Coolest Homemade Miss Piggy Costume

Coolest Homemade Miss Piggy Costume

We always dress-up at my job. I work as a cook in a school cafeteria where we serve kids from kindergarten to high school. I enjoy seeing the smiles on the kids faces when they come to lunch to see the unexpected,such as a bunch of cafeteria ladies dressed in cool costumes. Since I always … Read more

Amazing Homemade Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

Amazing Homemade Beauty and the Beast Group Costume

For those people who know me, I am known as the king of Halloween. I suppose the reason for that is because of my Halloween costumes. For the past nine years, I have been into making homemade costumes, getting bigger and better every year. Over the past nine years I have honed my skills as … Read more

Scrub a Dub Dub Loofah Costume

Scrub a Dub Dub Loofah Costume

I love to make my costumes. I would hate to show up with the same costume as someone else.  I was talking to my friend about what I could be this year. She told me I should go as a loofah. She saw it on Pinterest.  I was hesitant, but in the end I decided … Read more

Everything is Awesome Lego Family Costume

Everything is Awesome Lego Family Costume

My daughters are absolutely in love with the LEGO Movie. They are constantly quoting the movie and singing the ‘Everything is Awesome’ theme song, so when it came to coming up with an idea for this year’s family costume, it was a no brainer – a Lego Family Costume it was! My 3-year-old already thinks … Read more

Awesome Homemade Ursula Costume

Coolest Homemade Ursula Costume

I’ve always liked every little mermaid as a little girl. The thought of Ursula crossed my mind a few times but I didn’t like the costumes that you could purchase and the idea of constructing one of my own seemed too daunting. However, this year I got the guts to go for it. First, I … Read more

Best Master’s of the Universe Family Costume

Best Master's of the Universe Family Costume

Inspiration: My husband and I grew up in the 80’s, and as kids, our favorite cartoon characters were He-man and She-ra. Every year, I like to do a group family costume, so when discussing what we wanted to be this year, Masters of the Universe  won! Deciding who everyone was going to be took a … Read more

Homemade Slimer From Ghostbusters Costume

Homemade Slimer From Ghostbusters Costume

I have wanted to make this costume for a while and kept putting it off. So this year I decided to go for it, with only four days until Halloween and a budget of just £30. To make my costume I needed the following: Hard hat Chicken wire Garden wire Cable ties Old Newspapers Lots … Read more

Awesome and Original Maori Pirates Couple Costume

Awesome and Original Maori Pirates Couple Costume

So it’s a struggle to get my Samoan to dress up in costume. I’ll usually come up with something and then guilt him into participating. I’m not proud of myself but it works. Well, we got invited to an incredible Halloween Party, I mean the kind that would make Walt Disney want to be there. … Read more

Ultimate Homemade Ursula Costume

Ultimate Homemade Ursula Costume

For the past few years, I’ve wanted to be Ursula for Halloween. I looked online, but to my dismay, every “plus size” Ursula costume I found was barely that, running a size 14-16, which is about a 1x. I found that hilarious since she is one of, if not the largest Disney villain, and stores … Read more

Alice in Wonderland Group Costume With a Twist

Alice in Wonderland Group Costume With a Twist

Hi there! At my job, we are BIG on Halloween every year. Everyone dresses up and the groups of people are always different. This year, it was groups of three and it was picked at random by drawing numbers! For the past three years, my group has always won, so I knew we had to … Read more

Coolest Oogie Boogie Costume and Baby Sally Doll

Coolest Oogie Boogie Costume and Baby Sally Doll

We named our daughter Sally, after the character in the ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’. My plan was to dress up in an Oogie Boogie costume and carry her around not only for Halloween, but a horror convention as well. My first problem was that there are very few homemade Oogie Boogie costumes to buy and the … Read more

The Digital Guy-Phone V Costume

The Digital Guy-Phone V Costume

Hi my name is Victor and I’m Twelve years old. Your probably wondering why I’m telling you this right? Well the reason I named my masterpiece the “Guy-Phone V” is because it’s based on the first letter of my name and well I’m a guy. The reason I made this wonderful costume of an iPhone … Read more

Coolest Interactive Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes

Coolest Interactive Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes

This year, we chose to create Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head costumes with the added fun of making them interactive. This is how we created the Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costumes: Make potato shapes with brown material mounted on batting (we spray mounted micro suede to it!). All the parts were made of felt, … Read more

Coolest Woodland Witch Costume: Protector of the Forests

Coolest Woodland Witch Costume: Protector of the Forests

This woodland witch costume came about because of the question: Why is a witch traditionally depicted with green skin? The answer was that she was becoming part of the forest. So from there I set out to create a character that looked like she had just uprooted from the woods and came out for Halloween. … Read more

Cool Homemade Ursula Adult Costume

Cool Homemade Ursula Adult Costume

For my Ursula costume, first I made the tentacles. I bought material purple and black and some cotton. I cut them into triangles and sewed the sides, then added the cotton along with copper wire to make sure I could curl them to my liking. I left some space for a belt at the top … Read more

Cool Miss Captain America Halloween Costume

Cool Miss Captain America Halloween Costume

I was inspired by a friend who makes things like backpacks and teddy bears out of duct tape. I wanted to make my own costume out of the same material and I couldn’t imagine dressing up as anyone other than my favorite super hero, Captain America. I made this costume out of duct tape and … Read more

Easy Homemade Rag-Doll Costume

Easy Homemade Rag-Doll Costume

My costume consists of many different elements I found myself and put together. My Halloween costume was originally made and designed by me for a performance about broken toys I did two years ago but I brought it back to life this year with a few changes. The dress I found in an op shop … Read more

Broken Porcelain Doll Costume

Broken Porcelain Doll Costume

I liked the sad broken doll makeup tutorials I was seeing online everywhere. I decided to try one out. I free handed my own make up using the cheap makeup I could find. Everything came from our local .99 cent store. I started by completely covering my face and chest with a light colored base … Read more

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

This Medusa snake costume took a little time to make, but was pretty easy! First, I purchased several small snakes, green and silver spray paint, glitter, a plain black jumpsuit, and fishnet tights. I placed the fishnets over the black jumpsuit and sprayed it with green and silver spray paint to get the reptile look. I … Read more

Hair Raising Frankenstein and his Bride Couple Costume!

Hair Raising Frankenstein and his Bride Couple Costume!

This year, my boyfriend and I embarked on a couple costume adventure. The most entertaining one was the bride of Frankenstein and Frankenstein. Using the cut off bottom of a soda bottle, I was able to bring my blonde hair up to a ridiculous height. A lot of Bobby pins, spray color and patience went … Read more

My Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard Costume

My Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard Costume

This year, I really wanted to go all out and come up with a super original costume that no one else would have. The only way to do that was to make something myself. I was struggling all month and could not think of any ideas worthy for me to attempt. I turned to my … Read more