Coolest Simpson Family Costume

Coolest Simpson Family Costume 34

When we had our third child last year, I just knew we had to dress up as the Simpson’s for Halloween. Our oldest child Malachy is 8, Maude is 5, and Lulu 1 year. We had the perfect combination of ages and gender to make this costume work. I did a lot of research on … Read more

Coolest Homemade Scooby Doo Family Costume

Homemade Scooby Doo Family Costume

We did a family theme this year: “The Scooby Doo Crew”. I was the only one with a costume made mostly from home. It was very simple. I had an orange shirt, a red skirt and a pair of brown shoes that I used from my closet. I bought the wig for around $9 and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mary Poppins Family Costume

Homemade Mary Poppins Family Costume

My son always loved to watch Mary Poppins so therefore we had the idea to dress all the family in a Homemade Mary Poppins Family Costume following the theme. For Mary: I was sewing myself with my mum’s help the skirt (blue, adding light violet ribbon) and I have adjusted the collar of an existing … Read more

Coolest Mr. Potato Head Family Costume

Homemade Mr. Potato Head Family Costume

We always have a family theme to the costumes, and this year was Mr. Potato Head Family Costume. I spent a lot of time getting tips from this site, so here is the result! The potato bodies are big burlap bags from an online gardening store. The burlap was itchy, so we sewed a white … Read more

Coolest Scooby Doo Gang Family Costume

Homemade Scooby Doo Gang Family Costume

I love to dress the whole family in one theme. My kids love Scooby Doo, so when my youngest said she wanted to be Scooby Doo for Halloween, it was with glee that I decided we should all dress up as the Mystery Gang. My son was all too happy to be Shaggy. I vacillated … Read more

Coolest Men in Black Theme Costume

Men in Black Costume

For our son’s first Halloween (2006), he had an NG tube due to a health issue. We decided to incorporate it into our Halloween costume and made him an alien while we joined him as the Men in Black. Our Men in Black costumes were simple black suits, black ties, white shirts, and black glasses. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flintstones Theme Costumes

Homemade Flintstones Theme Costumes

The family decided to do the Flintstones, so we were Fred, Wilma, Pebbles, and Dino Flintstone. FOR Fred, I found an old white laundry bag that I dyed orange and then pasted black felt triangles on it…and cut holes for the head and arms…and a jagged bottom. FOR Wilma, I bought a white sheet and … Read more

Coolest Family Scooby Doo Costume

Homemade Family Scooby Doo Costume

Every Halloween we like to host a Halloween party and keep our costumes a secret! One year we went as Scooby Doo! We bought the Scooby Doo costume and some wigs, but the rest of the characters we created by purchasing everyday clothing off of EBay i.e red skirt, 99c purple dress, $2 blue trousers … Read more

Coolest Men In Black Family Costume

Homemade Men In Black Family Costume

Our family does theme costumes each year, but as the mom of boys…this year we did not agree. They wanted gore, and I wanted cute. So we compromised. They are the Men In Black, and I am their alien. I got the jackets from Goodwill, the sunglasses from a costume shop and bought my green … Read more

Coolest Flintstones And Rubbles Halloween Costume

Flintstones & Rubbles Halloween Costume

Meet the Flintstones and the Rubbles! We made our Flinstones and Rubbles Halloween costumes out of felt and dress from Goodwill. While making them, we really had no clue what we were doing. We just looked costumes up on line and started cutting away. My friend and I had never used a sewing machine prior … Read more

Coolest and Easiest Shrek Family Costume

Homemade and Easiest Shrek Family Costume

These costumes came together very simply. First you start by painting yourself with green paint and spray painting your hair green. The ears were made by rolling green felt and hot gluing them together and then wiring them onto black plastic headbands. Any kind of shirts work, as long as your look is rustic. I … Read more

Coolest Angry Birds Family Costume

Homemade Angry Birds Family Costume

For the red Angry Bird I bought a 5XL sweater and a 2XL for the black at the 1$ store, cut the sleeve off which then were used to make the hats, and filled them up with any type of filling and made the faces out of felt. For the yellow one I cut out … Read more