Awesome Homemade Itsy Bitsy Spider Family Halloween Costumes

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We have been dressing up as a family for the last 8 years and have so much fun every year coming up with family Halloween costumes that will fit our family size for its characters. Each year we go for a theme that is not over-done, something recognizable and doesn’t require much explanation, something original, … Read more

Awesome Homemade Haunter Pokemon Costume

haunter pokemon costume

I made my 6 year old son a Haunter Pokemon costume out of 1-inch craft foam glued together and carved. In addition, I also carved and cut out the eyes and mouth.Then I covered the costume in quilt batting and painted it. The eyes glow by using floral LED lights behind a 1/2 inch piece … Read more

Adorable and Comfortable Homemade Toddler Centaur Costume

toddler centaur costume

I’m really into Greek mythology and thought it would be a very unique and cute idea to see a creature come to life. At first, creating this toddler centaur costume was a bit of a challenge. But after I did some simple measurements and had some free time, I was able to put it together. … Read more

Adorably Tough Baby Twins Halloween Costumes With Orthotic Helmets

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The background behind our biker baby twins Halloween costumes: Our 8 month old twin boys were diagnosed with abnormal head shapes. Gabriel has Plagiocephaly, which presents as an asymmetrical (uneven) head shape. Noah has Brachycephaly, which presents as an abnormally wide head shape resulting from a central flattening of the back of the head. So, … Read more

Awesome Transformers Costume DIY Transforming Optimus Prime

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Transformers Costume DIY Halloween Project Without any outside influence, my son used to play pretend that he could transform like a Transformer. The idea’s been done before, but not as I have. What sets mine apart from the other transforming costumes is that it can transform from vehicle to robot mode in seconds. You too … Read more

Coolest DIY Snail Halloween Costume With Slime Trail

snail halloween costume

My 4 kids have always loved building and creating things, especially my youngest. Halloween has long been her favorite holiday.  We get to build, paint and sew her costume (which then become part of the ever growing dress-up collection). This last year has seen her develop an obsession with snails. She builds homes for them, … Read more

Coolest DIY Marvin The Martian Halloween Costume

marvin the martian halloween costume

I gravitate towards full body costumes. I have fun being immersed in the identity and personality of a character. For a short time every year, I get to use my imagination and play dress up without it being totally weird. I decided on a Marvin the Martian Halloween costume. In regard to fabrication, I like … Read more

Coolest DIY SpongeBob Halloween Costumes

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Our family Trick or Treats for the local Food Pantry and I hand make our costumes every year. My daughter loved this show growing up and really wanted to do these SpongeBob Halloween costumes. One of my daughters was SpongeBob, my other daughter was Patrick, I was Mr. Crab and we had our cat dressed as … Read more

Unique Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg Costume

Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg costume

The Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg costume came about after my mother told me a story about an uncle of mine. He once dressed draped in cans at a Carnival many years ago. Well, I had the desire to try and recreate the exact costume but that did not go well. In my sleep I dreamed of … Read more

Awesome Mexican Wall Costume With Señor Trump Sign

Awesome Mexican Wall Costume

When deciding what costume to wear this year, my son wanted to find something topical and instantly recognizable. He was inspired by current President Donald Trump and immediately thought of a Mexican Wall costume. My son keeps up with politics and came across an online meme of the Mexican Wall.  We knew this was the idea … Read more

Cool Human Anatomy Costumes

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For our costumes this year, my girlfriend and I created cool human anatomy costumes. We wanted to wear something original and eye-catching and this did the trick! We looked in a nearby store and found the quality to be lacking so we did some research on costume materials and then it was time to get creative… … Read more

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume for a Boy

Cool Edward Scissorhands costume

My three year old son Bodi loves the movie Edward Scissorhands and wanted an Edward Scissorhands costume. It is his kid repeat movie. (Anyone who has kids or was a kid knows what a repeat movie is.) I’m just happy his is a Tim Burton movie that I love and don’t mind watching over and over. Bodi … Read more

Easy DIY Adorable Twin Old Ladies

We thought dressing our twin daughters up as old ladies would be a fun Halloween costume. The costumes were very easy to put together.  I glued craft pom-poms onto hats for their wigs.  My husband made walkers out of PVC pipe and spray painted them.  We added tennis balls for a fun effect.  I purchased … Read more

Awesome DIY Groot Costume from Guardians of the Galaxy

This year i wanted to do something big… and what’s bigger than Groot? Hours after inception of this wonderful idea i was at the hardware store buying copious amounts of insulation foam (I’m talking as much as I could physically carry!) Once I got home I began digging through my drawers for some sacrificial pants … Read more

Adorable DIY Tinkerbell Costume

Adorable DIY Tinkerbell Costume

Over the Summer I decided that I wanted to make my kids’ Halloween costumes this year. So, in July, my daughter Riley (6-years-old) and I started looking for inspiration online. She decided that she really wanted to be Tinkerbell, so we started looking at as many Tinkerbell costumes as we could to get some ideas. … Read more

Cool Back To the Future Family Costumes

Cool Back To the Future Family Costumes

This was a labor of love and insanity, but surprisingly not too difficult. the marty costume was mainly things I had (except the vest – which I bought – but its a functional item that can be reused so I didnt feel bad) The Marty costume was mainly things I had, except for the vest, which … Read more

Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

I am an avid Goodwill shopper so I was looking in the dress section for something cute in January and came across this dress in my exact size!! As soon as I saw it I thought it looked EXACTLY like the Beetlejuice dress so I knew I had to figure out a way to make … Read more

Adorable Toy Story Green Alien Costumes

Adorable Toy Story Green Alien Costumes

After not winning a costume contest for my dog being scuba dog last year, I decided right then and there that I needed the best costume for this year. I had it planned out a year in advance so I didn’t even know I would be having a baby at the time. Once I found … Read more

Coolest Darth Vader Unmasked Costume

Coolest Darth Vader Unmasked Costume

Around 5 years ago I started out on a journey to make a Darth Vader costume that would be as movie accurate as possible. After a lot of research and collecting photos, I set out on my task. One year later and hundreds of hours of sewing, molding, crafting, and a few mishaps I was finally … Read more

Coolest Happy Camper Costume

Coolest Happy Camper Costume

My family and I like to go camping before Halloween. We go to a campground near us that has some activities all weekend. Last year I went as a campfire and it was a hit. I thought what to do for this year, and I decided a camper would be fun to make. That is … Read more

Coolest Flintstones Family and Car Costume

Coolest Flintstones Family and Car Costume

Having kids seems to have rejuvenated my inner-child and rather than buy our Halloween costumes, I’ve gotten the bug to create them the last few years, and hopefully provide them with lasting memories along the way. A couple of years ago we did our “Sidey’s Pest Control” Mouse Trap costume, followed by our “Chips + … Read more

Funny Out House Costume

Funny Out House Costume

My son loves a reaction at Halloween and this toilet costume, or out-house costume will get you one! This is a wardrobe box from U-haul with 1 x 1 reinforcements inside on the top, middle and bottom, secured with nuts, washers, and bolts. I wrapped it all with photo booth paper I purchased at Hobby Lobby. … Read more

Amazing Jillian Holtzmann (2016 Ghostbusters) DIY Costume

Amazing Jillian Holtzmann (2016 Ghostbusters) DIY Costume

After seeing the new Ghostbusters film, I fell in love with the movie and especially with Kate McKinnon’s character, Jillian Holtzmann. She was so unafraid to be herself and her quirkiness (and let’s be real, her gay vibes) were really inspiring to me as a gay woman in science. I love to make my costumes … Read more

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

My 2-year-old daughter insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween this year, so I needed something that related to Tinkerbell for my 7-month-old son Myles. I wanted their costumes to relate to each other in some way. My husband and I agreed on a Captain Hook costume for him. I browsed online and found the perfect … Read more