Coolest Abraham Lincoln Costume

Homemade Abraham Lincoln Costume

This Homemade Abraham Lincoln Costume is a salvaged child sized suit from the Thrift store with a white shirt and bow tie (also Thrift store) with a stove pipe hat made from oatmeal can plus a cardboard circle wrapped in black duct tape. Synthetic hair and spirit gum and a black make-up mole finish it … Read more

Coolest Sexy Abraham Lincoln Costume

Homemade Sexy Abraham Lincoln Costume

This “BABErham” costume was to poke fun at the idea that costume companies have a “sexy” version of every type of costume. There’s never been a Sexy Abraham Lincoln, for good reason, so I decided to create a Homemade Sexy Abraham Lincoln Costume myself. I used materials I already had, high heel shoes, nude fishnet … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lewis and Clark Couple Costume

Homemade Lewis and Clark Couple Costume

Going canoeing a lot during the summer, my friend and I decided on a Homemade Lewis and Clark Couple Costume. The canoe was made from a refrigerator box and painted. We held it up with suspenders and attached a flag to the back. We also wore boots, flannel shirts, and fir-lined hats.

Coolest Headless Marie Antoinette Costume

Homemade  Headless Marie Antoinette Costume

I really never liked Halloween until I met my husband. Now as soon as Halloween ends we are thinking out our costumes for next year. This Headless Marie Antoinette Costume got a lot of stares and a lot of applause at the Halloween parties we went to. The optical illusion of it really threw people … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beheaded Marie Antoinette Costume

Homemade Beheaded Marie Antoinette Costume

This Beheaded Marie Antoinette Halloween costume had, I discovered, already been done by others. There were plenty of ideas/photos posted online, but I wanted to take it a few steps further. I watched numerous tutorials and researched photos online to come up with the final product. The shoulders were formed from clay. The clay was … Read more

Coolest Electrocuted Ben Franklin Costume

Homemade Electrocuted Ben Franklin Costume

Ever wondered what Ben Franklin looked like after he was flying that kite with the key, and got struck by lightning? No problem, here he is! We sewed a costume to look like Ben Franklin, all the materials and pattern were purchased at a local fabric store (don’t forget to use those coupons!). Simply add … Read more

Coolest Headless Marie Antoinette Unique Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Headless Marie Antoinette Unique Halloween Costume Idea

I was thinking of making a costume that would be worthy of Marie Antoinette when it occurred to me that headless would be ultimately frightening and shocking. I searched for ideas on how to make a headless costume and found many sites that talked about sculpting a bust from clay but I am not that … Read more