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

Whimsical Homemade Mad Hatter Costume

Whimsical Homemade Mad Hatter

Here’s my handmade Mad Hatter Costume.  The only thing store bought was the wig.  I love any character that Johnny Depp plays! I made the hat out of a cardboard box and sewed fabric on the interior and exterior.  The jacket I bought at a thrift shop and added the sleeve ruffles and the bird … Read more

Cool Homemade Ursula Costume

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Honestly, this homemade costume was pretty difficult to make.  My mind is creative, but my body and skills just can’t keep up.  I had no pattern, but there are plenty of helpful sites out there that gave me some ideas.  So I got started on my Ursula costume.  It was definitely trial and error.  It was … Read more

Beautiful Homemade Princess Tiana Costume

Princess Tiana

Every little girl’s dream is to be a princess, on Halloween night, Princess Tiana came to life. Prince Naveen was homemade too but these were the steps taken to make princess Tiana . Supplies: All Fabrics were purchased from Fabricwholesaledirect.com netting and tulle purchased from local JoAnns fabric store. 6 yards light yellow crepe back … Read more

Coolest Ursula the Glitzy Sea With Costume

Ursula the glitzy sea witch

Ursula is my favorite Disney villain of all time and I wanted to embody her spirit in my own way this Halloween. Ursula and I have similar figures and (sometimes) personalities so it was only right to dress up as her. Until recently, I never knew how to sew and eventually taught myself enough to … Read more

Coolest Under the Big Top Homemade Costume

Under the Big Top

I love any chance to create a costume. My kids have long since outgrown letting me make theirs so now I create my own to wear to a Halloween fundraiser. This year I wanted a circus theme and was initially stumped until I decided to go with the Big Top. The costume is a combination … Read more

A Scary DIY Waitress Costume

The Scareiest Waitress Costume every made for women

My fictional costume character is referred to as “The Waitress”. I didn’t have to do very much to get this costume together, everything I had was right in my house because I dabble in dressup and costumes all the time, from making my own blood to finding the right kind of shoes to wear. The … Read more

Spooky Homemade Costume – White Wendigo Forest Spirit

Spooky Homemade Costume - White Wendigo Forest Spirit

Years ago, I saw the film Pan’s Labyrinth for the first time. Haunted and inspired by the ageless, withered, beautiful faun on the screen, I developed the desire to create my own glassy-eyed, cloven-hooved forest spirit. Dozens and dozens of the designs in my head gave themselves to my sketchbooks. Months, a year, close to … Read more

Coolest Miley Cyrus Costume – Riding a Wrecking Ball Illusion

Miley Cyrus Costume Riding a Wrecking Ball Illusion

My daughter has been obsessed with Miley Cyrus’ song “Wrecking Ball” from the moment it first debuted on the radio. So naturally when she waltzed up to me and said, “Maaa! This year I want to be my favorite song for Halloween!!”, I knew immediately what I had to do. Intense research on how to … Read more

Last Minute Crazy Cat Lady Costume

Crazy Cat Lady

When my daughter said she wanted to be a “Crazy Cat Lady” I didn’t know what she meant. But she was a nine year old girl with a plan. To say this girl loves cats is an understatement! If she is at a loss for words she “Meows”. The look on her face in this … Read more

Cool DIY Jane Jetson Costume

Jane Jetson

To make this Jane Jetson costume, I paper mached a 54″ balloon and cut cardboard for the tail and edges. I used rope for the straps. The wig was bought online. The dress from forever 21, and the tights from Walmart. I used white fabric and hot glued it on top of the triangular carboard.

Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

Homemade Groot Costume

For my homemade Groot costume, I used pipe insulation tubs for the body and gym mat flooring that I carved with a hot knife for the chest pieces. I used over 140 full size glue sticks to attach the pipe insulation tubes. I soaked tissue paper in white glue and applied to the tubes for … Read more

Amazing Lumiere Costume (and his Plumette) from Beauty and the Beast

Lumiere Costume (and his Plumette) from Beauty and the Beast

While watching the newest version of Beauty and the Beast this year, I was struck by the characters and their extravagant costumes (or potential for costumes), specifically those whose character transitioned from houseware to human and vice versa. I knew that I had to make one come alive for myself this Halloween. I studied the … Read more

Homemade White Witch from Narnia Costume

All homemade creative White Witch Costume for fun teachers

So every year I love that 1 day! World book day!!! As a T.A I love to encourage and inspire children always. This year for world book day I decided on Jadis the White Witch from Narnia costume.Not an easy look but nothings impossible!!! So I get planning probably a year before as I want … Read more

Cool Homemade Fortune Teller Costume

Fortune Teller

Like any of my Halloween projects, they always start out easy. This costume was entirely home made. I purchased a large box from Home Depot and it went from there. 1) Reiforced the inside corners of the box 2) painted the entire box black with dollar store paint, painted the bamboo legs black 3) attached … Read more

Classy DIY Alien Queen Costume

Classy DIY Alien Queen Costume

Movie monsters of the 1980’s and 90’s have been a huge influence on my personal artwork, and I wanted to make something BIG that I could use for both Halloween and Comic Con.  The Alien Queen, from “Aliens 2,” is savage and frightening, but also had a lot of potential to be elegant.  When I … Read more

Awesome Silver Willows Werewolf Costume

Awesome Silver Willows Werewolf Costume

This werewolf costume is not only my greatest work but also the star of a Werewolf movie idea soon to be shared on Indigogo and Kickstarter, called Silver Willows. “Silver Willows is just a young woman who is only trying to lead a normal life as any other person does, however Silver’s life is anything … Read more

Top 10 Stunning Homemade Peacock Costumes to Inspire Your DIY Costumes

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Channel the proud and striking peacock for a show-stopping peacock costumes this Halloween. Strut your stuff in these uniquely homemade costume designs. In addition, if you’re looking to steer away from princess costumes, these regal peacock costumes make a sparkly and fun alternative. So, fluff up your feathers and check out the most awesomely beautiful … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ghostbusters Logo Halloween Costume

Homemade Ghostbusters Logo Halloween Costume

The Homemade Ghostbusters Logo Halloween Costume is made of foam, fleece, felt and stuffing. The Back disc is made from 4-24″ x 24″ 2″ foam pieces cut to make 4 pie pieces. These are then connected by hot glue and spray adhesive to make the whole disc. It is covered with black felt. The outer … Read more

Coolest Conan O’Brien Costume

Homemade Conan O'Brien Costume

This Conan O’Brien Costume is our 5 year old daughter. The suit and tie were bought at a thrift store. The wig was purchased at a costume shop. We originally intended to buy a blonde wig and paint it, but were pleased with the color of the “You’re Fired” wig which I’m assuming is Donald … Read more

What a Cool DIY Popcorn Costume AND Ceiling Lampshade!

What a Cool DIY Popcorn Costume AND Ceiling Lampshade!

This Popcorn Costume project was easy and fun to create and after it’s few hours of glory, I didn’t have the heart to throw it away, so I just hung it up as a ceiling lampshade in one of our rooms. And, it can be easily taken down and used again next year. The hardest … Read more

Stunning Toddler Disney Halloween Costume: The Yellow Belle

Stunning DIY Toddler Disney Halloween costume: The Yellow Belle

My favorite princess growing up was Belle! My daughter is now joining me in the love for Beauty and the Beast. I love sewing so I had to make sure I knew what she wanted to be for Halloween before it was October 31st. She had decided in July she wanted to be the yellow Belle. So … Read more