A HULK of a Homemade Costume!

A HULK of a Homemade Costume!

Hulk and the Avengers were always my favorite characters ever. I have seen those movies dozens of times and wanted to bring the energy from the big screen to life. I sat down at my kitchen table one night trying to come up with my next great costume idea and it hit me, what better … Read more

Best Homemade Wolverine X-Force Costume Ever!

Best Homemade Wolverine X-Force Costume Ever!

I made this costume for my son, Isaac he is 9 years old and loves all of the comic book super heros, This year he wanted wolverine, I made him a Batman last year that was pretty great so I had to up the ante this year on this wolverine costume. I wanted the claws … Read more

Last-Minute $5 Bride of Frankenstein Costume for a Girl

Last-Minute $5 Bride of Frankenstein Costume for a Girl

My daughter was obsessed with Monster High but we both knew there would be a million Monster High characters and we wanted something more creative. So one day, as we were cleaning out an old closet at my paren’ts house, we found my mom’s old First Communion Dress. It was yellowed and tattered. After all, … Read more

Cool DIY Couple Costume: Bride of Frankenstein and The Monster

Cool DIY Couple Costume: Bride of Frankenstein and The Monster

My boyfriend and I love Halloween so we decided to dressed up as Frankensteins monster and the Bride of Frankenstein. We went to Value Village and got our clothing. I got an old wedding dress, which I cut up, and shredded.  By boyfriend bought a used suit, and an extended forehead wig which we had … Read more

Awesome Baby Wolverine Costume

Awesome Baby Wolverine Costume

My nephew was born in August and my sister decided to name him Logan after the Wolverine character, so when Halloween came around only a few months later…lil baby Logan JUST HAD to be Wolverine! The only costumes available were children sizes and up. Instead of getting bummed out, I went on an epic journey … Read more

Sexy Homemade Costume Idea: Don’t Mess with Hit Girl!

Sexy Homemade Costume Idea: Don't Mess with Hit Girl!

Every comic book fanatic or movie lover knows about “Hit Girl ” from Kick Ass. All you really need is a purple short bob wig, a black mask, gloves, a sweet vest or top, black boots, and a creative mind. And do not forget a kick ass attitude. The best part of this costume is … Read more

Cool Homemade Silver Surfer Halloween Costume

Cool Homemade Silver Surfer Halloween Costume

This Silver Surfer Halloween Costume was a fairly last minute costume but it did the job and is definitely one of my favorites. I was the only silver surfer I saw that night and we went to a huge warehouse Halloween party and I got lots of turned heads, and “hey look at the silver surfer!” … Read more

Fun Homemade Couple Costume: Frankie and His Bride

Fun Homemade Couple Costume: Frankie and His Bride

My mom has always made me costumes since I was a little girl and now she helps me with couple’s costumes. With two heads we always come up with the easiest way to get it done.  I’m the dreamer and my husband is a great sport! He will do just about anything, from face paint, … Read more

Sexy Badass Femme Ironman Costume

Sexy Badass Femme Ironman Costume

After a several months of deliberation I decided to be Ironman, ehh… Ironwoman… Ironlady… Lady Ironman?  …ok whatever, you get the idea!  I figured now would be a good time, since the third Ironman movie came out this year.  My version is a mix of the comic with the movie version and just my own … Read more

Coolest Kids Frankenstein’s Monster Homemade Costume

Coolest Kids Frankenstein's Monster Homemade Costume

This is a costume I made over a couple of days for my son. My goal was to make a home-made boxy head shape for the monster. I started with a one gallon plastic water jug and cut the base off.  The idea was to use the square bottom as the base/mold. I then covered … Read more

Homemade Iron Men Costumes from Down Under

Homemade Iron Men Costumes from Down Under

During a few drinks at a New Years party 2012 / 2013, my brother and I talked about how cool it would be to suit up as Iron Men to celebrate his son’s birthday party in 6 months. I had an unfinished War Machine from IM2 movie, which I made out of EVA foam, but … Read more

Homemade X-Men Group Halloween Costume

Homemade X-Men Group Halloween Costume

I can only write up about wolverine, storm and myself as mystique. wolverine, the challenge was his claws. He welded and shaped them and then smoothed them down with sandpaper. for the most part they stayed in his grip, though drinking was interesting. Storm bought a leather jacket and used a white pen to draw … Read more

Homemade Avengers Girls Group Costume

Homemade Avengers Girls Group Costume

I am a closet nerd when it comes to superheroes, especially when they are Marvel. My three roommates and I were brainstorming costume ideas that could include all four of us. We are all fortunately past the super slutty costume state, but we of course still wanted to look cute. Originality was another important factor. … Read more

Fantastic Four Couples Costume

Fantastic Four Couples Costume

I got this idea for a fantastic four couples costume from a challenge someone posted on a superhero forum. I wanted to see if I could create a Fantastic Four Human Torch costume that could “flame on”. I searched around the internet and could not find anything that was exactly the look I was searching for. … Read more

Last Minute Sexy Spider Woman Costume

Last Minute Sexy Spider Woman Costume

I wanted to be different from all the superheroes, so I challenged myself and picked Spider man. Nobody ever wears a Spider man costume as a woman because it can never be sexy enough. I thought to myself “CHALLENGE ACCEPTED”. So I went to the mall, had a Spider man logo printed on a guys … Read more

Coolest Homemade Iron Man Toddler Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Iron Man Toddler Halloween Costume

Iron Toddler: My 3 year old son wanted to be Iron Man for Halloween and I didn’t really like any of the store bought costumes so I decided to build one from scratch. The project began as Pepakura files on the computer. After cutting out all the template pieces I traced them onto the 5mm thick craft … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein DIY Couple Costume

Coolest Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Couple Costume

My fiance and I recently got engaged and wanted to do our first couples Halloween costume. Saving for a wedding has been our first priority so we wanted something that wouldn’t cost a fortune but still look great! I found a 1980’s wedding dress and a suit jack at a second hand store. I tore my dress to bits … Read more

The Ultimate Bride of Frankenstein Costume

The Ultimate Bride of Frankenstein Costume

My last minute costume hunt was on, October 31st, lunchtime.  Nothing in mind, but looking for inspiration at Goodwill for my teen.  They had the usual cheap costume capes, but I wanted something special. I found a vintage wedding gown and immediately decided on the costume, Bride of Frankenstein Costume.  Add a $2.99 dust ruffle … Read more

Coolest Gambit and Rogue Couple Costume

Coolest Gambit and Rogue Couple Costume

We have both huge X-Men fans and wanted to embody our favorite characters which happens to also be a couple, hence the Gambit and Rogue Couple Costume! Here’s how we made Gambit: Gambit’s chest piece was made by creating a plaster body cast then a rubber mold. The final piece was made of rubber, we … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dark Phoenix Costume from X-Men

Coolest Homemade Dark Phoenix Costume from X-Men: When X-Men 3 came out a few years back, my friends began telling me how much I resembled Famke Janssen, aka Jean Grey, aka Dark Phoenix.  I never wat

When X-Men 3 came out a few years back, my friends began telling me how much I resembled Famke Janssen, aka Jean Grey, aka Dark Phoenix.  I never watched the movies myself, but Googled her and found out they were right.  Really right.  I heard it so much in the months before Halloween that I … Read more