Easy and Cheap Homemade Girl Group Costumes: Despicable Me

Easy and Cheap Homemade Girl Group Costumes: Despicable Me

This was such a cheap costume to do! And we got so many compliments! All you need is jean high-wasted shorts (we bought jeans from the thrift store then cut them), suspenders, a yellow top, black gloves and goggles! We made the goggles using a black headband (from Target), then painted/glued Styrofoam cups to it … Read more

Great Homemade Halloween Costume Idea: Despicable Me Minion

I love to create costumes, to me its just fun to be something else for a day.  I also have been a mascot for my high and college where I get all

I love to create costumes, to me it’s just fun to be something else for a day.  I also have been a mascot for my high school and college where I get all the fans pumped up.  So for Halloween last year I could not think of anything better to be than a Despicable Me Minion … Read more

Coolest Despicable Me Minion College Girl’s Group Costume

When trying to decide what my college friends and I should be for Halloween, we went through a lot of different ideas. We needed something warm, (it

When trying to decide what my college friends and I should be for Halloween, we went through a lot of different ideas. We needed something warm, (it gets cold up here in Ohio on Halloween), cheap and fast.  Superheros? Too cliche. Crayons? Been there, done that. 90’s Cartoon Characters? Over done. We couldn’t think of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gru’s Minion Costume

Homemade Gru's Minion Costume

This is my son, Erik, as one of Gru’s Minions. We always make our own costumes, but when he said he wanted to be a Minion, I was stumped. I often go to the local thrift store for inspiration when creating costumes — this year was no exception. I was stumped, however. Then, one day … Read more

Coolest DIY Despicable Me Minon Halloween Costume

DIY Despicable Me Minon Halloween Costume

For this DIY Despicable Me Minon Halloween costume I first started with one inch foam sheet to form top of body. I then used yellow felt to cover body. I looked out through the mouth. The goggles were formed using the same one inch foam. Lastly, I used jean material to make pants for the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Minion Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Minion Halloween Costume Idea

I had no idea what I wanted my 3 year old and my one year old to be; only that I wanted to have homemade costumes for them. While visiting my parents I found some empty tubs that once contained pretzel sticks, and came up with a homemade Minion Halloween costume idea from the new … Read more

Coolest Despicable Me Minion Costume

Homemade Despicable Me Minion Costume

My Grandson’s favorite movie is Despicable Me, so of course he wanted to be a Minion for Halloween. I started out using a inflatable punching bag for the head. I covered it with paper mache’. When it dried I formed cardboard around the head to make the body. Then I covered it with paper mache’ … Read more

Coolest Minion Costume

Homemade Minion Costume

This Homemade Minion Costume is made by my husband. Minion’s head was started by paper mache for the top, then thin cardboard was also paper mached to give cylinder look. Holes on the side were cut out for my son’s arms to come out of. Fabric was glued onto the Minion’s head and a small … Read more

Coolest Despicable Me Minion Group Costume

Coolest Despicable Me Minion Group Costume

We care for four girls at a children’s home and we wanted to dress up in a theme for Halloween. Our own daughter suggested we dress up like Despicable Me characters. I immediately had an idea how to make the Minion costumes for our girls. I started with two 24″ beach balls and taped them … Read more