Couple Costume

Toy Soldiers Couple Costume

Bought all the costume elements at the local thrift store. After several cans of spray paint and many days of drying out masterpiece was completed. We built the platforms to split in half so we could walk. The boots were glued down with liquid nails. We wore green leotard over our faces so we do … Read more

Mini Jack and Sally Skellington Costumes

Mini Jack and Sally Skellington Costumes

These are my children Trinity (2) and Jordan (5)! Jacks head is made out of paper mâché and Sally’s dress and wig is hand stitched. I used hotglue, acrylic paints, puffy paint, yarn! The most difficult part had to be the Paper mâché because that head itself took 2 weeks! Originally got the idea off … Read more