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Wonder Woman Cosplay at it's best.

DIY Costumes from Pop Culture

Okay, it’s true, I hate Halloween…but I love costumes and themed parties. We have thrown more than I can count over the years (and have more planned). I love brainstorming for these and coming up with costumes, foods, and games to go with our themes.

So here are some of our favorite DIY costumes from pop culture.

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Need to throw together a last-minute costume? Check out these DIY costumes from pop culture.

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Joker 2019

This Joker costume was spot on and easy to put together!

Items used:

Body Art Face Paint

Green Mofajang Hair Wax

Johnnie Lene Gold Vest

Johnnie Lene Boys Dress Shirt

Boy’s Suit (Red)

These Pet Sematary inspired photos with creep you out.

These Pet Sematary inspired photos with kids will give you nightmares.

Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary costumes are easy if you are willing to put in a bit of time creating some paper mache masks. This was a fun project for all of us!

21 Jumpstreet Party Costumes

Classic 21 Jumpstreet Costumes

At our 21 Jumpstreet party, we had the McQuaid brothers, a couple of police officers and some amazing 80’s costumes. These can all be put together from a thrift store or items in your closet.

DIY Dwight Schute costume.

Dwight Schrute from The Office

Fact: A Dwight Schrute costume is the best costume ever.

Items needed:

Gioberti Short Sleeved Shirt

Tie from Olivia Koo

Clear Aviator Glasses

Gioberti Boy’s Pants

 

Duck Dynasty Party Costumes

Ducky Dynasty costumes for the win

We already owned everything here except the fake beards.

For more ideas check out our Duck Dynasty Party.

Napoleon Dynamite party ideas. From snacks, to games, to costumes, we have it all!

Items needed for Kip costume:

Aqua polo shirt

Khaki pants or shorts

Aviator Glasses

Napoleon Dynamite party ideas. From snacks, to games, to costumes, we have it all!

Napoleon Dynamite never goes out of style.

Vote for Pedro Shirt

Aviator Glasses

For more ideas check out our Flippin’ Sweet Napoleon Dynamite party.

 

Hunger games costumes. Seneca Crane costume.

Hunger Games costume ideas.

There are endless ways you can go with Hunger Games costumes.

From the tributes to citizens from the capital. You can very likely throw a costume together from items you already own.

Click here for more Hunger Games costume ideas.

It themed costume. Georgie costume from It.

There is nothing more simple than a Georgie costume from the movie It. 

We already owned the raincoat so all we needed to add was the balloons and a couple paper boats!

For more inspiration check out my It-Themed Photoshoot 

Boxtroll costumes.

Boxtroll costumes are literally as easy as a box. Anyone can pull this off.

Anyone can pull this off by simply digging through their recycling bin.

A Series of Unfortunate Events Esme Squalor Costume.

A Series of Unfortunate Events Esme Squalor Costume.

Esme Squalor from A Series of Unfortunate Events

All of the items for this costume were purchased at Goodwill. 

Wonder Woman Cosplay at it's best.

Wonder Woman Cosplay Costume

How about this fun cosplay take on Wonder Woman

Items needed:

Wonder Woman Sweatshirt

Women’s Red Shorts

Wonder Woman Tiara

What are your kids dressing up as for Halloween? Do you do homemade costumes or store-bought?

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3 Comments

  1. Panayiota

    I always thought theme parties were lame or not worthy the effort. But you make them seem very fun! Can’t wait to throw one myself 🙂

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