Cutest Homemade Owl Costume

After five failed attempts at making an Eve costume to complement her brother's Wall-E, we ended up making my daughter an owl for Halloween last yea

After five failed attempts at making an Eve costume to complement her brother’s Wall-E, we ended up making my daughter an owl costume for Halloween last year. I made a body suit out of some fuzzy animal material. It was a simple jump suit that Velcro’d over her shoulders. She wore a black sweatshirt under, … Read more

Coolest Handmade Triceratops Costume

My name is Hannah. I am a 30 year old stay at home mom that majored in Commercial Art and graduated in 2005. I have had a life long dream of having a

This pink and purple Dinosaur costume is made almost entirely of felt. This costume was inspired by the Triceratops in the TV show Dinosaur Train. The very first step was to make a sketch of the dinosaur costume with colored markers to test the color choices and map out a plan for the overall look of … Read more

Coolest Baby Sumo Costume

Homemade Baby Sumo Costume

My son was still pretty chunky on his second Halloween, and while he was walking around in his diaper one day the idea of a sumo wrestler came to me. I couldn’t just put him in a diaper and let him run around outside in October, though; he’d be cold, and that would just be … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ballot and Ballot Box Costume

Homemade Ballot and Ballot Box Costume

This Homemade Ballot and Ballot Box Costume is actually last year’s costumes but I received so many compliments on them that I decided to upload and share. Since Halloween last year was right before the election and we were die hard Obama supporters, I decided to do creative and political statements. With a 1 and … Read more

Coolest DIY Baby Groot Costume from Guardians of the Galaxy

Baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy

I created this homemade Baby Groot costume from my 5 year old daughter who wanted to be Baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Everyone loved her costume. Every time she saw someone, she would stop and do the baby groot dance! And instead of saying trick or treat, she would say “I AM GROOT”! … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cuckoo Clock Halloween Costume

Homemade Cuckoo Clock Halloween Costume

When we asked my two-year-old son what he wanted to be for Halloween he responded with words we have heard often in recent months, “Cuckoo”. For the past year he has been obsessed with cuckoo clocks. It started when he watched The Sound of Music and fell in love with the song “So Long, Farewell” … Read more

Coolest Harry and Lloyd in a Shaggin’ Wagon DIY Costume!

Harry and Lloyd take Halloween!

This homemade costume isn’t for our kids.. it’s for our wagon :-). After our youngest son’s first haircut, we made jokes about him looking like Lloyd Christmas with his straight across bangs. And then we realized that his older brother had hair exactly like Lloyd’s sidekick: Harry Dunn. That is when we decided that they … Read more

Coolest Homemade R2D2 Stroller Costume

Homemade R2D2 Stroller Costume

We are a family of Star War fanatics. Ever since I purchased the complete Storm Trooper Armor for my husband, we have tried to incorporate the entire family in a Star Wars theme for the local Halloween Parade. Last year I was Leia, my oldest son was Luke and my youngest son (4 months) was … Read more

Coolest Boo Costume from Monsters Inc.

Coolest boo from monsters inc costume

Ive always wanted my kids to be Monsters Inc. characters, but never really made them. This year I decided to go ahead a give it a try. I started off with an old jacket that my 2 year old had outgrown. I was about to throw it away then thought it would be perfect for … Read more

Coolest California Roll Sushi Boy Costume

Homemade California Roll Sushi Boy Costume

When thinking of what to make my son last year for Halloween, I wanted something unique and fun. While I was pregnant with him, I always craved my favorite sushi- California Rolls! So, what better costume than a California Roll?! This entire costume was made with foam that you can buy at your local craft … Read more

Coolest Homemade Red Eyed Tree Frog Costume

Homemade Red Eyed Tree Frog Costume

I got this idea for a Homemade Red Eyed Tree Frog Costume from my daughter’s super cute red-eyed tree frog stuffed animal. I sew, but I realize that so many people don’t. You don’t have to go out and spend a fortune on a costume. You can just make one at home. Here is my … Read more

Prickly the Toddler Porcupine Costume

Prickly the toddler porcupine

Prickly the porcupine was made for a two year old severely OCD boy. Making his costume was a challenge of measuring a pair of pajamas for the faux fur fabric to making a separate cape of quills made out of zip ties and white tape sewed to the cape. We then attached it all with … Read more