Coolest Queen Elizabeth I Costume

Homemade Queen Elizabeth I Costume

I made this Homemade Queen Elizabeth I Costume for a costume party at work. The crown is made out of wire and paper mache with fake pearls and jewels hot glued onto it. The wisk is coat hangers covered in fabric and the rest of the costume is made of fabric. The front of the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Cabbage Patch Costume

Homemade Baby Cabbage Patch Costume

I decided to make my daughter a Baby Cabbage Patch costume because so many people say she looks like a doll! I got the idea, from another submitted costume, to put the box around the stroller so it could be taken out for trick or treating. We took a box and fit it to the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume

Homemade Transformer Costume

I made this homemade Transformer costume for my best mates 21st birthday that is considerably close to Christmas. He didn’t want anyone but him to dress as Santa, so everyone else had to be creative. I had just watched Transformers which inspired me to make this. I took a cardboard box and crouched in it … Read more

Coolest Frozen Head in Fridge Homemade Costume

Frozen Head in Fridge Costume

The frozen head in fridge costume started out as a water heater box. I cut it down the left side to make the “doors” then placed a piece of cardboard in the bottom of the “freezer” section that rested on my daughters head. We spray-painted the entire thing white and placed bent cardboard on the … Read more

Coolest Haunted Portrait Costume

Homemade Haunted Portrait Costume

I’m not really sure how the idea hit me for this Haunted Portrait Costume, I think it was a combination of ideas and thoughts that came together. I knew I wanted something different, something that would stand out. But also I wanted something interesting, something that would move or pop-up. So I started to plan … Read more

Coolest Terminator 2 Costume

Coolest Terminator 2 Costume

This is my Terminator 2 costume/life-sized that I finally completed. This was the most difficult and time consuming creation to date, but the end results were well worth it! I have always been a huge fan of the movies, and thought nothing would be more “cool” that to actually become the Terminator. So after many … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mortal Kombat 2 Costumes

Homemade Mortal Kombat 2 Costumes

Hi CHMC crew! What a fab site ? My friends and I were invited to a masquerade themed costume party, so we thought why not dress up as the underworld’s most feared masked ninjas from Mortal Kombat 2? So we decided to go all out and relive our childhood memories playing this classic arcade video … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cuckoo Clock Halloween Costume

Homemade Cuckoo Clock Halloween Costume

When we asked my two-year-old son what he wanted to be for Halloween he responded with words we have heard often in recent months, “Cuckoo”. For the past year he has been obsessed with cuckoo clocks. It started when he watched The Sound of Music and fell in love with the song “So Long, Farewell” … Read more

Coolest Homemade Yard Art Group Costume

Homemade Yard Art Group Costume

My best friends and I did a Homemade Yard Art Group Costume for Halloween this year and posed in a yard for pictures at a Halloween party! From left to right we were: a flamingo, a peeing cherub fountain, a garden gnome, and a pinwheel. The flamingo was created from pink cotton fabric, elastic sewn … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Diorama Costume

Homemade Dinosaur Diorama Costume

How did I think of this Homemade Dinosaur Diorama Costume? I have no idea. But it happened in the shower when I was lost in my mind thinking of random things from my life that I could be. When it hit me, I got out without drying off and drew the idea. The end result … Read more

Coolest Foam Finger Costume

Coolest Foam Finger Costume

I am a sports fanatic (especially Lakers) and decided being a foam finger would be a fun, unique costume! I went to my local craft store and bought 2 huge rolls of foam (each 72″x24″x2″), 16 oz of bright yellow acrylic paint, and 4 oz of purple paint. I bought contact cement at the hardware … Read more

Coolest Fish Tank Costume

Homemade Fish Tank Costume

One fish. Two Fish. Red Fish. Blue Fish. I have wanted to be an aquarium for quite some time not and I finally made one! Materials: -Big Box -Blue transparent material (cellophane) – Paper fish -Fishing line -Snorkel -Goggles -Flippers First, I had to find an appropriate box. I looked all around and finally my … Read more

Coolest Homemade Yellow School Bus Halloween Costume

Homemade Yellow School Bus Halloween Costume

My son had so much fun wearing this homemade Yellow School Bus Halloween costume inspired by his love of the classic yellow school bus! At 4 years of age, he has amassed quite a large collection of figurines representing ALL modes of transportation, and his school bus collection is no exception! I searched his playroom … Read more