Creepiest Homemade Living Dead Doll Costume

Living Dead Doll costume

Hello, I am a 47 yr old grandmother from Phoenix Arizona. I collect creepy dolls. I have a massive collection of Living Dead Dolls. One of the dolls from Series 32 is named Butcher Boop. She has a fantastic look and I knew I wanted to be her for Halloween this year. She is reminiscent of … Read more

Cool Handmade Evil Purple Minion Costume

DIY Evil Purple Minion Costume

My son wanted to be an evil purple minion costume for Halloween, so mama couldn’t disappoint! So, this handmade costume took about 16+ hours. Most of the time spent creating it was making templates and doing trial runs. Materials Needed for my Evil Purple Minion Costume BODY *Project foam (I went to Joann’s and measured … Read more

Coolest Recycled DIY Dragon Princess Costume

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This was a hard one everything but the kitchen sink in here. Most of it was recycled from a dumpster. A lot of foam like would be used in a sofa. I started with crutches and curved them around the body. Then I re-enforced with 2×4’s the neck has a sewer pipe and  boards in … Read more

Coolest DIY Halloween Costume: Ancestral Viking Costume

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So I discovered several months ago that my dominate ancestry was Scandinavian (Viking), so I began researching this ancient culture and watching History Channel’s “Vikings” and I became hooked!  I decided I wanted to be a Viking Shield Maiden, Lagertha from the show, this Halloween!  Thus began my 2-month long journey to create my viking … Read more

Mysterious DIY Black Gold Saw Anime Costume

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Black Gold Saw is from one of my favorite anime shows and I wanted to show my love for this character by creating this anime costume. Making the Anime Costume For the making of the sword, armor, belt and horns I created my own pattern and drew out the separate pieces to be put together … Read more

DIY Cute Group Costume Idea – The Sanderson Sisters

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Inspiration for our Cute Group Costume Idea Last Halloween, my family and I were watching my favorite Halloween movie, Hocus Pocus, and I knew that had to be our next costumes for a cute group costume idea.  In high school and my early 20’s I didn’t get into Halloween until I realized I was missing … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treehouse Costume

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“What do you want to be for Halloween?” I asked my barely 4 year old. I’m imagining something that’s not too hard to make, like last year’s Astronaut or the “Boy Fairy” from the year before. He thought about it for a little while and told me “I want to be a tree house.” I … Read more

Cool Homemade Monsters Inc Family Costumes

monsters inc family costumes

Take a look at the supplies and instructions I used to make our Monsters Inc family costumes. Sully’s Costume Supplies ($110) Blue fur fabric – 4 yds, but almost 1 yd leftover (ebay) Gray fabric (Joann) Black felt (Joann) Zipper (Joann) Horns (Amazon) Purple paint (Michaels) Constructing Sully’s Costume The pattern was made using my husband’s … Read more

Adorable Carl and Ellie Homemade Costumes From the Movie Up

In our homemade costumes, my Wife is wearing the House (Ellie) Costume. I (Rhett) is wearing the Carl costume. We love the Disney movie up so we wanted to be the loving characters. My wife hand painted the shirt to look like the house from Up and held balloons so she could better portray herself … Read more

The Force Awakens Family Star Wars Homemade Costumes

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For our homemade costumes, I was determined to dress up as Rey From Star Wars The Force Awakens . From there, I managed to talk each member of the family into dressing in theme with other characters from the movie. My daughter was the easiest as she loves to dress up as robots. (She was … Read more

Hilarious Homemade Puppy Monkey Baby Costume

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I knew I wanted to make a Puppy Monkey Baby costume since the moment I saw the commercial during the super bowl. I fell in love with the adorable/weird looking creature and knew it was so my style. Also, I only loved it more once I realized it also bugged my dad when I would … Read more

Cutest DIY Halloween Star Wars Costumes for Kids: Ewok and Leia

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My kids love Star Wars, and when we were watching Return of the Jedi, my son declared he wanted to be an Ewok for Halloween. So, we needed to create these Halloween Star Wars costumes for both of our kids. Making our Halloween Star Wars Costumes I bought brown fur fabric at a local craft/fabric … Read more

Coolest Homemade Red Jacket Michael Jackson Costume

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Making the Jacket The jacket is red silk and has ALL hand sewn red glass beads all over it. It took almost 30 days of constant sewing to bead this Michael Jackson costume jacket.  There are gold mortar boards on the shoulder with gold metal buttons, with  gold metal buttons down the front of the jacket. Also, there … Read more

Cool Homemade Female Edward Scissorhands Costume

Eddie’s Little Sister Who knew I could make something so cool!! It took about a month but it became the beast that I was going to conquer! Would you believe I didn’t take one picture and had to round these up later. I think everything but the kitchen sink is on this thing. I will … Read more

Terrifyingly Scary Homemade Scarecrow Halloween Costume

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Scarecrow Halloween Costume Idea  The initial idea behind my scarecrow Halloween costume was to create an evil horror related scarecrow.  After many hours of searching and researching I found a good mask that I could base the rest of my costume on. This mask came from grim stitch factory.  Also, I did not base my … Read more

Coolest Transforming DIY Optimus Prime Costume

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This is my home made Transformers DIY Optimus Prime costume for Halloween.  This is based on the Cab Over Semi truck from the original Generation 1 (G1) 80’s cartoon. Costume Details My costume is detailed with several different items to make it unique, such as: the vanity Manitoba Licence plate, the windshield wipers, the working … Read more

Aerodynamically Awesome DIY Toddler Amelia Earhart Costume

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Unique Costume Idea My husband and I were looking for a costume which would be unique and also, stray away from the mainstream costumes marketed to young girls.  As our daughter is named Amelia, we chose Amelia Earhart. We liked that she is a prominent female historical figure and she that shares the same first … Read more

Coolest Homemade Vintage Miller High Life Girl Costume

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I currently live in Milwaukee, which is the home of the Miller Brewing. Company.  I was on a brewery tour with my family when my dad told me the story of my grandmother and her bowling team.  He said that in the 50’s, she was on a team called the Miller High Life Girls. Her entire … Read more

Awesome Homemade Christmas Costumes: Bumble and Yukon Cornelius

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This Halloween my 2 1/2 year old Daughter wanted to be Yukon Cornelius and Me to be Bumble. She has been watching Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (1964) since June. She really loves Christmas and everything to do with it. Thus, we needed homemade Christmas costumes. Making our Homemade Christmas Costumes I decided to make … Read more

Awesome Homemade Harley Quinn Halloween Costume

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Homemade Costume Inspiration Sitting in our small room, my sister and I listened to the echoes from the television mixed with the slow drone of the Xbox. Playing our favorite Batman themed video game had become a habit for us. As she watched me navigate The Caped Crusader over a common thug and sucker punch … Read more

Everyone Flocks to the Demon on the Block Homemade Costume

Me and my best friend started in August. Needless to say it was a long process! Tedious but totally worth it. Making the Demon Costume Making a rough sketch of the proportions for the pivoting wing, we measured or height and we made a scale. Me and my friend built the skeleton for the wings … Read more

Awesomely Unique Homemade Halloween Costume

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I’ve always wanted to be something whimsical, yet creepy. The idea was always there and this Halloween I was able to make my imaginative Keeper of the Forest character come to life! This unique homemade Halloween costume took quite some time to complete (too many hours to count haha). But the end result I was … Read more