Cool Homemade Carl BeeDoo Minion Costume

Cool Homemade Carl BeeDoo Minion Costume

The Story of How to for BeeDoo My son is a first grade teacher and loves dressing up for Halloween for his class in a character the kids can identify with. Thus this is how CARL was created. It all began with a cardboard drum for the body.. I cut the drum to my son’s … Read more

Despicable Me Group Costume for the Entire Family

Despicable Me Group Costume for the Entire Family

My wife and I made our costumes for our entire family, us plus our 7 children. We try to put together a family costume theme every year. We voted as a family, and Despicable Me won. We started by building the bases of the more difficult costumes. Our minions are made from cardboard tubes and the … Read more

My Husband’s Masterful Homemade Minion Costume

My Husband's Masterful Homemade Minion Costume

The Husband’s Masterful Minion Costume Hi! My name is Lauren and this is my very first costume ever! As a child I never went trick-or-treating, so when my husband asked me to make him a minion costume to pass out candy, I jumped at the chance! I consider myself to be a crafty person, but … Read more

Over-the-Top Despicable Me Family Costumes – Entirely Homemade!

Over-the-Top Despicable Me Family Costumes - Entirely Homemade!

Every year we go pretty overboard on Halloween costumes.  2013 one was no different. After much discussion we decided to do a family theme with Despicable Me.  Dad (me) would be Gru, my wife would be the super cool Dr. Nefario, and the kids, of course, my Minions.  I know, Minions were very popular this … Read more

Coolest Gru and his Minions Family Halloween Costume

Coolest Gru and his Minions Family Halloween Costume

Up until this year, I had been making my son a Transformer costume in much the same way, but this year, it was going to be the Minions, and not just for my son, but for my daughter as well.  I created the Minion costumes from corrugated cardboard.  I measured my children (Ashley, 8; and … Read more

5 Year Old’s Kick Tushy Minion Halloween Costume

5 Year Old's Kick Tushy Minion Halloween Costume

This is my 5 year old son Donovan. We love Despicable Me, 1 & 2. So this year, I busted out the craft skills and created Minion Stuart (Stuart is known for his one eye and center parted hair, btw).  I created the costume with poster board, foam, felt, glue gun ( a lot), one of those … Read more

Coolest DIY Minions Despicable Me Couple Halloween Costume

Coolest DIY Minions Despicable Me Couple Halloween Costume

We chose to be the Minions from the children’s movies Despicable Me because our little cousins are obsessed with the movie and we wanted to give them real life characters from the movie. We are very creative and love starting new projects so we thought we would give it a try and make our on … Read more

Awesome Homemade Purple Minion Costume

Awesome Homemade Purple Minion Costume

I made this Purple Minion costume so I could wear it to the elementary where I work. It took me a week and I spent around 15 dollars on all the materials. The kids at school went crazy when they saw it. The body and eye are made out of cardboard. I covered the body … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Costume: Merry Minion Mischief

Coolest Homemade Baby Costume: Merry Minion Mischief

How I made my Minion’s costume: You will need overalls, a hat, yellow shirt or Onesie, pipe cleaners, white & black construction paper, black socks, and a hot glue gun! P.S. Don’t forget your Minion! Mine happened to be my own baby boy. Step 1. Purchasing our costume items! Hat, socks, and pipe cleaners are … Read more

Coolest Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

Coolest Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

If you love Minions, this is the costume to choose! It will fit majority of people, if you can fit in a kitchen bin, you can be this Minion! It was a long bit extremely fun process, all up about one week in time and $90 maximum per Minion. But totally worth it! There were many entertaining clips … Read more

Homemade Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

Homemade Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

I used poster board and a balloon for the body. Paper mached about 5 layers and painted yellow. I added overalls with some fabric and paint, goggles are made of sour cream cups spray painted in silver. All other details are foam sheets. They were a bit complicated but very fun to make. I love … Read more

Cool Despicable Me Group Costume: Gru, Vector, Dr. Nefario and Minions

Cool Despicable Me Group Costume: Gru, Vector, Dr. Nefario and Minions

We have serious appreciation for unique, well constructed homemade Halloween costumes! I am the oldest of six “kids” – ages 37 down to 24- and our spouses and friends all love HALLOWEEN! My brother and his wife host the annual “Aftermath” Halloween party… Everyone goes all-out for it! You’d think there was big money prizes … Read more

Coolest DIY Mom and Son Couple Costume: Minion Agnes and Costumes

Coolest DIY Mom and Son Couple Costume: Minion Agnes and Costumes

I was looking at the different homemade costumes on your amazing website, and I came across this minion costume here https://www.coolest-homemade-costumes.com/2012/10/17/coolest-homemade-despicable-me-minion-costume/. Not only did I immediately fall in love with it, but my son just so happen to be a tremendous fan of minions himself  that I decided to try making the costume myself  but … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ms. Minion Halloween Costume

Coolest Homemade Ms. Minion Halloween Costume

I started out my Ms Minion costume by using 2 large foam pieces and gluing them together. I then took yellow fleece and glued the fleece to the foam. I cut out holes for the eye and arms. I used 2 rolls of yarn layered on top for her hair and then used wire for … Read more

No-Cost Homemade Minion Costume for a Woman

No-Cost Homemade Minion Costume for a Woman

I’m always about cute fun ideas as opposed to the run of the mill naughty adult female costumes. I realized I had a yellow shirt, and cut offs, and then yellow tights from the Red Fraggle costume a few years ago, and it all just suddenly came together before I knew it. I cut strips … Read more

Last-Minute Gru and Sexy Minion Couple Costume

Last-Minute Gru and Sexy Minion Couple Costume

We procrastinated and waited until last day for Halloween party to find a costume. Since he already has shaved head he decided on idea of being Gru (big fans of the Depsicable Me movies) with a sexy Minion. Ended up going to Walmart and found a cheap zip up jacket. Bought XXL as he knew … Read more

Cutest and Easiest Homemade Minion Costume for All Ages

Cutest and Easiest Homemade Minion Costume for All Ages

Minions are so cute! Easy cheap costume idea for all ages!  Yellow hat, socks, shirt, navy blue leggings and apron and black gloves. For the hat I used pipe cleaners and stuck them right through the top! Made the Gru decal on the apron out of felt. The goggles were a little tricky! Purchase cheap glasses from any Dollar … Read more

Coolest Carl the Minion Costume for a Toddler

Coolest Carl the Minion Costume for a Toddler

As the Dad I am more than happy to buy a costume from the store just hours prior to trick-or-treating.  However, my spouse loves making a Halloween costume more than opening presents on Christmas.  Last year we set the bar pretty high and won a costume contest as the family in Brave.  This year we … Read more

1st-Place Homemade Minion Costumes for $25.00

1st-Place Homemade Minion Costumes for $25.00

This Minion costume is one of the easiest costumes I have ever made. It takes about 15 minutes and you only need a few supplies. Supply List: Gold Hooded Sweatshirt ($15), Overalls ($3 at the thrift store), 1 Package of black pipe cleaners ($1 at Walmart), Glue Gun ($2.50 at Walmart), Glue sticks ($1 at Walmart) and … Read more

Magnificent Homemade Minion Costume

Magnificent Homemade Minion Costume

I think I have outdone myself on this year’s costume. I decided I was going to be as realistic looking of a Minion as I could be for being which turned into a 7 foot tall chubby yellow guy and I love it! It’s made mostly of cardboard and paper mâché, and covered in a … Read more

Make an Awesome Homemade Purple Minion Costume

Make an Awesome Homemade Purple Minion Costume

First let me say that I have spent years looking at this site just because it is so FUN!  When I was pregnant I remember looking for just the right costume. Never in a million years did I think I would be entering one of my own costumes here. This is my first year making a costume … Read more

Coolest Little Despicable Me Minion Costume for a Boy

Coolest Little Despicable Me Minion Costume for a Boy

After seeing Despicable Me 1 and 2 it was clearly obvious my 4 year old had his mind set on being a Minion for this coming Halloween. All of his little friends are being Minions and he wanted no different. I looked at all the online costumes and although he has the goggles and all … Read more

Awesome Homemade Trio of Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

Awesome Homemade Trio of Despicable Me Minions Group Costume

Last month the wife and her friends requested some adult Minion costumes and here is what resulted. This design gets as close to the movie proportions as possible. The arms are fake and slits will be cut on the sides to allow the real arms to be stuck out if needed. Thankfully my wife was … Read more

Best DIY Minion Costume Ever!

Best DIY Minion Costume Ever!

“Bee do bee do bee do!  Baboi! Baboi! Mom, I want to be a Minion for Halloween!!” ecstatically exclaimed my eight-year-old middle guy. For this child to actually WANT to be anything for Halloween is just shy of amazing! You see, my middle son is diagnosed with high-functioning autism and sensory integration dysfunction, which means, … Read more