Coolest Oompa Loompa Family Costume

Homemade Oompa Loompa Family Costume

My husband and I are very tall and skinny so we thought it would be great to dress up as Oompa Loompas. I started checking out Oompa Loompa Costumes and came up with my pattern. We then decided that we would make out two kids costumes as well. My husband and I bought white women’s … Read more

Coolest Homemade Shrek Family Costume

Homemade Shrek Family Costume

This is our Homemade Shrek Family Costume. We have Puss-in-boots, Donkey, and of course Shrek and Fiona. We widened our nose with noses we made out of clay, then we pained everything exposed green. It was a great family affair!

Coolest Harry Potter Family Costume

Homemade Harry Potter Family Costume

Last year we went as ‘The Wizard of Oz’, so we went with another fantasy novel this year – ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’. We used graduation gowns from a thrift store for the kids – I duct taped ‘hemmed’ them, and found white collared shirts in our closet. We did dye Harry … Read more

Coolest Do it Yourself Lego Family Costume

Do it Yourself Lego Family Costume

We were inspired by the Lego Group costume on this site, that won last year, and made our own do it yourself Lego family costume. We followed their perfect instructions and made our own versions based off of Lego Minifigures we found at the Lego Store and on eBay. We did the Disco Dude Minifigure, … Read more

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