Homemade Donkey Kong Costume

Homemade Donkey Kong Costume

Material I used for this Donkey Kong Costume: Short hair brown fabric purchased EVA rubber different colors cyanoacrylate glue plastic egg cups for the eyes velcro foam A chest cushion other felt fabric a can of black paint black pen EVA rubber is glued with cyanoacrylate and the fabric is sewn by hand. I didn’t … Read more

Mario and Luigi Girly Style Costumes

Mario was really easy. To find stuff for the plain red was an easy color to get hold of . The Luigi green .. well that’s another story. I went to soooooo many different stores looking for a green shirt couldn’t find one that was plain anywhere, I mean anywhere! Finally I found one at … Read more

Cool Homemade Super Mario Family Costume

Cool Homemade Super Mario Family Costume

Every Halloween since we’ve been married, my husband and I have dressed up together. From things as simple as white T-shirts that said “Sick” and “Tired” before we had kids, to Mary Poppins, Bert and the dancing penguins.  This year’s “Super Mario extraordinaire” involved both of us and our 3 children (4 yr old boy/girl … Read more

Coolest Mario Kart Family Halloween Costume

Coolest Mario Kart Family Halloween Costume

My family loves Halloween and our ultimate goal is to be the standout family. This year we decided to be the Mario Kart family and have carts for the two boys.  For the women’s outfits I sewed jumpsuits that were out of blue material and sewed on 2 yellow buttons made out of felt and … Read more

Coolest Moogle, Dry Bones and Link Group Halloween Costume

Coolest Moogle, Dry Bones and Link Group Halloween Costume

This costume was inspired by the moogle from the final fantasy xiii video game.  My daughter loved saying “kupo” just like the character.  So when she asked to be a moogle, I started searching the internet.  I found plenty of moogles that were infants wearing one piece suits, but she wanted to wear a dress … Read more

Best Baby Link Costume for a Toddler

Best Baby Link Costume for a Toddler

First I made the props. Which was very difficult to make for a 1 year old. Most of the prop s i make are toddler unfriendly. So I made the shield out of EVA foam, same with the base of the sword. The blade and conductor wand was made from foam board. I made sure … Read more

Lifelike Bowser Costume for 5 Year Old Boy

Lifelike Bowser Costume for 5 Year Old Boy

The adventure of Bowser, oh what an adventure! The journey of making the costume started when Jordan (Grandson) so desperately wanted to be his favorite character from Mario, only to find out they do not sell Bowser anywhere. What a disappointment, huh? Absolutely not, my sweet Jordan would not be disappointed and his wish was … Read more

Pretty Princess Peach DIY Halloween Costume

Pretty Princess Peach DIY Halloween Costume

Hi, I made princess peach costume out of two prom dresses and a fitted tee I  got at Savers. It came out to about $25. I cut the hot pink dress to make it like      a skirt, with a hot glue gun I sealed around the wait line, then I cut some of … Read more

Mario, Luigi, and Donkey Kong Costumes for Kids

Mario, Luigi, and Donkey Kong Costumes for Kids

This year we decided to make the kids Mario, Luigi, and Donkey Kong. We made the heads by making a cylinder shape out of cardboard and scuplting faces from paper and tape. Then we covered them with paper mache. I put a mix of joint compound and caulk and sanded it to make it as smooth … Read more

Over-the-Top Group Halloween Costume: Biggest Nintendo Ever!

Over-the-Top Group Halloween Costume: Biggest Nintendo Ever!

The halloween 2013 , was prepared since 2012 . Like every year , we decided to challenge ourselves for Halloween creating a costumes that is interactive , visually striking and allows us to let go of our imagination! With this in mind, we decided to build one giant Nintendo from our childhood, and functional to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Princess Peach Toadstool Costume – All Hand Sewn!

Coolest Homemade Princess Peach Toadstool Costume - All Hand Sewn!

I have always been a fan of princesses from cartoons, movies, and Video Games. One of my favorite’s has always been Princess Peach Toadstool, from the Mario games. And her many different outfits are always so fashionable. I’ve waited years to make a Princess Peach costume, and when I finally did so, I had no … Read more

Coolest Homemade Princess Zelda Costume

Coolest Homemade Princess Zelda Costume

Let me start off my soliloquy by saying I love Princess Zelda in Twilight Princess, not to mention all the legend of Zelda Games. This honestly began as just a brother and sister bonding activity but now I have to say I am in love. Princess Zelda outfit from Twilight princess is on the advanced … Read more

Cool Homemade Plus-Size Princess Peach Halloween Costume

Cool Homemade Plus-Size Princess Peach Halloween Costume

Halloween 2011 I wanted to be someone that would make people laugh which I definitely did. I decided to make my costume and become Princess Peach. You occasionally see the Mario and Luigi costumes at parties and I thought it would be funny if I showed up as Princess Peach. To make this costume was … Read more

Easy Princess Peach Costume DIY

Easy Princess Peach Costume DIY

For the past 3 years I’ve been trying to be Princess Peach for Halloween and this year I finally have blonde in my hair (that you cant really see in the picture that well and I’m dying it again before next weekend ) so it was able to work! I thought it would be really … Read more

Handmade Donkey Kong Costume

Handmade Donkey Kong Costume

This is a Donkey Kong costume I made. The base of the head piece is paper mache. I covered the base with batting and then the brown fabric. I stuffed bits of fiber fill into the peak of the pointed area on top of the head. The mouth was added over the brown fabric. I made … Read more

Easy Mario and Luigi Couple Costume for Two Women

Easy Mario and Luigi Couple Costume for Two Women

We were having a tough time deciding on what to be but knew we wanted to be matching. We found some Mario and Luigi costumes online but they all looked too bland. So we decided to make our own! We got tons of compliments and people wanting photos! In total, the costumes only cost us … Read more

Sexy and Simple Mario and Luigi Couple Costume for Women

Sexy and Simple Mario and Luigi Couple Costume for Women

This Mario and Luigi couple costume for Women was a very simple and easy costume to put together. We bought blue high waisted shorts, and sewed yellow buttons on to the shorts. We bought suspenders from Wal-mart and attached them underneath the high waisted shorts so that it looked like the suspenders were connected to the … Read more

Homemade Sexy Mario Brothers Costume For Women

Homemade Sexy Mario Brothers Costume For Women

Very simple and inexpensive! My two friends and I were trying to decide on a costume that is rarely seen (for women). We decided we would be the Mario Brothers – Mario, Luigi and Wario (Mario’s evil twin). We all picked a color and bought alike items to match. Items we used: 1. Hat (Painted … Read more

Homemade Kids Bowser Costume

Homemade Kids Bowser Costume

My youngest nephew is a hoot for dressing up. He’s been everything from a cowboy to a pirate to a power ranger. His imagination is boundless: just like his energy. In January of this year at just 3 years of age he asked me for a Bowser costume. At first I (naively) assumed I could … Read more

Easy Mario and Princess Peach Couple Halloween Costume

Easy Mario and Princess Peach Couple Halloween Costume

This is my Mario costume very easy to do.  I went to Home Depot down the painting isle grabbed pant interns hat and spray painted it red and made the M logo out of white and black paint this only took me two days to do. I bought a red long sleeve shirt some suspenders … Read more

Simple Mario and Luigi Couple Costume

Simple Mario and Luigi Couple Costume

Hi awesome DIYers, my name is Eliah and I’m 14 years old from Israel. This Purim (a Jewish holiday in which you dress up)  my best friend and I decided to dress up as Mario and Luigi because it’s the perfect couple costume, it reminds us of our childhood and lastly, easy to recognize and … Read more