Sexy Donkey Kong Costume

Sexy Donkey Kong Costume

My name is Aleksandra and I work for an online costume store. Our company just held a costume contest yesterday evening, and the best way to stand out was to wear something we DON’T sell. I’m OBSESSED with all things Mario and co., and have never seen a sexy DK costume. So my mom and … Read more

Cute Camilla Cream Costume from A Bad Case of Stripes

Cute Camilla Cream Costume from A Bad Case of Stripes

Each year, my daughter’s school holds an event around Halloween time called Literature on Parade. Students are able to choose a popular literary character to dress up as, in lieu of dressing up as a witch, ghost, or superhero. The skill feels as though this is more educational than celebrating Halloween. So my daughter and … Read more

Crying Girl Face Painting Based on Roy Lichtenstein’s Lithograph

Crying Girl Face Painting Based on Roy Lichtenstein's Lithograph

This crying girl face painted based on Roy Lictenstein’s lithograph was a last-minute costume that required very little effort. I wanted something quick but high-impact. I used tempera and acrylic paint I had around the house (not usually recommended but worked fine for me), and followed the painting as best as I could. I am an artists, … Read more

Original Nemo and Dory Couple Costume

Original Nemo and Dory Couple Costume

As a member of the Grand Rapids Original Swing Society that meets every Tuesday night and is open to the public, we created a costume pairing for an evening’s dance that was themed to Disney. My friend and I love to have a good time, and don’t have normal or reserved senses of humor by … Read more

Super-Original Asparagus Costume

Super-Original Asparagus Costume

I’m a college student studying botany, so of course I wanted to be a plant for Halloween  but how I came to an asparagus. Well I’m not really sure, it just popped into my head one day, and I’m so glad too because it turned out great! Here is how I did it: The main part … Read more

A Toxic Poison Ivy Costume

A Toxic Poison Ivy Costume

I made this Poison Ivy costume to be in a Gotham City Sirens group with my friends, and I love this to pieces! I think I spent a total of around $50 on this because I used a lot of materials from home. The base of the bodysuit is a t-shirt sewed onto a pair … Read more

Super Cute Homemade Care Bears Group Costume

Super Cute Homemade Care Bears Group Costume

When we first decided to be Care Bears we wanted to make sure that it was going to be super cute and super fun, Mission Accomplished!! I made all 5 of the costumes, first I just ordered a plain white petticoat, about $17, spray painted the tops of them in each color, let them hang … Read more

Coolest Liquor Cabinet Group Costume

Coolest Liquor Cabinet Group Costume

For this Liquor Cabinet group costume, we each (minus the box of wine) got a dress relevant to the liquor we were going to be. Then we got the paint from a local craft store and we each got a t shirt relevant to the bottle color. For the box of wine, we literally just got … Read more

Most Adorable Homemade Bowl of Spaghetti Ever!

Most Adorable Homemade Bowl of Spaghetti Ever!

I hand made my 3 month old son’s Halloween bowl of spaghetti costume.  I made the noodles out of yarn and glued them on a onesie.  The meatballs and the sauce is made from felt.  He is sitting in a bimbo seat under the plywood.  We cut a hole and attached a bowl that’s where my son … Read more

One of A Kind Sexy M&M Girl Costume

One of A Kind Sexy M&M Girl Costume

This year for Halloween I wanted to create a cool costume that wasn’t like everyone else’s. I got tired of seeing the same old costumes every year, so I was like, hmm, what would be cool. I figured since I was in the dessert industry it would be cool to do something with food. I … Read more

Original Costume Idea Based on the Children’s Book: Caps for Sale

Original Costume Idea Based on the Children's Book: Caps for Sale

This original costume idea based on the Children’s Book: Caps for Sale was inspired by one of my son’s favorite storybooks by Esphyr Slobodkina”. I referred back to the book often when making this costume, for various details. I was able to borrow most of the clothing for the costume because the actual clothing is … Read more