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

Coolest Peanut Characters Costumes 27

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

Coolest Homemade Peanuts Cartoon Costumes

Peanuts Cartoon Costumes

My friends and I are not the type to go buy a pre-made Halloween costume. We like to be creative, original and more importantly, we like to dress up as a group. So the Homemade Peanuts Cartoon Costumes were a perfect choice. We worked on our costumes for 6 consecutive days. The paper mache heads are … Read more

Coolest Twin Boy Popeye and Bluto Costumes

Twin Boy Popeye and Bluto Costumes

My twin boys look so different that I decided they would make a great Popeye and Bluto. I copied the original cartoon outfits almost identically, it was really easy. Popeye had a costume sailor hat I purchased and stitched at the back to downsize, I used knee high panty hose for the arms with batting … Read more

Coolest Homemade Popeye Costume

Homemade Popeye Costume

We went with a Popeye Costume this year to honor my son’s Great Grandpa (his nickname in the Navy was Popeye). Of course those costumes are impossible to find for a toddler and look super fake. I started with a black tshirt and blue sweats from Walmart (had to buy long sleeve and cut the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Popeye and Olive Oyl

Homemade Popeye and Olive Oyl

We were looking for a couple’s costume that was cheap and easy enough to DIY; Homemade Popeye and Olive Oylseemed like the perfect fit (I think I was actually inspired from previous year’s submissions on this site). The costumes were constructed with a judicious amount of duck tape, very little sewing, and fabric felt with … Read more

Coolest Baby Popeye Costume

Homemade Baby Popeye Costume

This Homemade Baby Popeye Costume was such an easy and cute costume to put together for my little Popeye. The pants were made with some blue fabric I had on hand….initially cost 1.99/yard. I added a yellow belt using yellow binding that I had. The shirt was a black t-shirt that my son already had … Read more

Coolest Popeye and Olive Oyl Child Couple Costume Idea

Homemade Popeye and Olive Oyl Child Couple Costume Idea

After convincing my kids about my homemade Popeye and Olive Oyl child couple costume idea (had to watch some YouTube Popeye cartoons), we went to work. For Popeye, I modified a black t-shirt and pajama pants to fit, added a felt collar and buttons, sailor hat and corn cob pipe. Squinted eye was naturally provided … Read more

Coolest Homemade Popeye and Olive Oyl Couple Costumes

Popeye & Olive Oyl

I made these Popeye and Olive Oyl couple costumes, using the Popeye movie with Shelley Duvall and Robin Williams as my inspiration. I thought the more old school they looked, the more interesting the costume. My favorite part of the costume were the shoes on Olive Oyl. I felt they were key to making the … Read more

Coolest Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Homemade Peanuts Gang Group Costume

Two of my friends and I do a local Halloween contest on a dinner / party cruise boat every year. Each year make our costumes and 2011 is our sixth year. So far we have one first place award and this year we earned our second, second place award. We decided on the Homemade Peanuts … Read more