Coolest Shamu Trainer Costume

Homemade Shamu Trainer Costume

My friend’s daughter has always been infatuated with Sea World and Shamu since she was 4yrs of age, now 10 she still has the dream of becoming a Shamu trainer. I made her this Homemade Shamu Trainer Costume. Materials List: 1/2″ PVC piping Foam pipe insulation for ½ in pipes 1 sheet of foam sheeting … Read more

Coolest Bull Rider Costume

Coolest Bull Rider Costume

My son Sawyer is 2 1/2 years old and is obsessed with bull riding. That is all he talks about and watches on TV. I thought this Bull Rider Costume would be the perfect costume for him. Sawyer named his bull “Dean”. This costume was a hoot and had many heads turning as he walked … Read more

Coolest Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

Homemade Ice Cream Truck Transformer Costume

I’m an artist living in Austin, TX who spends every September and October working on my kids Halloween costumes. Transformers is the theme this year – again! My daughter wanted a Transformer costume and the only girl-friendly character I could think of is the ice cream truck Transformer from the second movie. The Homemade Ice … Read more

Coolest Female Zebra Costume

Coolest Female Zebra Costume 10

Hi! My name is Alanna Kendall and ever since I can remember I’ve been obsessed with Halloween… well obsessed with getting dressed up and costumes actually. To date my homemade zebra costume has been my favorite. I truly enjoyed putting it together and being a Zebra at the Annual NYC Halloween Parade and going clubbing … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jelly Belly Halloween Costume

Homemade Jelly Belly Halloween Costume

For the bag of the Homemade Jelly Belly Halloween Costume, I used a large, clear trash bag. I cut holes in the bottoms of the bags for our legs. Inside are obviously just balloons of different colors. I tied the bag around the neck with colorful ribbon and printed out a label from the Jelly … Read more

Coolest Sock Monkey Costume

Homemade Sock Monkey Costume

I made the Homemade Sock Monkey Costume and Muno from “Kia Super bowl commercial from 2010). Sock Monkey was simple compared to Muno- entire bodysuit made from white fleece lining and with two chenille blankets as upper layer (wanted to get a “soft feel” like a stuffed doll by using white fleece. Used Velcro up … Read more

Coolest Expecting Barbie and Daddy-to-Be Ken Costume

Halloween 2011 - Expecting Barbie and Ken

My husband and I just found out we were expecting a baby the first week of October 2011. We decided we wanted to announce our big news around Halloween with original Halloween costumes. I have always been a big fan of Barbie so I thought making a Barbie and Ken couple costume would be fun! … Read more

Original Homemade Haunted House Costume

Homemade Haunted House Costume

This homemade haunted house costume is by far one of my coolest costumes I have ever made. I made this for my Grandson, everyone loved it! He would also sit down in it and it looked like a normal Halloween Decoration. Then he would stand up and totally scare everyone! To make: Buy two foam … Read more

Awesome Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume

Thing1 and Thing 2 Costume

My Pomeranian dogs, Maximus and Dantes, are my children and every year they get dressed up. They are constantly doing the opposite of what I tell them to so what better costume to wear than Thing 1 and Thing 2? I took red thermal material and made the body of the suits and then I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rafiki Costume from The Lion King

Homemade Rafiki Costume from the Lion King

This is my Rafiki costume (from the Lion King) that I made for my Son Joshua. I used a pattern to sew the furry suit, but actually it was quite tight on him for October 31st… Making the Rafiki Costume I started with Styrofoam block for the face and carved it to the shape. Then, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Exorcist Costume

Homemade Exorcist Costume

I wanted to make a unique costume that people would recognize, but would stand out from the crowd. I love Alfred Hitchcock so I went with the Exorcist this year. I’m a blonde so no one knew it was me. I took a cheap polyester night gown and dumped chunky split pea soup down the … Read more

Cool R2D2 Costume

R2D2  Costume

I made this R2D2 costume so that my 6 year old son, who has cerebral palsy, would be the coolest kid in elementary school for the parade. I am pretty sure it worked. It is made of foam board and paper mache, and fits over him in his dynamic stander. It is a “Must See”.

Coolest Robbie and Baby Sinclair from Dinosaurs Costume

Coolest Robbie and Baby Sinclair from Dinosaurs Costume

I’ve always been a fan of the show Dinosaurs, so I decided to give it a shot. Robbie’s dinosaur beak is originally a dragon mouth piece which was purchased online and cut to fit around my mouth. His red varsity jacket was found at a thrift store along with the green shower cap. I couldn’t … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dia de los Muertos Costume

Homemade Dia de los Muertos Costume

I’d wanted to do this Homemade Dia de los Muertos Costume for a long time and was so lucky to finally be with someone who is as crazy about Halloween as I was! For the “body” part of the costumes, we bought turtlenecks, gloves, socks/slippers and I bought leggings, too. We had conflicting ideologies as … Read more

Coolest Toaster Costume

Homemade Toaster Costume

I was making a piece of bread in the morning, tired, getting ready for school, when I burned myself on my toaster. Ouch! But then it occurred to me what a great costume a toaster would make. This is made mainly with a box, so finding the right size was the hardest part for me. … Read more

Coolest Prisoner in a Visiting Booth Costume

Prisoner in a Visiting Booth Costume

For this Prisoner in a Visiting Booth Costume I made a two sided “prison visiting booth” out of foam core which I covered with cheesy wood paneling contact paper and a clear plastic film to recreate the glass between the two sides of the “visiting booth.” I attached two identical black phone handsets with old … Read more

Coolest Harlem Globetrotters Halloween Group Costume

Homemade Harlem Globetrotters Halloween Group Costume

Another year, another awesome Halloween! My friends and I decided to go with a tribute to the Harlem Globetrotters of the past; you know Curly and the gang. So with that idea here is what we did. First off we order the old school converse all-stars off line at the converse website and had them … Read more