Coolest Adult DIY Couple Costume Idea: Toy Story Barbie and Ken

Coolest Adult DIY Couple Costume Idea: Toy Story Barbie and Ken

We were attending a movie themed fundraiser event in which each group attending would pick a movie theme for their table. Our group chose Toy Story as our table theme. Being that its nearly impossible to find any pre-made costumes from Toy Story besides Woody, Buzz & the female cowgirl, I knew I would have … Read more

Homemade Sports Ken and Barbie In Box Costume

Homemade Sports Ken and Barbie In Box Costume

Shopping list: Clear masking tape Two boxes 8 meters of pink wrapping paper 5 meters of yellow wrapping paper 1 meter of purple wrapping paper 2 sheets of white cardboard 1 sheet of red cardboard Pink rhinestones Glue Rope Outfits: BARBIE Blue tights and singlet Pink belt Pink flats Pink scrunchie Colorful leg earners Pink … Read more

Coolest Drunk Barbie Halloween Costume

Coolest Drunk Barbie Halloween Costume

I thought outside of the box to make a costume that ironically I be in a box! I went out and bought a closet-moving box from a moving store, then I cut out a hole in the front to mimic a Barbie box. I place pink wrapping paper all around the box and used plenty … Read more

White Trash Barbie and Ken Couple Costume

White Trash Barbie and Ken Couple Costume

I always thought it would be hilarious to do a trashy version of Barbie since there’s so many out there.  We decided to throw our own spin on it- and doing “White Trash” the only things we had to buy were the wig and the baby. My boyfriend wore what he always wears, I just … Read more

Life-Size Toddler Barbie in the Box Costumes

Life-Size Toddler Barbie in the Box Costumes

I love Barbies. So this year we decided to make the life size Barbie in the Box.  My youngest daughter Liberty, insisted on being her favorite one, Princess Barbie. So it was my pleasure to try and make it happen. The best part about this adventure was the help from my whole family.  It was so awesome … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ken and Barbie Halloween Couple Costume

Coolest Homemade Ken and Barbie Halloween Couple Costume

Although reluctant, I convinced my boyfriend to dress up as Ken to match my Barbie costume! All materials for my costume were purchased at a local fabric store (Mary-Jo’s in Gastonia, NC) and a friend used a 1950’s bathing suit pattern to make the swimsuit. I ordered a 1959 Barbie watch, Nicki Minaj Barbie ring, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barbie Makeup Head Costume

Coolest Homemade Barbie Makeup Head Costume

As a kid I had a Barbie makeup head that I loved to play with and my daughter just loves Barbie’s so I thought it would be fun to bring the Barbie makeup head to life. To make the tray for the makeup I took a large cardboard box and cut it to the size … Read more

Malibu Barbie and Ken Couple Costume

Malibu Barbie and Ken Couple Costume: I wanted a cool costume this year but one that wouldn't break the bank.  Costumes are quite pricey!  My husband and I like to go as a couple so I ha

I wanted a cool costume this year but one that wouldn’t break the bank.  Costumes are quite pricey!  My husband and I like to go as a couple so I had originally decided we’d be tourists.  BUT, I then had the wild idea that we could be Ken and Barbie, better yet, MALIBU Ken and … Read more

Hands-Free Barbie and Ken in a Box Couple Costume

Last year, my boyfriend and I went as Barbie and Ken in a box. I wanted to do something unique, and although we saw another Barbie and Ken at a party

Last year, my boyfriend and I went in a Barbie and Ken in a box couple costume. I wanted to do something unique, and although we saw another Barbie and Ken at a party we went to, they quickly took their boxes off after seeing ours. Ken and I went to a few bars, and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barbie and Ken Halloween Couple Costume

Last year for Halloween my fiance and I wanted to make a grand entrance so we decided to get some oversized boxes, paint them pink and enter the part

Last year for Halloween my fiance and I wanted to make a grand entrance so we decided to get some over sized boxes, paint them pink and enter the party as a real life Barbie and Ken Halloween Couple Costume. First we went to a storage supply store and bought a massive wardrobe box. We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barbie in a Box Halloween Costume

In my high school, Halloween is a big deal! There's a parade and contest, so I knew I would have to be something super awesome if I wanted to win!!

In my high school, Halloween is a big deal! There’s a parade and contest, so I knew I would have to be something super awesome if I wanted to win!! I had this idea for a Barbie in a Box Halloween costume for over two years, and at the beginning of September my mom, uncle, … Read more

I’m a Barbie Girl Costume

This costume was made by me!  I used to play with my Barbie hair and make-up all the time growing 
up and I saw something that sparked thi

This Barbie girl costume was made by me!  I used to play with my Barbie hair and make-up all the time growing up and I saw something that sparked this in my mind!  It was SO FUN to make for my daughter! She is 16 and wants to be a hairdresser/make-up artist!  This was so … Read more

Coolest Barbie “Solo in the Spotlight” Costume

Homemade Barbie "Solo in the Spotlight" Costume

After looking through my old childhood dress-up box for Halloween costume inspirations, I found a long black sparkly dress that belonged to my great grandma. I have always been a fan of Barbie, and I thought, “this looks like Barbie’s black dress” and got to work on transforming it into my favorite Barbie. I took … Read more

Coolest Ken and Barbie Costumes

Homemade Ken and Barbie Costumes

I came up with the idea to do Barbie and Ken costumes with my boyfriend because I usually do something crazy or dress like a goof. This year I wanted to be more girlie so that my boyfriend would appreciate my creativity. So the Barbie idea was perfect! I always feel the need to make … Read more

Coolest Dance! Workout with Barbie Costume

Homemade Dance! Workout with Barbie Costume

My Homemade Dance! Workout with Barbie Costume was inspired by the Dance! Workout with Barbie video from 1992. I did this video countless times as a child, so I thought this would be a great idea for me. I began the process by purchasing the VHS on Amazon and even going through my old Barbie … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barbie Costume

Coolest Barbie Costume 5

My Coolest Barbie Costume was pretty and easy and pretty cheap to make! It was a last minute costume that took about an hour of shopping and getting ready in total. First you need a pink dress and shoes! I bought my pink dress from Charlotte Russe in the mall for $20 and my pink … Read more

Coolest Zombie Barbie Costume

Homemade Zombie Barbie Costume

Zombie Barbie Costume: I wanted to do something scary this year, but with my own twist. Barbie Zombie was born! The Homemade Zombie Barbie Costume is pretty simple and allows for lots of creativity and fun. Step 1 – The Dress: Get a white dress, preferably with volume or layers at the bottom. I used … Read more