Cool DIY Toy Story Family Costume

Homemade Toy Story Family Costume

My daughter, Kylinn, loves Toy Story and wanted to be Jessie for Halloween. She wanted my husband to be Woody, so I decided to be his girlfriend BoPeep. I cannot sew, but my mother can and she made my amazing BoPeep dress, hat, and pantaloons look just like Bo’s from the movie. She also made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mini Wonder Woman Costume

Homemade Mini Wonder Woman Costume

This Homemade Mini Wonder Woman Costume was made with fabric purchased from Joann’s. It consists of a gold belt and headband with a red satin shirt and cotton stars shorts. I made it because it seemed like all of the store bought Wonder Woman costumes were too revealing for a 1 year old.

Coolest Jessie from Toy Story Halloween Costume

Homemade Jessie from Toy Story Halloween Costume

I saw a ‘pumpkin carving picture’ of Jessie and Woody from Toy Story this year as I was trying to find an idea to carve a watermelon. I planted my first garden this year but didn’t plant pumpkins so I decided to carve one of my watermelons. I carved Jessie from Toy Story which is … Read more

Original Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Costume

Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Costume

My son loves Thomas the Tank Engine. All the costumes you can buy for Thomas the Tank Engine didn’t replicate the real train. We made a 3D Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Costume with matching colors and proportions best to our ability. We didn’t want it to be heavy since a 4 year old was … Read more

Cool Wall-e Costume

Homemade  Wall-E Costume

Here’s our try at Wall-e. He has a working audio player, playing the same music Wall-e did in the movie (I used an mp3 player with a portable speaker). The costume is wired with L.E.D. lighting in the eyes, laser between the eyes, and lighting for the environmental warning on the front. We made the … Read more

Coolest Handmade Wonder Woman Homemade Costume

Coolest Handmade Wonder Woman Costume

For a production I do, in order to get everyone excited some of us were asked to come dressed as superheroes. After looking on this very website for inspiration I decided on a Handmade Wonder Woman Costume. To make it I simply went out and bought a target red corset and high waisted blue underwear … Read more

Cool Mystique from X Men Costume

Homemade Mystique from X Men Costume

This Mystique from X Men Costume was done with blue body paint, a sponge, a scale stencil and black body paint. I wore an American Apparel tube bra and some blue cotton underwear and literally sponge-painted my entire body blue, and then powdered it with some shimmery teal powder. All products are from, and … Read more

Coolest Homemade X Men Storm Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade X Men Storm Halloween Costume Idea

I got the Homemade X Men Storm Halloween Costume Idea from reading comic books and watching the movie. This was pretty easy to put together. I started off with a white wig then added to it from there with a cape hemmed with gold lining and then the rest of the gold material I made … Read more

Coolest Bolt in a Pumpkin DIY Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Bolt in a Pumpkin DIY Halloween Costume Idea

My Halloween costume this year is from the Disney animation movie “Bolt.” I had this Bolt in a Pumpkin DIY Halloween Costume Idea. I started off making the head with white foam. I shaped the foam into a dog head and added some features such as ears, nose and a mouth. IMPORTANT NOTE is to … Read more

Cute DIY Wonder Woman Them Party Costume

Homemade Wonder Woman Costume

I’ve been obsessed with Wonder Woman since the age of 5 but I have never seen a costume that I was satisfied with. When I had a superhero themed birthday party I decided I finally had to be her but I did not want your everyday typical WW outfit. I love corsets and the Victorian … Read more

Coolest Mystique Homemade Costume

Homemade Mystique Costume

First, I spent awhile making the physical outfit. I used a bikini bottom and a strapless bra. I bought foam pieces and cut them into various shapes that were similar to Mystique’s scales. I glued the pieces over the bra and swimsuit. I also had some foam sticking from the top of the bra, to … Read more

Homemade X-Men Family Costume


For Halloween we all went as xmen as a family. This was our 6-year old son’s idea because he already had a Wolverine costume that he had not worn. We couldn’t resist him asking us if we could go as a family so that’s how this came about. For our two sons they both had … Read more

Cool Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume

Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Halloween Costume

My almost 3 year old son Bodhi is an avid train and Thomas fan. When he told me that he wanted to be Thomas for Halloween this year we looked online to see what we could purchase. There was nothing at all that we saw that looked cool so I decided to build him one … Read more

Homemade Schitt Family Group Costume

Homemade Schitt Family Group Costume

We had a group of about 15 people and we had a “Schitt Family” reunion. Each person came as a “Schitt” character. Giva, Silly, Hott, Baby, Holy, Bull, No, Stinky, ect…. It was a hit at the party and we won in the group catagory. Everyone got a trash bag and had to decorate it … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Alien Group Costume

Homemade Toy Story Alien Group Costume

We dressed up as the Toy Story Alien Group Costume. We bought blue long sleeved t shirts and matching blue leggings. We used homemade stencils and iron-on rockets for our tops which we used spray paint and ironed on the rockets. We bought navy material and sewed it on around the neck. We also used … Read more

Cool Wolverine Costume

Homemade Wolverine Costume

My son didn’t want the regular cartoon Wolverine costume, he wanted the Hugh Jackman “logan” look. We grew the hair out for about 3 months prior to Halloween so we could spike and blow dry it up. We also colored it black for the special look. Makeup was used for the beard and fake wounds … Read more

Homemade Cartoon Costumes


My cousin made these Bugs Bunny and Tweety Bird costumes for my kids to wear this year. They are a little retro, which is why I just love them! My six year old thought it was great that no one knew who he was when he was wearing the head piece. The costumes are made … Read more

Lilo and Stitch Homemade Costume

Homemade Lilo and Stitch Costume

Every year I like to include my dog in my Halloween costumes (one year she was an Indian, another a pumpkin, and last year she was cotton candy). Well this year I just didn’t have enough time to make her a costume and didn’t want to spend $15+ on buying one. So I decided to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Chiquita Banana Costume for a Girl

Homemade Chiquita Banana Girl Costume

This Homemade Chiquita Banana Girl Costume was handmade with lots of love by Aubrey’s grandma Nancy. She modified a pattern to create this great look that is inspired by the Chiquita Banana lady. The dress is made of shiny satin fabric with slight sparkle accents. The skirt has boning to keep its shape so each … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alltel Group Costume

Homemade Alltel Group Costume

In the picture of the Homemade Alltel Group Costume! Sprint = Cory Altell = Ty Verizon = Zack T-Mobile = Heath Cingular = Grant You can add Cricket with a green polo, boost with a black polo. Items were cheap and easy, just bought the four polos from Wal-Mart, and the Blue Button up as … Read more

Coolest Homemade Coppertone Girl Costume

Homemade Coppertone Girl Costume

I came up with this concept of a Homemade Coppertone Girl Costume because I was thinking of a brand icon to dress up as. I bought a fake butt and spray painted it to look pale. I put together a bathing suit with a bigger bottom to cover the fake butt. I then bought a … 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

Coolest Ronald McDonald Costume

McDonald's Happy Meal & Ronald McDonald Costume

My 7 year old daughter was obsessed with McDonald’s Happy Meals. She would eat them every day if I’d let her. So when Halloween rolled around last year, she was very clear that she wanted to be a McDonald’s Happy Meal. We began our search for ideas on how to create the most incredible Ronald … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rosie The Riveter Adult Halloween Costume

Homemade Rosie The Riveter Adult Halloween Costume

I love the WWII era and decided to be Rosie the Riveter for Halloween one year. I just went out and purchased a small red lunch/tool box, a pair of dark denim overalls, and a Dickies men’s work shirt. I used a red bandanna to tie in the look and dark red lipstick with a … Read more