Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Both of my brothers are cosplayers. They go to conventions all the time. They said I should join them because it is a lot of fun. I began thinking what would I even dress up as. Then I thought about what I liked. I loved watching the Power Rangers when I was younger. I have … Read more

Cool Homemade Cousin Itt Costume for Halloween

Cool Homemade Cousin Itt Costume for Halloween

Cousin Itt was always one of my favorite characters in the Addams Family TV series.  I really wanted to do this for Halloween this year and soon discovered the only way to do the costume was to build it myself.  I’m a really short pipsqueak, so figured I could pull it off. Searching high and … Read more

Cool Homemade KISS Group Halloween Costume

Cool Homemade KISS Group Halloween Costume

My birthday is on October 29th, so Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I am always looking for awesome costume ideas where I can make everything myself. This year, I was searching the Coolest Homemade Costumes site in August, and came across the idea to do a group KISS costume. I pitched … Read more

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 Queen of Hearts Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Queen of Hearts Halloween Costume

This is my Queen of Hearts costume created this year for a gala dinner at a crafting weekend away. It is the highlight of the annual weekend away, and I go to a lot of effort – I love Halloween. I spent over 70 hours creating this, using the SIMPLICITY 3782 “Elizabethan Costume” pattern as … 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

Homemade Zombie Zipper Costume That’ll Freak You Out!

Homemade Zombie Zipper Costume That'll Freak You Out!

About 15 of us had arranged a Halloween fancy dress night out and I always enjoy making my own outfits so I thought I’d have a go at a zipper face look but as a zombie. The mask is made from liquid latex, tissue paper, cotton wool a little foam and some zips. As I’d … Read more

Funny Homemade Prince George and Kate Middleton Illusion Costume

Funny Homemade Prince George and Kate Middleton Illusion Costume

I had already bought everything for a different costume – then two weeks before the Halloween party, inspiration struck!  I rummaged through my attic to find some old baby clothes and my baby carrier and I was on my way.  The most difficult part was finding shoes and a dress for a 6’1″ 200 lb. … Read more

Sweet Homemade Halloween Baby Costume: Little Owl

Sweet Homemade Halloween Baby Costume: Little Owl

I decided to make a costume for my 4 month old daughter’s first Halloween. We live in Wisconsin so I wanted something that would be warm enough to take her outside in but nothing too elaborate that it would be difficult to get her in and out of. She has a small stuffed owl that … Read more