White Trash Barbie and Ken Couple Costume

White Trash Barbie and Ken Couple Costume

I always thought it would be hilarious to do a trashy version of Barbie since there’s so many out there.  We decided to throw our own spin on it- and doing “White Trash” the only things we had to buy were the wig and the baby. My boyfriend wore what he always wears, I just … Read more

Last-Minute Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes for UK World Book Day

Last-Minute Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes for UK World Book Day

As usual my daughter’s school gave just 2 days notice that they were holding a world book day (UK) fancy dress contest. As were not one for shop bought costumes it had to be something simple, quick and easy to get bits and bobs for. Then, just to make it that little bit more complicated I asked my daughter’s … Read more

Married with Children Couple Halloween Costume

Married with Children Couple Halloween Costume

I thought of this because I watched it as a kid. Everyone knows Peg and Al Buddy! Hardest part was holding that wig on my head all night, it was heavy. I won the costume contest that night, whoo hoo. I made my husband’s shirt and we had to borrow a football, haha. I was … Read more

Last-Minute Angry Birds Couple Costume

Last-Minute Angry Birds Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I were really big into Angry Birds when we first started dating. The sorority I am in has a casual Halloween party every year. We wanted something recognizable and creative, but also comfy and not over-the-top. All we did was dress in the color of our bird. Then, I made hats to … Read more

Apocalypse Survivors Couple Costume

Apocalypse Survivors Couple Costume

We live in a neighborhood that doesn’t have too many kids, but every year, my husband and I try to do something for the kids that do come. Word is starting to get out that we do the heck out of Halloween, so more kids are starting to come and more neighbors are starting to … Read more

Original Andy Warhol and Campbell’s Soup Can Couples Costume

Original Andy Warhol and Campbell's Soup Can Couples Costume

We made the soup can out of an old collapsible laundry hamper. We painted the Campbell’s logo on a white cloth then sewed it around the top of the hamper. Andy was simple enough, black pants, stripped shirt, and a homemade camera made from a cardboard box and some bottle caps.

Deceased Couple from Beetlejuice Costumes

Deceased Couple from Beetlejuice Costumes

After finding out about a Halloween costume party at the last minute, my boyfriend and I knew we had to make awesome costumes. We decided on the married couple, Barbara and Adam Maitland from the movie Beetlejuice. 1. We started with making rough shapes of the masks with cardboard. His was easier than mine, but … Read more

Creepy Corpse in a Body Bag and Coroner Couple Costume

Creepy Corpse in a Body Bag and Coroner Couple Costume

If you want to get your boyfriend to dress up with you in a Couple’s Costume for Halloween, sometimes you have to be a little dark and creepy about it. Like, for example, being a corpse while he is the coroner that will carry you around in a body bag! The idea came about because … Read more

Cool Hunter and Fox Couples Halloween Costume

Cool Hunter and Fox Couples Halloween Costume

So my husband (Matt) and I (Carrie) had decided that the year before we didn’t really have a creative costume. So for the next halloween we (or more me) started brainstorming ideas the summer before. After throwing out numerous ideas that didn’t appeal to my husbands masculine side (including cinderella and prince charming) I thought … Read more