Charlie Brown Gang Costumes Welcome Great Pumpkin

Charlie Brown Gang Costumes Welcome Great Pumpkin

Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year and some of my favorite cartoons growing up are still part of our family’s Halloween traditions today. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Charlie Brown Christmas Special and 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the Great Pumpkin. For us, the holidays haven’t officially started until … Read more

Awesome Peanuts Gang Family Costume

Awesome Peanuts Gang Family Costume

This years family costume was a classic take on the Peanuts Gang. My wife and I, along with our 7 children make up the timeless characters.The masks are all mostly made from paper mache. However, we added the use of foam for sculpting some features, and the creation of “Snoopy”. We represent “Pig-pen” Dad (37), … Read more

Peanuts Gang Costumes

Peanuts Gang Costumes

With the new Peanuts movie coming out, I wanted to introduce my kids to the wonderful world of Charlie Brown. So we watched a few clips on You Tube and they were convinced that this would be a cool family costume. Kevin and Eileen as Charlie Brown and Lucy, Abby (8) as Sally, Ryan (7) … Read more

Awesome Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Awesome Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Making the Peanuts costumes for our school Halloween skit, I first tried to make the head out of paper mache but the punching balloons kept breaking and it was a messy disaster. So to Home Depot and craft stores I went  to see what I could find. After walking around placing items on my head … Read more

Peanut Gang Costumes Mardi Gras Style

Peanut Gang Costumes Mardi Gras Style

It began with an idea, the idea of a Peanuts gang style Mardi Gras float for the annual Lavonia Mardi Gras parade. The first idea turned out to be “not so smart” as we attempted to make the heads out of paper mache’ over balloons. The balloons burst in our faces, spreading wet, soggy paper … Read more

Charlie Brown Costume for World Book Day

Charlie Brown Costume for World Book Day

My 9 year old’s school was holding a “World book day” costume day and my son, Thomas, wanted to be completely different! We chose to do “Charlie Brown”. He wanted to have the biggest head ever, so, we went to Rhyl, a small seaside town near us, as that was the only place to buy … Read more

Fun Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

Fun Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

Charlie Brown was the easiest. We just found an old yellow shirt and drew the pattern around the shirt. My mom made the dress but any blue dress could work. I got some white Keds and drew the black pattern on them. We found a Snoopy doll at the thrift store. So easy and we … Read more

Cute Last-Minute Charlie Brown Costume

Cute Last-Minute Charlie Brown Costume

Charlie Brown was very simple. You need a yellow polo shirt, black shorts, yellow socks and brown shoes. You will need black fabric paint. You just draw the Chevron symbols on the yellow polo with the black fabric paint. The rest should be purchasable and WalMart. We also added a small stuffed Snoopy to his costume.

The Best Homeade Peanuts Gang Costume

The Best Homeade Peanuts Gang Costume: We purchased 19 inch beach balls and paper mached with 3-4 layers for our Peanuts gang costume. Balls were then reinforced with Kilz and cardboard aro

We purchased 19 inch beach balls and paper mached with 3-4 layers for our Peanuts gang costume. Balls were then reinforced with Kilz and cardboard around the opening. We then spray painted with flesh color. This process took 2-3 days (took a little longer to smooth). Hair was yarn for Marcy, Peppermint Patty, and Sally.  … Read more

Cool Mr. Peanut Costume

Luckily, my brother in law snagged some FREE foam from AM Foam in KC.
First, I decided where my face would go (for the mouth/opening) on the foam to

Luckily, my brother in law snagged some FREE foam from AM Foam in KC to make this Mr. Peanut costume. Firstly, I decided where my face would go (for the mouth/opening) on the foam to make sure I had enough room top and bottom, and enough foam. So I actually outlined my body with a … Read more

Coolest Charlie Brown and Gang Group Costumes

Coolest Charlie Brown and Gang Costumes

We made these costumes for a Christmas parade in Mt. Pleasant Tennessee. We also made Snoopy’s Dog house, Lucy’s Psych booth and Schroeder’s Piano. We won first place overall and first place for a church. The heads are papier mache, Luc’s dress is a XX-large T-shirt with a ruffle sewn to the bottom and buttons … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Cartoon Costumes

Peanuts Cartoon Costumes

My friends and I are not the type to go buy a pre-made Halloween costume. We like to be creative, original and more importantly, we like to dress up as a group. So the Homemade Peanuts Cartoon Costumes were a perfect choice. We worked on our costumes for 6 consecutive days. The paper mache heads are … Read more

Homemade Charlie Brown Costume

We have always loved “The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” so for our son’s first Halloween we decided to make him a Charlie Brown costume. It was fairly simple and fairly cheap to make. (As you can see from the photo) Total Spent: $10

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Homemade Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Our bank participated in a Christmas Parade in our city. The theme for the parade was “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” This is our best photo from the day and includes, Linus, Marcie, Peppermint Patty, Freida, Lucy and Snoopy, Pigpen and Sally Brown. We blew up balloons, covered them with plastic wrap and then covered them … Read more

Peanuts Characters and Charlie Brown Costume Ideas

After putting this build off for a number of years I finally made this Charlie brown costume. Very simple and cheap! First off I found a large enough box. After cutting it into shape I glued the flaps to the peaks. Don’t be shy with the glue. I cut a hole for me to stand … Read more

Coolest Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Halloween Costume

Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Halloween Costume

For a Halloween Party my husband and I went as Charlie Brown and Lucy, the Peanuts Cartoon characters. This homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy couple Halloween costume was fun, original, and won best couple! For the masks I used two large punching balloons and paper mache. I blew up the balloons and taped them on … Read more

Coolest Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple DIY Costume

Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

We had the idea to be Charlie Brown and Lucy because my boyfriend is bald and someone mentioned to him that he looked like Charlie Brown! His costume was easy. I bought 2 t-shirts, one yellow and one black. The black t-shirt, I ripped up and used as the zig-zag for the yellow shirt. I … Read more

Coolest Peanuts Couple Costume

Peanuts Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I went to a Halloween party hosted by a freshman organization at our school Baylor University. At first we were going to be lame and just dress funky, but I found an idea online for Peanuts couple costumes. Because my boyfriend didn’t really want to help (he thought it was a waste … Read more

Coolest Homemade Charlie Brown Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Charlie Brown Halloween Costume Idea

I made the head of this Homemade Charlie Brown Halloween Costume Idea out of paper mache and let it dry, then painted it and then drew the face on it. I bought a shirt and with marker made the zig zag on the bottom of the shirt and just got black sweats. My daughter loves … Read more

Coolest Peanuts Halloween Costume

Accounting Department - Peanuts Gang 2008

This year our department opted to go with the Peanuts Halloween costume. We started with the ideas on this site to create large heads out of paper mache. We followed simple paper mache directions using 3-4 coats of paper mache letting each layer dry completely in between. Each head was created using flesh spray paint, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

My wife and I decide on a Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume for Halloween. So I started off by going to buy a balloon for the base to make the heads and newspaper for the paper mache. I started by mixing flour and water to make the paste for the paper mache. I ripped … Read more

Coolest Homemade Snoopy Costume

Homemade Snoopy Costume

When I asked the youngest nephew what he wanted to be for Halloween, there was no hesitation, a Homemade Snoopy Costume. At this point, I realized I was being overly brave to give him an open ended choice. For the body, I cheated a little and bought a pattern for a jumper, but altered it … Read more