Coolest Ever Driving R2D2 Halloween Costume

Ever Driving R2D2 Halloween Costume

The whole thing started when my son wanted to be something from Star Wars, as all little boys are apt to do at some point in their childhood. We pulled into my in-laws & my eye fell on an old R2D2 cooler (like the kind you find at a gas station) laying in their side … Read more

Coolest Flying Genie Illusion Costume

Homemade Flying Genie Illusion Costume

I still remember creating Halloween costumes as a child with my dad, back in my small hometown. Hearing people say “How did you make that”?? or “Where did you come up with that idea?” created a passion to continue building costumes throughout my adult years. October always creates an inner excitement of what is about … Read more

Coolest Frozen Head in Fridge Homemade Costume

Frozen Head in Fridge Costume

The frozen head in fridge costume started out as a water heater box. I cut it down the left side to make the “doors” then placed a piece of cardboard in the bottom of the “freezer” section that rested on my daughters head. We spray-painted the entire thing white and placed bent cardboard on the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Where the Wild Things Are Costume

Homemade Where the Wild Things Are Costume

I’ve made many Halloween costumes before, but when I decided this year to make the Where the Wild Things Are costume, I was not really sure what I was getting into. I knew it was going to be larger and more elaborate than anything I had built before. I made this decision a little more … Read more

Coolest Baby Dragon Costume

Coolest Baby Dragon Costume

My baby boy, Winter, was eight months old just before Halloween and he had begun to crawl. My husband commented that he walked a lot like an iguana, and he really did – one splayed little hand at a time. The Baby Dragon costume hatched. He grew out of this costume three times in a … Read more

Coolest Haunted Portrait Costume

Homemade Haunted Portrait Costume

I’m not really sure how the idea hit me for this Haunted Portrait Costume, I think it was a combination of ideas and thoughts that came together. I knew I wanted something different, something that would stand out. But also I wanted something interesting, something that would move or pop-up. So I started to plan … Read more

Coolest Homemade General Grievous Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade General Grievous Halloween Costume Idea

I decided to build General Grievous from Star Wars and this was my most challenging build ever! I got some pipes and parts and built the basic frame out of 1″ and 3″ ABS piping all bolted together with lag bolts. I built a custom 3″ ABS pipe hip axle that swivels in three spots … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bumble Captures Yukon Cornelious Costume

Homemade Bumble Captures Yukon Cornelious Costume

Hi there, I usually make a very unique (and complicated) costume every year, but recently took a couple years off, (due to a new baby and work). So this year I decided to step it up a notch and even top the last “illusion” costumes I made in previous years. I came up with the … Read more