Coolest DIY Marvin The Martian Halloween Costume

marvin the martian halloween costume

I gravitate towards full body costumes. I have fun being immersed in the identity and personality of a character. For a short time every year, I get to use my imagination and play dress up without it being totally weird. I decided on a Marvin the Martian Halloween costume. In regard to fabrication, I like … Read more

Awesome Gossamer and Bugs Bunny Costume

Awesome Gossamer and Bugs Bunny Costume

So we had never really seen a Gossamer costume, except for maybe cosplay, and we wanted to give it a shot this year.  As a natural companion, I decided to go with Bugs Bunny.  We got a lot of really great feedback from people. Even young children still knew who Bugs Bunny was, which I … Read more

Super Genius Wile E. Coyote Costume

Super Genius Wile E. Coyote Costume

My 8 year old son and I love watching retro cartoons together. One of our favorites is the self proclaimed super genius Wile E. Coyote. We poke ribs and laugh as he buys stock in ACME Co. and paints tunnels that seem to only work for other folks. He was determined to catch that Roadrunner … Read more

Glowing Marvin the Martian EL Wire Costume

Glowing Marvin the Martian EL Wire Costume

I am a mechanical engineer by trade and am lucky enough to work on the Curiosity Mars Rover project! My love of Mars and technology runs deep and I could think of no better way to honor that this Halloween than with a Marvin the Martian inspired Halloween costume! Planning Once I had my muse … Read more

Cute Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume for a Woman

Cute Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume for a Woman

I am in ZTA at UF and we have about 3 socials a month, which gives me the perfect opportunity to dress up and get creative.  We recently had one with the theme “Space Jam”.  Three of my friends were bunnies with the Tune Squad jerseys and I chose to be Marvin the Martian.  I … Read more

Coolest Roadrunner Costume

Coolest Roadrunner Costume

A year of planning and two months to put this Roadrunner costume together. It needed to really look like the roadrunner as I am quite a perfectionist and comfy enough to wear for 12 hours. We dress for occassion at work and then it’s trick or trat in the neighborhood. It is never as easy as you … Read more

Girly Marvin the Martian Costume

Girly Marvin the Martian Costume

I’ve always loved Marvin the Martian from Loony Toons and wanted to give it a try. For the base outfit I wore white shoes, red tight pants, red corset, red long gloves with cartoon white gloves on top. The skirt is a yellow tutu with green felt cutout sewn on top. The head  is made … Read more

Cool Looney Toons Family Costume

Cool Looney Toons Family Costume

 Every year for the past four years we have all dressed up as a family with each year bringing a fun, new theme.  The first year we were the cast of the Wizard of Oz, then we were the gang from Scooby Doo, followed by the Star Wars team, and this year we chose to … Read more

Coolest Marvin the Martian Costume

Coolest Marvin the Martian Costume

We have been going to the same Halloween party for years and over time, a competition has started among a few of us to see who can come up with the best costume.  Although my 2010 Peter Pan costume was OK, I was told it didn’t live up to my previous costumes so I decided to put … Read more

Coolest Marvin the Martian Halloween Costume for Under $20

Coolest Marvin the Martian Halloween Costume for Under $20: I am a huge Looney Tunes fan and have been since I was a kid.  I love to think of offbeat characters to be for Halloween, especially ones that are ea

I am a huge Looney Tunes fan and have been since I was a kid.  I love to think of offbeat characters to be for Halloween, especially ones that are easily recognizable and that you can’t easily buy a costume for.  So Marvin the Martian popped into my head the week of Halloween.  I got … Read more

Coolest Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume

Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume

I chose Marvin the Martian for the challenge! To get the proportions correct, I needed a really big helmet/head and really big shoes. I started off with the helmet/head. I used a large (3’) round balloon as the starting point and paper mached it with several layers. Then I added poster board for the side … Read more

Coolest Homemade Gossamer Costume

Homemade Gossamer Costume

I really wanted to do this Homemade Gossamer Costume for years so I decided how. I got foam and cut it to sit on my head and be tall. Then I laid the fur over the top and glued it on top of the foam. I put suspenders through the foam at the shoulders to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Looney Toons Gossamer Costume

Homemade Looney Toons Gossamer Costume

I’m a bit of a pack rat, and I’ve had about 20 yards of this red plush fur cluttering up my house for a while. I finally decided to do something with it, and this Looney Toons Gossamer costume was the end result. I started with a costume pattern that was actually for an “Elvis” … Read more

Cool Marvin the Martian Costume

Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume

I was going to a Halloween party in two days and wanted to make a Homemade Marvin the Martian Costume. So I headed over to Walmart and picked up a whole bunch of foam, and found that they had duct tape in green (didn’t know it came in that color until that day) and some … Read more

Coolest Marvin (and Marsha) The Martian Couple Costume

Homemade Marvin (and Marsha) The Martian Couple Costume

My wife and I love Halloween and we wanted to top our previous year costumes (which were The Joker & Harley Quinn). We came across a picture of Marvin the Martian and agreed that would be a great to try and make a Homemade Marvin (and Marsha) The Martian Couple Costume. Since we like dressing … Read more

Coolest Taz Costumes

Taz and Mrs. Taz Homemade Costumes

My husband loves Taz so I thought, why not? I bought 2 union suits and dyed them dark brown, then painted a lighter brown for the chest and stomach area. I then made a little fluffball tail with medium brown yarn and attached that to the rear. To make the horns I just cut out … Read more

Coolest Wile E Coyote and Roadrunner Couple Costumes

Homemade Wile E Coyote and Roadrunner Couple Costumes

This year my husband and I rocked out our favorite Looney Toon characters Wile E Coyote and the Roadrunner. I made his costume first out of 5 yards of fleece. I made some elastic-waist pants and a fleece shirt. His coyote head started with a baseball hat, cardboard and foam. I sewed and glued the … Read more

Coolest Pepe Le Pew Costume

Coolest Pepe Le Pew Costume

I decided to make a “Pepe Le Pew” costume because I not only loved the cartoon, but I had never seen one before. I Googled it for hours, trying to find “skunk” accessories, but I could only find them for children and dogs. So, I got to work. I bought a black long sleeve leotard … Read more