Coolest 60+ Gameboard Costumes and Other Good Halloween Costume Ideas

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Looking to capture people’s attention this Halloween with a bit of nostalgia and ingenuity? Take a look at this awesome collection of gameboard costumes. If you love to play board games, you will love them even more as homemade costumes.

Check out the Candyland inspired costumes here. Create a character from the beloved kid’s game or be the actual board. There are tons of fun and delicious looking DIY costumes below, from Princess Lolly to King Kandy.

Or, be a twister board for an easy homemade costume. Just make sure people don’t get too handsy!

Also, Scrabble addicts know there is only one game worth dressing up as. Browse through these DIY costumes for some super innovative ways to arrange your tiles.

So, whether you have a soft spot for Operation, Monopoly or Guess Who?, get the best DIY costume inspiration from these homemade gameboard costumes and lots of other really good Halloween costume ideas.


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Cool Couple Costume: “Guess Who” We Were for Halloween?

Cool Couple Costume:

I don’t know about you, but since the beginning of time I have loved playing the game “Guess Who”.  I especially enjoyed when my opponent drew a girl as their character because that meant less for me to have to guess.  Ha! The ratio of men to women in that game is just plain nuts. Both shirts, fabric paint, the fake mustache, green fabric for my hat, string, and tag board cost roughly $20. Read more »


Easy, Unique, Inexpensive, Contest-Winning MONOPOLY Group/Family Costumes

Easy, Unique, Inexpensive, Contest-Winning MONOPOLY Group/Family Costumes

Our family dresses in theme every year—not an easy feat when you have 7 in your family and the children range in age from 4 to 15!  This year we pow-wowed around the kitchen table over several nights and after much back-and-forth (and a bit of angst) we settled on Monopoly.  We have lots of fun family memories around this board game so it seemed a perfect idea (though some memories are less happy when a player is crushed into bankruptcy by a sibling!) Read more »