Adorable Homemade Minion Costume

Adorable Homemade Minion Costume

I never buy store-bought Halloween costumes. People call me crazy, but I enjoy making and designing them for my son and I LOVE to see him be original! Because I design his costumes, I start designing at the end of July beginning of August – crazy right? A few years ago I made a homemade … Read more

Grotesque Carrie Costume

Grotesque Carrie Costume

I had an evening gown I wore to a Christmas party years ago. I love horror and Halloween, ask my friends and family, they come to me with any question that covers horror. Anyhow, for my Carrie costume, I picked up a gallon of blood and a crown at Party city. Did my make-up and hair … Read more

Beer Belly Hillbilly Costume Idea for a Pregnant Woman

Beer Belly Hillbilly Costume Idea for a Pregnant Woman

So in October 2014 I had a brilliant idea to dress my fat baby belly up in a hillbilly costume, in hopes of winning a contest. Trying to not spend too much money, I borrowed my dad’s flannel shirt, bought suspenders and found some of my boyfriend’s old clothes (which I could not zip the … Read more

Easy, Quick Emoji Costume for All Ages

Easy, Quick Emoji Costume for All Ages

My friend and I decided to make matching costumes this year, and after much thought, we came up with the idea for an Emoji costume. We figured most people would recognize it and hopefully get a kick out of it, and boy did they ever! The only materials you need are: Cardboard/poster board. Yellow tag … Read more

Barbie Styling Head Costume

Barbie Styling Head Costume

This costume was super easy to make! I took the side of a large box and cut an oval in the middle (big enough to have your shoulders fit through) I covered it in a pink tablecloth from the dollar store, used children’s play makeup/accessories (can use whatever you have laying around at home!) I … Read more

Pee-Wee Herman Costume

Pee-Wee Herman Costume

My husband wasn’t sure what to wear and wanted to keep it simple so I said don’t get offended but I think you can pull off Pee-wee Herman and pull it off really well. So off we went to buy some clothes at a bargain store and applied makeup and BAM! Ladies and gents we … Read more

DIY Scarecrow Costume

DIY Scarecrow Costume

Friday afternoon, last minute, I decided to come up with a new costume idea for Max. Originally I was just going to re-use one of Jack’s costumes from the previous years, but that’s no fun. Instantly when I seen Max’s plaid shirt sitting next to his straw hat, I knew I wanted to dress him up … Read more

Last-Minute Pretty Woman Costume

Last-Minute Pretty Woman Costume

Honestly, I ran out of time to make a costume this year – just didn’t get around to it. Ack! What to do?! I can’t buy a premade costume – the horror! So, I needed something fast and easy. That’s when it came to me. What’s “faster” and “easier” than a hooker? I asked my … Read more

Creepy Doll Costume and Makeup for a Teenager

Creepy Doll Costume and Makeup for a Teenager

I’ve made a creepy doll costume for Halloween. The costume is made by a purple skirt and black blouse and for the make up I used lighter foundation, white eyeliner under the eyes to make my eyes look bigger like the doll’s eyes. I outlined my new eyes with liquid black eye liner. I also … Read more

Quick and Cheap Scary Halloween Costume

Quick and Cheap Scary Halloween Costume

This was a last minute costume we made that ended up being one of my favorite costumes we’ve done. My husband and I had dressed up for Halloween for years but weren’t planning to the year we made this costume. The day before Halloween, we decided we had to do something, and we wanted it … Read more

Bicycle Accident Victim Costume

Bicycle Accident Victim Costume

I recently broke my arm by falling off my bike. I was working on halloween, so I wanted to be comfortable. I painted my face to look like I was in a bicycle accident. I used purple, green, red, and black eyeshadow to make my eye and lip look bruised. I made a stencil for … Read more

Bearded Lady Costume

Bearded Lady Costume

I love all things sideshow/freakshow and got inspired after recently watching American Horror Story Freakshow. I bought the wig, beard, mustache, and headband at a costume shop. I already had the corset, skirt, and kimono. I used spirit gum to attach the beard and mustache. The trick is to keep touching the spirit gum with … Read more

Poo and Toilet Paper Couple Costume

Poo and Toilet Paper Couple Costume

Simply wrap yourself in toilet paper, melt some chocolate and smear it all over, and grab yourself a poo pillow! Be careful though, the toilet paper may rip and cause chocoalte to smear on your actual clothes, this was one issue for me, but it was worth the trouble! This was my fiance’s and I … Read more

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

Cute Sno-Cone Costume

Cute Sno-Cone Costume

We made this costume two hours before trick or treat so it is easy and adorable. My daughter is a snow-cone. We used white flannel fabric and cut it into triangles. We used stick on red letters and sticker snowflakes for the front and back. We used a clown wig and painted her face to … Read more

Dia de los Muertos Costume and Makeup

Dia de los Muertos Costume and Makeup

I was inspired by a photo I seen on Pinterest, the remarkable beauty yet frightfully scary appearance was amazing to me. I was on a mission to make this costume for Halloween. This costume was stunning yet scary enough to scare the poor little trick or treaters. It cost approx $15.00 to make and just a … 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.

Office Space Movie Couples Costume

Office Space Movie Couples Costume

We decided to go with a simple couples costume for Halloween this year, and dressed up as Bill Lumberg and Joanna from the movie “Office Space”. This is a very easy costume that we made out of basic clothing and colored duct tape. We even ended up winning a Halloween contest at a local bar … Read more

Last Minute Sparkles the Unicorn Costume

Last Minute Sparkles the Unicorn Costume

I had never really entered a contest before but I needed the money for something very special and specific. So I decided I would enter with a funny costume. We had this unicorn head from a few yrs ago lying around and I thought that would be a good idea, because the funny costumes always … Read more

Absent Minded Scientist Costume

Absent Minded Scientist Costume

This is one of the easiest costumes I have ever made! We cut a rectangle out of cardboard, stuck it in a backpack and then dressed it. We put a button down shirt on first and stuffed it with paper and grocery bags to give it shape. For the hands I filled rubber gloves and … Read more

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

My little Vampire Grandson loves to break free from handholding when you lest expect it. A very scary thought for his first year trick or treating! He loves stroller rides though, so I thought I’ll step it up a notch and make the stroller into a coffin. Basic Construction Actually it was quit easy. I made … Read more

Ichiban Noodle Soup Costume

Ichiban Noodel Soup Costume

ICHI-BAN(G) IN 3 MIN! Soooo…a lot of us moved from here to there, went overseas, and frequently buy from asian markets.  ICHIBAN or ICHI-BANG (what I called it growing up) is the instant noodle soup that we all love better than TOP RAMEN! POSTER BOARD ACRYLIC PAINT(WALMART OR CRAFT STORE) PINK WIG-GEISHA STYLED, METAL CHOP … Read more

Quick, Easy, and SUPER CHEAP Milkshake Costume

Quick, Easy, and SUPER CHEAP Milkshake Costume

My quick, easy and super cheap milkshake costume was inspired by a trip to a gas station-convenience store that sold milkshakes. There was an over-sized milkshake on display and immediately I knew I wanted to be a milkshake for Halloween. My friends got a kick out of my costume because they view me as a … Read more

Pop Art Zombie Makeup and Costume

Pop Art Zombie Makeup and Costume

Every year I like to be super scary and bloody and evil looking, this year I was going somewhere with a lot of black lights and decided the DAY OF to do this bright, glow in the dark, black light zombie. I had a few mehron paints laying around and i bought tulip uv activated … Read more