Coolest Homemade Mario Brothers Bob-Omb Costume

Every once in awhile my husband and I refer to my little destructive infant son Henry as H-Bomb, so it was quite fitting for us to choose a Bob-Omb f

Every once in awhile my husband and I refer to my little destructive infant son Henry as H-Bomb, so it was quite fitting for us to choose a Bob-Omb from Mario as his first costume. I sewed the entire costume myself (except for the long sleeve top underneath) out of fleece and felt with a … Read more

Awesome Homemade Costume for Your Dogs: Mario Kart Dogs!

This took over 100 hours with 2 people but it was worth it! We used a pull wagon  and built around it with cardboard and styrofoam pieces. After

This awesome homemade costume for your dogs: Mario Kart Dogs took over 100 hours with 2 people but it was worth it! We used a pull wagon  and built around it with cardboard and Styrofoam pieces. After cutting the correct shapes we used duct tape to put it together and to give it some color. … Read more

Greatest Homemade Mario Bros Bowser Costume for a 7 Year Old!

My son expects a hand made costume made by "yours truly" each year... He does not want to wear a store bought costume since he knows "mom can make

My son expects a hand made costume made by “yours truly” each year. He does not want to wear a store bought costume since he knows “mom can make him ANYTHING”.  This greatest homemade Mario Bros Bowser costume took me about 40 hours to make.  I used a skate helmet for the head piece and … Read more

Super Easy Super Mario Child Costumes

My son was having a Super Mario birthday party and we thought it would be fun if all the kids could dress as Mario. Since we had several kids at the

My son was having a Super Mario birthday party and we thought it would be fun if all the kids could dress as Mario. Since we had several kids at the party and I was going to let the kids keep them as favors, I had to make it easy and cheap. I found some … Read more

Original Mario Brother’s Toad Costume

From start to finish I spent 4 hours making this toad costume.  It is made of things I found at goodwill.  It consists of a white long slee

From start to finish I spent 4 hours making this original Mario Brother’s Toad costume.  It is made of things I found at Goodwill.  It consists of a white long sleeve t-shirt, white pants, a blue t-shirt, a gold vest, a red place mat, a round box and scrap white t-shirt from another project.  The … Read more

Coolest Mario and Luigi Halloween Costume

Mario and Luigi Halloween Costume

This was probably going to be the last Halloween that my cousin/best friend and I were going to be able to hang out on Halloween and I wanted us to be the Mario Brothers for Halloween since we are like brothers. I started working on the Mario and Luigi Halloween costumes three months prior to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luigi Inside the Game Boy Costume

Homemade Luigi Inside the Game Boy Costume

First we took a DELL computer box and used silver duct tape for the Homemade Luigi Inside the Game Boy Costume. We used karate belts (our karate instructor is cringing at this) and used them as Luigi’s suspenders which also helped hold up the box on his shoulders. I used blue duct tape on the … Read more

Princess Zelda Nintendo Character Costume

Princess Zelda Nintendo Character Costume

My daughter had a Zelda kick after the Twilight Princess came out on Nintendo, and she wanted to be Princess Zelda for Halloween. She is wearing a T-shirt under the costume in the photo because it was cold, but the neckline is where the purple ends. The dress is a layer of cream crepe in … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mario and Luigi Costume

Homemade Mario and Luigi Costume

When my son was 3 years old he was very into Mario & Luigi. So he wanted to be Mario for Halloween. So I went on the hunt to create a homemade Mario for him. Then he told us he wanted his dad to be Luigi cause he was the taller one. :-) This year … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mario Children’s Group Halloween Costume

Homemade Mario Children's Group Halloween Costume

Here you see my four children, AKA Luigi, Koopa Troopa, Yoshi, and Princess Peach, and my niece and nephew, AKA Mario and Toadette. My oldest, seen here as Luigi, had been teaching himself the Mario theme song on the sax for weeks, so as we gave thought to what the kids might want to be … Read more

Coolest Princess Peach Costume

Coolest Princess Peach Costume - Frontside

This Halloween my daughter gave me almost no time to get her costume ready but she did tell me exactly what she wanted to be. Princess Peach was it! So, I went to Walmart and bought some fabric… spent about $12 (we had some trimmings already) and got to work. With no pattern and only … Read more

Coolest Super Mario Bros Halloween Costume

Super Mario Bros Halloween Costume

We’re all characters from Super Mario! All were handmade(except for Peach)! This was an incredible time consuming, sometimes hard project, but definitely worth it! In order, to make the Super Mario Bros Halloween costume we have: Toadstool- Ethan Donkey Kong- Steve Daisy- Alicia Mario- Damien Peach- Kelly Wario- Mike Yoshi-Melissa Luigi-Nick Each costume was made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mario and Luigi Couple Halloween Costume

Homemade Mario and Luigi Couple Halloween Costume

We are poor college students, so we wanted to do our Homemade Mario and Luigi Couple Halloween Costume for cheap. Instead of buying overalls that we would never wear again, we took some old jeans and cut them up to make the overall fronts. We bought our hats for about eight dollars and just added … Read more

Coolest Link from Legend of Zelda Costume

Chris as Link from Legend of Zelda

My son loves video games, and last year he was dying to be Link from Legend of Zelda. At first, I was stumped, but I soon was able to come up with a great costume that was made from bought items, which were cut strategically. I started out with the top – I found a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mario Kart Brothers Group Costume

Homemade Mario Kart Brothers Group Costume

This year we decided on a Homemade Mario Kart Brothers Group Costume. It took a little work but it was worth it! We had, from left to right, Donkey Kong, Wario, Princess Peach, Luigi, Toad, Mario, Waluigi, Yoshi and the cloud. In order to make the karts we bought plastic bins and than cut out … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mario Kart Costume

Homemade Mario Kart Costume

I made this homemade Mario Kart costume over the course of 2 months… I hand made all the cars from cardboard and painted them all with symbols or characters that represented each different driver.. For instance Yoshi had eggs on the car, Mario had pipes, Goombas etc… Princess Peach (not pictured) had stars and glitter … Read more

Coolest Bowser and Mario Couple Costume

Coolest Bowser and Mario Couple Costume 25

My Grandsons love Nintendo video games and this year they asked me to make them Bowser and Mario. I have been using plumbing pipe insulation (will refer to it as foam) for several years to form a variety of costumes. I originally found it when wandering around the hardware store looking for something that I … Read more

Coolest Mario Halloween Costume

Our Super Mario Halloween Costume

I made this Mario Halloween costume for my son using blue cotton fabric, yellow and white felt, an old red cap, an old red sweatshirt and some white cotton marching band gloves that were my daughter’s. I spent less than $5. I didn’t use a pattern to make the overalls, which made it a bit … Read more

Coolest Mario and Luigi Halloween Costumes

Homemade Mario and Luigi Halloween Costumes

My boys love Mario and Luigi video games and really wanted to be them for the annual Halloween costume contest at school. There was nothing in the marketplace at the time so I had to pull everything together and make my own Mario and Luigi Halloween Costumes. The masks were pieced together using felt; the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Link from the Legend of Zelda Costume

Homemade Link from the Legend of Zelda Costume

Link is the hero from the Legend of Zelda which my son is obsessed with. I made the fairy on his shoulder from a Styrofoam ball, the shield is the Hyrule Shield made from fun foam and cardboard. The tunic I made and bought long underwear for underneath. I made the Gauntlets for his arms … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mario, Peach and Toad Family Costume

Homemade Mario, Peach and Toad Family Costume

Who doesn’t love Mario? This is my husband and I and our son. This homemade Mario, Peach and Toad family costume was pretty easy to make. Mario – I bought navy blue pajama pants for the overalls. I bought two and cut up the other one to make the bib of the overalls but you … Read more

Coolest Mario Brothers Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Mario Brothers Halloween Costume Idea

MAMA MIA!!Growing up I had always enjoyed playing Super Mario Brothers (and still do enjoy playing it). This Halloween I just couldn’t resist the idea of trying to transform a common male costume into a unique female costume. I asked a few of my friends if they would like to join in on the “Mario … Read more

Coolest Dry Bones Costume

Homemade Dry Bones Costume

What we have here is Dry Bones from the Mario games. Last year right after Halloween, my son decided he wanted to be Dry Bones and he stuck with it all year long. I have always made all of his costumes, so this year was not going to be any exception. Plus I don’t think … Read more

Coolest Mario Halloween Costume

Mario Halloween Costume

One of the cheapest home made costumes ever! Overall’s…already had ( $20.00) Red Sweater….already had ($15.00) Brown Boots…already had ( 25.00) White mittens ($1.00) Red winter hat ($3.00) Face make up ($2.00) Yellow, Red, and White foam paper ($1.00 each) Pins($1.00) I cut the foam paper to make the buttons and the white circle and … Read more