Coolest Gonzo the Muppet Baby Costume

Coolest Gonzo the Muppet Baby Costume

Based solely on the mental image of one of my masculine, tall male friends dressed as Miss Piggy, I urged my friends to join me in dressing up as various characters from the Muppet Show. Everyone agreed, but one of them only under the condition that we were characters from the spin-off of the Muppet … Read more

Coolest Pre-Historic Elmo Slayer Costume

Homemade Pre-Historic Elmo Slayer Costume

Every year I exploit my creative side by creating off the wall costumes that you would never see anywhere else. I view Halloween as a day you can be anyone or anything you want without any consequences…to a degree. One day I came across a picture of a woman that was a futuristic cookie monster … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sesame Street Group Costume

Homemade Sesame Street Group Costume

My friends and I wanted to go out for Halloween in a group costume so we brainstormed and came up with a Homemade Sesame Street Group Costume! We all purchased colored hoodies and I transformed them into each of the characters, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo, and Oscar the Grouch, using fabric, paint, and Styrofoam … Read more

Coolest Muppets Group Costumes

Homemade Muppets Group Costumes

Our family is crazy for the Muppets so I tried my hand at crafting a Homemade Muppets Group Costumes of three of our favorites. Kermit was by far the easiest. I searched the web for an appropriately green hoodie and leggings (my son is young enough not to be horrified at wearing girls’ leggings.), purchased … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sesame Street Group Halloween Costume Ideas

Homemade Sesame Street Group Halloween Costume Ideas

We work at a doctor’s office and every year we all dress up for Halloween and throw a party for the patients. We like to choose a theme, something entertaining for all ages, and we strive to blow away the previous year’s costumes. This year we decided that treating patients all dressed up as giant … Read more

Coolest Big Bird Costume

Homemade Big Bird Costume

We saw a Big Bird costume for sale in a store and liked the idea, but I was confident that I could create a way better version! For the body: We looked all through the mall for a yellow dress to no avail, so we purchased yellow material, a dress pattern that we deemed bird-like … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cookie Monster Costume for Halloween

Coolest Homemade Cookie Monster Costume Ideas

Here’s the story behind our Cookie Monster costume. My daughter really loves Cookie Monster, so she inspired me to come up with an original costume for her. I went to Jo-Ann Fabrics to look for a pattern, but they don’t sell any Cookie Monster costume patterns, let alone any Sesame Street costume patterns. I picked … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert and Ernie Halloween Costumes

Homemade Bert and Ernie Halloween Costumes

The theme is Cartoon charaters/ Kids shows. We couldn’t resist these two classics, but didn’t like any of the ones available online. Time to get creative and make our Homemade Bert and Ernie Halloween Costumes. My friend and I carved the heads from foam (the same foam in car seats). Wigs were glued on along … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beaker Costume

Homemade Beaker Costume

My friends and I wanted to do a wicked group costume this year- the Muppets! We were the hit of the party all night, everyone wanted to have their picture taken with me! The whole Homemade Beaker Costume was made for under $10, using supplies from local thrift and Dollar stores. The head is just … Read more

Coolest Muppet Manah Manah Couple Costume

Homemade Muppet Manah Manah Couple Costume

After being inspired by the Jim Hensen exhibit, my friend and I knew we had to try and make our own Snowth costumes from the famous Muppet Show sketch “Manah Manah” (also spelled Mahna Mahna). Looking online it seemed like several people already made Snowth costumes, but very few, if any, made them well. We’re … Read more