Coolest Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

We do a lot of costume parties, so I am getting used to improvising costumes. Thrift stores come in very handy. For Frankenstein, just took an old blazer and zig-zagged the end of the sleeves. Old dress pants and solid shirt underneath. Painted my husbands hands and face green, a little black around the eyes. … Read more

Coolest Homemade War Machine Iron Man 2 Costume

Homemade War Machine Iron Man 2

Since more photos been leaked of War Machine for Iron Man 2, I decided to start upgrading to look more like the movie armor worn by Rhodey “Don Cheadle”. What inspired upgrade is how Hardcore War Machine looks to Iron Man new armors. Materials for the War Machine Iron Man 2 Costume: -High impact urethane … Read more

Coolest Incredible Hulk Costume

Homemade Incredible Hulk Costume

The initial idea for my Incredible Hulk costume came on a cold December night as a bunch of my friends and I were out for dinner and drinks. It’s been a standing joke for some time for my friends to say “Don’t make him angry, you won’t like him when he’s angry,” or any other … Read more

Original Homemade Mystique Halloween Costume

Homemade Mystique Halloween Costume

I’ve been DYING to create a Homemade Mystique Halloween Costume and finally decided to go for it this year. I’m not the greatest at sewing, so I had a bodysuit made to my exact measurements. I needed the suit to fit really tightly so as to give the impression of body paint and not a … Read more

Impressive Homemade Mystique Costume

Homemade Mystique Costume

This year I went in a Homemade Mystique Costume. I started off by purchasing a blue unitard from an online discount dance supply store. After making sure it fits nicely – after all I was going for a bare skin look – I proceeded to paint it. I used watercolor (the kind that comes in … 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

Coolest Frankenstein and His Bride Couple Costume

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I have been The Bride of Frankenstein more than a dozen times over the years and this year I wanted to be more authentic. I used a piece of carpet that I hot glued together and place on top of my head and brought all my hair up around it and secured it with a … Read more

Coolest DIY Iron Man Cardboard Costume

Homemade Iron Man Costume

Ever since I saw Iron Man the movie I loved it and always wanted to make my own costume, so I did. I bought cardboard and metallic paint and some led lights. I really did put my time on everything to make it looked like the real thing. I used cardboard and super glue to … Read more

Cool Iron Man Costume

Homemade Iron Man Costume

If you’re looking for a legend, look no further than the legendary IRON MAN! He is far more than your average superhero. His powered-up armor and arsenal of high-tech weapons eliminate all who stand in his way. This Homemade Iron Man Costume took months of hard work and ingenuity to achieve the life like appearance. … Read more

Coolest Mystique Halloween Costume

X Men Halloween Costume

Every year when choosing a costume I look for a strong, kick ass, female character. Preferably a Villain but not exclusively. I was in my office thinking up characters and came across Mystique. I automatically knew this was the character for me. Now once I told anyone that I was doing Mystique they all gave … Read more

Creative Homemade Mystique Costume

Homemade Mystique Costume

I made my Homemade Mystique Costume from blue liquid non stretch fabric, over layed it with lace, and encrusted it with paints and glitters, made my mask same way. I felt very transformed all night! In order to add the lace and layers of paint, I had to stuff the costume with towels and set … Read more

Coolest Mystique Costume

Homemade Mystique Costume

To make this Homemade Mystique Costume I first started with a Royal Blue leotard I bought from the We Love Colors website, as well as the socks. I know most women who attempt this costume go for the more nude look by painting their body or exposing their chest. I was not down for that … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costume

Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costume

I came up with the idea for this Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costume after looking around your website. I used just a regular School Backpack and a lot of duct tape. My boyfriend who is an engineer helped with the design. There are a few things I will do different for next year … Read more

Coolest Handmade Iron Man Costume

Homemade Iron Man Costume

This Iron Man costume is my first real costume attempt. The body is made of swag foam. Kinda a pain, because paint doesn’t stick to it too well, so next time I’ll remember to buy it in the colour I need. Anyway, the helmet I made out of cardboard, and covered with car bog. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Child’s Iron Man Costume

Coolest Homemade Child's Iron Man Costume

Homemade Child’s Iron Man Costume: Materials – Cardboard, Foam sheets, Paint (Maroon/Gold), Hot Glue, Sweat pants, Hooded Sweat Shirt, Push Light, Tea Lights, Old Hockey Helmet. Using cardboard I cut out the shapes needed. If the piece needed to be curved I would score the cardboard and bend it on the cut. Worked well. After … Read more

Cool Homemade Mystique Costume

Homemade Mystique Costume

After a search for an awesome female villain, I decided on Mystique from X men because of her unique appearance. There aren’t many all blue characters out there! I love x men, and how mystique fights for the future of mutants. I started this Homemade Mystique Costume with a gold body suit that I bought … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mystique

Homemade Mystique

This is what you need for your Homemade Mystique costume: Blue Paint, Plastic Circles from Walmart, nose and scar wax, adhesive, red hair spray, orange contacts, unitard, and glue. My costume took 12 hours over the course of 4 days, I molded the wax into circles, squares, and rolled it in to long thin strands … Read more

Cool Mystique Costume

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I purchased a royal blue morph suit online and cut the head along the seam and sowed at the neckline. Then drew onto the costume segments which were to be scale effect to the body with chalk. I glued sequins individually onto the top half of the breast design. This took around 2 hours! Then … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein Costume

Homemade  Frankenstein's Monster and the Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

For Frankenstein, we bought an over sized suit coat from a thrift store. He wore black pants and big black shoes. We patterned his make up after a photo from the original Frankenstein’s monster movie. We made the neck bolts out of tin foil and used duct tape to attach. We sprayed his hair black. … Read more