Coolest Homemade Purple Evil Minion Costume from Despicable Me

Coolest Homemade Purple Evil Minion Costume from Despicable Me

Materials Needed tall large cylinder laundry basket/hamper camping foam mat purple felt material black materials old bowl to cut for eye goggle white craft foam 2 purple wigs hot glue gun/lots of glue sticks scissors, cutting tools silver paint material measuring tape Directions Measure where the arm holes should be on the laundry basket and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Despicable Me Minion Costume

As soon as my son saw Dispicable Me, my son immediately knew he wanted to be a minion.  I had made his costumes for the past several years (&aci

As soon as my son saw Dispicable Me, my son immediately knew he wanted to be a minion.  I had made his costumes for the past several years (Coolest Homemade Luke Skywalker Pilot Costume 2 and Coolest Bumblebee Transformer Halloween Costume 24), so I started working on this new challenge.  He can be pretty shy, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Minions Costume

My kids are obsessed with the movie Despicable Me! I did not like the commercial costume at all so I went to work and made my own Homemade Minions Costume. I started with overalls and drew the “Gru” logo on them. Next, I took a yellow hoodie and hot glued black pipecleaners to the hoods … Read more

Homemade Balthazar Bratt Costume for 7 Year Old

Balthazar Bratt for 7 year old

There were no mullets for his age that scream Balthazar, so I made one using yoga mat foam to form a cradle over the head.  I used two black wig caps from the dollar store to glue over it, black posterboard to form the front of the mullet, glued to the capped head cradle, and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Despicable Me Costumes

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Here are our Despicable Me costumes from Halloween 2011! These are my sons ages 10, 8, and 5. The minions were completely homemade. They were Halloween witch cauldrons hot glued to a camping mat, then painted yellow. The eyes, goggle straps, hair and mouths were glued on craft foam. I bought fabric and wrapped it … Read more

Cool Handmade Evil Purple Minion Costume

DIY Evil Purple Minion Costume

My son wanted to be an evil purple minion costume for Halloween, so mama couldn’t disappoint! So, this handmade costume took about 16+ hours. Most of the time spent creating it was making templates and doing trial runs. Materials Needed for my Evil Purple Minion Costume BODY *Project foam (I went to Joann’s and measured … Read more

10 Awesome DIY Minion Costume Ideas for the Whole Family

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Get into some costume mischief this Halloween with these awesome Minion costume ideas! Reactions to these homemade costumes included screams of joy and many photo ops for the costume wearers. These irresistible, banana-loving creatures will ensure your Halloween costume is anything but despicable. So, take a look at this collection for the best, fun-loving, DIY … Read more

Adorable DIY Costume: Minion Girl

We covered a trash can with yellow fabric and made the eye glasses from jar lids and fabric. The overalls were picked up from a local goodwill with the logo added in fabric. The hairs are pipe cleaners drilled into the top. You can improve vision by not going with the brown for the eyes … Read more

Adorable Despicable Me Family Costume

Adorable Despicable Me Family Costume

We love to dress up as a group for Halloween.  My daughters voted to dress up this year as characters from Despicable Me. Gru was the easy part – I found a gray and black striped scarf on Amazon, ordered a fake nose, and voila!  My husband wore his own black coat and pants and enjoyed … Read more

Adorable Homemade Minion Costume

Adorable Homemade Minion Costume

I never buy store-bought Halloween costumes. People call me crazy, but I enjoy making and designing them for my son and I LOVE to see him be original! Because I design his costumes, I start designing at the end of July beginning of August – crazy right? A few years ago I made a homemade … Read more

Cool Bob the Minion Costume

Cool Bob the Minion Costume

Malcolm told me after seeing the minion movie that he wanted to be Bob for Halloween. He didn’t just want to dress up like a minion but to become Bob. I put my thinking cap on and came up with an idea. I searched all over online, Pinterest…everywhere to try to get an idea, nothing … Read more

Last Minute DIY Evil Purple Minions Costumes

Last Minute DIY Evil Purple Minions Costumes

My cousin and I have been inseparable out whole lives and every year for Halloween we do some sort of duo costume. Since she is moving across the country next month and this was realistically our last Halloween together for a while, we decided we wanted to go out with a bang! We wanted to … Read more