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

Awesome DIY Costume – Exact Replica of Willy Wonka

Exact Replica of Willy Wonka

My son loves movies and wanted to be Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp). I used crushed velvet for the coat, lined it with satin. I have never made a coat before, or sewn with stretchy velvet, so needless to say there were many stitches ripped out. I made the jacket, the vest, the undershirt and the … Read more

Awesome Homemade Edward Scissorhands Costume for a Child

Edward Scissorhands

I was pumped when my son decided to be Edward Scissorhands last year and went right to work on his costume.  I found almost all of the materials at Goodwill, although I went to more than I can count and some over 100 miles away!  I ended up finding a women’s pleather “hotsuit” and cut … Read more

Cool Homemade Female Edward Scissorhands Costume

Eddie’s Little Sister Who knew I could make something so cool!! It took about a month but it became the beast that I was going to conquer! Would you believe I didn’t take one picture and had to round these up later. I think everything but the kitchen sink is on this thing. I will … Read more

Cool Homemade Edward Scissorhands Costume for a 7 Year Old

Edward Scissorhands at 7 years old

We recently watched the movie Edward Scissorhands with my 7 year old son. He immediately said that’s who he wanted to be for Halloween. I looked online to buy him a costume but there wasn’t anything available. So I decided to try and make one myself. I was kind of worried since I’ve never made … Read more

Coolest Tim Burton’s Mad Hatter Costume

Tim Burton's Mad Hatter Costume

Deciding to put together Tim Burton’s Mad Hatter costume was a process for me. I have always loved Halloween and dressing up as someone or something totally different. I am a huge fan of Johnny Depp. He can transform himself into anyone and always nails it. As a kid I loved Alice in Wonderland and … Read more

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume for a Boy

Cool Edward Scissorhands costume

My three year old son Bodi loves the movie Edward Scissorhands and wanted an Edward Scissorhands costume. It is his kid repeat movie. (Anyone who has kids or was a kid knows what a repeat movie is.) I’m just happy his is a Tim Burton movie that I love and don’t mind watching over and over. Bodi … Read more

Funny Willy Wonka Blueberry Costume

Funny Willy Wonka Blueberry Costume

When you love everything about Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, you just have to find a way to squeeze a costume or two at some point in your life for Halloween, especially a standout costume as the giant blueberry costume! So when I got this battery operated blue Airblown suit for dirt cheap at a … Read more

Cool Homemade Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Costume

Cool Homemade Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter Costume

I made this Mad Hatter costume head to toe (minus the socks and shoes). I finished most of it by creating my own patterns. My daughter, Kielyn, helped with all the “extra’s” for it. This is her real hair, teased and color sprayed. She looks awesome and almost identical to the Johnny Depp version of … Read more

Cute Edward Sisscorhands Costume

Cute Edward Sisscorhands Costume

We transformed Rex into Edward Sisscorhands! The following items were used: Walmart: Plastic Silver Knives Black Duct Tape Black Gloves Keychain Rings GoodWill: Black wig Black turtleneck & sweatpants Black belts Borrowed: Black rain boots Rex got dressed in the turtleneck and sweatpants. I think started to duct tape his arms (I had to take … Read more

Edward ScissorPaws held by Kim Boggs

Edward ScissorPaws held by Kim Boggs

Ever since I started needing a service dog, I knew Halloween would be annoying with people asking me about my dog. So I decided we would always wear duo costumes so people would focus on the costume instead. I had another costume in mind for Halloween this year, but Danny Elfman brought Halloweentown to the … Read more

Scrumdiddlyumptious Willy Wonka Costume

Scrumdiddlyumptious Willy Wonka Costume

My son asked for a Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder version) costume this year and I wasn’t happy with anything I found, so I started brainstorming. I scoured Goodwill for pieces and searched the fabric store for suitable materials. Here’s how I put it all together. Coat – I found this at Goodwill, in women’s size … Read more

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume

He actually wore regular clothes he had in his closet, black sneakers, the suspenders I bought and the hand accessories was the only thing else I had to buy. The wig is a older wig that was cut up and the makeup was done by his aunt. Really simple and fun costume.

Contest-Winning Mad Hatter Costume

Contest-Winning Mad Hatter Costume

Here’s my husband in his Mad Hatter costume from Alice and wonderland. I originally started with the theme when I decided I wanted to be the Alice character, so I thought it would be neat to add the Mad Hatter which was homemade. Both of my daughters wanted to get in on it so one wore a rabbit … Read more

Edward Scissorhands Halloween Costume

Edward Scissorhands Halloween Costume

I made this Edward Scissorhands Halloween costume for my 9 year old son. Every year I try my hardest to do something different for my son Ethan’s Halloween costume other than the typical costumes found in the big box stores. This year I wanted to do a throwback of one of our favorite movies, Edward Scissorhands. … Read more

Awesome Edward Scissorhands Costume for a Girl

Awesome Edward Scissorhands Costume for a Girl

It took me two months to make my daughter’s Edward Scissorhands costume, but it was so worth it! She loved it and we had the best time. Everyone loved her costume and complimented the work we put in. It took lots of belts and black duck tape and different jewels from craft stores but after sewing … Read more

Willy Wonka Costume – The New Version

Willy Wonka Costume - The New Version

My son proclaimed that he wanted a Willy Wonka costume (the new version) after being on a Wonka movie-watching kick. I gathered bits and pieces for his costume, and put together a close replica. I managed to find a ladies coat at a thrift store that fit the look. We did order the hat, glasses, and … Read more

Cute Baby Costume: Raoul Duke

Cute Baby Costume: Raoul Duke

Here’s my son’s cute baby costume: Raoul Duke from Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. I put a bucket hat on Wes this past summer and observed that he looked like Hunter S. Thompson (or more accurately, Raoul Duke, I suppose). We were able to piece the costume together fairly easily -khakis, loafers, Hawaiian-print … Read more

3 Year Old Edward Scissorhands Halloween Costume

3 Year Old Edward Scissorhands Halloween Costume

This Edward Scissorhands Halloween costume is an easy costume to make and requires no sewing needed (no skill… lol), just fabric glue. Edward Scissorhands Halloween Costume Instructions I loved the Edward Scissorhands film when I was younger. I wanted my son to be something cool, but not too scary, so this was the perfect idea. I had a leather jacket and trousers that … Read more

Coolest Edward Scissorhands Costume for a Toddler

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When my son Ryan was three, for some reason every time Edward Scissorhands was on TV, he always wanted to watch it. After watching the movie millions of times he said he wanted to be Edward Scissorhands for Halloween. At first I thought where am I ever going to find this at a store but then decided to … Read more

Coolest Handmade Edward Scissorhands Costume

Coolest Handmade Edward Scissorhands Costume

I made this Edward Scissorhands costume 100% from scratch! This is How the Edwards Scissorhands Costume was Built: I sculpted the gloves out of plexiglass, Apoxsee Clay, leather, and hardware. For the costume I bought three leather jackets, cut them up and Hand-stitched every piece together with leather lace. I brought about 15 belts and … Read more

Cool Edward Scissorhands DIY Costume for a Boy

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume

This Edward Scissorhands costume was made for a Cadiz (Spain) carnival in February 2012. I always loved this movie and, of course, Johnny Depp!) By the time my son was 12 years old, I thought this costume was going to fit him perfectly. I bought cheap faux leather pants and jacket at a Chinese store. … Read more

Coolest Ever Edward Scissorhands Costume

Coolest Ever Edward Scissorhands Costume

I’m the type of person that gets more excited about Halloween costumes than Christmas. I’m the type of person that wishes it could be Halloween everyday. I’m definitely the girl who plans next year’s costume a week after Halloween ended. This year was totally different. October 1st came around and I still had no clue. … Read more

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume Stole the Show

Cool Edward Scissorhands Costume Stole the Show

Edward Scissorhands is a sweet, gentle soul and an iconic movie character that my family loves. My son is soft-spoken and wonderfully sweet so we thought that an Edward Scissorhands costume was a perfect fit for him for Halloween! I started out with just a white button down shirt and blue pants, pretty simple there. … Read more