Posts Tagged ‘handmade costume’

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Voodoo Doll Costume

Someone’s trying to break a heart with this voodoo doll. mento_bug gave this voodoo doll costume a vintage 40’s look with the styling of the dress and the fishnet stockings and heels. She made the pins out of Styrofoam balls and wire coat hangers, and held them in place with the heart shaped pocket. Ouch! […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Shoe Costume

How about a giant shoe costume to get your Halloween plans kick started? evil_plan_z made this great costume out of poster board and felt. Laces and a Nike tag add to the effect. Hey, if the shoe fits… PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding a Snail Costume, October […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Autumn Fairy Princess Costume

If this little princess came to your door, you’d have to give her extra treats! When klum78‘s daughter asked to be a fairy princess, klum78 took it one step farther and made her a beautiful Autumn fairy. The colors and the leafy crown and scepter are perfect for fall. Trick or treat! PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Oogie Boogie Costume

You’ve just about got to love Tim Burton’s ghoulish animated characters in “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. ashleyjustine was able to bring one such character, Oogie Boogie, to life. Actually, he may be bigger than life! Here he is shown in all his stitched up glory. If you check out her original post, you will see […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Peacock Costume

How gorgeous is this tail piece? Nerfernie used 200 real peacock feathers to create this beautiful peacock costume. The dress she made is a beautiful turquoise blue: the perfect peacock color! Nerfernie claims she got tired of walking sideways through doors, but I think we’d all agree with her that it was worth it. PREVIOUS […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Tomas (“The Orphanage”) Costume

Nothing is creepier than a creepy kid, and Tomas, from the movie “The Orphanage” is one creepy kid. Maulix created this spot on version of Tomas for her daughter using reconstructed thrift store finds. This is the stuff that nightmares are made of! PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Pinata Costume

I love this idea! misstoiletweasel created this Pinata costume for her boyfriend, and then she went along as the blindfolded pinata whacker, complete with plastic wiffle bat. This great costume was created with many yards of crepe paper and lots of glue. PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Tiny Elvis Costume

The beauty of having a really young child or a baby around on Halloween is that you can dress them any way you please. I have a feeling that if this baby had a say, though, he’d actually request to be Elvis now that he knows how incredibly cool he looks! artzy_fartzy68’s baby had to […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Ghoul Scout Costume

I know Girl Scouts bring you cookies. I’m guessing Ghoul Scouts push you down and take them away. oohmybees, of Ghoul Scout Troup 666, proudly shows off her full sash of merit badges. She’s been a busy ghoul, earning badges including (but not limited to) black cat care, spirit summoning, hexes & spells, and general […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Grumpy Care Bear Costume

travtrav contends that he is a Grumpy Care Bear because he misses his girlfriend. This Care Bear may be grumpy, but he’s still cute and cuddly. This costume idea is full of possibilities; you could be any kind of Bear you wish to be! Don’t you just want to take this one home and try […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Gnome Riding a Snail Costume

Walking around all night trick or treating can get tiring, especially if you’re a tiny gnome. Luckily this fellow was able to hitch a ride on a snail. Snails are notoriously pokey, though, so this smart gnome has a carrot on a stick to help motivate his reluctant steed. Giailh created this fanciful costume for […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Huge Ball o’Yarn Costume

Sometimes the best costumes aren’t inspired by people or characters from movies; they are inspired by inanimate objects. ilovepaper made this adorable Giant Ball o’Yarn costume for her daughter using only “a giant bouncy ball, plaster fabric stuff, newspaper, glue, cheap yarn and gobs of hot glue”. If you check out her thread, you will […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Muppet Costume

Happy Halloween month! Each day throughout the month of October, we will be featuring a great costume to help you get in the Halloween spirit. Let’s start out big, with a couple of Muppet costumes by zoemarie. Wow! Anyone would stand out in a crowd wearing one of these!