Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Amazing Seven Foot Tall Mighty Megazord Costume

Both of my brothers are cosplayers. They go to conventions all the time. They said I should join them because it is a lot of fun. I began thinking what would I even dress up as. Then I thought about what I liked. I loved watching the Power Rangers when I was younger. I have … Read more

Cool Homemade KISS Group Halloween Costume

Cool Homemade KISS Group Halloween Costume

My birthday is on October 29th, so Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I am always looking for awesome costume ideas where I can make everything myself. This year, I was searching the Coolest Homemade Costumes site in August, and came across the idea to do a group KISS costume. I pitched … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gloria the Hippo Costume

Coolest Homemade Gloria the Hippo Costume

I was approached by a friend of a friend of mine, who’s daughter had to be a hippo Gloria from the movie Madagascar for a dance recital. I was stoked! My love to make and create, especially costumes, I have yet to make in previous years. This was a bit of a challenge as it … Read more

Unique Castaway Couple Costume

Unique Castaway Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I wanted to come up with a really creative and unique couple’s costume that we have never seen before. We started thinking of ideas, but our Castaway Couple Costume idea didn’t form until one day in August. We were flipping through the TV channels, and we stopped on the movie Castaway. Tom Hank’s relationship … Read more

Prize-Winning Sexy DIY Betty Boop Costume

Prize-Winning Sexy DIY Betty Boop Costume

One of my very favorite cartoon characters happens to be Betty Boop! I have made many homemade Halloween costumes through out the years, But none of them compare to Betty. I’ve learned at a very young age in Spanish class to do paper-mache, which gave me the idea to create my Halloween costumes. I don’t have … Read more

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume – AKA Wrangler!

Coolest Homemade Transformer Costume - AKA Wrangler!

This Transformer costume idea was rolling around in my head since ever since my sister bought a used power wheels jeep at a garage sale for my nephew.  The basic idea was to cut apart a power wheels jeep (I bought my own, I promise, and used everything I could from it to to build … Read more

Awesome Family of Six Alice in Wonderland Group Costume

Awesome Family of Six Alice in Wonderland Group Costume

As a family of 6 who all love Halloween, I typically begin planning our Halloween costumes a year before Halloween and begin gathering items around August. We have been the Wizard of Oz  characters, Scooby Do characters, Disney characters, insects, and the Peter Pan cast. We have always wanted to do Alice in Wonderland, but … Read more

My Costume From Dream to Reality: I am Master Chief!

My Costume From Dream to Reality: I am Master Chief!

How do you write how-to directions for a 1 year build process?  Well, you really don’t. The first step is making the commitment that no matter what, you will put in the work to do the process the right way, and not just rush to finish by a certain deadline. I missed Halloween last year … Read more

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

Cool Homemade Transformers Costume Made of Recycled Materials

This Transformer costume is made up of a cut up power wheels jeep,various plastic shapes,about 5 cans of spray paint, light reflectors, and all mounted and epoxied on hockey equipment. The helmet is a second hand bumble bee mask towered with various plastic containers and cardboard bits, some bottle caps. I made it out of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Power Rangers Costume: All Hail Lord Zedd!

Coolest Homemade Power Rangers Costume: All Hail Lord Zedd!

Growing up as a kid I would sit down on the floor with my action figures and watch Mighty Morphin Power Rangers with my brother. Ever since I saw the episode The Mutiny and Lord Zedd came up on screen I was instantly fascinated with the character. I always wanted to be Zedd for Halloween, … Read more

Awesome Homemade Trio of Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

Awesome Homemade Trio of Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

Last month the wife and her friends requested some adult Minion costumes and here is what resulted. This design gets as close to the movie proportions as possible. The arms are fake and slits will be cut on the sides to allow the real arms to be stuck out if needed. Thankfully my wife was … Read more