Bringing Mr. Potato Head to Life: A Journey of Creativity and Craftsmanship

Mr potato head

Inspired by Mr. Potato Head costumes gracing the internet, I embarked on a mission to create a costume that not only captured the character’s playful essence but also exuded maximum realism. Little did I know, my creation would evoke both amusement and tenderness in those who encountered it. Constructing the Potato Body The foundation of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Halloween Costume Inspired by the RMS Titanic

The RMS Hudsonia, a homemade Halloween Costume inspired by the RMS Titanic

Hudson, my 8 year old son has a fascination with old ships like the RMS Titanic, the Olympic and the Mauritania. When asked what he would like to be for Halloween, he said, without a doubt, “a ship! “ Once that was settled we began searching high and low for boxes. (The one we really … Read more

A Starry Night to Remember: A Father-Son DIY Costume Creation

Ladies and gentlemen..  I give you.. "Starry Night"

For over a month, my son and I embarked on a creative journey to bring Vincent van Gogh’s iconic painting, “Starry Night,” to life through a captivating Halloween costume. This ambitious project involved transforming a backpack into a wearable masterpiece. Constructing the Starry Night Backdrop Our foundation was a backpack and a six-foot collapsible Chinese … Read more

Cool Homemade Prince Halloween Costume for My Grandson

Prince Halloween Costume

I was super excited about this costume. I googled some ideas but didn’t see a whole lot of inspiration, and my sister had sent me a picture that kinda inspired me. I’m a huge Prince fan (probably one of the biggest ones) lol I’ve done Prince Derby hat contests, Prince Christmas trees, I sing Tons … 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

Easy Last-Minute Costco Sample Person Costume

Costco Sample Person

Our family so appreciates those Costco Sample People. As soon as we thought of the idea our son said YES!! What an honor of being the newest member of the team. Costco employees gave our boy the Costco badge and it took no time to throw together a couple supplies from hobby lobby!

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

Freddy vs Jason Mashup: A Terrifyingly Creative Halloween Costume

Freddy VS Jason

My son Leonardo is a child of boundless creativity. His cheerful demeanor is often juxtaposed by his fascination with the macabre. One day, he stumbled upon a clip of Freddy vs Jason on YouTube, and the iconic horror mashup became an obsession. His lack of familiarity with the original films only added to the intrigue. … Read more

Transforming a Five-Year-Old into Edward Scissorhands: A DIY Costume

Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands DIY Costume for 5 year old

Our family is a year-round fan of Tim Burton’s movies, so when my five-year-old expressed his desire to be Edward Scissorhands for Halloween, I was initially unsure how to pull it off. However, we managed to create a fitting and impressive costume using readily available materials, proving that a DIY approach can be just as … Read more

Jareth’s Creepy Medieval Exorcist Costume

Medieval Exorcist

Jareth, a creative 13-year-old, transformed himself into a terrifying medieval exorcist for Halloween. His costume was the culmination of two months of careful planning and meticulous craftsmanship. The Concept and Its Execution Jareth’s idea for the costume was to create a character that was both scary and visually striking. He wanted his face to be … Read more

Coolest Home Made Marvin The Martian Costume!

Coolest Home Made Marvin The Martian Costume!

I’ve wanted to do a Marvin the Martian martian costume for a while and this year I finally made that happen! I started with the head which was an enlarged model of marvin that I modified and 3d printed. I also 3d printed the ray gun and a couple buttons I sewed onto the skirt. … Read more