Coolest Homemade Popeye The Sailorman and Olive Oyl Costumes

Just let me say this was the cutest set of costumes I have done yet, not necessarily the most difficult but just so adorable when it was all finished

Just let me say this was the cutest set of costumes I have done yet, not necessarily the most difficult but just so adorable when it was all finished…I really wanted Sweet Pea the baby too, but of course my oldest son was not having any part of that! I did a lot of research … Read more

Last-Minute Bruto AKA Brutis Costume

My husband was not going to dress up for a 50th bday party on a party bus Themed of Cartoon Bus.Everyone was dressing as a Cartoon Character. I

My husband was not going to dress up for a 50th bday party on a party bus themed “cartoon bus.” Everyone was dressing as a cartoon character. I took one look at him and said “you have to be Brutis from Popeye.’  He ended up loving it and I was surprised everyone knew he was Brutis. … Read more

Homemade Infant Popeye the Sailor Man Costume

Popeye has always been my favorite, so it was an easy choice for Wy\'s first halloween last year.  Here\'s what I needed:1 black onesie1

Popeye has always been my favorite, so it was an easy choice for Wy ‘s first halloween last year.  Here’s what I needed: 1 black onesie 1 pair of light blue pants 1 pair of dark brown socks yellow felt red felt black thread 1 toddler sailor hat white thread sewing needle Instructions: Cut 2 … Read more

Coolest Popeye and Olive Oyl Couples Costume

I wanted to make a costume for a young-sexy Olive Oyl costume and Popeye. I wanted to make a fun, sexy version of Olive oyl. All of the materials for

I wanted to make a Popeye and Olive Oyl couples costume. I wanted to make a fun, sexy version of Olive oyl. All of the materials for this costume (except the shoes) were from the thrift store. The skirt was a skirt bought from the thrift store. The yellow band around the skirt was from … Read more

Cool Mr. Peanut Costume

Luckily, my brother in law snagged some FREE foam from AM Foam in KC.
First, I decided where my face would go (for the mouth/opening) on the foam to

Luckily, my brother in law snagged some FREE foam from AM Foam in KC to make this Mr. Peanut costume. Firstly, I decided where my face would go (for the mouth/opening) on the foam to make sure I had enough room top and bottom, and enough foam. So I actually outlined my body with a … Read more

Coolest Charlie Brown and Gang Group Costumes

Coolest Charlie Brown and Gang Costumes

We made these costumes for a Christmas parade in Mt. Pleasant Tennessee. We also made Snoopy’s Dog house, Lucy’s Psych booth and Schroeder’s Piano. We won first place overall and first place for a church. The heads are papier mache, Luc’s dress is a XX-large T-shirt with a ruffle sewn to the bottom and buttons … Read more

Coolest Homemade Snoopy Costume

Homemade Snoopy Costume

When I asked the youngest nephew what he wanted to be for Halloween, there was no hesitation, a Homemade Snoopy Costume. At this point, I realized I was being overly brave to give him an open ended choice. For the body, I cheated a little and bought a pattern for a jumper, but altered it … Read more

Coolest Popeye and Olive Oyl Halloween Costume

Popeye and Olive Oyl Halloween Costume

My husband is in the Navy and was able to re-enlist on Halloween, (in costume!), so we made these Popey and Olive Oyl Halloween costumes for the ceremony, and well, for Halloween. Here’s what we did: Popeye. We patterned the top after the US Navy’s dress blues jumper. I used black, red, and blue twill. … Read more

Coolest Spy vs. Spy Costume

Homemade Spy vs. Spy Costume

He and I both subscribed to MAD Magazine as children so when he suggested SPY VS. SPY for our costume this year I said YES! without hesitation. It’s funny how quickly we agreed on our costume with how little we agree on everything else. Which makes being enemies for Halloween even more perfect. The first … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Gang Costume

Homemade Peanuts Gang Costume

We fell in love with the California group’s Peanuts gang pictures on here and no matter how hard we tried, we couldn’t find a better idea for our group. Thank you very much for your detailed plan. We, too, were a huge hit in our Homemade Peanuts Gang Costume!!! We used punching balloons (as beach … Read more

Coolest Snoopy Halloween Costume

Snoopy Halloween Costume

When my 4 kids wanted to be the Peanuts gang for Halloween, your site was the first place I hit – and got great ideas for paper mache heads for the 3 older ones. (I made the mouths wide open for two of them so the little ones could see better. Also, I used yarn … Read more

Coolest Peanuts Couple Costume

Peanuts Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I went to a Halloween party hosted by a freshman organization at our school Baylor University. At first we were going to be lame and just dress funky, but I found an idea online for Peanuts couple costumes. Because my boyfriend didn’t really want to help (he thought it was a waste … Read more

Coolest Garfield and Friends Costumes

Coolest Garfield and Friends Costumes

My 7-year-old son wanted to be Garfield for Halloween and he convinced his sister to be Nermal. So, my partner and I decided to join in with Odie and Arlene. I had made Phineas and Ferb, Perry and Dr Duffensmertz costumes last year and really felt I could improve on my methods. So, instead of … Read more

Coolest Snoopy Homemade Costume

Snoopy Homemade Costume

This Snoopy homemade costume was really cheap and easy to make. I had only 4 days to make it and it turned out pretty good considering my limited time. First of all I bought those really big balloons (the ones you can fill with candy). When it was big enough to fit a head, I … Read more

Coolest Charlie Brown and Lucy Costume

Charlie Brown And Lucy Costume

I got so many compliments on this Charlie Brown and Lucy costume I decided I needed to share my idea even though it was 4 years ago. For Lucy we used a simple girls dress pattern and altered it slightly and added scallops to the neck to look like Lucy’s dress. We found four large … Read more

Coolest Homemade Charlie Brown Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Charlie Brown Halloween Costume Idea

I made the head of this Homemade Charlie Brown Halloween Costume Idea out of paper mache and let it dry, then painted it and then drew the face on it. I bought a shirt and with marker made the zig zag on the bottom of the shirt and just got black sweats. My daughter loves … Read more

Coolest Peanut Characters Costumes

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Myself and nine other friends have created these Peanut Characters costumes. The heads are all made from paper mache and our costumes are hand sewn. It took us nearly three weeks from start to finish! We attend a huge party every year in our community, and there are only three to four groups of 6 … Read more

Coolest Homemade Popeye Halloween Costume

Homemade Popeye Halloween Costume

My brother asked me to make him a Homemade Popeye Halloween Costume! So I brainstormed and came up with some really good ideas! We bought blue scrubs pants and I added a black trim to the bottom with hot glue. We bought a black polo shirt to which I added a red felt collar with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

Homemade Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume

My wife and I decide on a Charlie Brown and Lucy Couple Costume for Halloween. So I started off by going to buy a balloon for the base to make the heads and newspaper for the paper mache. I started by mixing flour and water to make the paste for the paper mache. I ripped … Read more

Coolest Popeye and Olive Oyle Costume

Popeye and Olive Oyle

My son and my niece are very close in age and love to trick or treat together. They like to coincide so last year we came up with this Popeye and Olive Oyle costume and I must say they stole the show! Popeye: White sailor suit from his dress up been, hot glued the blue … Read more

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Group Costume

Homemade Peanuts Group Costume

The finance department at Touchstone Behavioral Health adapted their own version of the Peanuts gang this year. The heads were designed using the punch ball balloons with paper mache and then painted and decorated with various items. This is the result of our Homemade Peanuts Group Costume.

Coolest Baby Charlie Brown Costume

Homemade Baby Charlie Brown Costume

People were always saying that our son, Reef, looks just like Charlie Brown because of how round his head is and because for a long time the only hair he had was a couple little curls on top. So, when we started thinking about what he should be for his first Halloween, Charlie Brown was … Read more

Cool Popeye and Olive Oyl Halloween Costume

Homemade Popeye and Olive Oyl Halloween Costume

Both the Popeye and the Olive Oyl costumes are completely hand made. I found almost everything at Goodwill and Walmart. Olive Oyl wore a red long sleeved t-shirt from Walmart and a long black skirt from Goodwill. I also just happened to find the perfect (and perfect fitting boots at Goodwill too!! Almost did a … Read more