Coolest DIY Fire Truck Costume for a Wheelchair

Noah's Fire Truck Costume for a Wheelchair

Our son Noah is 3 ½ and has Acute Flaccid Myelitis and this was his first Halloween using his wheelchair. Noah very much wants to be a firefighter when he grows up and my wife and I fully support him in that goal.  Noah does intensive physical therapy 3 times a week to regain his … Read more

Delicious Homemade Blueberry Pie Costume for a Cutie Pie

Grand Champion "Cutie Pie"

I started with a wagon and wrapped in a red/white classic picnic tablecloth. Topped it with a kiddie pool wrapped in tin foil and lined with a purple tablecloth. I then constructed the crisscross patterned burlap ribbon “crust” and stuffed it with balloons inflated only to a “berry” size! I wrapped cardboard in blue satin … Read more

Awesome Homemade Child Wheelchair Costume

child wheelchair costume

Wizard of Oz Inspiration Cody is a very happy 12 year old boy who has CP, a dandy walker malformation and epilepsy. In short, he is medically fragile and each year is more special than the last. He just made his way 3,000 miles across country a few months ago to join his Active Duty … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toddler Pippi Longstocking Costume With Pirate Ship

toddler pippi longstocking costume

As a redhead myself with years of experience portraying Pippi Longstocking for Halloween, it was only fitting to pass down my throne/braids to my first born daughter, Quincy. At 13 months, her spunky optimism and personality makes her a real-life Pippi. A true natural for a toddler Pippi Longstocking costume. Toddler Pippi Longstocking  Costume Creating … Read more

Awesome DIY Vanellope von Schweetz Wheelchair Costume

vanellope von schweetz wheelchair costume

My 3 year old daughter, Abby, is wearing this Vanellope von Schweetz wheelchair costume. Abby uses a wheelchair/adaptive stroller to get around. And it tends to attract not so great attention to us both on a daily basis. Abby was born very prematurely, I was only 23 weeks pregnant. She’s had 27 surgeries 21 of … Read more

Adorable Toy Story Green Alien Costumes

Adorable Toy Story Green Alien Costumes

After not winning a costume contest for my dog being scuba dog last year, I decided right then and there that I needed the best costume for this year. I had it planned out a year in advance so I didn’t even know I would be having a baby at the time. Once I found … Read more

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

Adorable Captain Hook Baby Costume and Pirate Ship

My 2-year-old daughter insisted on being Tinkerbell for Halloween this year, so I needed something that related to Tinkerbell for my 7-month-old son Myles. I wanted their costumes to relate to each other in some way. My husband and I agreed on a Captain Hook costume for him. I browsed online and found the perfect … Read more

Toddler’s Construction Worker and Digger Costume

Toddler's Construction Worker and Digger Costume

My son loves his “diggers” – any and all construction vehicles. We knew he would love to dress up as a construction worker, and wanted to be able to pull him in his wagon when he got tired. So a quick inspirational search on Pinterest, and we began collecting materials over the past few weeks! The … Read more

Jenny Costume from Call the Midwife

Jenny Costume from Call the Midwife

Meirabel, who is five years old, came up with the idea of being Jenny from Call the Midwife as we were watching the show one day about a month ago. But the greatness did not stop there; she also had a hand in every decision moving forward with the outfit. The Dress is an eBay … Read more

How to Train Your Dragon Family Costumes

How to Train Your Dragon Family Costumes

It started the day after Halloween last year, when my fiance thought of the idea to make our daughter a dragon rider with a dragon to ride on while trick-or-treating. As this Halloween drew near, we made various trips to craft stores to gather our supplies…mainly faux leather, styrofoam, modeling clay, and hot glue…lots of … Read more

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Wreck-It Ralph Family Costume with Sugar Racer Wheelchair Costume

Our daughter Ana was born with Rett Syndrome and is in a wheelchair. When we started planning our costumes we wanted to make something for her wheelchair that would make her feel like everybody else trick or treating.  I wanted people to notice her for her costume and not her wheelchair and disability. When I … Read more

Pacman Arcade Stroller Costume

Pacman Arcade Stroller Costume

My 8 month old son was the inspiration. I knew he would be in the stoller the entire night, therefore I wanted his costume to be part of his costume. I started with an large size U-haul box, that fit perfectly over the stroller. I then drew where to cut out the box to make … Read more

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

Coffin Stroller and Shark Stroller for Halloween

My little Vampire Grandson loves to break free from handholding when you lest expect it. A very scary thought for his first year trick or treating! He loves stroller rides though, so I thought I’ll step it up a notch and make the stroller into a coffin. Basic Construction Actually it was quit easy. I made … Read more

Aviator Baby Costume

Aviator Baby Costume

With his ride-on-truck lying around the house, I wanted to put it to good use and so I started brainstorming ideas like carriage, police car, plane, etc. Plane sounded the coolest even though it meant some more work with initial designing, prototyping for robustness and finally constructing. Items used: Yellow thick gift wrapping paper Velcro … Read more

Live Cabbage Patch Baby Doll Costume

Live Cabbage Patch Baby Doll Costume

Ever since my baby girl was born people have been telling me how much she resembles a cabbage patch doll. So of course on Pinterest I saw the idea of the doll box being attached to a stroller, with the ‘doll’ dress up inside. It was obvious to me that this is what Brantli HAD … Read more

Cute Stroller Costume: Baby Cinderella in Carriage

Cute Stroller Costume: Baby Cinderella in Carriage

This is my Daughter Madison. She is our little princess, so I decided to turn her into a real princess for Halloween (carriage and all)! She is wearing a Cinderella dress. We have her illuminated by a blue light do that she can be seen, plus it makes her look more “sparkly”. I created the carriage … Read more

Funny Queen Elizabeth Costume

Funny Queen Elizabeth Costume

Here’s my version of a Queen Elizabeth costume.  Queen Elizabeth is a big hit in West Hollywood (where more queens are needed). Many of the costume items are thrift store finds. I found the Queen Elizabeth costume dress at the Rose Bowl Flea Market. Everything from the dress to the medals, top the stroller to … Read more

Homemade Toddler Pirate Costume with Pirate Ship Buggy

Homemade Toddler Pirate Costume with Pirate Ship Buggy

I was debating whether or not to take my daughter, who is only 15 months, trick or treating for the first time and I knew if I was going to, I was going to be creative with her means of “transportation”. I was looking for a fun way to complement my daughter’s pirate costume, and … Read more

Homemade Baby Stuck in an Arcade Game Stroller Costume

Homemade Baby Stuck in an Arcade Game Stroller Costume

I had the idea to make a costume for my daughter based around my daughter’s stroller rather than having to carry her around all night, but I wanted something I had never seen before and I kept brainstorming and came up with absolutely nothing. The idea for her costume actually came to me when I … Read more

Homemade 2-Year Old Mahna Mahna Costume

Homemade 2-Year Old Mahna Mahna Costume

My two year old son is obsessed with the Mahna Mahna song. Whenever he’s upset, all I have to do is play the Youtube video and he starts cracking up. It was the only costume I considered for Halloween, but there were none to be found that were ready made. I’m a bit of a … Read more

Cabbage Patch Doll Stroller Costume for a 1 Year Old

Cabbage Patch Doll Stroller Costume for a 1 Year Old

I love making Halloween costumes. This year my husband and I were gumball machine and the quarter to insert. So for my daughter, I had to top that and let my imagination run wild. Since she is not fully walking I figured I would incorporate her stroller as part of her costume! What other than a cabbage … Read more

Top Gun Baby Pilot Costume with an F-14 Tomcat Jet Plane

Top Gun Baby Pilot Costume with an F-14 Tomcat Jet Plane

We decided to make our 10 month old son Maverick from Top Gun for Halloween 2014, and since he isn’t walking yet, we transformed a little plastic push buggy into a huge F-14 Tomcat fighter jet. All in all, probably $60 spent on this costume. Our son LOVED riding around in it and it was … Read more

Harry and Lloyd Twin Girls Costumes Ride in a Sheepdog

Harry and Lloyd Twin Girls Costumes Ride in a Sheepdog

I have ALWAYS made my Halloween costumes, my mom made them when I was little and I have made them every year since. Around September, I decide I need to really get a head start on my costume- and around October 25th I am ALWAYS in a panic and decide that I need to get … Read more