Coolest DIY Marvin The Martian Halloween Costume

marvin the martian halloween costume

I gravitate towards full body costumes. I have fun being immersed in the identity and personality of a character. For a short time every year, I get to use my imagination and play dress up without it being totally weird. I decided on a Marvin the Martian Halloween costume. In regard to fabrication, I like … Read more

Glowing Marvin the Martian EL Wire Costume

Glowing Marvin the Martian EL Wire Costume

I am a mechanical engineer by trade and am lucky enough to work on the Curiosity Mars Rover project! My love of Mars and technology runs deep and I could think of no better way to honor that this Halloween than with a Marvin the Martian inspired Halloween costume! Planning Once I had my muse … Read more

Cute Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume for a Woman

Cute Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume for a Woman

I am in ZTA at UF and we have about 3 socials a month, which gives me the perfect opportunity to dress up and get creative.  We recently had one with the theme “Space Jam”.  Three of my friends were bunnies with the Tune Squad jerseys and I chose to be Marvin the Martian.  I … Read more

Girly Marvin the Martian Costume

Girly Marvin the Martian Costume

I’ve always loved Marvin the Martian from Loony Toons and wanted to give it a try. For the base outfit I wore white shoes, red tight pants, red corset, red long gloves with cartoon white gloves on top. The skirt is a yellow tutu with green felt cutout sewn on top. The head  is made … Read more

Coolest Marvin the Martian Costume

Coolest Marvin the Martian Costume

We have been going to the same Halloween party for years and over time, a competition has started among a few of us to see who can come up with the best costume.  Although my 2010 Peter Pan costume was OK, I was told it didn’t live up to my previous costumes so I decided to put … Read more

Coolest Marvin the Martian Halloween Costume for Under $20

Coolest Marvin the Martian Halloween Costume for Under $20: I am a huge Looney Tunes fan and have been since I was a kid.  I love to think of offbeat characters to be for Halloween, especially ones that are ea

I am a huge Looney Tunes fan and have been since I was a kid.  I love to think of offbeat characters to be for Halloween, especially ones that are easily recognizable and that you can’t easily buy a costume for.  So Marvin the Martian popped into my head the week of Halloween.  I got … Read more

Marvin the Martian Costume

I got a wild hair one day and decided that for my kids homemade costume ideas, Marvin the Martian was a cool character that I felt would be a fun project to duplicate. The helmet is by far the hardest part of this costume. It took me several days and many trips to the hardware … Read more

Coolest Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume

Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume

I chose Marvin the Martian for the challenge! To get the proportions correct, I needed a really big helmet/head and really big shoes. I started off with the helmet/head. I used a large (3’) round balloon as the starting point and paper mached it with several layers. Then I added poster board for the side … Read more

Cool Marvin the Martian Costume

Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume

I was going to a Halloween party in two days and wanted to make a Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume. So I headed over to Walmart and picked up a whole bunch of foam, and found that they had duct tape in green (didn’t know it came in that color until that day) and some … Read more

Coolest Marvin (and Marsha) The Martian Couple Costume

Homemade Marvin (and Marsha) The Martian Couple Costume

My wife and I love Halloween and we wanted to top our previous year costumes (which were The Joker & Harley Quinn). We came across a picture of Marvin the Martian and agreed that would be a great to try and make a Homemade Marvin (and Marsha) The Martian Couple Costume. Since we like dressing … Read more