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

Cool Cat Group Costume

Cool Cat Group Costume

These are our cats dressed up. Every single person who saw our cats in their cat costumes loved it, not just the details but just amazed that we were able to get our cats to dress up. Our cats are very well trained and have good temperaments. They are used to being dressed, Every one … Read more

Funny Family Basketball Game Costume

Funny Family Basketball Game Costume

Our family loves to do Halloween family costume ideas, so when we found out we had another baby on the way we started planning. Trying to figure out how to incorporate the pregnancy into the costume was a lot of fun. So the family basketball game costume was a very simple costume idea that included … Read more

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Cool Family Humpty Dumpty Costume

Our family loves to do group costumes so when I found out that baby number four was on his way, we came up with a fun way to include the newest little one into our Halloween fun! Our costume includes Humpty Dumpty, the King and his men (horses) and the merry maid clean-up crew to … Read more

Amazing DIY Fast Food Group Costume

Amazing DIY Fast Food Group Costume

We dressed up as fast food characters during our annual trip to Mickey’s Halloween Party in Disneyland. We were stopped countless times for pictures. I thought my kids would get frustrated as it slowed us down from rides, but they loved the attention. As soon as one picture was taken, another person would jump in … Read more

Funny Ed, Edd, and Eddy Group Costume

Funny Ed, Edd, and Eddy Group Costume

The bulk of the time spent on the Ed, Edd, and Eddy costume was at a thrift store! There was not much work that had to be put into the clothing after we found the perfect items. Making Ed, Edd and Eddy Costumes Ed: Yellow polo was painted with red fabric paint to create the stripe … Read more

Coolest DIY Guardians of the Galaxy Family Costume

guardians of the galaxy family costume

Our family loves the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, so it was a given we would convince our kids this was the Halloween theme we needed to go with. We’ve been dressing up as a family since the kids were born, and each year our costumes get more elaborate. From our Guardians of the Galaxy family costume, … Read more

Cool Duck Dynasty Family Costume

Cool Duck Dynasty Family Costume

My husband and I have four sons so it was fun to do a Duck Dynasty family costume. We each picked a character from the show to portray that fit our looks the best. The clothes were pretty easy to find, we are a family of hunters, so we had most of the camo clothes and boots around the … Read more

Coolest Garbage Pail Kids Group Costume

Coolest Garbage Pail Kids Group Costume

I came up with the idea to do the Garbage Pail Kids costume as a throw-back to my childhood. I started building it, then spread the word among my friends until we had a group. I made all the wigs by sowing thick yarn onto matching beanies. The rest is pretty simple costume making. Basically, … Read more

Adorable Despicable Me Family Costume

Adorable Despicable Me Family Costume

We love to dress up as a group for Halloween.  My daughters voted to dress up this year as characters from Despicable Me. Gru was the easy part – I found a gray and black striped scarf on Amazon, ordered a fake nose, and voila!  My husband wore his own black coat and pants and enjoyed … Read more

Cool Disney Villains Group Costume

Cool Disney Villains Group Costume

The story behind this Disney Villains group costume is that my husband and I are obsessed with Halloween and love to create our own costumes and dress up! We always design and make our costumes ourselves and try to do iconic or recognizable characters. Sometimes we throw a big party and other times we go … Read more

Carousel Dress Costume

Carousel Dress Costume

I wanted to be something different and fun this year for Halloween! I was inspired by Katy Perry’s infamous carousel dress and thought “I can do that!” Materials needed: dress that is flowy on bottom lampshade tube insulator bristol board glue gun and glue stapler ribbon scrapbook paper (optional) First I got a skater dress … Read more

Disney’s Snow White Family Halloween Costume

Disney's Snow White Family Halloween Costume

Each year we do a family Halloween costume theme and this year we chose Snow White! I make all of the costumes or alter them from thrift store finds. I spend months planning and collecting thrift store pieces and fabric that seem like they will be perfect, then I find a way to put them … Read more

Cool Hocus Pocus Group Costume

Cool Hocus Pocus Group Costume

My coworkers and I threw this together for our company’s costume contest. Luckily, we’re all fairly creative, so we were able to make our costumes independently, with the big reveal the morning of the party. We were all pleasantly surprised and took first place in the contest. Everything came from either goodwill or our personal … Read more

How to Train Your Dragon Group Costume

How to Train Your Dragon Group Costume

My youngest daughter loves the How to Train Your Dragon Movies.  When she asked to be Toothless I thought it would be fun for the whole family to dress up (we love costumes). For Toothless I used a black hoodie from Goodwill as the basis for the costume.  I added stiff felt ears and spines … Read more

Family Beetlejuice Character Costumes

Family Beetlejuice Character Costumes

This is my little family in our homemade Beetlejuice character costumes. I originally got this idea by searching though homemade costumes online (and our love for Beetlejuice). Beetlejuice Character Costumes Instructions For the Adam and Barbara Maitland masks I found a few how-to references through Google. I put parts of the tutorials together to make … Read more

Cat in the Hat Costume

Cat in the Hat Costume

I am a Dr. Seuss fan, as are my daughters. I thought it would be great to make a Cat in the Hat costume and bring the Cat in the Hat to life. Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costume Instructions I sewed Thing 1 and 2 using red fleece for the body suit, gloves and … Read more

We’re Off to See the Wizard of Oz Family Costume

We're Off to See the Wizard of Oz Family Costume

It only took one look at the ruby red slippers for Claire age 5 to be certain she wanted to be Dorothy for Halloween. “But, who’s Dorothy,” she asked. So we rented the movie from the library to show her and stopped at the wicked witch she thought she saw enough and she didn’t like … Read more

Lego Family Costumes

Lego Family Costumes

My husband and I always like to go “big” when it comes to Costumes. We thought the Lego Movie characters would be pretty cool to do. The supplies we used were newspaper, quick-tube, paint, cardboard boxes, hot glue, wig, duck tape and our own clothes. My husband did the detail work on all the faces. Tons … Read more

Inside Out Group Costume

Inside Out Group Costume

Inside Out inspired me, causing me to make significant life changes. So I chose to go as Sadness this year for Halloween and my awesome coworkers joined in with me to round the range of emotions – Joy, Disgust, Anger and Fear. We spent less than $25 each, and won out office contest, which made Sadness … Read more

Doctor Who Alien Family Costumes

Doctor Who Alien Family Costumes

Clockwork Droid, from episode “Girl in the Fireplace” The mask used to be a V for vendetta mask and has been turned into the droid style, porcelain, victorian mask. I used air drying clay to reshape the features, paper macheed over top to hold the clay in place, crackle paint over that then dabbed with coffee to … Read more

40 Years of SNL Group Costume

40 Years of SNL Group Costume

The inside sales managers at Hibu decided to do a tribute to the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Everyone picked their own character and rocked it as “40 Years of SNL”. Isn’t that special? We got motivated with our costumes, pepped ourselves up (although we had to sniff our fingers when we got nervous) … Read more

Cool DIY Crayola Crayon Costumes for Quintuplets!

Quintuplets Crayola Crayon Costumes!

Here are our homemade crayon costumes. I made the costumes for myself (mother), my husband, my mom and our 16-month old quintuplets, yes 5! As we all know, Halloween costumes are expensive especially if we are looking to buy for 5 babies. I researched and googled whats the best costume for family that is homemade. I … Read more