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 Homemade FLO Progressive Insurance Unique Costume Idea

Homemade FLO Progressive Insurance Unique Costume Idea

My daughter Jen is a graphic designer and came up with the Homemade FLO Progressive Insurance Unique Costume Idea in her little community. Jen wore a simple plain white v neck t-shirt, plain long white BBQ type apron, plain white pants…and made graphics / laminated sayings: a name tag that said: FLO, a circle button … Read more

Coolest Geico Money Costume

Homemade Geico Money Costume

This Homemade Geico Money Costume was my costume for Halloween last year. I always cracked up at the commercials so I thought it would be fun to do it! There were several others who attempted to do it before, but I wanted to do better! I started making this costume a little at a time … Read more

Cool DIY Geico Money Halloween Costume

Homemade Geico Money Halloween Costume

The Geico Money Halloween costume is all hand made. While walking around trick or treating, my son even had his own theme music! It’s made from 2 sections of foam which I then painted green. Then I printed the large money on a Mylar type material. I glued them all together and wrapped the ribbons … Read more

Coolest Homemade Geico Money Costume

Homemade Geico Money Costume

We originally got the idea for a Homemade Geico Money Costume because the Geico money was an add in a Halloween costume catalog and we thought it was a really cute idea. We played with a ton of ideas on how to make it, but eventually found that this was the best way: We bought … Read more

Coolest Homemade Geico Cash Costume

Homemade Geico Cash Costume

Super easy and fun to make, this Homemade Geico Cash Costume is definitely for people of all ages. And since we’ve all seen the Geico Cash commercials by now (and probably still have that song stuck in our heads), this quick and inexpensive costume will be a hit at any Halloween party. I started out … Read more

Coolest DIY Geico Money Costume

Homemade Geico Money Costume

My son William, age 6, has been infatuated with The Money icon from Geico for about a year. He went to the Baltimore Boat Show last Fall and met Ms. Geico who signed a poster for him. He fell in love with Geico at that time and has been obsessed with it ever since. He … Read more

Cool DIY Geico Money Costume

Homemade Geico Money Costume

I used a cardboard box painted green and cut on edges to resemble money to make this Homemade Geico Money Costume. Added foam balls for eyes and a blue and white sheet of paper as a money strap. We inserted two speakers into the foam eyeballs and connected to an iPod nano. We downloaded the … Read more

Coolest Geico Money Homemade Costume

Homemade Geico Money Costume

It started this Homemade Geico Money Costume with a target plastic bin as the center of the costume. I cut a hole in the top and wore it as a skirt. I took foam board and cut holes over the container and made four shelves that were fastened over the bin. Then I stuffed newspaper … 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