Rafiki from The Lion King Costume

Ever since getting a dog, I imagined creating a Rafiki from The Lion King costume and holding them up, Simba style…. I probably shouldn’t done it when she was smaller :S Sorry Ubu, it had to be done!   Photo credit: Frosted Tips   Grey Body Suit: Supre Grey Sweatpants: Kmart Monkey Feet: Smiffy’s White…

Dr Zoidberg from Futurama Costume

One week left! On ebay I found this face mask that was so perfect for a Dr Zoidberg Costume that I couldn’t help but buy it and go on the hunt to find the rest of the outfit. Eventually I was able to source the white lab coat from my partners school and the scrubs…

Ewok, from Star Wars, Costume

This week the final trailer for the new Star Wars film came out and the internet went wild. I thought then that it might be prudent that I take on another star wars costume for the blog (I’ve previously done Princess Leia and Hans Solo In Carbonite) so I went with the cutest characters created…

Mr Burns Gorilla Vest Costume

Yesterday I attended a Simpsons Trivia night where they were giving away prizes for best dressed…I came as Mr Burns in his favourite vest. And if you were wondering, I won first prize. Photo credit: Frosted Tips Bald head cap: Hot Dollar with pasted on grey paper for hair Burns long nose: Homemade with coloured…

Sexy Female Gremlin Costume

Happy Halloween! I thought long and hard about what would be my main event costume for the end of this daily costumed month and I’m glad I went with the Sexy Female Gremlin costume as it has turned out ACE! It was a pretty big effort on the make-up front, but I think I did pulled…

Pusheen the Cat Costume (with Scooter)

Today I have dressed as my favourite Facebook sticker character – Pusheen! While there were a few emoticons to choose from with Pusheen, one of my favourites is when she is on her scooter, which is the one I have chosen to re-create. Photo credit: Frosted Tips Cat mask and ears: Ikea Grey cardigan: Uniqlo…

Sharknado Costume

Today I have taken on the terrible-on-purpose film Sharknado, dressing as a tornado of sharks. This is a great example of using household items such as plastic bags to create a fun and inventive costume. Photo credit: Frosted Tips ‘Sharknado’ costume: Grey and white plastic bags tied together and twisted around my body with lights…

Mounted Deer Head Costume

A while back I saw an image of this amazing face paint that made you a deer, and I’ve been keeping it in my back-pocket until I could think of something more to do with this than just a deer costume, so I’ve opted to create a mounted deer head costume that is a bit…

Speedy Gonzales Costume

A little bit of a flashback to my childhood with this Speedy Gonzales costume. When you watch this cartoon now, it’s pretty heavy on the lazy Mexican stereotype…awks Photo credit: Frosted Tips Sombrero: Hot Dolar White polo top: Uniform shop White pants: Vinnie’s Red Tie: Hot Dollar Mouse tail: Homemade from cotton wool and stockings

Monkey Business Pun Costume

Today I take on another pun-filled costume with this ‘Monkey Business’ costume. The banana is my work phone. Hilarious. I know. Photo credit: Frosted Tips Monkey suit: Smiffy’s White shirt: Cotton On Suit Jacket: Edition Black Tie: Hot Dollar