Cutest Lil DIY Gary the Snail Toddler Costume

Cutest lil Gary the Snail you ever did see

I hand make huge Halloween costume creations each year, and love the entire performance from start to finish. Typically, I rope my family into a group costume, but this year I made this Gary the Snail costume specifically for my 3 year old. I work with paper mache, found and repurposed materials, and all of … Read more

Cool DIY Beetlejuice Family Costume

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

This was my first year making huge, movie quality costumes from scratch, and I think fully nailed it. This Beetlejuice family costume set off my obsession with going over the top and making these competitively. The costume also inspired me to start working towards a career in this field (albeit, unsuccessful so far). Everything here … Read more

Glorious Female DIY Oogie Boogie Costume

Glorious Female Oogie Boogie

In 2019, I saw a viral Oogie Boogie gown and completely fell in love with the idea as Oogie Boogie is my favorite Nightmare Before Christmas character! I decided that for my 2020 costume, I would do the dress with my own design and spin on it. Towards the end of August, I gathered all … Read more

What a Clever DIY Wordplay Couple Costume Idea!

Cleverest DIY Couples Costume Ever!

“Put Another Shrimp on the Barbie!” I always love going as a pun or some clever phrase for Halloween and wasn’t sure what couple costume idea to do for this year. I had seen people wearing a Shrimp hat with a barbie tee shirt before and I thought that was funny, but when my husband … Read more

Cool DIY White Claw Machine Costume

White Claw machine

This White Claw Machine costume was a fun costume to make, minus the multiple hot glue gun burns or my 3am frustrations. The best part about it was drinking the white claws so I had the empty cans to utilize. This part was my favorite and is also what probably lead to so many hot … Read more

Homemade Venom Costume Made by a 6-Year Old Boy

Homemade Venom by a 6-year old boy

Homemade Venom Costume with my 6 year-old son. I have been making my son’s Halloween costumes since he was 1. He has been a Lion in a circus tent (1), Bob the builder and his friend Lofty (2), Pokémon Go Trainer (3), Dragon turning into Elsa (4), and Rocket Raccoon piggybacking off of Groot (5). … Read more

Cutest Ever Homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 Couple Costume

Thing1 and Thing2

My best friend and I have always called each other Thing 1 and Thing 2. We’ve always talked about actually dressing up like them on Halloween for years! My best friend moved away 6 years ago, so we haven’t celebrated Halloween together in years. This year she said she was coming to town PreHalloween weekend so we can … Read more

Coolest DIY Tyrone Biggums Costume for Adults

Tyrone Biggums for adults

Dave Chappelle has made the world laugh for decades. One of his most hilarious characters was none other than Tyrone Biggums, a friendly neighborhood crack connoisseur. Here you will see my costume and the detail put into it. Many can mimic, few can be exact. These items were purchased at thrift stores and local grocery … Read more

Coolest Homemade Panic! at the Disco Toddler Costume

Tour ready 10-month old miniature frontman, Brendon Urie, from Panic! at the Disco

For my son’s first Halloween, I decided to dress him up as frontman to rock band’s Panic! at the Disco, Brendon Urie – circa his Pray for the Wicked tour era. This may sound oddly specific, but this year has changed my life, much in thanks to the band and Brendon Urie, himself. My son … Read more

Pretty Homemade Crocheted Moana Costume

Crocheted Moana

I am totally obsessed with crocheting and making beautiful outfits for birthdays and holidays. I have been crocheting for the last 6-7 years and it has become a tradition for me to make costumes for my kids every Halloween. I am always amazed at the different characters I can recreate using just a bag full … Read more