Awesome Lady Beetlejuice DIY Costume

Me as a female Beetlejuice. (Or you could call it Lady Beetlejuice, Bettyjuice, Beetle Babe, or whatever else suites your fancy!) Inspired by the cult classic, 1988 Tim Burton movie, Beetlejuice. Starring Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder and Michael Keeton as Beetlejuice. I wanted to do a sexy glam, but still scary and hideous, female Beetlejuice DIY … Read more

Coolest Baby Beetlejuice Costume

baby Beetlejuice costume

I always knew that when it came time for my kid to dress up on Halloween, it would always be go all in, go big, or go home. We’re not a standard family and are always trying to push the limits with our imaginations! Since I have such a love for Beetlejuice and it’s one of … Read more

Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

Amazing Homemade Beetlejuice Costumes

I am an avid Goodwill shopper so I was looking in the dress section for something cute in January and came across this dress in my exact size!! As soon as I saw it I thought it looked EXACTLY like the Beetlejuice dress so I knew I had to figure out a way to make … Read more

Cool DIY Beetlejuice Cartoon Lydia Costume for Toddler

Cool DIY Beetlejuice Cartoon Lydia Costume for Toddler

My October was quite busy and I had to seriously simplify the things that needed to get done. Trying to come up with an impactful but fun costume for my 2 and half year old was the challenge! I had decided on Lydia from Beetlejuice but instead of just dressing her all in black or … Read more

Family Beetlejuice Character Costumes

Family Beetlejuice Character Costumes

This is my little family in our homemade Beetlejuice character costumes. I originally got this idea by searching though homemade costumes online (and our love for Beetlejuice). Beetlejuice Character Costumes Instructions For the Adam and Barbara Maitland masks I found a few how-to references through Google. I put parts of the tutorials together to make … Read more

Beetlejuice Shrunken Head Man Costume

Beetlejuice Shrunken Head Man Costume

My Husband and I decided to dress up as Beetlejuice characters for Halloween this year. His and my costumes were pretty easy, but my 11yr old son’s was going to be a little more work. But in the end, it was very cheap to make and simple for the most part. For the shoulders, I bought … Read more

Coolest Beetlejuice Themed Illusion Costume

Coolest Beetlejuice Themed Illusion Costume

I love Halloween.  I love making my own costumes, because it allows me to be something out of the ordinary. And I love going to New York City for the Village Halloween parade to not only show off my creation, but also to admire other people’s efforts. I had the idea of going as the … Read more

Awesome Beetlejuice Couple Costume: Resurrecting Adam and Barbara Maitland

Awesome Beetlejuice Couple Costume: Resurrecting Adam and Barbara Maitland

Creating Adam and Barbara Maitland from the infamous 1988 cult-classic film “Beetlejuice” was not an easy task, but a challenge worth taking on.  My boyfriend (Brae) and I agreed to wear a couple’s costume for the first time (usually, we dress up independently), and were up to the challenge of trying to recreate the classic … Read more

Creepy Beetlejuice Couple Costume: The Maitlands

Creepy Beetlejuice Couple Costume: The Maitlands

You will need paper mache and paper mache clay, recepies for this is avalible online. Start by using coat hangers for the frame and tape them to a hat. Then cover everything with silvertape to add stability and use paper towels for filling also reducing weight. Cover with paper mache and newspaper. I then used … Read more

DIY Beetlejuice Costume

DIY Beetlejuice Costume

I made this DIY Beetlejuice costume because I like being in Character when dressing up. I love the character Beetlejuice. He is very whimsical and the movie cracks me up. I ponder from year to year what I can be for Halloween and once I get something in my mind, I start searching thrift stores, … Read more

Beetlejuice Family Costume

Beetlejuice Family Costume

Our family/ group costume!! =) This is my hubby, our 3 boys,& myself dressed up as Beetlejuice characters! I used homemade air dry clay to sculpt and create Harry the hunters shrunken head (which came out awesome). I attached it to a old bicycle helmet for my son to wear it easily. I found a … Read more

Shrunken Head Costume from Beetlejuice

Shrunken Head Costume from Beetlejuice

I LOVE Halloween movies!! I try to use the characters that most people wouldn’t think to try to replicate! This year, I introduced my daughter to the Beetlejuice movie and she loved it!! I always loved the shrunken head guy so I set out and made it my goal to create it. I covered my … Read more

Beetlejuice and Miss Argentina Couple Costume

Beetlejuice and Miss Argentina Couple Costume

My wife always used to make fun of me because I didn’t know who Beetlejuice was. So one day I bought the movie and watched for the first time. Beetlejuice was my next costume so asked my wife to be Miss Argentina. The costumes came out great, but it was alot of work. For Beetlejuice I bought black … Read more

DIY Beetlejuice Adam and Barbara Maitland Costumes

DIY Beetlejuice Adam and Barbara Maitland Costumes

A couple weeks before Halloween the fiance suggests we make masks and be the the Maitlands from Beetlejuice. She had suggested this a year or two before and I was afraid of the complexity of the masks, especially Barbaras. This year I was feeling optimistic so I began construction by getting a couple sheets of … Read more

Cool Beetlejuice Costume for a Boy

Cool Beetlejuice Costume for a Boy

Our son recently watched the old movie “Beetlejuice” that everyone loves! He fell in love with “Beetlejuice” so Beetlejuice he was. His costume got lots of “Ewww’s and Awww’s”. He had people stopping to take pictures of him. We had so much fun making this costume come to life for him. We put a lot … Read more

Homemade Two-Year-Old Toddler Beetlejuice Costume

Homemade Two-Year-Old Toddler Beetlejuice Costume

I wanted my son to be Beetlejuice so bad, so even though he just turned two, I knew I had to try. I searched high and low for a tux in second hand stores, mainly because I felt unsure how it would turn out, and suits are expensive. I finally found one, but it was … Read more

The Beetlejuice Clan Family Costume

The Beetlejuice Clan Family Costume

My oldest daugher chose our costumes this year. She decided she wanted us to dress up at “Beetlejuice” she wanted to be Lydia, sister would be Beetlejuice because she has crazy hair. My husband and I would be Adam and Barbara Maitland. We chose the “crazy” version of them. Lydia’s costume was all found at … Read more

Lady Couple Lydia and Beetlejuice Homemade Costumes

Lady Couple Lydia and Beetlejuice Homemade Costumes

This was one epic Halloween for my girlfriend Jacquie and I. Yes, Beetlejuice is a girl under there; a very pretty one actually. See, my very festive and enthusiastic coworker throws a HUGE Halloween party every year. And basically if you don’t show up in a fully committed costume, you may as well go home. … Read more

Fun Beetlejuice Family Costume

Fun Beetlejuice Family Costume

My family loves Halloween and finding costumes that all relate to one another (Alice in Wonderland, super heroes, policeman and prisoners, etc.) Beetlejuice seemed like a tough one but awesome family costume to try to pull off for 2014. Barbara and Adam (my husband and me): I asked a sculptor friend to help me with … Read more

Best Tim Burton Maitlands Costumes Ever!

Best Tim Burton Maitlands Costumes Ever!

I’m not a professional costume maker. I’m a self-taught artist/sculptor that uses my craft to bring my favorite director, Tim Burton’s characters to life. Beetlejuice was the perfect choice for this year because I had a lot of materials lying around the house that would work perfect for building it. I want people to feel … Read more

Adam and Barbara Maitland Couple Costume

Adam and Barbara Maitland Couple Costume

Here are our Adam and Barbara Maitland couple coustme: Adam: 10 Styrofoam balls, a Styrofoam cone, one glove, bicycle helmet with holes in the top, wire, tape, hot glue gun, cardboard, paint, black see-through fabric, toothpicks and pape mache. In order to make his costume, I first started by taking the cone and fitting wire … Read more

Most Adorable Beetlejuice Toddler Costume Ever

Most Adorable Beetlejuice Toddler Costume Ever

This is my 3 year old braelyn and her crazy wiry hair inspired my husband and I to have her be beetle juice for Halloween. I bought a white toddler tuxedo on eBay and then used painters tape and fabric paint to create the stripes. Followed by painting her face white and black and using … Read more

Fun DIY Beetlejuice with Shrunken Head Costume

Fun DIY Beetlejuice with Shrunken Head Costume

I try to come up with different things every year. This year I came up with Beetlejuice and shrunken head. The Beetlejuice was the less difficult one but the shrunken head was a challenge; but I love a good challenge. Our costume was a hit at the Halloween costume party. We felt like celebrities with … Read more