Homemade Venom Costume Made by a 6-Year Old Boy

Homemade Venom by a 6-year old boy

Homemade Venom Costume with my 6 year-old son. I have been making my son’s Halloween costumes since he was 1. He has been a Lion in a circus tent (1), Bob the builder and his friend Lofty (2), Pokémon Go Trainer (3), Dragon turning into Elsa (4), and Rocket Raccoon piggybacking off of Groot (5). … Read more

Awesome Homemade Groot Costume

Homemade Groot Costume

For my homemade Groot costume, I used pipe insulation tubs for the body and gym mat flooring that I carved with a hot knife for the chest pieces. I used over 140 full size glue sticks to attach the pipe insulation tubes. I soaked tissue paper in white glue and applied to the tubes for … Read more

“I AM GROOT!”: Coolest DIY Groot Costume

DIY Groot Costume

I just knew when I saw the movie “Guardians  Of The Galaxy,” that I had to try to make a DIY Groot costume! DIY Groot Costume Construction Making the Groot Costume Head I began with the head and a plastic coffee can. I added foam and began to add and shape foam to make his … Read more

Epic DIY Groot Costume From Guardians of the Galaxy

groot costume

My wife saw this idea on Pinterest and at the beginning of October, decided she was going to make it. Then we’d all go to our local Halloween Party as the Guardians of the Galaxy. I love my wife – she is very creative and artistic, but I didn’t think this was possible. But – … Read more

Awesome DIY Groot Costume from Guardians of the Galaxy

This year i wanted to do something big… and what’s bigger than Groot? Hours after inception of this wonderful idea i was at the hardware store buying copious amounts of insulation foam (I’m talking as much as I could physically carry!) Once I got home I began digging through my drawers for some sacrificial pants … Read more

Cool DIY Carnage Kid Costume

Cool DIY Carnage Kid Costume

I was inspired by another Carnage Kid costume to make this one with a few minor tweaks. I hope that if you want to make this costume, my steps will be helpful. Have fun, and remember; don’t worry about messing up, paint is forgiving! Who is Carnage Kid? If you are not a comics person… Carnage Kid is … Read more

Coolest DIY Guardians of the Galaxy Family Costume

guardians of the galaxy family costume

Our family loves the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, so it was a given we would convince our kids this was the Halloween theme we needed to go with. We’ve been dressing up as a family since the kids were born, and each year our costumes get more elaborate. From our Guardians of the Galaxy family costume, … Read more

Awesome Frankenstein Costume for a Boy

Awesome Frankenstein Costume for a Boy

I created this Frankenstein costume for my son Faisal from scratch. He needed a character from a book for the book week. I bought a leather fabric which is used for the car seats. I then sewed the jacket and glued the extra fabric on an old trousers using the hot glue gun. the small … Read more

Awesome Homemade Wolverine Costume

Cool Homemade Wolverine Costume

I wanted a costume for riding with my Harley Davidson. So there was Terminator or Wolverine and I went with Wolverine. The Claws were created by adapting the wolverine claws that come with the back of the hand made of plastic which i removed. I added metal thick coat hanger bent into a dowl of wood and … Read more

Cool Toddler Wolverine Costume

Cool Toddler Wolverine Costume

Hello guys, sorry for my English. I tried to make an original costume for my son. He is 4 years old. She wanted to dress up as a superhero, but we excluded the most obvious ones (Spiderman, Superman, Batman, Captain America). We opted for Wolverine, as beautiful is the contrast between a child of 4 … Read more

Earth-Made Groot Costume

Earth-Made Groot Costume

Every Halloween I make a homemade costume for myself and any of my boys that request one. I’ve done it since I was a little kid. Last year, my boy asked me to make him a costume that required stilts. I wanted to utilize the stilts again for this year’s costume and waited for an … Read more

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

My inspiration for the dress came to me when I was watching the cheesy 80’s movie Clash of the Titans. I had bought the dress from a yard sale earlier this summer. The dress is actually an old wedding dress I found in a yard sale for $8.00, I then used eight cans of cheap … Read more

Coolest Ever 100% Homemade Groot Costume!

Coolest Ever 100% Homemade Groot Costume!

In July I started probing my husband about what we wanted to do for Halloween. Yes it was July because I know that we tend to put more effort into Halloween costumes than we should and we tend to procrastinate. His response? He wanted to make Groot.  Groot! from Guardians of the Galaxy, which would … Read more

Awesome Groot Costume Made in Just Two Days!

Awesome Groot Costume Made in Just Two Days!

I always make costumes for my children and each year I try to top the year before….that’s getting harder and harder to do…lol.  Since my girls are now all teenagers, only my youngest wanted a fully awesome costume made by me. But…this year I have a cool new job as a stage manager for a … Read more

Cool Groot Costume

Cool Groot Costume

I started with a sweat shirt, sweat pants and pair of slip on shoes. I then took pipe insulation and cut it into small strips these I used to create the roots and branches. I began gluing them to the clothing to create the appearance of Groot. Then I cut up rubber gym mats and … Read more

First Class Mystique Costume from X-Men

First Class Mystique Costume from X-Men

My name is Katie Eastman and this year I transformed myself into Mystique from X-Men First class for Halloween! I have always been inspired by special effects makeup and love to watch shows like FaceOff on Syfy that show how makeup artists bring characters to life. I also quite enjoy watching movies and figured I’d … Read more

DIY Hulk Costume Made from Scratch!

DIY Hulk Costume Made from Scratch!

Hello there!! My name is Trevor and I made an Incredible hulk costume from scratch! I started with a black lycra suit and added pieces of polyurethane foam with a spray adhesive. As I applied them, I used an electric Turkey carver to shape all of the muscles and to contour the foam to my … Read more

Female Frankenstein’s Monster Costume

Female Frankenstein's Monster Costume

I recently had ankle surgery, so wanted to choose a costume that I could incorporate my very sexy walking boot into. I also scoured the internet and sadly didn’t find many female takes on Frankenstein’s monster, only the bride of Frankenstein, so it was decided. I used a water based face paint, a homemade molding … Read more

Guardians of the Galaxy Family Costume

Guardians of the Galaxy Family Costume

We decided to be Groot, Drax and Rocket for halloween this year. I found numerous tutorials on how to create a Groot costume, but in the end we mixed and mashed a bunch of them to do what worked best for us. Everyone loved our costumes and since we couldn’t take our son (Rocket) to … Read more

Totally Homemade Gamora Costume

Totally Homemade Gamora Costume

The adventure started when my team for a local board game charity event decided to name ourselves “Gamers of the Galaxy”. This event also happened to be a week before Halloween, so it would work for both events. Also, being a hobby cosplayer, I know I will get more use out of it. I sketched … Read more

Fantastic Four “Thing” Costume for a Boy

Fantastic Four "Thing" Costume for a Boy

My son chose The Thing costume from Fantastic Four. This year’s costume theme was superheroes. My 4 year old son had to think long and hard to pick a superhero he didn’t already own a “dress-up” outfit of. Every year I make our own costumes and this year would be no different.  At first I was extremely nervous … Read more

My Homemade Mystique Costume

My Homemade Mystique Costume

To make the full body Mystique costume took over 36 hours. What I did was buy the blue body suit and then I applied navy blue acrylic onto the blue body suit and started designing each of mystique’s scales. Every single scale that appears on the costume was hand made. After that I used blue … Read more