Cutest DIY Halloween Star Wars Costumes for Kids: Ewok and Leia

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My kids love Star Wars, and when we were watching Return of the Jedi, my son declared he wanted to be an Ewok for Halloween. So, we needed to create these Halloween Star Wars costumes for both of our kids. Making our Halloween Star Wars Costumes I bought brown fur fabric at a local craft/fabric … Read more

Super Creepy DIY Zombie Bride and Groom Couple Costume

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My husband and I decided to go with a creepy costume this year, hence our zombie bride and groom couple costume. We have been married for 17 years and have never dressed as a couple! I love thrift stores so, naturally I  found our awesome outfits at Goodwill. My dress was $3, and the suit … Read more

Coolest Transforming DIY Optimus Prime Costume

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This is my home made Transformers DIY Optimus Prime costume for Halloween.  This is based on the Cab Over Semi truck from the original Generation 1 (G1) 80’s cartoon. Costume Details My costume is detailed with several different items to make it unique, such as: the vanity Manitoba Licence plate, the windshield wipers, the working … Read more

Hardcore Homemade Mad Max Fury Road Costumes

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Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. Ever since I was a kid I’ve loved making my costumes and dressing up. And of course, they have only continued to get more elaborate over the years. I was having trouble thinking of what to be this year until I came across an article about the second … Read more

Awesome Homemade Christmas Costumes: Bumble and Yukon Cornelius

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This Halloween my 2 1/2 year old Daughter wanted to be Yukon Cornelius and Me to be Bumble. She has been watching Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (1964) since June. She really loves Christmas and everything to do with it. Thus, we needed homemade Christmas costumes. Making our Homemade Christmas Costumes I decided to make … Read more

Adorably Easy Homemade Grease Couple Costumes


Sandy Costume Black leggings painted with black spray paint, black t-shirt cut and pinned to perfection. Then Princess high heels spray painted red, old 80’s black belt I had in my closet, and lots of hairspray and ratting= VOILA!!! Danny Costume Black motorcycle boots, black skinny jeans, black t-shirt with cut sleeves, white women’s button … Read more

Amazing Pop Art Inspired Owner and Pet Costumes

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Inspiration for my Owner and Pet Costumes I got the inspiration for this costume last year online. I always do dog costume contests. And I love to dress up alongside of my pup. So, I knew what I was going to do for myself – but I had to think of how to create it … Read more

Epic DIY Groot Costume From Guardians of the Galaxy

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My wife saw this idea on Pinterest and at the beginning of October, decided she was going to make it. Then we’d all go to our local Halloween Party as the Guardians of the Galaxy. I love my wife – she is very creative and artistic, but I didn’t think this was possible. But – … Read more

Creative Homemade Costumes: The Great American Road Trip

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This year, as our family was on a road trip, we started talking about the essence, spirit, and tradition of road trips, and all the unique, interesting, and sometimes kitschy places people visit when driving across the United States. That conversation is what gave rise to this year’s creative homemade costumes: The Great American Road … Read more

Punniest Homemade Funny Couple Costume Ideas

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My fiancee and I love doing fun, punny costumes, so this seemed like a no-brainer for us. These funny couple costume ideas were Han Solo Cups and Princess Lei-a. Han Solo Cups Costume For Han Solo Cups, I did a lot of brainstorming on how I was going to combine the two ideas in a … Read more

Awesome Marionette and Wind-Up Doll Couples Costumes for Halloween

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These couples costumes for Halloween were inspired by a vintage wind-up doll I saw in the window of an antique store. I initially thought to complement my wife as a Ventriloquist Dummy, but decided that they are too creepy and that a marionette had a sweeter appearance. Our costumes were a big hit at the … Read more

Awesome DIY Rainbow Brite and Sprite Costumes

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Rainbow Brite was one of my favorite cartoons as a kid. My best friend and I decided to make her and her pet sprite, Twink. So we spent the last month figuring out how to make and making these fun and colorful costumes. Here are some of the details on how we put these bright … Read more

Adorable Homemade Animal Crackers Costume for Twin Babies

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I wanted to make a costume for our 20 month old twin boys that would allow them to stay seated. We have 3 other kids and keeping track of 5 is difficult when trick or treating! After many hours of brainstorming, I decided to make them into a giant animal crackers costume box! Creating our … Read more

Hysterical Homemade Costume

"It's a girl!"

Chas, the bearded lady giving birth, found the idea for this outrageous costume by searching the internet using the head line “halloween costumes you can’t unsee”.  Once he saw the inspriation for this costume on a random blog site, he immediately knew it was the one. Chas created the entire costume out of cardboard and … Read more

Coolest DIY Britney Spears Justin Timberlake VMA Denim Costumes

I’ve always LOVED Britney Spears, ever since I was little. And when Katy Perry recreated the Britney Spears & Justin Timberlake denim VMA outfits, I knew I wanted to do it too. At first my boyfriend was completely against the idea, but when I told him I’d handle the entire thing, he got on board! … Read more

Adorably Tough Baby Twins Halloween Costumes With Orthotic Helmets

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The background behind our biker baby twins Halloween costumes: Our 8 month old twin boys were diagnosed with abnormal head shapes. Gabriel has Plagiocephaly, which presents as an asymmetrical (uneven) head shape. Noah has Brachycephaly, which presents as an abnormally wide head shape resulting from a central flattening of the back of the head. So, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cinderella Halloween Costumes


I really enjoyed making these Cinderella Halloween costumes from things I had laying around the house. I am currently a full time student so funds were a bit low. Someday my Prince will Come Let’s start with Prince Charming. The Shirt was from an old button- up. I had buttons I put over his original … Read more

Amazing Homemade Inside Out Costumes

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Inside Out is one of our favorite movies (we are both big Disney fans and little kids at heart). I’m a pretty happy, peppy person, and my husband LOVES Lewis Black (the voice of “Anger” from the movie). So making Inside Out costumes seemed like a no-brainer. I also had seen a similar costume at … Read more

Cool Steak and Potato Couple Costume


The potato is made out of a pop-up hamper, with lots of craft paper and pillow stuffing stapled/hot glued to it. The stapler really helped keep everything in place. The slice of butter is a small box covered in construction paper. The ‘foil’ is just a piece of silver fabric from WalMart that I scrunched … Read more

Cool DIY Glowing Jellyfish Costumes

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How we Became Jellyfish My fiancé and I were sitting on the couch one night discussing what we were going to do for Halloween. We came up with several ideas, but nothing really sounded that great. My fiancé said “I just really want to be the most venomous marine animal”. Well the process began; we … Read more

Coolest DIY Psycho Movie Halloween Costumes

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Wearing the Ms. Crane Goes Down the Drain Costumes Demi Kourtesi and Lopati Ho Chee star in these versions of the Psycho Movie Halloween costumes. Inspiration for the Movie Halloween Costumes Let’s start off by saying we are both huge movie buffs and every year we have a few simple rules: 1)      Dont  talk about fight … Read more

Cool DIY Traveling Circus

Step right up...Come one, Come all...Ringmaster Caileigh-Girl and her Caged Lion, Kyle-Guy, as oart of the Traveling-Trick-or-Treating Circus

After taking the kids to a local circus and hearing our daughter, Caileigh, rave about the show for months, we decided to feature her as the ring master of this traveling-trick-or-treating circus, along with her little brother, Kyle, as the caged circus lion. Most of their costumes were taken straight from their closets, but we … Read more

Super Realistic Zombie Poison Ivy and Zombie Riddler Costumes

By the time Halloween 2016 rolled around, I had been wanting to be Poison Ivy for a few years. And I finally did it - threefold. I had purchased a go

By the time Halloween 2016 rolled around, I had been wanting to be Poison Ivy for a few years. And I finally did it – threefold. I had purchased a gorgeous (and expensive) PVC corset/superhero underwear set in 2014 and planned on wearing that. But…I didn’t make it… I always make my costume. I had … Read more