Cool Sushi Boy Beau Costume

Cool Sushi Boy Beau Costume

My son Beau is indeed a sushi freak. He eats it every chance he can, and he especially loves the  salmon roe on the outside. The kids at school call him roe boy.  Well, when he told me he wanted to be his favorite food, (a sushi roll), for halloween I thought he’d lost his … Read more

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Couple Halloween Costume

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Couple Halloween Costume

So, my boyfriend and I had been racking our brains for what to be this Halloween when two aging superheroes came to mind–Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. We of course wanted to make our costumes and I jumped right into it–running to Target after work, Michaels on the weekend, Goodwill on my breaks, etc. Generally … Read more

Funny Dog Costume Idea: Chick Magnet

Funny Dog Costume Idea: Chick Magnet

This was a very easy and low cost costume. All I did was find an old cardboard  box and draw a picture of a magnet and cut it our with a razor blade knife. I then used spary glue and glued the red poster board to the cardboard. I then cut the excess off with … Read more

Hilarious Last-Minute Cupid Costume

Hilarious Last-Minute Cupid Costume

I had so many different ideas for Halloween this year and i ended up working so I decided not to go out but last minute plans arised and I had to get something together. I decided to go as Mickey Mouse but then i ran into red wings and thought to myself i have never … Read more

Chihuahua Halloween Costume: William the NYC Taxi Driver

Chihuahua Halloween Costume: William the NYC Taxi Driver

I love Halloween and Especially love making costumes. I have always hand made all my kids costumes. They started getting older and told me I cannot dress them for Halloween anymore. They were 18 so they were right they were legally an adult so I couldnt if they didnt want :-)  .    That didnt … Read more

Mouse in a Trap Toddler Halloween Costume

Mouse in a Trap Toddler Halloween Costume

This year i had to figure out a way for my 15 month old son to safely trick or treat since he doesn’t hold still much anymore.  As soon as his feet touch the floor he’s gone. lol He doesnt care much for his stroller but for some reason he LOVES his wagon. So with a … Read more

Fun DIY Costume Idea: Sky Dancer Sign

Fun DIY Costume Idea: Sky Dancer Sign

My 10 year old son is one of those dancing signs you often see along the highway. It is mostly sewn together from men’s bright yellow t-shirts. The letters and streamers are a blue plastic tableclothe. This won in a local contest in a neigboring town. In motion this got a great reaction. My son … Read more

Funny Chick and Chick Magnet Couple Halloween Costume

Funny Chick and Chick Magnet Couple Halloween Costume

My husband and I are into karaoke.  He was singing the song Fever,  and one line of the song was “chicks were born to give you fever,” so I thought of making a chick costume. I made him a chick magnet costume out of styrofoam, and I glued  feathers to to ends. His song was … Read more

Beaten Pinata Costume – Super Cheap and Very Fun

Beaten Pinata Costume - Super Cheap and Very Fun

Pinatas are probably my favorite party activity. I’m a big fan of candy and hitting the crap out of something while blindfolded. I always wanted to be the one who knocks all of the candy out of it, but I’m usually the one who swings everytime the pinata gets pulled away… This costume consisted of: … Read more

Littlest Old Lady Costume for a Toddler

Littlest Old Lady Costume for a Toddler

Two months ago I gave birth to my 10th child, and as a result of losing my job, we were on a very tight budget this year. I had 10 costumes to make on only a couple bucks. I thought of the idea from the movie “vacation” Aunt Edna with her walker……so I went on … Read more

Baby Nacho Libre Costume – Need I Say More?

Baby Nacho Libre Costume - Need I Say More?

“Oh my gosh, it’s Nacho Libre!!” was the sound echoing all throughout the office as I walked around with my little luchador on his first Halloween.  He had his own paparazzi the whole time, making it a bit difficult for me…I mean him to go trick-or-treating. Jack Black would be jealous. Creating his costume was … Read more

Cute Baby Halloween Costume: Sophia from the Golden Girls!

Cute Baby Halloween Costume: Sophia from the Golden Girls!

This is my little love, Gianna, dressed as Sophia from the Golden Girls. We (okay…just me) LOVE the Golden Girls and I couldn’t resist turning my 5-month-old baby into one of my favorite characters. The thing I love most about this costume (aside from it being HILARIOUS!) is how inexpensive and easy it was to … Read more

Funny Baby Carlos Halloween Costume

Funny Baby Carlos Halloween Costume

So I’ve seen plenty of people go as Alan with Carlos from the Hangover, but never seen anyone go as Carlos. So I decided to try it out. This costume was a real chick magnet and got a lot of attention. It is very creative and eye catching while not being expensive to make. In … Read more

Most Disturbing Homemade Baby Abduction Costume

Most Disturbing Homemade Baby Abduction Costume

With this costume, I scared small children. This was the best costume I made so far. In fact, almost every other house I went to, they wanted to get a picture with me. I also got extra candy, which was fine by me! I got this idea when I looked up “Funny Halloween Costume” on … Read more

Hilarious Homemade Costume: Man with a Tiny Head

Hilarious Homemade Costume: Man with a Tiny Head

I always thought I could make this idea for a man with a tiny head work and I finally gave it a try this Halloween. I have never gotten such a fantastic response to a costume I have made. I made a small false eyes and nose from Sculpy and baked it in my oven. … Read more

Unique “Running with Scissors” Couple Halloween Costume

Unique "Running with Scissors" Couple Halloween Costume

Me and my boyfriend always go all out, every year! This year we went with something totally new! We were spitting ideas back and forth and when suddenly running with scissors came to mind! We knew it was unique and different so we went for it! We used ply wood spray paint foam and laughter … Read more

Grandma Emma Baby Costume

Grandma Emma Baby Costume

Emma just started walking so we thought this grandma baby costume would be funny. We took a wig from a George Washington costume and clipped some of the hair back. Also, took a walker and cut the legs down for her height and put tennis balls on the bottom. She was a hit. We went … Read more

Funny Homemade Mum’s the Worm Costume

Funny Homemade Mum's the Worm Costume

The mention of the letters V-B-S causes me to break into a sweat.  No, it’s not because of the throngs of exuberant  children running amok throughout the church, nor the exhausting “daily-ness” of this event.  It’s more to do with the question, “Will you dress up as one of the characters again this year?”  In … Read more

The Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge Costume

The Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge Costume

My 7 year old daughter found the “Have you laughed today” Laughing Cow Cheese commercial hilarious. She then declared to be Laughing Cow Cheese for Halloween!  She didn’t choose to be the cow, or the round box, but the wedge of cheese  that I had to buy and include in her school lunches. Not sure … Read more

Funny and Different Zombie Banana Man Costume

Funny and Different Zombie Banana Man Costume

I wanted to be something funny and different. I was thinking of being a Zombie but I needed a twist. It came to me the most unusual zombie ever, a banana. I already had a banana costume, and then I had to think of a good way to zombie it up. I added the fake … Read more