Awesome Homemade Living Hand Sally Costume!

Living Hand Sally Costume!

I have always wanted to create a costume that makes people do a double take. And this year was hands down my year! I absolutely love The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Sally has always been my favorite character. I wanted to create a Sally costume that could bring some of that Tim Burton magic to … Read more

No-Theft-Needed Neighborhood Watch Burglar Costume

No-Theft-Needed Neighborhood Watch Burglar Costume

The artist, Eldritch, is wearing the costume. The idea came to its brain one dark night drive around his small town. When he spotted the sign, it thought of a childhood full of such signs, and how he’d never even seen anyone who remotely looked like this ‘suspicious person’ everyone was on watch for. So … Read more

A Labor of Love: Grammy’s Five Nights at Freddy’s Springtrap Costume

Springtrap by Grammy

My grandson Clayton, an avid fan of the Five Nights at Freddy’s (FNAF) video game series, requested a Springtrap costume for Halloween. As a 77-year-old grandmother, I was unfamiliar with the character but determined to fulfill his wish. Embracing the challenge, I embarked on a journey of research, learning new crafting techniques, and dedicating countless … Read more

Bringing Mystique to Life: A DIY Halloween Costume

My first halloween with Mystique costume

This Halloween, I decided to embrace the spirit of the season and transform into the enigmatic Mystique from the X-Men universe. As a first-time Halloween celebrant, I was thrilled to embark on this costume creation journey. Gathering the Essentials My experience with costume making proved invaluable in bringing this project to life. I began by … Read more

DIY Corpse Bride Costume: A Halloween Masterpiece

Emily, the Corpse Bride, homemade cosplay

I decided I wanted to be Emily, the Corpse Bride (concept originally by Tim Burton) for Halloween this year since I felt my makeup skills were finally developed enough to be able to pull off the look successfully. I knew I would have to make the costume myself so I started two months early. I … Read more

Cool Homemade Light-Up Ghost Rider Costume

Homemade Ghost Rider Costume

Violette loves to cosplay and does it everyday! After she watched the Nicholas Cage Ghost Rider movie she wanted to dress up as him and have his ride. So we got to work. It was an amazing family project to make this costume come to life. We spent so many hours cutting out individual flames … Read more

Coolest DIY Transformers Family Costume

Transformers Family Costume

Introducing Kian as Optimus Prime, Riley as Starscream, and Anita as Bumblebee. Riley about the Halloween costumes: I have always loved getting dressed up for Halloween and theme parties, but my poor fine motor skills left some of the details of my costumes lacking. That all changed when I met my wife, Anita, in 2015. … Read more

Mommy-Made Mad Hatter Costume for 5 Year Old

Mommy Made Mad Hatter Costume for 5 year old

This Mad Hatter costume was designed by a mommy to make her 5 year old boy’s dream come true! My kindergartner was watching Alice in Wonderland back to back in loop and Mad Hatter soon became his favorite character. When I searched internet the hatter costumes were either not kid friendly, or missing some important … Read more

Awesome Homemade Dad and Baby MechWarrior Costume

Awesome Homemade Dad and Baby MechWarrior Costume

Years ago I saw other dads on several other costume websites make a mech suit for their kids. I’m here to keep the torch list and keep the inspiration for others moving forward. This dad and baby Mech Warrior costume took about 2 months to make, both a lot of fun and a lot of … Read more

D.I.Y. McDonald’s Hamburglar Costume

D.I.Y. McDonald's Hamburglar Costume

This costume took me 4 days to create for a Halloween event at my job. The only two things that I bought brand new was the prison suit and wig. Everything else I borrowed or already had at home. The cape was created from used graduation gowns I bought from a thrift store. Overall costs … Read more

Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Both of my brothers are cosplayers. They go to conventions all the time. They said I should join them because it is a lot of fun. I began thinking what would I even dress up as. Then I thought about what I liked. I loved watching the Power Rangers when I was younger. I have … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carnage (Spiderman Villain) Costume

Coolest Homemade Carnage (Spiderman Villain) Costume

My son is a huge Spiderman fan and asked if I could make him a “Carnage” costume. If you are not a comic person… Carnage is the offspring of “Venom” (seen in Spiderman 3). Venom is a symbiote 1/2 alien that merges with a human host. In the comic series, a piece of the alien disconnected from … Read more