Unique Troll Couple Costume

This costume was fun to make and more fun to watch people\'s reaction as we entered the party. My best friend had won first place in costume contes

This unique Troll Couple costume was fun to make and more fun to watch people’s reaction as we entered the party. My best friend had won first place in costume contest the previous year in our homemade Thing 1 and Thing 2 costumes so we had to one up ourselves. We wanted something fun, something … Read more

Last Minute Thing 1 Thing 2 Couple Costume

My best friend and I are a goofy pair. We had searched high and low for costumes, but couldn\'t find one that really showed our personality. We fin

My best friend and I are a goofy pair. We had searched high and low for costumes, but couldn’t find one that really showed our personality. We finally came across a Thing 1 and Thing 2 costume in the store but it was too generic looking so we decided we could do it better with … Read more

Cheap and Simple Play-Doh Couple Costume

We had two big halloween parties to attend and wanted different costumes for both parties... but we didnt want to spend a lot of money. Super cheap a

We had two big Halloween parties to attend and wanted different costumes for both parties but we didn’t want to spend a lot of money. So we made this cheap and simple Play-Doh couple costume! I “borrowed” two yellow farm buckets from my uncle, cut two arm holes and a head hole, adjust to fit … Read more

Sexy Three Blonde Blind Mice Costumes

My bestfriends and I decided to be the 3 blind mice for halloween.. We collected all of the items at different stores and created these masterpeices

My bestfriends and I decided to go in sexy three blonde blind mice costumes. We collected all of the items at different stores and created these masterpieces! The ears, gloves, cane and nylons were from the Sanfransisco store in Saint John, New Brunswick. The sunglasses from the Dollarstore and we paired them with a simple … Read more

DIY Sexy Buzz Lightyear Costume

DIY Sexy Buzz Lightyear Costume

This DIY Sexy Buzz Lightyear costume took me an hour to make and less than $10!! Materials (wings): -foam -felt (white (4), purple (2), green, red) -glue (cement or super) -yard or ribbon   Materials (body): -white tank top felt (green (2), red, purple, white, teal)   Wings: 1. Using foam, I cut out 3 pieces … Read more

Cool Ke$ha Costume

I am a college student, so I am broke and didn\'t have much money for a costume this year. This costume was so simple and cheap. All I had to buy w

I am a college student, so I am broke and didn’t have much money for a costume this year. This Ke$ha costume was so simple and cheap. All I had to buy was glitter. For the outfit, I just wore shorts and “stockings ripped all up the sides” with a black bandeau top that I borrowed … Read more

Coolest Baby Harry Potter Costume

My son is 9 months old and each piece of his costume had to be made by hand.
I started with the glasses - because of his size, I wire wrapped them b

My son is 9 months old and each piece of this Baby Harry Potter Costume had to be made by hand. I started with the glasses – because of his size, I wire wrapped them by hand. This allowed me to control the measurements and ensure that they fit correctly, as well as make adjustments. The … Read more

Last-Minute Baby Scarecrow Halloween Costume

On October 4, I headed to party store to get my 5 month old a skunk costume that I thought was to die for. The sticker said 42.00 and at that time mo

On October 4, I headed to party store to get my 5 month old a skunk costume that I thought was to die for. The sticker said 42.00 and at that time money was no problem. I asked the clerk  if I could try it on her. As I am putting this Little skunk costume … Read more

Coolest Last Minute Couple Costume: Tree and Lumberjack

My friend and I had no idea what to wear to an halloween party but I saw his plaid shirt in his closet and realized that we already had everything we

My friend and I had no idea what to wear to a Halloween party but I saw his plaid shirt in his closet and realized that we already had everything we needed to be a tree and lumberjack! I grabbed some eye make-up and some leaves from the yard and made myelf into a “tree”. … Read more

Coolest Greek Costume

These costumes were sooo easy to make and we got so many compliments, it was sooo worth it!I simply bought white fabric( you can use old white linen)

These costumes were sooo easy to make and we got so many compliments, it was sooo worth it! I simply bought white fabric (you can use old white linen) for each one of us. For my younger daughter I folded the fabric in half, cut a hole for the head and glued gold fabric I … Read more

Coolest Pharaoh Costume

This year for Halloween, I wanted to do something that was different, unique, but at the same time instantly recognizable. Since I have always been f

This year for Halloween, I wanted to do something that was different, unique, but at the same time instantly recognizable. Since I have always been fascinated by ancient Egypt, I decided to take on the challenge of becoming the King of the Nile. The Pharaoh costume only cost me 13 dollars and I received many … Read more

Coolest Shrek and Fiona Costumes

Shrek and Fiona Costumes

My husband and I were invited to a Halloween camping experience and needed costumes quickly, but due to a contest, needed them very creative as well. My husband did not grow up wearing costumes much and I love crafty things.  We both are larger sized, so I wanted something that wouldn’t look horrible on me, … Read more

Coolest Viola Swamp Costume

Coolest Viola Swamp Costume

I dressed up as Viola Swamp for the 2nd graders whose classroom I have been  ‘student teaching ‘ in. They got a kick out of it! I actually managed to put together this costume during recess and picked them up looking like Viola! I had just read them the book the day before. I wore … Read more

Coolest Skunk Lost Boy Costume from Peter Pan

Coolest Peter Pan Lost Boy Costume - Skunk

Materials needed: Black hoodie Black pants Black shoes Wire hanger Black fabric White felt Black felt Batting Black belt Slingshot For Halloween 2011, we did a Peter Pan theme. Our 3-year-old wanted to be the Skunk Lost Boy. It was so great! He wore a black hoodie, black pants and black shoes we already had. To … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Jack in the Box Costume

Homemade Baby Jack in the Box Costume

This is our first costume for our youngest, Jack. We’ve set a theme of costumes with Jack in the name and intend to stick with it until he’s old enough to throw a fit. I hope the tantrums come soon, because I’m running out of ideas. The only idea I have left is, well, a … Read more

Coolest Farmer In The Dell Costume

Coolest Farmer In The Dell Costume

My daughter came home from preschool one day singing “Farmer in the Dell” and the idea just clicked. My husband works on computers and Dell is a well known name in our house so this Farmer In The Dell Costume was just too funny. I started out by cutting a circle in the top of … Read more

Coolest Gwen Stefani Costume

Homemade Gwen Stefani Costume

My favorite band is No Doubt, and I love Gwen Stefani. I have always wanted to be her for Halloween, last year I decided to go blonde, and knew it was time to be Gwen and dress up in a Homemade Gwen Stefani Costume. I did leave some brunette for a peekaboo look. I styled … Read more

Coolest Homemade Etrade Baby Costume

Homemade Etrade Baby Costume

We love the E*Trade baby commercials and we decided to dress our 11 month old son in a Homemade Etrade Baby Costume. At first when we thought of the idea I was a little worried not enough people would understand. But I was definitely wrong, it was a big hit and everyone thought our son … Read more

Coolest Pedestrian Costume

Homemade Pedestrian Costume

Homemade Pedestrian Costume: To make it, you have to find some big signs, it can be a cardboard. It just needs to be flat and rough. Then, buy some bright yellow paper. You can paint it too. After that, draw or paint a big black lign. You can also had a little sign where it’s … Read more

Cute Ke$ha Costume

Homemade Ke$ha Costume

This is my homemade Ke$ha costume. I based the costume off of her music video “Tik Tok” especially the lyrics, “Wake up in the morning feelin like P-Diddy, grab my glasses I’m out the door I’m gonna hit the city before I leave, brush my teeth with a bottle of Jack, cause when I leave … Read more

Coolest Homemade Leeloo from the 5th Element Halloween Costume

Homemade Leeloo from the 5th Element Halloween Costume

This homemade Leeloo from the 5th Element Halloween costume cost me $30; the wig was the most expensive part ($25). I then bought a roll of white duct tape and used a white bikini bottom I already had. I folded up paper underneath the duct tape in the slightly more “sensitive” areas, so that removal … Read more

Coolest Britney Spears Homemade Costume

Homemade Britney Spears Costume

I’ve never been the kind that sews but when I saw this outfit I had to make it happen! Used glitter glue on the shorts, found material that closely matched and even sewed on pheasant feathers. Used a sheer fabric over a bra and pinned on broaches. Add the snake, head piece, and paint on … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bunch of Grapes Halloween Costume

Homemade Bunch of Grapes Halloween Costume

This homemade bunch of grapes Halloween costume is the easiest and the cheapest costume I have ever made! The best part is it only took about half an hour to put it all together. The shopping list is one purple long sleeve shirt, 50 purple balloons, one pack of safety pins, 2 sheets of green … Read more