Super-Original Homemade Gary the Snail Costume

Coolest Gary the Snail Costume

This Gary the Snail costume was so much fun! I planned on making the costume in 2015 but just couldn’t figure out how to quite make the costume and did a trial make but didnt work. So this year I decided to make it paper mache. I got a balloon and paper mached for the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rugrats Group Costume

Homemade Rugrats Group Costume

Here’s our rendition of a homemade Rugrats group costume. Everyone remembers watching those adventurous toddlers on TV. My friends and I decided that they would be the perfect bunch to be for Halloween. They are all easy to recognize and seemed simple to make. We are all pretty cheap so we wanted to keep this … Read more

Cool Homemade CatDog Costume for College Roommates

Cool Homemade CatDog Costume for College Roommates

Halloween is a huge event on college campuses across the country.  My roommate and I have created costumes together the past few years and they’re generally a big hit among our friends.  In the months leading up to Halloween we bounced around a few ideas. But our favorite and our final decision was to dress … Read more

Coolest DIY SpongeBob Halloween Costumes

spongebob halloween costumes

Our family Trick or Treats for the local Food Pantry and I hand make our costumes every year. My daughter loved this show growing up and really wanted to do these SpongeBob Halloween costumes. One of my daughters was SpongeBob, my other daughter was Patrick, I was Mr. Crab and we had our cat dressed as … Read more

Cool Cat Group Costume

Cool Cat Group Costume

These are our cats dressed up. Every single person who saw our cats in their cat costumes loved it, not just the details but just amazed that we were able to get our cats to dress up. Our cats are very well trained and have good temperaments. They are used to being dressed, Every one … Read more

SpongeBob and Patrick Couple Costume

SpongeBob and Patrick Couple Costume

Spongebob was so easy to make. It started the a poster of spongebob’s face that I found at a toy store. I glued that to a large cardboard box. I cut out the eyes and then cut up some black panty hose. I glued them on the inside of the box so that I could … Read more

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

The Amazing Scoop and Bob the Builder Costume

How did we come up with the idea for this costume? Jack our 5 year old son is riding his wheelchair Scoop! Jack loves trucks so much. He plays with the truck Scoop every single day. We have lots of photos of him laying on the sofa hugging his truck. His love for trucks is … Read more

Best Catdog Costume Ever!

Best Catdog Costume Ever!

My grandma and I made this costume together! We made dresses and put stuffing in a long bag, and then wrapped it in material. We sewed on straps like a backpack so that it was easy to take the body off if we needed to. We used a clown nose and painted it blue for … Read more

Oblina and Krumm Costumes from Ah! Real Monsters

Oblina and Krumm Costumes from Ah! Real Monsters

Ah Real Monsters is a 90’s Cartoon that was on nickelodeon when I was a little kid. They recently added the show to netflix and while watching the show, my boyfriend and I decided that it would be the perfect halloween costume for us. For Oblina, The body is made up of cut up and … Read more

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Bob the Builder Costume and His Buddy Lofty

Our 2-year-old son, Triantafyllos is our decision maker and performer for Halloween – his dad is the idea generator and mom is the artist. We made a great team. Last year Trian was the lion in the circus tent. This year dad had the idea for Trian to pick a main character from one of … Read more

Squidward the Coolest Costume I’ve Ever Made

Squidward the Coolest Costume I've Ever Made

My grandson wanted to be Squidward this year for Halloween, so I took on the challenge!  The journey began with putting pieces of clothing together at my local Salvation Army Shop, Ocean State Job Lot, Michael’s Craft Store, Dollar Tree and Walmart (Total cost $38.18). I began by assembling the hat which is made from … Read more

Homemade Spongebob Costume for a Boy

Homemade Spongebob Costume for a Boy

My “little” as I refer to him, was obsessed with Sponge Bob and begged to be him for Halloween. The costume took about two and half weeks to make and lots of Amazon.com prime orders (where you are shipped your items in two days!). There was a need for foam, paint, part of other costumes … Read more

Homemade Catdog Couple Costume for Adults

Homemade Catdog Couple Costume for Adults

First we brought orange footed and hooded onesies to create the body. We used orange fleece fabric to connect the body and then applied brown felt to the body to make cat dogs spots. The masks and ears were also made of orange, purple, red and black felt. I printed a photo of their friend … Read more

Coolest SpongeBob Costume For a 9 Year Old Boy

Coolest SpongeBob Costume For a 9 Year Old Boy

This Is How We Made This Coolest SpongeBob Costume: To make this SpongeBob costume, we used a square box (cut horizontally), then made it thinner and taped it with duct tape. We used about 10 car sponges, cut horizontally into fifths. Used any extra pieces for filler. Glued on sponges with glue gun and cut … Read more

Coolest 90s Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Costumes

Coolest 90s Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Costumes

This was the first time my girlfriend joined my homemade costume tradition that I usually do with my younger brothers. We were looking to do something scary but fun, and I thought to find a throwback idea that would excite people our age. Aaahh! Real Monsters was a more obscure cartoon on Nickelodeon in the … Read more

Awesome Blue’s Clues Couple Costume

Awesome Blue's Clues Couple Costume

We just figured out Blue’s Clues! This was my favorite TV show growing up and had my mind set on this costume all year. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money so I thrifted everything and our total cost was $30!  For Blue’s outfit I layered a light and dark blue tunic tank … Read more

Last Minute Blues Clues Adult Couple Costume

Last Minute Blues Clues Adult Couple Costume

I had a Halloween party to attend Friday night, and it was Monday. I still had absolutely no idea what to be. My boyfriend made a suggestion that we go as something together and that’s when all the ideas came flowing. I thought up a few different ideas and ran them by him and two … Read more

Cool DIY Spongebob Crew Group Costume

Cool DIY Spongebob Crew Group Costume

My kids decided to be Sponge Bob characters this halloween, and since I am big into repurposing and making costumes myself, the challenge was on!   All of these costumes are made out of 100% recycled materials! Sponge bob is made from a couch cushion,  cardboard and foam, the clothes are made from recycled fabric. … Read more

Money Lovin’ Eugene Krabs Halloween Costume

Money Lovin' Eugene Krabs Halloween Costume

Welcome to the Krusty Krab. My 3 year old son has been asking to be the money lovin’ Eugene Krabs since the Easter bunny came! He wanted his daddy to be SpongeBob so he could tell him to “Get back to work.” I started to make the costume in September by constructing the body out … Read more

Last Minute Fairly Odd Parents Costume

Last Minute Fairly Odd Parents Costume

My boyfriend and I were brainstorming costume ideas a week before Halloween. We wanted to go with something Nickelodeon themed but we were torn between a few good ones. We found a collage of all the 90s-00s cartoons and I saw that Cosmo and Wanda from the Fairly Odd Parents had some of the most … Read more

Coolest Mermaid Man Costume University Bound

Coolest Mermaid Man Costume University Bound

I was hitting up Indiana University for Halloween this year and I wanted to be unique. Many girls dress sleazy or put on animal ears and call it a costume but I decided to go above and beyond. As a kid who grew up watching Spongebob, and to this day continues to, I came to … Read more

Cool Homemade Rugrats Costume

I am Brazilian,  and I really wanted something not so common here.  Because when we have carnival (we don’t have Halloween here), we only see tons of Snow Whites, Alice’s, princess and etc. So I decided to choose a character that I really really love, and I decided to dress up as Angélica from Rugrats. … Read more

Cosmo and Wanda Couples Halloween Costume

Cosmo and Wanda Couples Halloween Costume

This costume was a huge hit among friends and family alike (a photo of us even got a record 75+ likes on Facebook!). It was extremely simple to execute, but we started our planning about 3 weeks in advance. My boyfriend and I enjoy relieving our childhood together by watching old cartoons we used to … Read more