Coolest DIY Marionette Puppet Costumes and Puppeteer Costume

marionette puppet costumes

We had a great time creating the marionette puppet costumes and won $500 in a local costume contest at the Cotton-Eyed Joe in Knoxville, TN!  We are all from different cities in Nashville, TN; Huntsville, AL and Knoxville, TN, so we had to send texts back and forth of costume and makeup ideas, etc.  We improvised … Read more

Awesome Marionette and Wind-Up Doll Couples Costumes for Halloween

couples costumes for halloween

These couples costumes for Halloween were inspired by a vintage wind-up doll I saw in the window of an antique store. I initially thought to complement my wife as a Ventriloquist Dummy, but decided that they are too creepy and that a marionette had a sweeter appearance. Our costumes were a big hit at the … Read more

Cool Marionette Halloween Costume Idea

Cool Marionette Halloween Costume Idea

For my Marionette Halloween costume idea, I bought a corset and made a tutu. I also rolled my costume in dirt and lightly spray-painted it with black to make it look old. I used a dowel and cardboard covered in contact paper to look like wood and attached that to a head band. Then added … Read more

Coolest Homemade Marionette Costume

Coolest Homemade Marionette Costume

I had been working on a costume idea for a while. While helping my friend find makeup ideas for her costume, I came across a marionette costume with makeup. I just knew then and there that’s what I had to be. It looked like so much fun. The core of my costume was homemade.  The … Read more

Creepy Marionette and Puppeteer Couple Halloween Costume

Creepy Marionette and Puppeteer Couple Halloween Costume

Well, I was inspired by a creepy doll make up tutorial- but I wanted to include my husband so I added some strings and became a marionette puppet – lol. That way he could be my creepy puppeteer. Even though he wouldn’t care if I left him out. Marionette: I started with a really cool … Read more

Fun and Unique Marionette and Puppet Master Couple Costume

Fun and Unique Marionette and Puppet Master Couple Costume

I wanted to find a completely unique and different costume that hasn’t been recreated too much, and my husband and I decdied the marionette get up would be a fun thing to try. I was nervous it would be kind of a boring costume, but once we created the makeup for the marionette doll, we … Read more

Cool DIY Marionette Pinocchio Costume Idea

Cool DIY Marionette Pinocchio Costume Idea

This Marionette Pinocchio was a somewhat difficult costume to complete because of the mechanical part.  The outfit wasn’t too difficult. I had to find the right type of blouse, vest, dress, and hat. I found a sleeveless pleated black dress (really cute) added some German type binding. I did the same thing to the vest. The … Read more

Coolest Dead Marionette Doll Costume Idea

Coolest Dead Marionette Doll Costume Idea

The idea for this doll costume came after I found a really cool makeup trick that involves painting your eyelids to look like doll eyes, and slowly the character evolved. I took a simple black dress and painted the thread marks, bought striped socks and sleeves and then mary jane shoes at Goodwill. The puppet … Read more

Masterful Marionette Puppet Halloween Costume

I have always LOVED Halloween. I especially love making my costumes, and coming up with complex ideas that will really wow the people I run into.&nbs

I have always LOVED Halloween. I especially love making my costumes, and coming up with complex ideas that will really wow the people I run into. As I was brainstorming for what to be for Halloween, I decided I wanted to be a puppet. I thought the clothing and makeup would be so much fun … Read more

Coolest Puppet Master and Puppet Couple Costume

Homemade Puppet Master and Puppet Couple Costume

Our family tends to go a little over the top when it comes to Halloween. It being our dad’s favorite holiday, the only problem ever comes when deciding how to top the previous year. Well, this year, we found a way to leave all of the years past in the dirt. How we made the … Read more

Coolest Marionette Costume

Coolest Marionette Costume 3

Last year our boys decided that they wanted to be a marionette and a Christmas stocking. It is our tradition to allow them to choose whet they want to be and we will try to make it. Marionette Costume: Find appropriate clothes to wear and lock stocking. Find a sturdy hat to wear that can … Read more

Coolest Marionette Puppet Halloween Costume

Homemade Marionette Puppet Halloween Costume

I wore a red top hat, white shirt, red bow tie, black shorts and tights with black high heels. I made a puppet handle out of black pipe cleaners. I used a bunch of pipe cleaners bundled together. Then I took another pipe cleaner and wrapped it around the bundle to make it sturdier. I … Read more