Hilarious Fred and Barney Costumes for Twin Babies

Hilarious Fred and Barney Costumes for Twin Babies

From the moment I found out I was having twins I knew the were going to be best friends for life.  Growing up I loved watching old episodes of the Flintstones and one day my husband was talking about the crazy antics of Fred and Barney.  It was just perfect!  All of the trouble those … Read more

The Jetsons Costume for a Family with Hand Built Space Car!

The Jetsons Family Halloween Costume with Hand Built Space Car!

Creating the Jetsons costume for our family was a great adventure! I said our Flintstones family costume last year would be it as we are running out of room (other previous costumes include our ‘Chips & Buds Spud Wagon’ as well as a ‘Pest Control mouse trap’), but I couldn’t resist taking a crack at … Read more

Coolest Scooby Doo Family Costume with Hand Built Mystery Machine!

Scooby-Doo! Family Halloween Costume with Hand Built Mystery Machine!

We had so much fun with our Scooby Doo family costume! I said our Jetsons family costume last year would be it as we are running out of room (other previous costumes include our ‘Flintstones Family’, ‘Chips & Buds Spud Wagon’ as well as a ‘Pest Control mouse trap’, all of which included a mobile … Read more

Coolest Flintstones Family Halloween Costume with Hand Built Car!

Flintstones Family Halloween Costume with Hand Built Car!

What great fun we had with our Flintstones family Halloween 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 the kids with lasting memories along the way. A couple of years ago we did … Read more

Coolest Halloween Tree Couple Costume

Homemade Halloween Tree Couple Costume

The Halloween Tree is a magical tree from Ray Bradbury’s novel of the same name. The Halloween Tree is filled with pumpkins that glow with the lights of the souls that reside inside them. We made these Halloween Tree costumes almost completely from scratch. We started by making the bark. We painted sheets of brown … Read more

Coolest Flintstones Group Costume

Homemade Flintstones Group Costume

This year we decided to dress up at the Flintstones. Fred’s costume was made out of orange, black and blue fleece. It was sewn together and the tie was tied around his neck like a regular neck tie. Fred carried around a bowling ball… it was made out of a styrofoam ball and painted blue. … Read more

Out-of-this-World Jetson’s Family Costume!

Out-of-this-World Jetson's Family Costume!

We had a blast as the Jetson family! It’s rare that the kiddos actually want to participate with dear old mom and dad so when I got the chance, I ran with it! Our costumes were pieced together with traditional clothing and embellished. Jane, Judy, and Elroy’s collars were cut from heavy weight interfacing material … Read more

The San Diegan Homemade Flintstones Family Costume

The San Diegan Flintstones

Growing up, my Ma made me and my brothers costumes by hand every year. I had my baby girl in January and couldn’t wait to flex my skills to honor my Angel Mama. Start simple, nothing too elaborate. Something primitive…BOOM! Flintstones – The San Diegan Flintstones family costume. I started with felt, lots of it. … Read more

Cool DIY Jane Jetson Costume

Jane Jetson

To make this Jane Jetson costume, I paper mached a 54″ balloon and cut cardboard for the tail and edges. I used rope for the straps. The wig was bought online. The dress from forever 21, and the tights from Walmart. I used white fabric and hot glued it on top of the triangular carboard.

Awesome DIY Riveting Rosie From the Jetsons Costume

rosie from the jetsons costume

Halloween is my favorite time of year. When I was thinking about costumes I knew I wanted to be something nostalgic. So I google searched: classic toys, cartoons, foods, music, celebrities, historical events…..just about everything! As I was researching I came across the cartoon The Jetsons. So many fond memories of my childhood on Saturday … Read more

Coolest DIY Jetsons Maid Rosie the Robot Costume

rosie the robot costume

I was inspired to try this by one of the previous posts on this website actually. The mass production of costumes and clothing these days has a massive impact on the environment. Halloween costumes are typically made with petroleum byproducts which are cheaply made and uncomfortable; two things that sound pretty terrible to me.  Also … Read more