The Mystique Costume That I Spent 4 Months Planning For!

The Mystique Costume That I Spent 4 Months Planning For!

First off, I have always wanted to do this costume…so I started planning in June. I came across this website and read through all the Mystique entries to get ideas and to combine what I thought were some of the best  techniques. I also viewed several YouTube videos on makeup ideas and techniques on how … Read more

Victorian Explorer Steampunk Costume for a Toddler

Victorian Explorer Steampunk Costume for a Toddler

I love Steampunk outfits. It is a modern Victorian style very popular right now . For this Halloween I decided to put together a Victorian explorer costume that could be passed down to his kids or passed on to other family members that would last rather than the store bought costumes that barely make it … Read more

Starbucks Dog Costume – Easy and Inexpensive

Starbucks Dog Costume - Easy and Inexpensive

STARBUCKS PUP-KIN SPICE LATTE DOGGY COSTUME Supplies 2 Wooden embroidery hoops Poster board Ribbon Tissue paper Paint/markers I noticed that my dog (Pembroke Welsh corgi) is the exact colors of my favorite fall drink – Starbuck ‘s Pumpkin Spice Latte… 1. First, I ordered a PSL, strictly for research and reference purposes. 2. Then I … Read more

Awesome Homemade Werewolf on Stilts Costume

Awesome Homemade Werewolf on Stilts Costume

Starting out I purchased drywall stilts, facial prosthesis, contact lenses, makeup and high quality fake teeth. I decided to become “The Beast”, an over sized werewolf based costume. I obtained several floor mats with a fake fur like material and used it as a fur muscle suit for my body. By covering a hockey chest … Read more

Awesome Self-Levitating Steampunk Traveler Costume

Awesome Self-Levitating Steampunk Traveler Costume

I found an article on foam ideas and that spawned making this lightweight craft that appears to float. I also love the look of “Steampunk” and the “Time Machine” styling seen in movies. I went for a hovercraft that is supposed to be powered by Tesla Technology. The craft features lights and sound to help … Read more

Awesome Homemade Ten Foot Reaper Costume

Awesome Homemade Ten Foot Reaper Costume

My costume this year started out as the Governor of the town of Woodbury from the Walking Dead. But several months ago I got the idea to do a Grim Reaper. I didn’t want to do one on stilts like I saw all over the web, I wanted to make one with proportionate body parts. … Read more

Freaky Bug-Like Costume On Stilts

Freaky Bug-Like Costume On Stilts

I got the idea to make a freaky bug-like costume out of nowhere. I imagined something of a mix between a queen bee, praying mantis, and humanoid type thing. Basically, I wanted to make something that would freak people out! And of course it had to be huge, ridiculously tall, how would I be a … Read more

Cool Halloween DIY Costume Idea: Totum Pole

Cool Halloween DIY Costume Idea: Totum Pole

Tonight, Kimberly is wearing a beautiful Totum Pole which was hand crafted in her home town of Tacoma, WA. She said earlier that it took her about a week and a half to complete and that she had a blast creating it. She got a 12 inch cardboard tube as the body and 2 inch … Read more