Original Girl’s Birthday Gift Costume

Every year our town has a winter carnival event put on by our local fire fighters.   Local children and adults create their own costumes and wea

Every year our town has a winter carnival event put on by our local fire fighters. Local children and adults create their own costumes and wear them in while skating on the ice in our rink in order to win various prizes. We thought a birthday celebration would be a nice theme for a costume, since … Read more

Coolest Teen Wolf in Basketball Uniform Costume

So each year my Fire Dept holds a charity 80\'s party to benefit a different organization. I could think of no better 80\'s costume than good ol

So each year my Fire Dept holds a charity 80’s party to benefit a different organization. I could think of no better 80’s costume than good ol’ Teen Wolf in Basketball Uniform Costume. I have done this costume in the past, but never with the basketball uniform and full body hair. It was a very … Read more

Coolest Child Parrot Costume

My 2 ½ year old son Aaron was selected to be a parrot at his Preschool fancy dress contest. I was very apprehensive at first but going through

My son Aaron was selected to be a parrot at his preschool fancy dress contest. I was very apprehensive at first but going through this website “Coolest homemade costumes” I got some great ideas and also executed it well. This is what I did for my child parrot costume. First, I bought a red t-shirt … Read more

Elizabeth Swann Costume Goes Undead

When the first \"Pirates of the Caribbean\" movie came out, my teenage daughter fell in love with the wedding gown that Elizabeth Swann is given.

When the first “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie came out, my teenage daughter fell in love with the wedding gown that Elizabeth Swann is given. Simplicity came out with an “inspired by” pattern that fall and we had fun with it. The fabric is home dec brocade, fully lined, lace-up and went for the full … Read more

Coolest Struck by Lightning Costume

I was searching for an awesome costume idea. I came across a struck by lightning costume on a website (no picture included). I started thinking how t

I was searching for an awesome costume idea. I came across a struck by lightning costume on a website (no picture included). I started thinking how to do it and my idea won my work Halloween costume contest. I took a pair of jeans and a button up shirt and burned holes all over with … Read more

Coolest Alfalfa Costume

My son is getting old enough to pick his own costume now (boo for me). On the upside though, we usually have several \"festivities\" to go to bet

My son is getting old enough to pick his own costume now (boo for me). On the upside though, we usually have several “festivities” to go to between school parties, parties with friends and Trick or Treating, that he has had to have two costumes each year so as to not destroy his “main” costume. … Read more

Ultimate Spaceballs Group Costume

This costume was made up of Lord Helmet, Princess Vespa\'s stunt double, a Space Ball Trooper, and Barf. We picked characters based who we looked l

This ultimate Spaceballs group costume was made up of Lord Helmet, Princess Vespa’s stunt double, a Space Ball Trooper, and Barf. We picked characters based who we looked like and what people would recognize. PS princess Vespa did not look like a man but we thought it would be funnier. Barf had made his costume … Read more

Coolest Burlesque Peacock Costume

My Homemade Peacock Costume!!This is my pride and joy!!! I even won a costume contest at a casino for it!! and I LOVED making it. I made the follow

My homemade Burlesque Peacock costume! This is my pride and joy!  I even won a costume contest at a casino for it!  and I LOVED making it. I made the following pieces to complete my peacock look: – A hand sewn layered tulle, black saddle feather, peacock feather and peacock sword bustle. (I HAND SEWED … Read more

Coolest Hoarders Costume

This is my Hoarder costume my mom made. We came up with the idea because one of our favorite shows is Hoarders.
We went to several garage sales and

This is my Hoarder costume my mom made. We came up with the idea because one of our favorite shows is Hoarders. We went to several garage sales and thrift to make this. We had found a sweater at a cheap price, and lace to make a lace collar, to make an almost stereotype grandma. … Read more

Coolest Cheech and Chong Couple Costume

I have always tried to get my husband to do a \"couples costume\". He never would because he like to make his own and actually win\'s a lot of

I have always tried to get my husband to do a “couples costume”. He never would because he likes to make his own and actually win’s a lot of costume contests. I came up with this idea of a Cheech and Chong couple costume for the two of us and he totally went for it … Read more

Cool Queen of Hearts Costume

At my school there was a costume contest so i decided to make my own costume i looked up on youtube for a costume inspired me and i came accross a co

At my school there was a costume contest so I decided to make my own costume. I looked up on you-tube for a costume which inspired me and I came across a costume of “the queens of hearts” (Alice in Wonderland) so I did the costume in my way and here is the result. At … Read more

Coolest Prince Charming Dog Costume

This is Sir Walter. He was entered in the Pug Social ensemble (more than one pug) costume contest with his mate Josie dressed as the “Tudors&rd

This is Sir Walter in his Prince Charming dog costume. He was entered in the Pug Social ensemble (more than one pug) costume contest with his mate Josie dressed as the “Tudors”. She wore a gown and a tiara. As beautiful as they were they only won third place, but had a lot of fun. … Read more