Homemade Halloween Costume Contest Top 10

by Editors

Homemade Halloween Costume Contest Top 10

We received over 1000 entries—check out the finalists, including our winner!


Albuquerque, NM

“Here is a picture of my 1-year-old daughter Katherina. She is dressed as a baby bluebird hatching out of her egg. She is sitting in a bird’s nest resting on a tree, that I made using her bassinet.


River Vale, NJ

“Michael (age 5) & Matthew (age 3) as crocodiles.”


Grants Pass, OR

Who can deny a slice of deliciously cute blueberry pie?


Huntingburg, IN

This awesome “detailed undead” truly gave us the creeps!


An ingenious version of “The Princess and the Pea.”


Stockbridge, GA

“Transformer homemade costumes. Made from cardboard boxes, glue, paint, brass fasteners, and lots of sweat!


Hickory Corners, MI

“Sebastian as a Venus Flytrap.”


Waterford, OH

This awe-inspiring praying mantis is definitely one-of-a-kind.


Columbia, MD

“Hannah, age 2, dressed as a light-up, electric jellyfish made by Dad.”


St. Charles, IL

“My son Augusten is fascinated by colossal squids, so we decided to turn him into one! You can see he had fun with it. It took me 4 weeks to make the entire costume that turned out taller than me. I sewed real suction cups to each tentacle and I’m no seamstress! I’m now in therapy, but it was worth it!”