Coolest Lil Wayne Costume

Homemade Lil Wayne Costume

Lil Wayne is one of the most well known music artists in America so I decided I wanted to dress up as him for Halloween, even though I am not a man. First I made my dreads out of a super long black wig I bought from Wal-Mart. I had to piece the wig and … Read more

Awesome Katy Perry Costume

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I decided to create a Katy Perry costume from scratch last year for Halloween. It took a lot of effort, but the end result was fantastic and I received so much praise from everyone! Let’s start… The bra – This was the hardest part to the costume. To make the cupcakes I used filmo (a … Read more

Coolest Group Madonna Costume

Homemade Group Madonna Costume

The Group Madonna Costume is different versions of Madonna. Madonna has many different looks, so we tried to pick the looks that were most easily recognized. Everyone loved this group idea and it was a big hit! This is the first year the group did a group themed costume. These are the different Madonnas in … Read more

Coolest Homemade Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Couple Costume

Homemade Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Couple Costume

Halloween is my favorite so I always start planning my costumes pretty early. My boyfriend and I decided we were going to be Homemade Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Couple Costume this year. Well, I decided and he went along with it. He was such a good sport – thanks babe! To get the ‘Kenny … Read more

Coolest Bjork Homemade Costume

Homemade Bjork Costume

I was Bjork this year (2009). I used lace tulle and made my bodice out of white cloth and sewed on strips of the tulle with sewing machine and by hand. The upper part of the dress was also tulle but it was sown on until it was flat. The swan head was made from … Read more

Coolest Homemade Rick James Halloween Costume

Homemade Rick James Halloween Costume

Here is my Homemade Rick James Halloween Costume submission of me as Rick James. I purchased the corn row wig from a costume site but had to change out the bead colors to coordinate with the rest of my outfit. I altered the t-shirt by making a few choice cuts and adding rhinestones and glitter … Read more

Coolest Carmen Miranda Costume

Homemade Carmen Miranda Costume

For the Skirt: Hit the thrift stores to find a hip hugging flowering skirt that flares out at the bottom. Cut a slit up by the leg you want to show of and sew or glue some ruffles in so it adds some body and flow to the skirt. You could also use one of … Read more

Coolest Lady Gaga Costume from Born this Way Video

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My daughter Gracyn is four, and she wanted to be lady Gaga from her music video Born this way. I did have to buy the black suit but that was only a portion of her costume. I used a hypo-allergenic kid friendly face paint which I purchased at Michaels craft store. The paint goes on … Read more

Coolest Rick James Costume

Homemade Rick James Costume

I love the Chappelle show and think that man is a genius. So I was looking for a good costume and at the time the Chappelle show was huge. So my favorite skit on the show was the Rick James skit with Charlie Murphy, loved it so much I said I have to be Rick … Read more

Coolest Katy Perry Inspired Costume

Homemade Katy Perry Inspired Costume

This Homemade Katy Perry Inspired Costume was made for a Halloween themed pageant last year when the Katy Perry song California Gurls was popular and the video was great with all the candy outfits, so it was an original outfit for the pageant and the song was great to make up a routine to. She … Read more

Coolest Michael Jackson Costumes

Three Stages of Michael Jackson

Not only has Michael Jackson’s career evolved over time, but so has his appearance. This group costume highlights the most memorable looks throughout Michael’s career, from “Young Michael” to “80’s Michael” and up to “Present-Day Michael”. “Young Michael’s” costume uses the bright, bold fashions of the late 60’s and early 70s which include colorful pants … Read more

Coolest Homemade Evolution of Britney Spears Group Costume

Homemade Evolution of Britney Spears Group Costume

My friends and I decided that Britney Spears could not be captured in just one costume, so we decided to make 8 (only 7 shown in the picture) costumes in her honor. From left-right we have “Baby One More Time”, “Toxic”, “Like a Virgin”, “I’m a Slave For You”, “Oops!…I Did it Again”, “Me Against … Read more

Coolest Lady Gaga Homemade Costume

Lady Gaga Homemade Costume

It wasn’t that hard to dress like Lady Gaga. Her style is all about being sexy but eccentric and inventive. I checked her few outfits and I made my own Lady Gaga Homemade Costume inspired mix. I used the most characteristic for her style clothes from my own closet. One thing I bought is the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dolly Parton Halloween Costume

Homemade Dolly Parton Halloween Costume

My daughter wanted to be Dolly Parton this year for Halloween, but I was unable to find an outfit in her size. I had no other choice but to make it. I started with a black dress that I bought at the Goodwill. I then went to a local fabric store and bought some sequins … Read more

Coolest Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

LADY GAGA in the MEAT DRESS, Boston, MA This Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume was the best and most fun costume ever. It took me a long time to make but was well worth it. The inspiration was clearly from the media and Lady Gaga’s unparalleled fame and crazy getups. There were several other Lady … Read more

Coolest Katy Perry (California Gurls) Costume

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Well, when I saw the video I knew that I needed to create a costume like that, so I started to make it by myself and this is the result. Here’s a small list of the stuff I used to create this Coolest Katy Perry (California Gurls) Costume: * Big Bonbons – Satin and foam. … Read more

Coolest Shakira She Wolf Costume

Homemade Shakira She Wolf Costume

This Halloween I decided to be adventurous and dress up like sexy Shakira from her video She Wolf. I got a black unitard and cut out the right shoulder, a hole in the right side of stomach, and cut out the left leg. I made the necklace with gold leafs and brown feathers. I used … Read more

Cool Katy Perry Costume

Homemade Katy Perry Costume

This Homemade Katy Perry Costume took many hours to make! It started with a white tank top, fabric, candy, Styrofoam and glitter. I made everything, or fixed things that I bought! I cut the tank top in the back and inserted wire and eyelets to make a lace up corset back. Almost all of the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lady Gaga MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Costume

Homemade Lady Gaga MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Costume

I created this Homemade Lady Gaga MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Costume by hand after being inspired by the 2009 MTV video music awards performance of Paparazzi by Lady Gaga. It was really impressive to see a performer that did more than a song and dance, but instead told a story. To me, it was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pregnant Britney Spears Halloween Costume

Homemade Pregnant Britney Spears Halloween Costume

This Homemade Pregnant Britney Spears Halloween Costume was my absolute favorite costume and I put it together about fifteen minutes before I went trick or treating. I took a huge white tee shirt and wrote “I have the golden ticket” with a sharpie marker and stuffed it with a pillow. I found a trashy blond … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thriller Costume

Homemade Thriller Costume

Both of my children wanted to go as Michael Jackson from Thriller – one as the werewolf, and the other as the zombie. Thriller costume jackets are expensive, and hard to find in children’s sizes. So I decided to make my own homemade Thriller costumes. I found red vinyl rain jackets on clearance, cut the … Read more

Coolest DIY Lady Gaga Costume from MTV Music Video Awards

Homemade Lady Gaga Costume

I decided to mimic a Lady Gaga Costume from the outfit Lady Gaga wore to last year’s MTV music video awards. She wore her hair curly and her red lace dress covered her face and had a cape. It also had a tall medieval looking crown. I bought nude fabric and sewed it in a … Read more

Cool Lil Wayne Costume

Lil Wayne Costume

One day I was watching music videos and I saw the lil wayne lollipop video. I thought that it would be fun to try and become lil wayne for the night. So after watching the video I gathered things together for the Lil Wayne Costume. First I took brown face paint and put it all … Read more