Coolest Homemade Childs Avatar Na’vi Costume

Homemade Childs Avatar Na'vi Costume

After seeing Avatar my daughter decided she MUST be a Na’vi Princess for Halloween. This homemade childs Avatar Na’vi costume was fun to make. I hand-painted tights and a leotard with two shades of blue fabric paint for the stripes. I made the tail from floral wire and wrapped it with the sheet style stuffing … Read more

Cool Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Halloween Costume


This Stay Puft Marshmallow man Halloween costume wasn’t very difficult. The pants, I had to make, with a simple pattern, but made the waist huge, and with an elastic band that stretched. The top was a white sweatshirt. I made the blue handkerchief and tie. The hat is Styrofoam discs glued together, then I hollowed … Read more

Coolest Homemade Stay Puft Halloween Costume

Homemade Stay Puft Halloween Costume

My girlfriend had the idea to be Ghostbusters for Halloween. Instead of doing the normal tan jumpsuit and inflatable proton pack, we decided we would make everything we needed. We also decided to do Stay Puft instead of just a guy and girl Ghostbuster. We had seen some attempts at a Homemade Stay Puft Halloween … Read more

Coolest Ghostbusters Group Costume

Homemade Ghostbusters Group Costume

Who you gonna call? – Ghostbusters!!! This Homemade Ghostbusters Group Costume is a great costume idea for a group of five, especially if one guy has the right size to do the marshmallow-man. For the Ghostbusters costumes we took four regular worker’s overalls and bought some patches, Ghostbuster logos for the sleeves and one for … Read more

Coolest Ghostbuster Costume

Homemade Ghostbuster Costume

I never really got into dressing up for special occasions such as Halloween or parties until I started college. Well my friends were all excited about the upcoming Halloween and were all dressing up as the Batman villains, and I didn’t have an idea for a costume, then it hit me. I had always been … Read more

Original Homemade R2D2 Costume

Homemade R2D2 Costume

We had so much fun with this Homemade R2D2 Costume. My son wore a white sweatshirt and sweatpants underneath. The body of the costume is a white Rubber Maid trash can. The lid is painted with a high shine silver spray paint and allowed to dry. Then the lid is taped so that the swinging … Read more

Coolest Darth Maul Costume

Homemade Darth Maul Costume

Last year I made my son a Star Wars homemade Darth Maul costume and it cost me nothing. People of all ages (even those who were wearing store bought Darth Maul costumes) were in AWE of him! How I did it: He wore black sweatpants, his regular tennies, a black long sleeved shirt he had, … Read more

Coolest Sharktopus Halloween Costume

Coolest Sharktopus Halloween Costume

I thought it was high time for a unique and totally different Halloween costume. So, this year I created my Sharktopus costume – half shark, half octopus! It was a big hit! I once saw a movie on Sci-Fi titled Sharktopus. Sci Fi geeks out there might remember it! Anyway, it inspired my Sharktopus Halloween … Read more

Coolest Homemade Spaceballs Dark Helmet Costume

Homemade Spaceballs Dark Helmet Costume

I decided to try and make my own Homemade Spaceballs Dark Helmet Costume, and this is the result. The helmet was the hardest part. I started the helmet with a squirrel guard from a bird feeder, then built the sides and back out of aluminum flashing and rivets. The helmet was covered with fiberglass mat … Read more

Coolest Homemade Yoda Costume

Homemade Yoda Costume

This homemade Yoda costume was actually a really easy and really cheap costume to make but ended up being quite effective. I bought a plain plastic mask from the costume shop (30p) and cut the bottom half of it off and built up layers of paper mache to form the ridges and shape of the … Read more

Coolest Miss Robot Costume

Robot Costume

Our 5 year old daughter wanted to be a robot for Halloween, so we went to work on her robot costume. Salvaged some left over foam-core board and cut it to a size to fit her. Purchased some dryer venting, battery operated flashing lights at the local thrift store ($20, yeah I could not resist), … Read more

Coolest Homemade Child Robot Costume

Coolest Homemade Child Robot Costume

This Homemade Child Robot Costume is made for my son Louis for his 7th birthday and inspired by “the iron giant”. It needed to have this “knight-out-of-space” impression. Two different types of silver material are used (tungsten and alloy). The material is glued to 20mm foam used for upholstery. The silver material is see-through and … Read more