Coolest Piranha Plant from Mario Bros Costume

Homemade Piranha Plant from Mario Bros Costume

The Homemade Piranha Plant from Mario Bros Costume is a great costume for anyone! It’s an unexpected yet beloved Mario Bros character that’s guaranteed to be the hit of any Halloween the party. The piranha plant head was constructed from old FedEx envelopes, 1/8 of an inch thick foam and duct tape. The piranha plant’s … Read more

Coolest Majora’s Mask from Legend of Zelda Costume

Homemade Majora's Mask from Legend of Zelda Costume

My 7 year old loves to watch YouTube videos of all sorts of video games. This year he has been watching walk through videos on YouTube of an old Nintendo 64 game called “The Legend of Zelda – Majora’s Mask”. He asked me to make him a Skull Kid wearing Majora’s Mask costume for Halloween … Read more

Cool DIY “Chompette” Costume – Chain Chomp from Super Mario

Chompette (Chain Chomp from Super Mario)

I wanted to create a challenging costume despite going through a pandemic in 2020. I actually rushed on my costume because I initially wanted to participate in my school’s virtual Zumba costume contest, but I missed it. I thought it began at 6:45 pm and it actually started at 6:15pm last Thursday. Despite this, I … Read more

Easy Homemade Bowser Costume for Adults

Easy Bowser Costume for Adults

In order to take a little pressure off of Halloween this year with the pandemic roaring on, my pod and I decided to pick a theme for our costumes, so that we could be inspired to impress one another without wasting one of our top tier costume ideas. The theme was villains, and for some … Read more

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