KIDS: DIY Game boy costume

DIY Game boy costume

As a child of the 80's, I loved my Game Boy and Tetris was my absolute fave! I still love me some Tetris! I decided it would be fun to turn my sweet baby into one of my beloved childhood toys and make him a DIY Game Boy costume out of a onesie. Along with my DIY game boy onesie, I'm sharing 88+ more really awesome handmade costume ideas from talented bloggers all over blogland!   Here's what you need to make the DIY game boy oneisie: white onesie sheets of … [Continue reading...]

COUPLES: DIY Rainbow Brite and Twink

DIY twink costume

Pink Suede Shoe sewed the most adorable twink costume you’ll ever see! And then she dressed up as Rainbow Brite for a super cute mother/ daughter Halloween costume! The twink costume consists of rainbow leggings, a red onesie, and a hand sewn fluffy cloud! Pink Suede Shoes used Simplicity pattern 2288 combined a pumpkin costume with the […]

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GROUPS: DIY sharks and surfer

DIY sharks and surfer costume

This is such a cute dad and kid costume idea from The fickle pickle! You could DIY or buy pre made shark costumes for the kiddos, and then easily make Dad’s costume from things you already have on hand. The most important part of the costume is the ace bandage and fake blood around the […]

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BABIES: DIY koala costume

DIY koala costume

Koala bears are hands down one of the cutest animals ever! And this DIY koala costume on baby Maxwell makes my heart melt. I am a little biased, since I’m his mama! As for the making of the costume, it is so easy! The mask, round white, belly, and felt feet are the only parts […]

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COUPLES: If you give a mouse a cookie costume

DIY Mouse and Cookie costume

I love the book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie… and what a fun costume idea to do with a friend, significant other or even a mom/baby costume! The DIY mouse costume is made mostly out of felt, and the DIY cookie costume is made out of a brown paper bag. So not only […]

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GROUPS: Harold and the Purple Crayon Costumes

Harold and the Purple Crayon Costumes

Harold and the Purple Crayon is a classic kids book! And I love that this family and Grandmother crafted up costumes in honor the book! The stuffed purple crayon complete with the purple cord is the perfect prop for Harold and the Purple Crayon costumes! To make the purple crayon drawings on mom and dad’s t-shirts […]

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ADULTS: DIY Operation game costume

DIY Operation game costume

I know you remember the board game, Operation, and that crazy loud “Bzzzzz” when you touch your operating stick to the side of the game while trying to extract a bone! This Arizona women turned herself into a living board game with a skin colored shirt and tights. She cut out bones and organs from […]

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KIDS: DIY Queen Elsa costume

DIY Queen Elsa costume

Sarah made her daughters day with this DIY Queen Elsa costume!  Her daughter won’t “let it go, let it go”… she wears the Elsa dress all day, every day! I love that the costume actually started out as an apron. That means it will fit for much longer! See the full costume tutorial and lots […]

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ADULTS: Handmade pinata costume

Handamde pinata costume

Catherine turned herself into a living pinata for Halloween! She crafted up the handmade pinata costume out of a nude American Apparel dress and used hot glue to glue down strips of crepe paper to her dress. She did 3 rows of each color. The donkey tail is just made by tying a few long […]

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KIDS: DIY Alfalfa costume

DIY Alfalfa costume

Everyone remembers Alfalfa, who had a crush on Darla, from the movie, The Little Rascals, right?! This is fun and simple DIY Alfalfa costume is easy to put together with pieces from your kiddos closet and a bow tie (you can pick one of these up at any thrift store). Make sure you add freckles with […]

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