Cool Homemade Oola the Twi’lek Costume from Return of the Jedi

Cool Homemade Oola the Twi'lek Costume from Return of the Jedi

I have always loved the original Star Wars trilogy. But as a woman, if you wanted to dress as someone from the movies, you were generally stuck with two options: Princess Leia in regular clothes or Princess Leia in slace gear. Not my thing. I decided to try making a costume of Oola the Twi’lek … Read more

Coolest Homemade Costume from Spaceballs: Dark Helmet

Coolest Homemade Costume from Spaceballs: Dark Helmet

As a huge Mel Brooks fan, I wanted to pay tribute to one of my favorite movies: Spaceballs. It was time consuming, but pulled it off. I went to Menards to get a giant planter when I found the laundry bin. I then needed to get the safety mask and some black spray paint. I … Read more

Awesome Handmade Queen Amidala Halloween Costume

Awesome Handmade Queen Amidala Halloween Costume

In May of 1999 something happened that no person thought would for a good 19 years.  Many had gone to a crappy movie (Wing Commander) just to see a preview.  With promises to enchant us beyond imagination after, we waited in lines.  One to get tickets and another when it came time to get into the theater.  The audience … Read more

Sexy Homemade Alien Invader Costume

Sexy Homemade Alien Invader Costume

Alien costumes are not easy to find. I wanted something that reminded people of the aliens from the movie Alien but maybe was a little more approachable and not so slimy. What I came up with was a combination of the alien from the Alien movies, and the creature from the movie Splice. The entire … Read more

Coolest Homemade Avatar Costume

Coolest Homemade Avatar Costume

This Homemade Avatar costume took me almost 7 hours to complete before Halloween night began. I had a friend of mine paint me from head to toe with acrylic paint. The best type of acrylic paint for the best Avatar look is the blue with a gloss in it. It can be difficult to get off … Read more

Awesome Homemade Alien Xenomorph Costume for Halloween

An Alien Xenomorph Invades Plano, TX!!

Here’s how our homemade Alien Xenomorph costume came to life. My son Joshua has always had a fascination with natural and fictitious creatures like Dinosaurs and Dragons.  His love of scary monsters evolved to the creepiest monster ever featured in movies: The Alien Xenomorph in the Alien films.  He has had an intense fascination with … Read more

Coolest Handmade Tardis Costume for a Woman

Coolest Handmade Tardis Costume for a Woman

The coolest costume I’ve created to date is this year’s Tardis costume. I made this costume myself excluding the patches I bought off Etsy. This picture is of me right before my sister and I went to the Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom on October 10th. I thought I’d get a few compliments that night … Read more

Coolest C3PO and R2D2 Star Wars Couple Costume

Homemade C3PO and R2D2 Couple Costume

Here’s the story behind our C3P0 and R2D2 Star Wars couple costume. I always wanted to be C3PO or R2-D2 as a kid for Halloween. Now with the help of my wife, I am able to live my childhood dream through my two boys. Our Star Wars couple costume project took about a month (a few hours … Read more