Hipster Han Solo and Princess Leia Couple Costume

Hipster Han Solo and Princess Leia Couple Costume

Inspiration: This is my boyfriend & I! First off. We love Star Wars & are stoked for the upcoming movie. We weren’t planning on dressing up this year but then we got invited to a last minute party so we had to put something together quick, but wanted to keep it unique. I had seen … Read more

Parting the Red C Wordplay Costume

Parting the Red C Wordplay Costume

Our son came up with this wordplay costume after history class learning about the Red Sea. He then added the Moses underneath and we thought it was a hit! Everyone who saw it cracked up and those who didn’t get it walked away shaking their heads but with a smile on their face. All it … Read more

Homemade Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball Pregnancy Costume

Homemade Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball Pregnancy Costume

My costume this year is the Miley Cyrus video “Wrecking Ball”. I used my pregnant belly as the wrecking ball, and added a “hot mess” barbie I created as Miley Cyrus. It was inspired by my friend suggesting I do something this year different from other pregnant ladies. She suggested a pregnant celebrity but we … Read more

Hunch Back Assistant Costume

Hunch Back Assistant Costume

I made the hunch back assistant costume from a series of different props to act as the dark hunchback, Mord, for a play called “The Creature Creeps.”  He is secretive, cruel, and dark. He enjoys the unease he brings. For Mord, any time is a good time to make people be concerned about grave digging, … Read more

Homemade Woody from Toy Story Costume

Homemade Woody from Toy Story Costume

For my Homemade Woody from Toy Story Costume, I Used red sharpie to create lines and checked Er pattern on a polar fleece jacket. Sewed cow print bandanna into a vest. Used felt to create a sheriff badge. And used pleather for a belt buckle and side gun pouch. He wore jeans and just zipped … Read more

Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume

Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume

For my Plus Size Bearded Lady Circus Sideshow Costume, I wore an old dress and added a feather to my coiffed hair. Got beard last year on clearance from Duck Dynasty costume saved it to create shocking bearded lady. Could build on this costume by adding more people to have a full side show. Cheap … Read more

Cute Jimmy Hendrix Costume for a Toddler

Cute Jimmy Hendrix Costume for a Toddler

This is my two year old son as Jimmy Hendrix. I made this costume from clothing we already owned. This costume was very last minute (I made it the night before a fall festival) cost $0 and required no sewing. I only used his own clothing, paint, scraps from an old bed sheet and a … Read more

Headless Man Costume

Headless Man Costume

I made the headless man costume for my husband adding the twist of carrying his own head. I surfed the net for different ideals and roomed the dollar store for materials. How it came together. I took a rectangular potter for the shoulders. Screwed three thin strips (length of your back) of baseboard (scrap pieces … Read more

Jack in the Box Wordplay Costume

Jack in the Box Wordplay Costume

I’m all about simplicity. I just cut some holes in a large box and attached a pot and a donkey to it. That’s about it. I’ve had nothing but positive reactions. People love it. Many took pictures. I have done this costume before, but the first time it was just the box. It was for … Read more

Cool and Simple Day of the Dead Skeleton Costume

Cool and Simple Day of the Dead Skeleton Costume

Items needed for this simple day of the dead skeleton costume: (1) Black long sleeve shirt (1) Pair of Black Leggings (1) Bottle of White Acrylic Paint (1) Bottle of Glow-in-the-Dark Paint (1) Makeup (I only used white Halloween make-up, the rest of the make-up was cosmetic make-up) First, locate some black leggings and a … Read more

Cool Hulk Hogan Costume

Cool Hulk Hogan Costume

I made this Hulk Hogan costume last minute, the day of Halloween! My boyfriend couldnt decide what to be and then he finally picked something: Hulk Hogan. At first I thought it was a silly idea, but thenI started Googling photos and found out that I could really go crazy and have some fun making … Read more

Double Trouble Team Rocket Costume Ideas

Double Trouble Team Rocket Costume Ideas

I was amazed when I thought about these Team Rocket costume ideas and found out that it wasn’t too common anywhere really. Especially because it didn’t take much time whatsoever to put it all together; which is always a plus in costumes! The only thing that took time was ordering both Jessie and James wigs and … Read more

Cutest Ever Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

Cutest Ever Struck By Lightning Baby Costume

This is 3 month old son Collin. He has teamed craziest longest hair for such a little guy. It always sticks straight up in the air and one day I thought it looks like he was struck by lightning. Further thought made me think, hey, that would be a great Halloween costume!!! So here is … Read more

Pedestrian X-ing Morph Suit Costume

Pedestrian X-ing Morph Suit Costume

This Pedestrian X-ing morph suit costume was inspired by the fact that I am a single parent of two lovely boys . I was driving one day on my way to pick up my boys from school when I noticed a Teen and his 4-5 year old sibling trying to cross to the other side … Read more

Double Headed Illusion Costume – Me and Whats Her Name

Double Headed Illusion Costume - Me and Whats Her Name

Thinking back I’ve alway enjoyed being creative, I would make all kinds of gift baskets, Holiday Christmas and Thanksgiving wreaths were a few of my favorites. My children and I would always look forward to Halloween even now with them and their children. I was never keen on buying costumes for them amd they couldn’t … 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: Comic Book Pop Art

Last Minute Costume Idea: Comic Book Pop Art

This was a last minute costume I did that cost under $10. I used face paint, eyeliner and a Q-Tip. I first dipped the Q-Tip in the white face paint and put dots all over my face starting from my forehead working downward. I used black face paint and colored in my eyebrows, exaggerating the shape … Read more

Last-Minute Duct Tape Costumes: Alvin and the Chipmunks

Last-Minute Duct Tape Costumes: Alvin and the Chipmunks

These last-minute DIY duct tape costumes turned out to be a huge success! For weeks leading up to Halloween weekend, my roommates and I could not decide on a group costume for the three of us. We wanted a costume that was fun, cheap, easy, and of course sexy! It was not until my walk home from work … Read more

Last-Minute Zombie Costume for a Toddler

Last-Minute Zombie Costume for a Toddler

For this last-minute Zombie costume, take an old pair of pants with holes in them and an old shirt, if they don’t have holes make some and take coffee grounds to smear on the clothes to make them dirty along with fake blood. Take elmer’s glue to create scars and other zombie effects along with … Read more

Knockout Woman’s Boxer Costume

Knockout Woman's Boxer Costume

This was a KNOCKOUT fighter/MMA/boxer costume, literally! I went to visit my friends for Halloween last minute and had no idea what I was going to dress up as. I didn’t want to do the cliche cat costume or nurse that every always sees at college parties so instead I decided to think out of … Read more

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love Couple Costume

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I really wanted an awesome and adorable Halloween costume. We wanted to be something easy but also something that would make us happy and other people happy. Since my boyfriend has the long blonde hair, we went with Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love couple costume. It wasn’t hard to put this look … Read more

Cute DIY Viking Costume for a Woman

Cute DIY Viking Costume for a Woman

The only things I bought for this Viking costume for a woman was the hat, sword, and fur leg warmers (optional). This was by far the easiest but most badass costume I’ve ever put together and was a huge hit. You can personalize and create your own Viking costume look based off of the clothing/materials you … Read more

Thing 1 Thing 2 Kids Costumes

Thing 1 Thing 2 Kids Costumes

For our Thing 1 and Thing 2 kid costumes, I started with 2 red T-shirts and 2 sheets white felt (which I had). For the pants, my older son already had all royal blue spiderman pajama pants (tiny logo was covered by T-shirt ) and for my little one, I found a pair of royal … Read more

Costume Kept Going and Going and Going

Costume Kept Going and Going and Going

After checking out store bought costumes, I decided to be the Energizer Bunny!  Total cost was about $45. I wore this on a Halloween cruise and couldn’t walk more than a few feet before cruisers stopped me for photos.  I also ordered stickers and temporary tattoos from the Energizer website and handed them out to … Read more