Awesome and Topical Costume – Victorian Someecard

Awesome and Topical Costume - Victorian Someecard

Every year I go to a competitive Halloween Party and over time, coming up with new ideas have gotten more and more difficult.  This year, I thought of the most amazing costume and dressed up as a Someecard.  You know, those images you see on Facebook where an image like a Victorian lady or 80’s … Read more

Cool Cackling Hens DIY Couple Costume

Cool Cackling Hens DIY Couple Costume

When my friend and I go out on the town we are accused of sounding like cackling hens, so that’s what we decided to go as for Halloween this year.  We searched garage sales for items to make our costumes. We used painter disposable suits and glued feather boas to them. We found Mohawk wigs … Read more

Cool Homemade Lobster Zone Claw Machine Costume

Cool Homemade Lobster Zone Claw Machine Costume

I work in a bar/restaurant and the bar has a game called Lobster Zone. It’s a claw machine, but instead of trying to win a stuffed animal, you try to win a real live lobster, and if you succeed the kitchen will cook it for you. Patrons of the bar go nuts over this tank, … Read more

Fun and Easy Casino Slot Machine Costume

Fun and Easy Casino Slot Machine Costume

This flashy casino slot machine was a blast to put together. I was looking for something fun and unique that would catch everyone’s attention, and so it did. All you have to do is get a large box that and cut out the top and bottom for you to stand in. Spray the box with … Read more

Scary Scarecrow Costume

Scary Scarecrow Costume

Okay, so I am a huge fan of Halloween. I consider myself to be a Halloween enthusiast, lol! With the success of my homemade mummy costume last year, I committed to making my own Halloween costumes from now on.  This year, I came up with a “Scary Scarecrow” costume concept. I want to keep the … Read more

Realistic Decapitated Bride Costume

Realistic Decapitated Bride Costume

This is my costume I home made this year! I wanted something visually stunning that would make people do double takes and wonder how I pulled it off. So the decapitated bride was my choice! I started making this costume by putting a long sleeve shirt inside of the upper portion of the dress. I … Read more

Uber-Cool Peter Pan’s Shadow Costume

Uber-Cool Peter Pan's Shadow Costume

Here is my 9 year old son dressed up as the spectacularly awesome Shadow of Peter Pan. Full disclosure- this costume is only semi-homemade since it does include a morph suit, but nonetheless it was still an original idea and if I may say so, totally kick-ass!  He had been asking for a morph suit … Read more

Make an Awesome Homemade Purple Minion Costume

Make an Awesome Homemade Purple Minion Costume

First let me say that I have spent years looking at this site just because it is so FUN!  When I was pregnant I remember looking for just the right costume. Never in a million years did I think I would be entering one of my own costumes here. This is my first year making a costume … Read more

Coolest Little Despicable Me Minion Costume for a Boy

Coolest Little Despicable Me Minion Costume for a Boy

After seeing Despicable Me 1 and 2 it was clearly obvious my 4 year old had his mind set on being a Minion for this coming Halloween. All of his little friends are being Minions and he wanted no different. I looked at all the online costumes and although he has the goggles and all … Read more

Creepy Ventriloquist Doll Costumes

Creepy Ventriloquist Doll Costumes

I make my kids their costumes every year. This year’s theme was something creepy and they decided on dolls and I got to thinking Ventriloquists!! They loved the idea and I went with it. They were both pretty easy. For her dress I used black and white gingham fabric and some lace and a big … Read more