Coolest Godzilla King of the Monsters Costume

Coolest Godzilla King of the Monsters Costume

Making of Godzilla King of the Monsters Costume: I started with a tiny 7 inch tall plastic model of the king of monsters. I covered the model with aluminum foil and a thin layer of masking tape. I added parting lines on the mummified model and then cut off patterns that could be flattened out … 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

Spooky Frankenstein and Headless Bride Homemade Couple Costume

For Halloween 2012, I was the Headless Bride of Frankenstein and my husband was Frankenstein.  My costume was made from a thrift store wedding d

For Halloween 2012, I was the Headless Bride of Frankenstein and my husband was Frankenstein. My costume was made from a thrift store wedding dress, a rolling back pack, LOTS of zip ties and hot glue and stuffing. First, I extended the handle of the backpack, attached a hanger to the top with zip ties … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Couple Costume

Coolest Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Couple Costume

After doing some brainstorming for my costume I decided that I wanted to go with a classic Halloween monster and be Frankenstein. Unbeknownst to me my boyfriend had wanted to do a costume as a couple. When I told him what I wanted to be, he simply said “I guess that means I am going … Read more

Coolest Homemade King Kong and Skyscraper Couple Costume

Homemade King Kong and Skyscraper Couple Costume

I really wanted to do a costume that included my newborn son. I always called him a monkey, so when I was looking for monkey suits online, I couldn’t find one that I wanted. I then came up with the idea as him being King Kong! I thought, if he was King Kong, then I … Read more

Coolest Count Orlok Costume

Coolest Count Orlok Costume

My Costume was an Orlok… The Gloves and Mask are made of Silicone… The Coat and Cloak were made by my wife from McCall patterns and took 3 weeks to make… My pants and shirt were just black… I bought 2 pair of work boots and took the soles off of one pair and screwed … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

Bride of Frankenstein: The dress was given to me from a client from her wedding in the 80’s. I cut the sleeves off and shredded what was left at my shoulders. I also cut and tore some rips into the dress, then safety pinned it back together… like a zipper of pins. I also added … Read more

Coolest Mothra Costume

Homemade Mothra Costume

This Mothra Costume is a 12 ft wing span on each side of body, total 24 ft. Painted canvas wings, fake fur material body. Head plastic formed, head mounted to bike helmet, feather antenne. I am a 6’2″ man inside body. Wings can move in flying motion. Included are the 2 mothra faries from the … Read more

Coolest Bride of Frankenstein Homemade Costume

Homemade Bride of Frankenstein Costume

The dress and bandages were purchased at a thrift store, make-up at a 99 cent store and the hair at a Sally Beauty supply. The dress is a simple long dress. With regular bandages, I wrapped the left arm up to the shoulder, through the dress to the right shoulder and down again to the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frankenstein’s Monster Couple Costume

Homemade Frankenstein's Monster Couple Costume

Me and my girlfriend love dressing up for Halloween, Friday the 13th and any other excuse we get. Blood soaked limbs, faces and brains are usually the order of the day but this time we tried something a little different, a Homemade Frankenstein’s Monster Couple Costume. No blood this time which was hard to do … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frankstein Wants His Mummy Costume

Homemade Frankstein Wants His Mummy Costume

The inspiration for this Homemade Frankstein Wants His Mummy Costume came from a pregame show at an Altoona Curve Baseball game. A gentleman dressed as the Indian from the Village People puppeteered the five other V.P. characters to the song Y.M.C.A., using poles much like we used on our costume’s feet. The Indian was placed … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frankenstein and Bride Couple Costume

Homemade Frankenstein and Bride Costume

My husband and I wanted to do something creative, yet classic, as we live in historic Salem, MA. These homemade Frankenstein & his bride costumes were a huge hit with everyone of all ages! We got stopped all throughout the night for photos. For Frankenstein, I bought a black blazer from a local thrift store … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

We do a lot of costume parties, so I am getting used to improvising costumes. Thrift stores come in very handy. For Frankenstein, just took an old blazer and zig-zagged the end of the sleeves. Old dress pants and solid shirt underneath. Painted my husbands hands and face green, a little black around the eyes. … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein and His Bride Couple Costume

Coolest Frankenstein and His Bride Couple Costume 15

I have been The Bride of Frankenstein more than a dozen times over the years and this year I wanted to be more authentic. I used a piece of carpet that I hot glued together and place on top of my head and brought all my hair up around it and secured it with a … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costume

Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costume

I came up with the idea for this Homemade Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Costume after looking around your website. I used just a regular School Backpack and a lot of duct tape. My boyfriend who is an engineer helped with the design. There are a few things I will do different for next year … Read more

Coolest Little Bride of Frankenstein

Homemade Little Bride of Frankenstein

This Little Bride of Frankenstein was a “night before” Halloween costume with very little money to be spent! First we filched an old twin sheet from my husband’s grandma…ok “filched” is a strong word, she knew we were taking it so I guess that isn’t filching. We soaked it in strong coffee for a couple … Read more

Coolest Frankie and Freak Costume

Homemade Frankie and Freak Costume

Here on this Frankie and Freak Costume you can see i slapped on one of those latex prostetics for my face and painted it green. Then I cut up some black patent leather fabric and some shorts. As for Frankie’s freak, she bought an outfit and we made some minor adjustments like the iron on … Read more

Coolest Frankenstein Costume

Homemade  Frankenstein's Monster and the Bride of Frankenstein Costumes

For Frankenstein, we bought an over sized suit coat from a thrift store. He wore black pants and big black shoes. We patterned his make up after a photo from the original Frankenstein’s monster movie. We made the neck bolts out of tin foil and used duct tape to attach. We sprayed his hair black. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bride of Frankenstein Halloween Costume

Homemade Bride of Frankenstein Halloween Costume

I had bought two (yes 2!) old wedding dresses from the local thrift store. Because I didn’t realize how much weight I gained recently, I didn’t bother trying them on. On “party” day, I tried each dress on, neither fit. So my very clever sister took me to BigLots, bought a $5 white bed sheet … Read more

Coolest Lego Frankenstein Costume

Homemade Lego Frankenstein Costume

We love Legos at our house. My son came up with the idea of being a Lego minifigure. After some research, and finding this website, I agreed to make it! He chose a Homemade Lego Frankenstein Costume. The body and legs are made out of cardboard, covered in brown paper. Head is made out of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Frankenstein Costume

Homemade Frankenstein Costume

At 2 years old my son would not wear any type of hat, so a lot of Halloween costumes were out of the question. We sprayed his hair black, painted his face green with a few scars. We bought sweatpants that were too small and cut off the elastic bottom and then cut slits up … Read more