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DIY Halloween Costume Roundup

We are one day out from Halloween and I would like to think you and or your little have already decided on the perfect costume.  Babe and I attended a Costume Party over the weekend and we decide to go with a couple costume. This is the second time we’ve done this and it works out really cute each time.  Event planner extraordinaire Andre Wells hosted a Studio 54 themed Costume Party. Guest were asked to dress up as their favorite celebrities past or present. I immediately thought of my favorite TV couple from the renown Hillman College on A Different World. I also didn’t want us to spend a lot for our muffler.

Couples Halloween Costumes

A Different World: Dwayne Wayne & Whitley Gilbert-Wayne

The Look:

His: Babe purchased the Hillman t-shirt and flip glasses from Amazon. They cost about $25 in total.

Hers: I already owned my Hillman t-shirt as well as all the other clothes I wore. I did purchase some curly hair.

Couples Halloween Costumes

His and Her Referee

We wore these looks for our battle of the sexes game night. However they would be perfect for Halloween. Babe ordered these from Amazon and although we wore them with jeans. To be true to the look they should be worn with black pants and black sneakers. The football whistles come out of the “party favor bin” at Party City. You can pick a whistle to represent your sport of choice.

Couples Halloween Costumes

Mickey and Minnie Mouse

This was our very first couples costumes. We wore them for our nieces Halloween Birthday Party. You can get the full tutorial on our looks HERE.

We  believe in having funny and not taking ourselves so seriously. Over the years we’ve dressed up with the kids. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to create a look. You can if you want, but it isn’t required.

DIY Halloween Costumes

Photo Credit: D. Todd

Click HERE for the Owl Costume Tutorial.

DIY Halloween Costume

Click HERE for the Clown Costume Tutorial.

DIY Halloween Costume

Click HERE for the Monster Costume Tutorial.

DIY Halloween Costume

Click HERE for the Wolf Costume Tutorial.

DIY Halloween Costume

Click HERE for the Snail Costume Tutorial.

DIY Halloween Costume

Click HERE for the Stormtropper Costume Tutorial.

Lifestyle Media Correspondent MimiCuteLips shares a DIY Halloween Costume Roundup. Costumes are DIY and cost less than $20 to make.

 What are you and your little going to be this year? Chat with me in the comments below or FBIG, and Twitter.

Article written by:

Mimi Green is the Lifestyle Media Correspondent and editor behind MimiCuteLips®. She is a mother of two and a girlfriend to one. You can find Mimi working media at your favorite events, traveling and trying out new adventures, or working on a dope DIY project.

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  1. robin rue

    You are blowing my mind with all your creative costume ideas. I STINK at DIY costumes, so I usually just buy them. You are truly inspiring, though.

  2. candy

    You came up with some wonderful customer ideas. Will have to file these away with next year.

  3. Tomi C

    That Hillman costume is my fave! A Different World was one of my favorite shows back in the day. Love me some Dwayne Wayne and Whitley Gilbert.

  4. Jeanette

    I have not dressed up for Halloween in a long time. It looks like you guys have so much fun that maybe I will convince my husband and I to do it this year.

  5. Roger D Willis

    Cool couple’s costume ideas! My wife and I don’t do costumes. It’s not our thing 🙂

  6. Sarah Bailey

    You have been rocking some awesome costumes this Halloween and I love you have tutorials for somehow awesome is it to be able to DIY your own.

  7. Amber Myers

    These are all such amazing costumes! I wish I were more creative. I am terrible making stuff on my own but I pay people to make stuff for me on Etsy 🙂

  8. ricci

    YES to all of these!! I wish I was as creative as you are!! I used to make all my costumes but now I mostly buy them, oops!!

  9. Janet

    Your littles are the cutest! I would vote for the Mickey and Minnie costumes for you to do again 😉

  10. Claudia Krusch

    These are great Halloween costume ideas. My favorite one is the owl. I always like to design my own costume.

  11. Pam

    You and your family have had so many cute DIY Halloween costumes. Love the his and hers referees.

  12. Marysa

    So many great costumes! You guys were definitely ready for Halloween! I’ve never done a couples costume but it would be so fun!

  13. Rosemary Palmer

    I love to see cute couple costumes. One of these days I am going to have a party, just for an excuse to dress up.

  14. Nikki

    These are all such cute costume ideas! I really love the Different World costumes. You two really do look like Dwayne Wayne and Whitley!

  15. Sheena Steward

    These are all great costumes. Great ideas on how to participate but not breaking the bank. You provided several great options.

  16. Chubskulit Rose

    You rock with your costume creation. I always admire Moms that can make her kids costume.

  17. Tisha

    The kids look adorable and I love the couples costumes! I don’t celebrate halloween but I always love seeing how creative people can be! Thanks for sharing1

  18. Tami

    Oh, I remember watching A Different World. You two look cute and did excellent on the costumes.

  19. Kisa Johnson

    So many cute costume ideas. You guys look absolutely great! I hope you had a fantastic Halloween.

  20. Amanda

    I adore all of these adorable costumes. We just did store bought ones this year but I always wish I was creative enough to think of a unique DIY!

  21. Lia World Traveler

    Great costumes and great inspiration to DIY.

  22. Bernetta

    These are all so cute! I am a fan of a Different World so that might be my favorite.

  23. Anosa

    I love that you are so creative! Amazing ideas it is! Now i got more ideas to serve as an inspiration too. HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

  24. Kita

    Listen, let me put in my order for costumes for next year. You are so talented. I love that you keep doing this year after year. And yes to that Hillman hoodie. Here for it!

  25. Stacie

    Oh for cute! You are so creative Mimi. I like the first one best. Classic!

  26. Biancadottin Dottin

    These are so cute! I love the Hillman and red costumes. I think we may definitely have to do one of those next year.

  27. Elle (CleverlyChanging)

    They all look fabulous. My favorite remains to be the owl costume that your daughter wore.

  28. Nicole

    This Hillman costume is genius!!!!! SO cute!

  29. Kasi

    This is a great-round up! DIY costumes can be so fun and easy!

  30. Ashleigh Owens

    I LOVE the Dwayne and Whitley costumes! And your little ones are super cute.

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