Prize-Winning Headless Marie Antoinette Costume

Prize-Winning Headless Marie Antoinette Costume

For the past few years my sisters have had a great Halloween party.  I usually dress up as some kind of Vampire, because I love Vampire movies.  Anyway, this year they told me “You can’t be a Vampire!” lol.  So, I decided to do something totally different and great!  Marie Antoinett, carrying her head!  I … Read more

Coolest DIY Mom and Son Couple Costume: Minion Agnes and Costumes

Coolest DIY Mom and Son Couple Costume: Minion Agnes and Costumes

I was looking at the different homemade costumes on your amazing website, and I came across this minion costume here https://www.coolest-homemade-costumes.com/2012/10/17/coolest-homemade-despicable-me-minion-costume/. Not only did I immediately fall in love with it, but my son just so happen to be a tremendous fan of minions himself  that I decided to try making the costume myself  but … Read more

Cool Homemade SpongeBob and Gary to the Rescue Child Couple Costume

Cool Homemade SpongeBob and Gary to the Rescue Child Couple Costume

My boys (2 and 4 at the time) are the ultimate Spongebob fans, especially my oldest – Austin. He desperately wanted to be Spongebob for Halloween, so like any working mom, I took to the internet. A million searches later I couldn’t find any pre-made Spongebob costumes for sale (ugh!) so I decided to try … Read more

Yummy Chocolate Ferrero Rocher Candy Head Group Costume Idea

Yummy Chocolate Ferrero Rocher Candy Head Group Costume Idea

For this homemade chocolate candy head costume I used a large balloon (the kind that has the elastic band attached that kids like to bop around, works well) for the mold – just make sure it is a very big one. I bought wallpaper paste from the store and employ a lot of daily-journal paper. I cut … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hellraiser Pinhead Costume

Coolest Homemade Hellraiser Pinhead Costume

This year I decided to go as Pinhead from Hellraiser. I started with a base robe costume and modified it a lot to achieve a more form fitting look. I used a silicone mask with real nails that were punned in a head form, and then siliconed in. I then added Velcro to make the costume … Read more

Cutest Cabbage Patch Doll for a Baby in a Stroller Costume

Cutest Cabbage Patch Doll for a Baby in a Stroller Costume

After having made boy costumes for the past 10 years, I was more than excited to make one for my 7 month old daughter! In trying to think up a costume, I flashed back to memories of things that I loved as a child. After days of pondering, I finally figured it out!  A Cabbage … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ms. Minion Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Ms. Minion Halloween Costume

I started out my Ms Minion costume by using 2 large foam pieces and gluing them together. I then took yellow fleece and glued the fleece to the foam. I cut out holes for the eye and arms. I used 2 rolls of yarn layered on top for her hair and then used wire for … Read more

One of a Kind! Homemade Geico Money Man Costume

One of a Kind! Homemade Geico Money Man Costume

We went to a Halloween Bash and we asked to have our pictures taken so many times we lost count of!  My husband was the Money Man and I was Flo from Progressive and we were a hit!!!   Order and Gather Supplies First I ordered the most realistic money in various denominations I could … Read more

Awesome Tree Rex (Skylanders) Costume for a 5 Year Old Boy

Awesome Tree Rex (Skylanders) Costume for a 5 Year Old Boy

Prologue Once upon a time in a land far far away, Monroe, North Carolina, there lived a 5 year old boy, Ryden Nievaard. One day Ryden’s mommy, Christine Nievaard, asked a very innocent question. “What do you want to be for Halloween”? Sure that Ryden would say he wanted to wear his Buzz Lightyear costume … Read more

Creepy DIY Zombie Truckers Couple Costume

Creepy DIY Zombie Truckers Couple Costume

We made our  Zombie Truckers couple costume out of cardboard and spray painted along with some props of dead body parts and blood. At first we had just made a plain Usf Holland semi for a costume and posted it to Facebook to see friends reactions and it wasn’t appealing enough for us so we went … Read more

What if Iron Man Needed Sponsors? The Iron Can Costume!

What if Iron Man Needed Sponsors? The Iron Can Costume!

While watching Iron Man 2 with my wife a few months back. I started thinking how cool it would be to have the Iron Man armor for myself.  I mentally slapped myself back to reality not by realizing the suit is scientifically impossible but by thinking “I’m not a Billionaire so it will never happen”. … Read more