The Best Homemade Bert and Ernie Costumes Ever

My girlfriend and I had one heck of a time figuring out what to be for Halloween this year. We both love Halloween. I wanted to do my own thing, she

My girlfriend and I had one heck of a time figuring out what to be for Halloween this year. We both love Halloween. I wanted to do my own thing, she wanted to do a couples costume. We couldn’t agree on anything… until we thought about the most loveable best friends from our childhood- Bert … Read more

Very Last-Minute Bert and Ernie Halloween Costumes

Bert\'s shirt was made from a Blue v neck thermal shirt, green and orange duct tape for the stripes. super easy and took less than 10 min! Ernies s

These are our very last-minute Bert and Ernie Halloween costumes. Bert’s shirt was made from a Blue v neck thermal shirt, green and orange duct tape for the stripes. Super easy and took less than 10 min! Ernie’s shirt was just a long sleeve polo shirt my husband had in the closet that happen to … Read more

Gay Bert and Ernie Get Married Costume

With the passing of New York\'s Gay Marriage, we thought Bert and Ernie should get married. I found foam padding at a local thrift store for only $

With the passing of New York’s Gay Marriage, we thought Bert and Ernie should get married. I found foam padding at a local thrift store for only $3. We proceeded to sculpt, cut, tape, glue, carve, and tape some more the basic shapes of their heads. Using the right color felt, we attached to the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert and Ernie Halloween Costumes

Homemade Bert and Ernie Halloween Costumes

The theme is Cartoon charaters/ Kids shows. We couldn’t resist these two classics, but didn’t like any of the ones available online. Time to get creative and make our Homemade Bert and Ernie Halloween Costumes. My friend and I carved the heads from foam (the same foam in car seats). Wigs were glued on along … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert and Ernie Couple Costume

Homemade Bert and Ernie Couple Costume

Ernie and Buddy Bert Inspiration After being inspired by Sesame Street costumes we saw posted here on your site, we decided to make a Bert and Ernie couple costume this year. I wasn’t exactly sure how to go about it as I never made a mask before. So we took a trip to Michael’s. We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert and Ernie Costumes

Homemade Bert and Ernie Costumes

Every year I am challenged to find a costume idea better than the year before. Then comes the part of bringing the idea to fruition. I am a huge advocate for homemade costumes that display creativity, ingenuity, and just good plain fun! Having other people come up to you and say how great your costume … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert and Ernie Costume

Homemade Bert and Ernie Costume

This Homemade Bert and Ernie Costume was a pretty straight forward one to come up with. Basically I just took a bald cap and cut a small hole in the top. I took part of a fake beard and pulled it through the hole in the bald cap to make my Bert hair. Then just … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert, Ernie and Rubber Ducky Costume

Homemade Bert, Ernie and Rubber Ducky Costume

I wanted to find the perfect outfits for my boyfriend, son and I for Halloween, so I came up with Bert & Ernie. My son loves Elmo, so he was supposed to go as Elmo in a costume my mom had gotten for him. However, the costume was too heavy for him, and he hated … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bert Unique Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Bert Unique Halloween Costume Idea

I’ve always wanted to do a BERT costume because, well, everyone usually call’s me Bert so why not! I googled ‘Bert costume’ and found this awesome website. Looked through the other submissions to get a Bert Unique Halloween Costume Idea, how to make and instantly set off to buy supplies Bought everything from Joanne’s (THANK … Read more

Coolest Creepy Bert and Ernie Costume

Homemade Creepy Bert and Ernie Costume

This Homemade Creepy Bert and Ernie Costume was fairly simple to create but a huge hit! We started by buying some old, obnoxious sweaters, corduroy pants, and turtle necks from a local thrift store. We then purchased some bald hats (can get at any Halloween shop or online) and glued them down over our hair. … Read more

Ernie Costume

The head of the Ernie costume was made by using foam. I used pictures from the internet to get the basic shape. Ernie’s head is basically a football. I cut that out of foam and made an exact copy for the back piece. I then sewed the head together using a heaving denim thread. This … Read more