Lady Oogie Boogie Costume

Lady Oogie Boogie Costume

I’ve always love dressing up as villains, and what better villain to be than the iconic Oogie Boogie costume! “And if you aren’t shakin’ Then there’s something very wrong ‘Cause this may be the last time now that you hear the boogie song.” I wanted to do a feminine twist on the character so I knew … Read more

Cute DIY Viking Costume for a Woman

Cute DIY Viking Costume for a Woman

The only things I bought for this Viking costume for a woman was the hat, sword, and fur leg warmers (optional). This was by far the easiest but most badass costume I’ve ever put together and was a huge hit. You can personalize and create your own Viking costume look based off of the clothing/materials you … Read more

Cute Pretty Woman DIY Costume

Cute Pretty Woman DIY Costume

For the Pretty Woman Costume Dress: Purchased a cheap white tank top & bleached an old blue tank dress. Purchased rings from AC Moore for the connection. My aunt is a seamstress so I got lucky and she put it together. For the Pretty Woman Costume Jacket: My aunt let me borrow her old red … Read more

Leopard and Safari Guide Couples Costume

Leopard and Safari Guide Couples Costume

For our Leopard and Safari Guide couples costume I found everything at my local Goodwill and it only took my a few hours to make! For the safari guide costume I found a straw hat and a khaki vest. We wrote ‘safari guide’ on the vest, added a few scratches I’m my boyfriends face with fake … Read more

Cool Morticia and Gomez Addams Couple Costume

Cool Morticia and Gomez Addams Couple Costume

This Morticia and Gomez Addams couple costume started off as a couple and grew the day before Halloween into a fantastic group costume.  We had a  wonderful time walking through Salem MA showing off our hard work. We barley made it a few feet t a time before being asked to take a photo.  We were honored … Read more

My DIY Samba / Carnival Dancer Costume

My DIY Samba / Carnival Dancer Costume

Last year I wanted to wear a Samba / Carnival Dancer costume. I looked online and everything I liked was way too expensive or cheesy looking… so I decided to make a costume of my own. Carnival Dancer Costume Headpiece I started with the headpiece. I purchased ostrich and rooster tail feathers from eBay and a … Read more

Cutest Ever Homemade Princess Jasmine Costume

Cute DIY Princess Jasmine Costume

As a huge Disney fan, I of course had to anniversary my DIY Ariel costume from last year. So, I decided to do a Princess jasmine costume from the Disney movie Aladdin. This costume was definitely a lot tricker to create than the mermaid costume. Here is what I did: Making the Top of my Jasmine … Read more

Cutest Homemade Tiffany & Co. Box Costume

Cutest Homemade Tiffany & Co. Box Costume

For my Tiffany and Co. Box costume I took a piece of cardboard, painted it blue, folded and glued it to make it fit me like a gift bag. I drew on the logo, attached tissue paper to the inside and draped myself with jewels. By the end of the night my shoulders hurt from … Read more

White Trash Bride Costume

White Trash Bride Costume

This White Trash bride costume was fun to make. Get your shopping done at the Salvation Army or a thrift shop and get busy and have fun! Supplies we used: Old Wedding Dress, Pair overalls and some cowboy boots Hot pink bra Jewels from craft store and a hot glue gun Battery operated light Lots … Read more

Costume Kept Going and Going and Going

Costume Kept Going and Going and Going

After checking out store bought costumes, I decided to be the Energizer Bunny!  Total cost was about $45. I wore this on a Halloween cruise and couldn’t walk more than a few feet before cruisers stopped me for photos.  I also ordered stickers and temporary tattoos from the Energizer website and handed them out to … Read more

Majestic Goddess of Mischief Costume

Majestic Goddess of Mischief Costume

Believe it or not, this costume was something I had dreamed of doing for a very long time, being inspired by its many variations and the original costume worn by the goddess herself, Lady Loki in the Thor and some Avengers comics. When making this costume, the sewing part was easy and gluing the 10,000 … Read more

Homemade Woman’s Peacock Costume

Homemade Woman's Peacock Costume

I had always wanted to be a peacock, but would either not find one I liked, or it would be way too expensive. So I decided to put one together once I found an old Charlotte russe turquoise corset that I paid $25 for and decided to up-cycle it by just hot gluing a few … Read more

Tom and Jerry Homemade Couple Costume

Tom and Jerry Homemade Couple Costume

We made these Tom and Jerry costumes in just two days! It’s an easy and fun costume for couples. The accessories we used are: a pan for Tom the cat and a cheese for Jerry the mouse. The cheese was made from kappa boards that we glued together and painted with acrylic colours. The holes in … Read more

Sexy Storm Costume

Sexy Storm Costume

I bought a faux leather catsuit first thing. Easiest way is to buy a Black Widow suit (So I’d heard), but I went with what I felt fit me best and catered to my needs. For example, the suit I bought zips from the front all the way to the back; perfect for emergency bathroom … Read more

Sexy Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley KISS Couple Costume

Sexy Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley KISS Couple Costume

We made these costumes (for Gene Simmons) by using a plain black shirt and putting studs on and sewing the belt. We rolled up cardboard to make the spikes. We spray painted a kid’s toy guitar. I also did the makeup by outline the black then filling it in, then the white. The boots were … Read more

Easy Badass Braveheart Couple Costume

Easy Badass Braveheart Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I decided to be Scotland for a beer Olympics party in light of the current Scottish independence vote. We both love Braveheart and saw it as a perfect opportunity to make a super easy hand made costume and still look bad-ass. All I did was buy a blue and white face-paint pencil, … Read more

Awesome Homemade Batgirl Costume

Awesome Homemade Batgirl Costume

I spent a long time in spotlight looking for the right material for this Batgirl costume. I wanted a leather feel for my cape, which I cut into the bat shape. I already had a leather dress which I sewed the bat symbol onto, and I even had made a yellow belt with the bat … Read more

Crafty C3PO Costume

Crafty C3PO Costume

My boyfriend and I are really, really into Halloween. We tend to make our own costumes and get super excited about what next year might bring. He has been wanting to do a Star Wars themed Halloween night forever, but to me the obvious Princess/Hans Solo outfits have been done. A summer flu that (obviously) led to a Star … Read more

Cute Pikachu and Ash Couple Costume

Cute Pikachu and Ash Couple Costume

To make this Pikachu and Ash couple costume, I pieced everything together. The main piece, the dress, was from American Apparel. Then I found the ears and tail from Hot Topic. I ordered leg warmers online, it’s really difficult to find yellow leg warmers, I found cut off tights at Jcpenny along with a strapless … Read more

Best Homemade Ursula Costume Ever!

Best Homemade Ursula Costume Ever!

I kind of backed myself into a corner with this costume, since I will forever have trouble topping it! Being a heavy gal, when I watched The Little Mermaid (one of my favorites) with my kids (one 8 year old, and 6 year old triplets) when they were younger, they would identify me with Ursula, … Read more

Sexy Mortal Kombat’s Kitana Costume

Sexy Mortal Kombat's Kitana Costume

Procedure for Making the Sexy Mortal Kombat’s Kitana Costume: For my Kitana costume from Mortal Kombat, I used an old dress and shortened it. I added a black belt and black booty shorts. I bought blue satin material and stitched the boot covers over my actual boots, and arms around my arms as I was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Mystique Costume

Coolest Homemade Mystique Costume

Hi guys! I’m Paola from Monterrey, México, FIRST OF ALL I need to apologize if my english is not well, but my first language is Spanish so I’ll do my best. This year I decided to make myself a costume of MYSTIQUE!! Since 2009 I always wanted to be her because is my favorite character … Read more

Coolest Homemade Deer in Headlights Couple Costume

Coolest Homemade Deer in Headlights Couple Costume

This was the absolute best costume ever!! My husband and I are both hunters and thought it would be very fitting to dress up as a deer in headlights! Deer: For the brown/tan we used Red Head long johns from Bass Pro Shop! Rather reasonably priced and extra bonus is that you can reuse them. … Read more

Homemade Whimiscal Owl Costume for a Woman

Homemade Whimiscal Owl Costume for a Woman

I wanted to have an owl costume that wasn’t all bulky tootsie roll commercial owl but a pretty thing. So I started with a dress from my closet that I love the fit of and pretty much used it as a pattern on some dollar material I bought. Once I had the bodes sewn up, … Read more