Coolest Lord Ghirahim Costume from the Legend of Zelda

ghirahim costume

This Lord Ghirahim costume is one of my my favorites because I didn’t think it would turn out as good as it did. Ghirahim Costume Base The white body suit is a plain white zentai suit that had a full head and hands, it was $20 on eBay.  I cut the body suit to match … Read more

Coolest Homemade Midna Helmet Costume From The Legend of Zelda

midna helmet costume

I did not make the Zentai costume, this is commercially made, and I found it on eBay. I made the Midna helmet costume, hair and ears. Midna Helmet Costume Instructions The helmet is made from a camping sleep pad from WalMart.  They cost about $10.  Its blue foam in a roll about 6 feet long and 3 … Read more

Awesome and Easy Toad and Toadette Costume

Awesome and Easy Toad and Toadette Costume

Hi,  I started making a blue toad from Super Mario for my son to attend a family and friends Xmas costume party, but in the process he changed his mind and wanted to be ‘Steve’ from Minecraft so toad was passed to hubby. I wanted us to be a couple, so made myself a Toadette … Read more

Mario Kart Group Costume

Mario Kart Group Costume

my husband and i started near two months before halloween. fisrt off, i have always wanted to do a mario kart theme for halloween, the game is a favorite. we started with four characters and grew to nine mario karters. the building process was long, the spray foam we found easiest to shape then applied … Read more

Mini Link from Zelda DIY Costume

Mini Link from Zelda DIY Costume

My son is a huge Zelda video game fan, so when he wanted to go as Link from the game I couldn’t say no!  I am not a seamstress so we got some help from his Aunt to make some of the items for this mini Link from Zelda DIY costume. We started off by … Read more

Mario Cart and Princess Peach Couple Costume

Mario Cart and Princess Peach Couple Costume

We came up with this Mario Cart and Princess Peach couple costume idea a week before we needed it. We only had 6 days to draw it out and start working.  We spent every night after work spray painting, gluing, running to the store, pinning, running back to the store and panicking. We created spinning … Read more

Cool Mario Brothers Costumes: Captain Toad, Toadette and Shy Guy

Cool Mario Brothers Costumes: Captain Toad, Toadette and Shy Guy

Here are our cool Mario Brothers costumes – Captain Toad and Toadette are on the adventure of their lives, dodging the dreaded Shy Guy as they gather treasure. Every year Ben (my son) picks out a theme and I make the costumes. Ben (Captain Toad) is wearing a homemade mushroom cap, homemade backpack, homemade shoes, … Read more

Princess Daisy and Princess Peach Costumes for Wheelchairs

Princess Daisy and Princess Peach Costumes for Wheelchairs

I made these Princess Daisy and Princess Peach costumes for my daughters who are severely disabled from a double dx of CDKL5 and mitochondrial disease. I challenged myself to make a costume using their wheelchairs. They would pull off anything on front so I was limited to the sides and back. The costumes are for Halloween, … Read more

Link and Zelda Couples Costume

Link and Zelda Couples Costume

Link and Zelda have been an icon of my childhood. It wasn’t until recently I decided that I would finally make my own Link and Zelda couples costume. My brother accompanied me as Link, and, in January 2015, we stepped out onto the convention floor as Link and Zelda, granted, we could’ve done better, but … Read more

Awesome Mario Kart Group Costume

Awesome Mario Kart Group Costume

We were looking for a great four person costume to wear to Toronto’s annual Halloween street party. For my wife, myself, and one of our friends, we’ve been doing this for a few years and have really enjoyed the crowds and the camaraderie; however, this would be the first time for our fourth and he … Read more

Awesome Woman’s Super Mario Piranha Flower Costume

Awesome Woman's Super Mario Piranha Flower Costume

So every year I love to do something fun and different for Halloween; this year I wanted to do something with 90’s kid nostalgia that was easily recognizable but not commercially available. Usually I have a few ideas bouncing around but can’t make any solid decisions until I visit the Goodwill store. This year, I … Read more

Homemade Mario and Lakitu (the Final Lap Guy) Couple Costume

Homemade Mario and Lakitu (the Final Lap Guy) Couple Costume

Buying a costume can be way too expensive. That’s why this year we decided to do it ourselves and get creative. For the Mario costume I bought Royal Blue high waited shorts from Charlotte Russe. I had an old red tee shirt that allowed me to make the basics of my costume. For the hat … Read more

Homemade Link from Zelda Costume

Homemade Link from Zelda Costume

I’m a super nerdy 28 year old Computer Scientist and until about a month ago, I’d never been to a comic convention. Dead set on attending one before I got “too old” to do so, I went and bought tickets for the whole family. (Because if momma’s going to go, we’re all going to.) And … Read more

Chillingly Accurate Ice-Climbers Costumes from Super Smash Bros.

Chillingly Accurate Ice-Climbers Costumes from Super Smash Bros.

For our second Halloween together, my boyfriend and I decided to make a couples costumes for our ‘Super Smash Bros’ themed Halloween party. We wanted something not commonly done and decided the Ice Climbers (Popo and Nana) would be the perfect costume for the rainy and cold Vancouver weather – cute, warm and iconic for … Read more

Sexy Link-Costume from The Legend of Zelda

Sexy Link-Costume from The Legend of Zelda

I’ve always enjoyed the Legend of Zelda and it’s hero Link. He also happens to be one of my favorite characters to play in super smash brothers n64, so why not be him for Halloween? Plus, all of my video games had recently been stolen, so it was sort of my way of paying my … Read more

Mom, Child and Dog Super Mario Bros. Costumes

Mom, Child and Dog Super Mario Bros. Costumes

I just turned 30 this year and I’ve always loved the Mario games. Mario is muh jam! Yoshi is my absolute favorite. I wanted to dress my dog up as Yoshi so naturally I’d go as Mario (none of this wimpy Princess Peach stuff for me) and my son would don a Luigi costume. The … Read more

Koopa Family Costumes from Super Mario Bros

Koopa Family Costumes from Super Mario Bros

This year our kids decided they wanted to be Koopa characters from Super Mario Bros. Yay, another family theme was born! We decided on Bowser, Bowser Jr., Iggy, Larry, Wendy and Ludwig von Koopa. Our dog was forced to participate by wearing the costume, aka Roy Koopa, for a few minutes for pics. The dog … Read more

Totally Worth the Work Mario Kart Costume!

Totally Worth the Work Mario Kart Costume!

My Mario costume is too simple I need something nice! I should totally make a Kart! That is what I said thinking it was going to be simple and easy! But not at all, it is a lot of work and it took me three days. But it was totally worth! The kart was awesome … Read more

Little Bowser Costume with a Big Attitude

Little Bowser Costume with a Big Attitude

To say that my 4-year-old son, Henry, is obsessed with the Bowser villain from the Mario Bros. video games would be an understatement.   So, it was no surprise when he told me several months ago that he wanted to be Bowser for Halloween (hey, at least he gave me ample notice!).  At first I … Read more

Mario Kart and Horses in Costume

Mario Kart and Horses in Costume

We wanted to dress our horses up for Halloween and had a couple individual costume ideas floating around, but one day I was browsing facebook and a friend had taken a “What should you be for halloween?” quiz, out of boredom I took it too and my result was “Mario Kart” with a photo of … Read more

Coolest Super Mario Family Theme Costumes

Coolest Super Mario Family Theme Costumes

My daughter loves doing family theme costumes for Halloween. She even got her brother involved in this one. Mostly all of the costumes were homemade, including the Mario overalls and hats. Colored shirts to match the hats were worn as well as big yellow buttons and Mario mustaches (can be cut from paper or felt). … Read more

Cool Mario Bros. Toad Racing Kart Costume

Cool Mario Bros. Toad Racing Kart Costume

My son is never a conventional figure.  He always chooses something different.  For Halloween 2013, my son wanted to be Toad – one of the character’s from Mario Bros.  Since that costume only consisted of a hat, vest and shirt, we decided to make it a little more exciting.  :-) We made the mario Toad … Read more

Super Fun DIY Mario Brothers Costume for Couples

Super Fun DIY Mario Brothers Costume for Couples

We were invited to a friend’s 30th birthday party – a super heroes dress up.  After trawling sites for a cool couples idea, we settled on Mario and Luigi Super Mario Bros. couple costume.  My husband has the right fluff for the tache and the costumes were easy to make.  It all started with a … Read more