Coolest Homemade Tow Mater from Disney’s Cars Costume

Homemade Tow Mater from Disney's Cars Costume

My four year old son requested to be Mater this year. I usually use this website for ideas, but surprisingly there were no submissions for a Homemade Tow Mater from Disney’s Cars Costume. Using his toy Mater as a guide, I drew one side on a thick piece of cardboard, cut it out and traced … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mike Wazowski From Monster’s Inc. Costume

Homemade Mike Wazowski From Monster's Inc. Costume

I have 3 kids and like to do themes for Halloween and my son chose Mike Wazowski from Monster’s Inc. So the plan became Connor (3yrs old) would be Mike, Taylor (5yrs old) would be Celia and MacKenzie (2yrs old) would be “Boo”. For the Homemade Mike Wazowski From Monster’s Inc. Costume, my Mom took … Read more

Coolest Homemade Little Boo from Monster’s Inc Costume

Homemade Little Boo from Monster's Inc Costume

Every time our daughter wore her hair in pigtails, people mentioned she looked just like Boo from Monster’s Inc, so this year was the perfect opportunity for her to be Boo for Halloween! I looked online for patterns or ideas, but only a few came up and I wasn’t into improvising. So off to the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sexy Buzz Lightyear Costume

Homemade Sexy Buzz Lightyear Costume

A sexy take on a classic character! I made my very own Buzz Lightyear costume complete with hand painted corset top and retractable wings. That’s right, my wings actually work! I rewired some kids toy wings into my corset; hit the button on the front of the corset and the wings go in and out … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cardboard Wall E Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Cardboard Wall E Halloween Costume Idea

We have built this costume from a packing box, acrylic paint, apple sauce cups, packing foam and few LEDs. All held together by a pile of hot glue. There was no plan. Entire Homemade Cardboard Wall E Halloween Costume Idea was a pure improvisation. But it turned out fine. It took about 2 weekends. Building … Read more

Coolest Homemade Evil Emperor Zurg Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Evil Emperor Zurg Halloween Costume Idea

My nine year old son REALLY wanted to be Zurg for Halloween! No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t convince him of something more simple. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy . . . but I think this Homemade Evil Emperor Zurg Halloween Costume Idea turned out great! We wanted a plastic … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toy Story Group Costume Idea

Homemade Toy Story Group Costume Idea

We started working on this homemade Toy Story group costume idea back in Sept of 2010 they were quite an undertaking!! The potatoes were the first costumes to be made primarily out of chicken wire, duct tape, trucker suspenders and lots of paper mache…. next came the dinosaur which was primarily composed of tag-board and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Wall-E Costume Idea

Coolest Homemade Wall-E Costume Idea

My son requested to be Wall-E for Halloween. Since there is not a store out there that sells this costume, my husband decided to make one. He started the process with a large cardboard box, duct tape, and creativity. With these materials he was able to create Wall-E’s body. From there he collected cardboard boxes, … Read more

Coolest Home Made Buzz Lightyear Costume

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This year I decided to make a costume that would really challenge me and no one else would be able to believe. I decided to go with a beloved Pixar Toy Story Character, Buzz Light year. I built the Home Made Buzz Lightyear Costume from scratch – all from materials bought from home improvement stores. … Read more

Coolest DIY Little Bo Peep Halloween Costume

Homemade DIY Little Bo Peep Halloween Costume

Little Bo Peep, but this one didn’t lose her sheep! This classic DIY Little Bo Peep Halloween Costume was homemade. I selected the ivory fabric with pink floral print to reflect more of a vintage look that was represented in the classic nursery rhyme. The eyelet trim was too bright white so I tea-dyed it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes

Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes

We made our Coolest Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes entirely out of felt. We used about 3 yards each of brown fabric for the body and other scraps we had for the parts. Most of the parts were stuck on with hot glue. The sides of the poncho-like body and the ears were … Read more

Coolest DIY Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Costume

Homemade Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Couple Costume

Used “Headliner” Fabric for the skin of potato…..it’s good because it has foam on the back side so it gives it some poof. I had to line it with an old sheet because the foam won’t go through sewing machine, easily. The lining is good anyway if you decide you want to stuff it. All … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lightning McQueen Race Car Costume

Homemade Lightning McQueen Race Car Costume

Our son wanted to be Lightning McQueen this Halloween so we pulled out his toy cars and coloring book for ideas on the look and shape. I drew a pattern on paper and then traced 2 side panels on coroplast (corrogated plastic). I cut those out using an exacto knife. For the hood and middle … Read more

Coolest Homemade Boo from Monster’s Inc. Costume

Homemade Boo from Monster's Inc. Costume

For “Boo” I wanted to make her in the Homemade Boo from Monster’s Inc. Costume that she wears when they sneak her into the factory. We purchased purple fabric but it was not shiny so we got a shiny purple netting to go over top. We found a clear shower mat with circles on it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Celia from Monster’s Inc. Costume

Homemade Celia from Monster's Inc. Costume

My oldest daughter wanted to be Celia from Monster’s inc. so I decided that I would crochet the Homemade Celia from Monster’s Inc. Costume. I started this in September to give myself enough time. I did not have a pattern to work from so I knew that I would have some issues along the way. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Buzz Lightyear Child Costume

Homemade Buzz Lightyear Child Costume

My son doesn’t have many influences in his life, so when I asked him what he wanted to be for Halloween this year, I am sure that his mind had few options. He said he wanted to be Buzz Lightyear and the first thing I thought of was “great.. armor. I can’t do armor”. The … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Child Group Costume

Coolest Toy Story Child Group Costume

We have quadruplets and each year we pick a group Halloween outfit. This is our Coolest Toy Story Child Group Costume. For Jessie I used a canvas hat from the craft store as a pattern. I ended up taking the hat apart and covering it with red felt and then sewing it back together. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toy Story Group Costumes

Homemade Toy Story Group Costumes

There are four costumes in this design. For our homemade Toy Story group costumes we have Woody, Jessie, Woody Jr and Buzz. For Woody we purchased cotton material with a cow print on it and cut the fabric into a vest. That was the only thing purchased. He wore his own jeans, yellow dress shirt, … Read more

Coolest Child Jessie Costume

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My daughter loves Jessie from Toy Story, so when she wanted to be her for Halloween I looked at the store bought costumes and wasn’t thrilled with them so I decided to make my own Homemade Child Jessie Costume. Went to the Fabric store bought cow print (for the chaps) yellow (for the shirt) and … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Jessie Costume

Coolest Toy Story Jessie Costume - She won first place in our towns costume judging!! =)

My daughter wanted to be Jessie for Halloween this year! We are always big on homemade costumes! I thought this was going to be a cinch! Well it was a lot of work, but we think it turned out great!!! We started with a plain white polo and a pair of jeans. I made the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lil Bo Peep Costume

Homemade Lil Bo Peep Costume

Avairya is LIL BO PEEP. This Homemade Lil Bo Peep Costume also has a staff (she chewed it most of the time!), but it is not visible in the photo. I designed and made her entire costume. She looked like a little baby doll. The costume consists of a pair of pantaloons with a ruffle … Read more