Coolest Adam and Barbara Maitland Couple Costume

Homemade Adam and Barbara Maitland Couple Costume

I made Barbara’s mask out of wire and paper mache. Once the form was completed, I hand painted in appropriate flesh tones on the outside and used red and black for the inside of her mouth. Her teeth are marshmallows that were glued onto a piece of poster board that I cut and sized to … Read more

Coolest Spaceballs Costume

Spaceballs Dark Helmet & Colonel Sanders

DARK HELMET (AKA my mother!) Its a cat litter box! No joke. There were some really good ideas for Spaceballs costumes on this site, but we only had 1 day to do this one, it was a last minute idea. We tried to figure ways to make the mask move up and down, but everything … Read more

Bill and Ben Costume

Bill and Ben Costume

I was asked by my children’s school to make a Bill and Ben costume for the opening of a garden. I bought two big flower pots and drilled out holes for the arms and a big hole at the bottom. I sprayed the pots red and on the back I wrote their names with a … Read more

Coolest Mario and Luigi Halloween Costumes

Homemade Mario and Luigi Halloween Costumes

My boys love Mario and Luigi video games and really wanted to be them for the annual Halloween costume contest at school. There was nothing in the marketplace at the time so I had to pull everything together and make my own Mario and Luigi Halloween Costumes. The masks were pieced together using felt; the … Read more

Cool Homemade Mario and Luigi Costumes

Homemade Mario and Luigi Costumes

I wanted to be a partner costume with my little sister but she was very stubborn so I had to find something she loved to be. I considered many different pairs but then after watching her play video games it was decided! Lily, my sister would be Luigi and I, Emily, would be Mario. It … Read more

Coolest Swine Flu and Bird Flu Couple Costume

Coolest Swine Flu and Bird Flu Couple Costume

We decided to be the H1N1 virus (said to have begun in Mexico) and the SARS virus (said to have begun in Asia) for Halloween! For the Mexican swine flu, Kevin found an old blanket at a flee market which he cut a hole in to wear as a poncho, a hat donated from a … Read more

Coolest Dia De Los Muertos Homemade Couple Costume

Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Couple Costume

This is a Homemade Dia De Los Muertos Couple Costume my wife and I wore to a Halloween party. The paint is water based and I used an airbrush to paint the black base and a hand brush to paint the bones. My wife made the colored paper flowers.

Coolest Siamese Twins Costume

Homemade Siamese Twins Costume

For this Siamese Twins Costume my roommate and I basically rummaged through old clothing. We found big clothing by going through our bigger family members stuff. We found a huge skirt, and we stretched it out by pulled it apart and loosening the seams. We found a huge sweatshirt that we also managed to stretch … Read more

Coolest Highway to Hell and Stairway to Heaven Costumes

Homemade Highway to Hell and Stairway to Heaven Costumes

My sister and I were going for a rock and roll theme when trying to decide what it was we wanted to dress up as for Halloween. We were thinking Metallica, Kiss, Ozzy, you name we thought about it! Finally we came up with songs instead of groups and this Highway to Hell and Stairway … Read more