Scram! Easy Homemade Oscar the Grouch Costume

Oscar the Grouch

My super cool Oscar costume I made inspired by a shaggy green sweater! This costume was easy to make and required only minimal supplies. I used a plastic garbage can for the body and the lid for the hat. Then, I bought the sweater and wig at a thrift store and made the banana peel … Read more

Doggie Doubles as Oscar the Grouch Costume

Doggie Doubles as Oscar the Grouch Costume

Missy (short for Missy Misdemeanor Elliott) is roaming the streets of DC this Halloween as Oscar the Grouch in a home-made costume this year. I got the idea because Missy is nicknamed miss grouchy because with her under bite she often looks grouchy and is a pretty strong-willed sassy dog! The whole thing costs about $80 … Read more

The Most Realistic Oscar the Grouch Costume Ever!

The Most Realistic Oscar the Grouch Costume Ever!

My son and I were watching Sesame Street like we usually do. On this particular day when Oscar the Grouch came on his face lit up! “I know what I want to be for Halloween this year” he exclaimed. “I want to be Oscar the Grouch!” Of course I had to ask him why. He … Read more

Best Animal from the Muppets DIY Toddler Costume

Best Animal from the Muppets DIY Toddler Costume

Our three-year old came up with the idea of dressing up as Animal from the Muppets. Originally she wanted to be what all other little girls her age were going to be dressed up as, Elsa from Frozen. We tried very hard to discourage her from the Elsa costume by given her other ideas she … Read more

Group Costume Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem Band

Group Costume Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem Band

I went crazy trying to find a group costume. My friends and I had always wanted to try this but, We never thought we could pull it off. The reactions were the best yet. The costumes were actually quite easy to make and people were stopping us all night to take photos and to dance … Read more

Animal and Beaker Costumes Bringing Joy to Nursing Home

Animal and Beaker Costumes Bringing Joy to Nursing Home

Three years ago my girlfriend and I spent two months on home made minion costumes for a bar crawl costume contest. The costumes ended up excellent and we were a crowd favorite, but unfortunately did not win the contest. We became discouraged at first, because we were convinced we had the win. My mom Carla … Read more

Wild Muppets Animal on an Ostrich Illusion Costume

Wild Muppets Animal on an Ostrich Illusion Costume

This is the fun Muppets Animal on an ostrich costume that I made for my husband. It’s always a challenge to come up with new and creative ideas each year.  Often it’s more of a challenge to make the ideas come to life and be functional. But somehow we made it work! It took a … Read more

Cute Sesame Street Costume Ideas

Cute Sesame Street Costume Ideas

We each made our own Sesame Street costume. Oscar: Hot glued moss (from any craft store) to my shirt, shoes and a visor. I also hot glued a fuzzy eye brow and large googley eyes. I made the trash can and trash can top out of foam board, spray paint and duct tape. Big Bird: … Read more

No-Sew Cookie Monster and Cookie Couple Costume

No-Sew Cookie Monster and Cookie Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I went in this cool couple costume as the Cookie monster and Cookies last Halloween. It was a huge hit at the costume party we went to! It was pretty straight forward to make this no-sew cookie monster and cookie couple costume: Cookie costume – All you need is a black tank … Read more

Easiest Ever Muppets Beaker Costume

Easiest Ever Muppets Beaker Costume

We love the Muppets so my daughter, who was undecided for a costume, agreed to be Beaker from the Muppets. Well the costume came out even better than we had planned and it was so easy. It took me a couple of days but it could easily be done in a few hours if you … Read more

Miss Piggy and Kermit Muppets Couples Costume

Miss Piggy and Kermit Muppets Couples Costume

Our Miss Piggy and Kermit couple costume is such an easy and fun costume for couples. I bought the pig nose online, already had a pink dress, opera gloves, blonde wig and feather boa. For Kermit, I just sewed felt triangles onto a green t-shirt, painted his face green and added the headband – these were … Read more

Funnest Group Costume Ever: The Electric Muppet Mayhem Band!

Funnest Group Costume Ever: The Electric Muppet Mayhem Band!

This Electric Muppet Mayhem Band costume was a very cool and cleverly made group costume. I decided I wanted to do this, but took it the extra mile. I added my own twist, as well as making four of the band members. I must admit, this took A LOT of time, patience and hot glue … Read more

Original Homemade Yip Yip Meets Monsters Inc. Costume

Original Homemade Yip Yip Meets Monsters Inc. Costume

So Halloween is my FAVORITE day of the year. I always start scowering the internet a year in advance for costumes ideas. I look for costumes that 1) catch my eye in some way and 2) are relatively easy to make, meaning I don’t need an engineering degree to figure out how to make my … Read more

Coolest Homemade Muppet Slayer Costume

Coolest Homemade Muppet Slayer Costume

My daughter wanted to be a Minecraft character (again) this year, but I came across the idea for this costume on a Facebook page and she was immediately on board. Originally it was going to be Cookie Monster’s head on the spike but we agreed that would be too traumatic for the little kids that … Read more

Uber Cute Sesame Street Group Costume

Uber Cute Sesame Street Group Costume

We’ve got a big family, and we wanted to get as many of them involved as we could. It started off with a boyhood dream of wanting to be a super hero, mingled with the love I have for the Sesame Street character, Super Grover. When I was a kid, I thought he was hilarious. … Read more

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

Homemade 2-Year Old Mahna Mahna Costume

Homemade 2-Year Old Mahna Mahna Costume

My two year old son is obsessed with the Mahna Mahna song. Whenever he’s upset, all I have to do is play the Youtube video and he starts cracking up. It was the only costume I considered for Halloween, but there were none to be found that were ready made. I’m a bit of a … Read more

Cutest Baby Oscar the Grouch Costume

Cutest Baby Oscar the Grouch Costume

My two year old son insisted on being Cookie Monster, so his baby brother had to match and be warm, since it’s always freezing here on Halloween! I thought making him Oscar the Grouch in a nice warm trash can would be perfect! He is just wearing a green hoodie with felt eyes and craft … Read more

Cool Homemade Sesame Street Family Costumes

Cool Homemade Sesame Street Family Costumes

My 2 year old son is obsessed with Cookie Monster (and cookies in general) and insisted on being him for Halloween.  This meant that I had to plan our costumes around this theme and make sure they were warm as it is always freezing here on Halloween! Elmo and Cookie Monster were very simple.  We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Muppets Group Costume

Coolest Homemade Muppets Group Costume

I always loved the Muppets, so I decided that for 2014 I would make our family the Muppets. I picked the most recognized characters, Miss Piggy, Kermit the frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the great and one of his chickens, and of course, Animal. I am not a professional, I don’t even know how to read … Read more

Muppet Mayhem Fozzie Bear and Sweetums Costumes

Muppet Mayhem Fozzie Bear and Sweetums Costumes

My husband and I were invited to join a group of people going to a local Halloween celebration as Muppets. We didn’t think we would have the time or the energy to make costumes that would do justice to the greatness that is the Muppets, so we kindly declined. Destined to spend Halloween eating pizza … Read more

Awesome Homemade Oscar the Grouch Costume

Coolest Oscar the Grouch Costume

I decided to do Oscar the grouch because i had seen many different types of costumes for him. I remember watching Sesame Street and thought it would be a great idea to do. I had seen someone online make a replica of him and thought how hard could it be. 1 month later and some … Read more

Amazing Wild Animal The Muppet Costume

Amazing Wild Animal The Muppet Costume

I started the costume early September, however I’ve had the idea since about may. Every year I try to out do my costume from the year before and last years was pretty good so I had to come up with something eye catching, fun, wild, one of a kind, get the crowds attention and applause … Read more

My Little Lamb Chop Dog in Costume

My Little Lamb Chop Dog in Costume

Ever since my dog was a young puppy she liked to be held on my hip like a toddler and everyone always commented on her coat. Growing up, Lamb Chop was one of my favorite shows and while toy shopping for her birthday I found a toy of Lamb Chop and noticed how similar she … Read more