Jake Costume from State Farm Commercial

Jake Costume from State Farm Commercial

My son did not want to dress up per se. No makeup, no mask so we came up with this – Jake from State Farm. I can’t tell you how many people loved his costume and also yelled at him ‘What are you wearing?” To which he replied, “Khakis!” It was fun. He carried a … Read more

Last Minute Costume from State Farm Insurance Commercial

Last Minute Costume from State Farm Insurance Commercial

This was a last minute costume. While watching TV, a State Farm commercial played.  I had no idea what my costume would be, but the clouds did part as soon as I saw Jimmys Mom yell, “Six callers ahead of us, Jimmy!” Boom. Done. I ventured out to Goodwill where I found an ugly old … Read more

Last Minute Costume Idea: Flo’s Cousin – Floesha

Last Minute Costume Idea: Flo's Cousin - Floesha

Name tag and badge made out of paper with safety pin on back, plain white apron with blue stickers and clear tape, white pants and shirt. Make up by Mac. I glued on individual lashes, bought some off brand converse, they were actually $10 at citi trends including the pants and polo whit shirt were … Read more

Easy Plus Size Flo Progressive Insurance

Easy Plus Size Flo Progressive Insurance

First Flo is an icon so I knew I had to do the costume right. I did dye my hair darker to look more the part. The Progressive insurance web site was really helpful in creating this look. It offered print outs and instructions down to what color lipstick Flo wears. I bought my apron … Read more

Easy Homemade Flo Costume

Easy Homemade Flo Costume

My husband and I own a food truck and sadly we had to work on Halloween. So we wanted to wear a couples costume as we do every year but something we could easily work in. So we brainstormed while watching TV and the sweet and lovely Flo came on in one of her many … Read more

The Insurance Superheroes Group Halloween Costume

The Insurance Superheroes Group Halloween Costume

It all started with a gal who looks a lot like Flo from Progressive. So we added the Geico Money Man which took 8 hours to construct, one package of  hot glue sticks and 500 fake dollar bills.  Rounding out the team is the not so memorable Erin from Esurance – a cartoon character brought … Read more

Great Last-Minute Costume Idea: Going with the Flo!

Great Last-Minute Costume Idea: Going with the Flo!

At first, I thought I was going to be dressing up this year and this idea of dressing up as Flo from Progressive popped into my mind. I love Flo and her commercials and she reminded me of my personality. This a last minute costume to create so I didn’t have anytime to order the … Read more

Best DIY Flo from Progressive Costume

Best DIY Flo from Progressive Costume

I wanted an easy DIY costume for Halloween, and I happened upon Flo while checking out Halloween-related Pinterest boards. I already had a white polo shirt, white pants, and navy canvas shoes. I only had to buy an apron, a “bump-it” for my hair, a headband, and red lipstick.  I downloaded the tricked out name … Read more

Funny DIY Progressive Flo Costume

Funny DIY Progressive Flo Costume

My family had a Party for my Nephew. Since his birthday is close to Halloween we all dress up. It was very funny to see the people face driving on freeway. I had to drive about an hour to get to the party. When I got there everyone was laughing so hard. What a Good Halloween. I love to … Read more

Awesome Homemade Geico Money Man Costume

Awesome Homemade Geico Money Man Costume

After watching the Geico Money Man commercial I knew what this year’s Halloween costume had to be! We started with a long sleeve t-shirt and a pair of old jeans. I bought kids play money from the Dollar store and started hot gluing onto the shirt first. I alternated front to reverse side of money. … Read more

Easy Flo and Mayhem Couple Halloween Costume

Easy Flo and Mayhem Couple Halloween Costume

This is the first Halloween my husband and I decided to have a couple’s costume. Both of these Flo and Mayhem couple Halloween costumes were really easy! For Flo, all I needed was white pants (I found some at Kohl’s for $10), a white shirt (Flo wears a button-up but I just wore a t-shirt) … Read more

Coolest DIY Mayhem from Allstate Costume – A Hot Babe Out Jogging

Coolest DIY Mayhem from Allstate Costume - A Hot Babe Out Jogging: Coming up with my costume each year is mentally taxing due to my ideal of having the perfect reaction at parties.  I'm going for the "aaaah, yesss" o

Coming up with my costume each year is mentally taxing due to my ideal of having the perfect reaction at parties.  I’m going for the “aaaah, yesss” or “Simply Awesome!” comments.  Thus I had a very simple DIY Costume this year based on one of my favorite commercials – Mayhem, the guy who represents accidents … Read more

Cool Homemade Costume Idea: Geico Caveman

My husband and I created the geico caveman using a prosthetic from www.mostlydead.com and applied it using spirit gum and liquid latex.  That we

My husband and I created the Geico caveman using a prosthetic and applied it using spirit gum and liquid latex.  That web site also has videos on how to apply the foam latex masks.  It was hard finding flesh toned makeup color wheel for the mask once it was on, so I used foundation (water based) … Read more

Go with a Flo from Progressive Costume

This was my Flo the Progressive girl costume from last year! I had such a fun time being her.  I found the white pants and polo at a th

This was my Flo the Progressive girl costume from last year! I had such a fun time being her. I found the white pants and polo at a thrift store, real cheap.  Do you know how hard it is to find white pants?! Then I ordered the apron, buttons, and name tag online, mostly on … Read more

Coolest Geico Money DIY Costume

Homemade Geico Money Costume

My homemade Geico money costume came from the insanely funny Geico commercials. My specific costume idea is from the commercials featuring the Geico Money, “Sometimes it feels like somebody’s waaatching you” I didn’t know how I was going to pull it off but with a call to packing company to find sheets of Styrofoam and … Read more

Cool Homemade Flo Costume

Homemade Flo Costume

I made this homemade Flo costume myself. It was fun and easy. I made a paper stencil by printing an image of the progressive logo in the approximate size necessary. Then, I traced it onto a white apron and colored it in with a blue sharpie. I printed the name tag and ‘i heart insurance’ … Read more

Coolest Homemade Geico Costume

Homemade Geico Costume

My daughter’s Geico Costume is really simple. Just a box covered on top with posterboard decorated to look like money. The sides are covered with heater filters to give it that “stacked” look. Two Styrofoam discs for the eyes & more paper for the money wrapper. Add suspenders for easy walking.

Cool Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume

Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume

This was a Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume I wore to a Halloween party this year where it was a major hit. I spray-painted a box that I got at a local UPS store. Its dimensions were perfect; it is called the “guitar box” in case you go and look for one at UPS. Firstly, … Read more

Coolest Flo the Progressive Lady and Joe Dirt Couple Costume

Homemade Flo the Progressive Lady and Joe Dirt Couple Costume

My Husband and I are dealing with the passing of both of our mothers so we decided to dress as something that made our Moms laugh in remembrance. A Flo the Progressive Lady and Joe Dirt Couple Costume. Plus, we needed to smile for once lately!! We miss both of them very much and know … Read more

Coolest DIY Geico Money Halloween Costume

Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume

My son loves the Geico Money commercials so we decided to make him a Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume this year. We bought a box and cut newspaper into strips to use as papier mache on the box. We spray painted the box and cut circles from white cardboard for the eyes. We also downloaded … Read more

Coolest GEICO Money Eyes Costume

Homemade GEICO Money Eyes Costume

Every year my job has a costume contest to see who can be the most creative. I kept seeing the GEICO eyes on commercials and decided to try a Homemade GEICO Money Eyes Costume. So I got a rectangular box from work. I scanned fake money onto my computer and printed out sixteen large copies … Read more

Coolest Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume

Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume

“It’s the money we could be saving with Geico” was the coolest response we got trick-or-treating last night. My daughter’s Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume started with a box. I cut it down to fit my daughter’s size. I also cut a knotch on the back side of the box for her to fit in. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flo Costume

Homemade Flo Costume

This is my homemade Flo costume (the Progressive insurance lady), and my favorite costume thus far! It was perfect because it was easy, cheap, funny, clever, AND work-appropriate, so I was able to wear it to my job (I work retail). Anytime a customer gave me a coupon to check out with, I’d yell “discount!” … Read more