The Real Robbie Costume

The Real Robbie Costume

For my 29th birthday I wanted to take it back to my childhood era of TV watching, game playing, music loving fun times. I decided I would throw a 90’s “What was hot” Party! After trying to gather material to transform into Diva Plavalagona from “The 5th Element,” I became worried that I would be … Read more

Cool Seinfeld Group Costume

Cool Seinfeld Group Costume

My friends and I are huge Seinfeld fans, so for this years Halloween, we dressed as our favorite characters: Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer. Last night, on Halloween, we got so much positive feedback. At least 5 different people stopped us to ask if they could take our picture to send it to their friends/parents. We … Read more

Easy Saved by the Bell Kelly Kapowski Costume

Easy Saved by the Bell Kelly Kapowski Costume

The 90’s are one of my favorite times, so I decided to channel my inner Kelly Kapowski from Saved by the Bell. Kelly’s look was iconic from the big hair to her super cute outfits. There were so many different options to choose from but I wanted something simple and classic. So I decided on … Read more

Comic Con El Chapulin Colorado Tribute Costume

Comic Con El Chapulin Colorado Tribute Costume

I decided to cosplay with El Chapulin for the first time this year, so what better place to do it at than at New York Comic Con 2015! I put the costume together using: Red compression pants/shirt Red short sleeve t-shirt Yellow shorts Yellow converse sneakers w red laces Cincinnati Reds fitted hat For the … Read more

Lucy and Ethel Costumes as the Women from Mars

Lucy and Ethel Costumes as the Women from Mars

We love Lucy, especially the Women from Mars episode when the girls make $500 for a publicity stunt atop the Empire State Building. I knew we could do these costumes if I could find the pointy noses and the retro ray guns — which I found on Amazon after some searching. It was hard finding … Read more

Homemade Alice Nelson Brady Bunch Costume

Homemade Alice Nelson Brady Bunch Costume

The Halloween Costume contest at our work is big, and very competitive! Each year I try to go all out because 1st prize gets a free day off (and 2nd place gets a free half day off) Who wouldn’t want that!? The previous years I came as Paul Stanley, Starchild from KISS, and Ronald McDonald. This year … Read more

The Most Epic Reno 911 Group Costume Ever

The Most Epic Reno 911 Group Costume Ever

I dreamed up the idea to do a huge group costume one night while my roommate ”Big Greg” and myself were watching the Reno 911 movie. It was probably September of 2009, and I had an idea of each friend who would play the best character roll. So I sent out a group text to … Read more

Coolest Charlene Sinclar Costume from TV’s Dinosaurs

Coolest Charlene Sinclar Costume from TV's Dinosaurs

I have been a fan of the TV show Dinosaurs since I was a child. I especially loved Charlene Sinclair (the daughter on the show) because Sally Struthers, who is from my hometown of Portland, Oregon, voiced her. So this year I went about trying to make a Charlene Sinclair costume that fully captured her … Read more

Cool Robbie Sinclair the Dinosaur Costume

Cool Robbie Sinclair the Dinosaur Costume

My name is Desmond Davis and I live in San Bernardino, CA.  I chose the Robbie Sinclair Dinosaur costume because I just love the TV show The Dinosaurs. I made my mask out of paper mache. Then I put a white T shirt over it and painted the mask. For the eyes I used my … Read more

Funny Jerome Costume from the Martin Lawrence Show

Funny Jerome Costume from the Martin Lawrence Show

I loved Martin Lawrence’s show from the 90s, and my favorite character he plays is Jerome! Jerome is a ridiculously hilarious wannabe playa who has really bad dental hygiene and loud taste in clothing. He house is even covered in leopard print. The outfit I did was the one he wore when the character was first … Read more

Easy Peasy Big Bang Theory Couple Costume

Easy Peasy Big Bang Theory Couple Costume

When you are dating a “boy” who is not only obsessed with the Big Bang Theory, but who frequently reminds you of its lead character, a costume like ours was a no brainer, and easy too! Several times I have thought to myself, “He is acting like Sheldon Cooper.” When I proposed the idea to … Read more

Hilarious Homemade El Chapulin Colorado Costume

Hilarious Homemade El Chapulin Colorado Costume

Here’s my El Chapulin Colorado costume from bottom to top. I bought used Chuck Taylor’s off of EBay for $10. I painted them with spray paint. I then order a red body skin spandex suit. I had the hood removed and the heart and letter put on by my mother. I did the wings on … Read more

Baby Mork Costume in his Egg Spaceship… Nanu Nanu

Baby Mork Costume in his Egg Spaceship... Nanu Nanu

This is our baby, Graham’s, first Halloween. He is 8 months old now. I used to love holidays and Halloween growing up. But for years now with a job that demands especially long hours October through December, I hardly find time to put out a pumpkin or a Christmas tree anymore. We contemplated buying a … Read more

Cool Homemade Costume for Women: Ugly Betty

Cool Homemade Costume for Women: Ugly Betty

I was a fan of Ugly Betty when it aired and always liked the big, bright poncho she wore in the pilot episode. That got me thinking it might be a fun costume to put together for Halloween. I looked online for a similar poncho but there was nothing of any quality available, so I … Read more

I Love Lucy Wine Stomp Costume

I Love Lucy Wine Stomp Costume

I actually was inspired to dress like Lucy for a Wine Stomp that we were having at the winery that I worked at. I had a broom skirt that I was no longer planning on using. I bought a top from Old Navy for $9.99, Used a wide belt that was already in my closet … Read more

Easy No-Sew DIY Gilligan’s Island Group Costume

This Gilligan’s Island costume was hands down our most popular group costume.  I don’t know if it’s because the older generation who plays volleyball really appreciated it or if we just fit the roles so well but either way, this was a huge success and it was super easy to put together. The captain was … Read more

Hilarious 2 Broke Girls Couples Costume

Hilarious 2 Broke Girls Couples Costume

For our annual Halloween party, my husband and I decided to dress in a “couples’ costume. We love the show 2 Broke Girls so I began researching. I found the actual costume online for myself but finding one to fit an extra large man was more of a challenge. I did find a plus size … Read more

Cool Plus-Size Max Costume from 2 Broke Girls

Cool Plus-Size Max Costume from 2 Broke Girls

For my Plus-Size Max from 2 Broke Girls costume, I first dyed an old shirt dress I had yellow. I then sewed an apron using interfacing to make it stiffer. I used iron on heat transfer tape to attach red stripes to dresss then sewed them in place. I used fake hair extensions to make … Read more

Last Minute Costume Idea: The Office’s Dwight Schrute

Last Minute Costume Idea: The Office's Dwight Schrute

My boyfriend and I never really watched the show The Office until it went into sydication, growing tired of watching The Simpsons everynight before bed we started watching The Office. Dwight is so funny and over the top hands down one of the best on TV. Anyhow to create Dwight’s look I had to find … Read more

Coolest Arrested Development Costume Idea

Coolest Arrested Development Costume Idea

We absolutely love Arrested Development and figured that with a 3 year old daughter we only have a year or two left before she catches on to the fact she can pick her own Halloween costume. With her help we transformed a fridge box into the famous Bluth Frozen Banana Stand, equipped with wheels for … Read more

Easiest Al and Peg Bundy costume

Easiest Al and Peg Bundy costume

For Halloween in 2013 I was searching and searching for the best costumes for me and my boyfriend. The Halloween stores had nothing that I wanted and also didn’t fit into. So I decided to make our own, so I came up with the best TV characters Al &Peggy Bundy from married with children. I … Read more

Fun Lucille Ball Costume

Fun Lucille Ball Costume

Coming up with clever Halloween costumes has never been easy for me, I stress about it for months and always end up doing something very last minute. This year it just happened to work for me! I was going through my mother’s sewing patterns to get ideas and came across this great vintage 50s pattern … Read more

Handmade Codex Costume from the Guild

Handmade Codex Costume from the Guild

Codex, a character from the web series The Guild was initially purchased as a licensed  “bagged ” costume but was of such low quality that I couldn’t bear to wear it.  So I deconstructed the entire thing, threw away virtually every piece of decoration and notions, and rebuilt it using the white material from the … Read more