Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Couple Halloween Costume

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy Couple Halloween Costume

So, my boyfriend and I had been racking our brains for what to be this Halloween when two aging superheroes came to mind–Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. We of course wanted to make our costumes and I jumped right into it–running to Target after work, Michaels on the weekend, Goodwill on my breaks, etc. Generally … Read more

Awesome Homemade Sandy Cheeks Costume

Awesome Homemade Sandy Cheeks Costume

I worked at Nickelodeon, Singapore so I thought going as a character from the channel might be fun. I decided to go as Sandy Cheeks from SpongeBob SquarePants! It is quite a challenge to make her costume, but it was totally worth it. I had a blast and won the best costume. Everybody went on … Read more

Coolest Sandy Cheeks Costume from SpongeBob Squarepants

Coolest Sandy Cheeks Costume from SpongeBob Squarepants

For this costume we dressed our little girl in all white and added red and blue electrical tape to the sleeves for the stripes.  Found the boots at a yard sale and spray painted them gray.  Bought a white trashcan from a restaurant supply store, painted the zipper on with gray paint and printed out … Read more

Cute Blues Clues Couple Halloween Costume

Cute Blues Clues Couple Halloween Costume

Whilst browsing the pre-made, packages of Halloween costumes this year with my boyfriend, Shaun, I noticed a lot of the womens’ options were very risque. This was our first costume party together and I enjoy dresssing up and turning heads, but I want them to notice my costume- not my lack of coverage. We gave … Read more

Funny and Inexpensive DIY Patrick Costume from SpongeBob

Funny and Inexpensive DIY Patrick Costume from SpongeBob

This Costume was really easy but fun and different which is something I always strive for around halloween. I went to Walmart and found really cheap pink leggins and really cheap lime green shorts. I already had a coral sweater that went perfect. I cut out the flower shapes for his shorts from purlple wrapping … Read more

Cool Homemade Muno Toddler Costume from Yo Gabba Gabba

Cool Homemade Muno Toddler Costume from Yo Gabba Gabba

My two year old grandson Rocco loved watching Yo Gaba Gaba so when halloween approached there really was no question what should we make him, it had to be his favorite character…..Muno. At the time Muno was not as popular as he is now but it didn’t matter if no one knew who he was, … Read more

Cool Couple Costume Idea: Ed and Bev Bighead from Rocko’s Modern Life

Cool Couple Costume Idea: Ed and Bev Bighead from Rocko's Modern Life

Chaz and I decided to go as Ed and Bev Bighead, the notoriously grumpy sardine couple from the 90’s cartoon “Rocko’s Modern Life”. We were inspired by Chaz’s actual bighead. The masks are made from chicken wire, masking tape, newspaper, paint and felt. It was a blast making these bigheads and they were a huge … Read more

Cool Homemade SpongeBob and Gary to the Rescue Child Couple Costume

Cool Homemade SpongeBob and Gary to the Rescue Child Couple Costume

My boys (2 and 4 at the time) are the ultimate Spongebob fans, especially my oldest – Austin. He desperately wanted to be Spongebob for Halloween, so like any working mom, I took to the internet. A million searches later I couldn’t find any pre-made Spongebob costumes for sale (ugh!) so I decided to try … Read more

Coolest Homemade Spongebob Costume for No Money

Coolest Homemade Spongebob Costume for No Money

My youngest daughter Sarah was obsessed with SpongeBob Squarepants. Since I always made the costumes, she begged me to turn her into SpongeBob. This was when he was pretty new and the store bought costumes just weren’t there. I worked in a restaurant, so I never had a bunch of money. I did, however have … 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 Rugrats Group Costume

Homemade Rugrats Group Costume

We wanted to go as something fun and creative! The Phil and Lil costumes we bought teal t shirts then cut them into tank tops and put a pink t shirt under. Then we cut out the little shapes that they had on their shirts to glue on along with the buttons on top(the right … 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

Cheap and Easy Catdog Couple Halloween Costume

Cheap and Easy Catdog Couple Halloween Costume

We made the sign out of a foam board from Jo-ann’s. We had to use an exacto knife to cut it like a puzzle so we could be connected when standing near each other but that we could walk around away from each other. The signs were tied with a soft cotton ribbon so it … Read more

Coolest Eliza Thornberry Costume

Coolest Eliza Thornberry Costume

I’m Eliza Thornberry, part of your average family and I talk to animals. This costume was so much fun to be, acting like a kid. The Wild Thornberry show came out in the 90’s so not that many people who are older know who she is. I thought of this idea because I have red … Read more

Original Doug Funnie’s QuailWoman Costume

Original Doug Funnie's QuailWoman Costume

I always appreciate original, yet creative Halloween Costumes. Who didn’t like Doug Funnie, Patty Mayonnaise and Skeeter growing up? I decided to put a feminine twist on Doug’s alter-ego character, Quailman. A quick trip to Goodwill provided me with a red vampire cape, cargo shorts, belt, and a simple green tank. Next stop was to Beverly’s Fabric store for … Read more

Cutest Blue’s Clues Costume for a Couple

Cutest Blue's Clues Costume for a Couple

My boyfriend and I wanted to dress up as something original that everyone would recognize. After he turned down what seemed like hundreds of my ideas, we finally agreed upon one of the cartoons we both watched as a child; Blues Clues! And of course we picked the two main and most recognized characters, Steve … Read more

Cute and Original Mermaid Man Costume from SpongeBob

Cute and Original Mermaid Man Costume from SpongeBob

First I found an orange tight sleeve tshirt from American Apparel, and green tights also from American Apparel. The red Uggs I’ve had for a while but any red shoes would do. This purple/pink belt was from Forever 21 and I just cut out the yellow M with construction paper. I had purple eye shadow and practiced … Read more

Original Cosmo and Wanda Couple Costume

Original Cosmo and Wanda Couple Costume

For the wands I printed out a star and traced it onto an old shoe box, making four stars. I glued two together and painted them yellow. I found some bale wire in the barn and straightened it out and stuck it between the glued stars. For the crowns I cut yellow paper into the … Read more