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

Coolest Homemade Female Popeye Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Female Popeye Halloween Costume Idea

A homemade female Popeye Halloween costume idea for females. Costume was made to compliment my best friend who dressed as Olive Oyl. It’s meant for best friend duo costumes. The Miss Popeye costume is a sexy version of this classic cartoon icon. Now both females and males can dress up for Halloween as this beloved … Read more

Coolest Peanuts Crew Costume

Homemade Peanuts Crew Costume

My Dad has gone by the name of Charlie Brown for over 40 years so it was so appropriate that he was Charlie Brown himself! A year ago he decided it would be a good idea to dress up like the Peanuts gang. We had a blast putting these together and ended up taking first … Read more