Coolest Homemade Plumber Costume

Homemade Plumber Costume

For my son’s 2nd Halloween I wanted something comfortable for him to wear and easy to walk around in. The Plumber Costume was simple: jeans, shirt, work boots and a tool belt to carry the very necessary plunger around. What plumber costume would be complete without the union required “crack.” I had his shirt lettered … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hair Trolls Group Costume

Homemade Hair Trolls Group Costume

Every year we try to come up with something cutting edge, funny, simple but everyone knows who you are. This year, we took it back old school in a tribute to the classic Hair Trolls that everyone had as a kid. I turned my living room into a workshop to create the prefect most ridiculous … Read more

Coolest Men in Black Theme Costume

Men in Black Costume

For our son’s first Halloween (2006), he had an NG tube due to a health issue. We decided to incorporate it into our Halloween costume and made him an alien while we joined him as the Men in Black. Our Men in Black costumes were simple black suits, black ties, white shirts, and black glasses. … Read more

Coolest Pair of Pants Costume

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Our 6 year old decided that he wanted to be a “big pair of pants” this year for Halloween so we said we would try and this is what we came up with. We used material that we had in the house and bought some chicken wire to give the pants some shape. We even … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mail Order Bride Costume

Homemade Mail Order Bride Costume

I went as a mail order bride last Halloween, my costume only cost like $35. I borrowed the dress from my boyfriend’s parents who have a huge collection of Halloween costumes, I got the box, the stickers and the bubble-wrap from the FedEx store. I got the fake cheesy flowers from AC Moore. My veil … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pet Dog Costumes

Homemade Pet Dog Costumes

The Cat in the Hat is one of the most loved books by children and adults ever written by Dr. Seuss, Thing One and Thing Two are funny characters that create fun for the readers as Thing One and Thing Two run out of the box and want to shake hands and say “How do … Read more

Coolest Homemade Office Space Post It Guy Costume

Homemade Office Space Post It Guy Costume

Why try to make a statement with a costume when you can make 1000 statements? The Office Space Post-It guy… Sticky notes, duct tape, tie, briefcase, glasses, and patience. Inspired by the DVD cover shot of the instant classic, Office Space, Post-It guy is loved by all. Topping the get-up with a note-filled briefcase seemed … Read more

Coolest Tampons Costume

Homemade Tampon Costume

Here’s our interpretation of the “Monthly gift from Mother Nature…” I wanted to do something really funny and make a costume that no one else would be demented enough to make. So I decided to take what all of us women are made to deal with each month (of course I am talking about our … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mail Order Bride Costume Idea

Homemade Mail Order Bride Costume Idea

I am a fan of really original and fun Halloween costumes. This year I had a pretty strict budget and I really had to get the creative juices flowing. I came up with the homemade Mail Order Bride costume idea from a political cartoon I saw of a bride jumping out of a mailbox. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Richard Simmons Costume

Homemade Richard Simmons Costume

I was just on the internet one day and happened to see a picture of Richard Simmons pop up in an advertisement. I knew my husband and I had a contest party to go to and thought how funny would that be if my husband would go along with a Homemade Richard Simmons Costume, and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Chihuahua Chalupa Costume

Homemade Chihuahua Chalupa Costume

My Chihuahua Booker hates costumes and clothes. He puts up with me making him dress up every year. Anyone who knows him waits to see what he will be. The Chalupa “shell” is made from thick flannel, and the meat was brown ribbon. The cheese and the lettuce were also ribbons by the yard. This … Read more

Coolest SNL Dick in the Box Costume

Homemade SNL Dick in the Box Costume

This Homemade SNL Dick in the Box Costume is such an easy and funny costume. And I won best costume at the party we went to. What makes it even funnier is that I was a woman dressed up and one of the guys from SNL’s Dick in the Box. My costume didn’t cost me … Read more

Cool Tooth Fairy Costume

The Tooth Fairy Costume

I came up with this idea of a tooth fairy costume for my husband after we joked with our niece about him being the tooth fairy and wanting to pull her loose tooth. I made the tutu out of tull, made teeth out of clay and attached them to his tiara and wand.