Cool Homemade Bob the Builder Costume Ideas

Coolest Homemade Bob the Builder Costume Ideas

After seeing the cheap look of store-bought Bob the Builder costumes we decided to make our own Bob the builder costume. We already had the overalls and just needed a few more items which we found at a thrift store; we found the hard hat, shoes, belt and shirt. Our son loved it! The night … Read more

Last Minute Blues Clues/Steve Couple’s Costume

Last Minute Blues Clues/Steve Couple's Costume

My boyfriend and I were trying to find something original for a party we were going to for weeks in advance. Finally it was the day before the party and we were all out of ideas: that is until I saw a guy at school walking through my campus parking lot in a striped green … Read more

Homemade Gir From Invader Zim Costume With Giant Cupcake

Homemade Gir From Invader Zim Costume With Giant Cupcake

Day 1 – decision to be Gir Day 35 – Bought patterns and fabric from local fabric store.  I used a general pattern for a dog costume with the green and black fleece fabric.  Hot and full of static but oh so amazing! Day 46 – Finally start the cutout of the design and making … Read more

Coolest Contest-Winning Homemade Halloween Costumes for a Group

Coolest Homemade Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery and How-To Tips

We had such a great Halloween this year because we dressed up as a family with our own homemade Halloween costumes. We complimented my son’s Jimmy Neutron costume by having my other son dress like Goddard the Dog and then my husband and I dress as Jimmy’s parents, Hugh and Judy Neutron. It was so … Read more

Coolest DIY Couples Cat Dog Halloween Costume

Cat Diggity Dog Couple Costumes

We had so much fun making this Cat Dog Halloween costume! My girlfriend And I LOVE 90s cartoons. What better way to show that than to dress up as one for Halloween… Cat Dog was the winner. This was a last minute decision because we had another idea so our Cat Dog Halloween costume took … Read more

Awesome Oblina from Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Costume

So originally I wanted to do a couple's costume with my boyfriend and be the Maitlands from Beetlejuice (which I found a sweet how-to on this site.)

Originally I wanted to do a couple’s costume with my boyfriend and be the Maitlands from Beetlejuice (which I found a sweet how-to on this site.)  He got foam insulation to start the masks, but realized there was no way he’d get them done in time for Halloween parties.  I had a week to come … Read more

Coolest Yo Gabba Gabba DIY Costume

Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Costume

Last year it was my husband’s turn to chose our costume. He chose the Super Bowl 2010 Kia Commercial. I decided on the 2 main characters-Muno from Yo Gabba Gabba and a Sock Monkey (both of which I couldnt find any real looking costumes online). For Muno I purchased large amounts of 1.5 inch foam … Read more

SpongeBob Costume

SpongeBob Costume

When I was invited to a Cartoons and Comics themed party I could only think of one character I wanted to go as: SpongeBob. I took inspiration from several of the costumes on this site and made the costume out of a box which I painted yellow, white and brown and then added the tie … Read more

Coolest Homemade SpongeBob and Plankton Couple Costume

Homemade SpongeBob and Plankton Couple Costume

When my daughter decided that we would dress up in Spongebob this year, I just couldn’t find the “perfect” Spongebob costume anywhere. My son, the little character that he is, decided he wanted to be Plankton, because he is EVIL, ha. Well, forget about trying to buy one of those. So being the crafty person … Read more

Cool Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Plex Robot Costume

Cool Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Plex Robot

I had a lady ask me if I could make her granddaughter a unique costume this year because last year she had seen my daughter’s Starbucks costume and loved it! So she requested I make a Yo Gabba Gabba Plex the robot costume. I started off with a large cardboard box. I formed a circle … Read more

Cutest Lil DIY Gary the Snail Toddler Costume

Cutest lil Gary the Snail you ever did see

I hand make huge Halloween costume creations each year, and love the entire performance from start to finish. Typically, I rope my family into a group costume, but this year I made this Gary the Snail costume specifically for my 3 year old. I work with paper mache, found and repurposed materials, and all of … Read more