12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

DIY Halloween Costumes For Couples

 

Not just for the kids! You’ll love these DIY Halloween costumes for couples.

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12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

1. Alice and the White Rabbit

The tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is captivating for both kids and adults. Grab a light blue frock, some bunny ears and an over-sized clock to recreate the characters of Alice and the White Rabbit.

Dress up with your significant other this year! DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

2. Bonnie and Clyde

Take a cue from Hollywood and dress up as one of the most notorious couples of all time. A trip to the thrift store or your favorite vintage boutique should garner the appropriate attire for this DIY Halloween costume for couples.

DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

3. Silent Film Stars

How creative and fun are these silent film star costumes? All you need to create this look is a black dress, suit, and white face paint. Add some fun signs to enhance the silent film vibe.

12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

4. American Gothic Painting

This American Gothic painting costume will require a little bit more DIY elbow grease but you and your partner will certainly stand out in the crowd. Plus, Jennifer from Seakettle has step-by-step instructions on how to re-create this classic portrait.

DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

5. Buttercup and the Dread Pirate Roberts

Buttercup and Wesley, AKA the Dread Pirate Roberts, from The Princess Bride are one of the most beloved couples of all time. Creating this Halloween costume for couples may take a little more effort than others but it’ll be worth it.

DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

6. Forrest Gump and Jenny

Dressing up as Forrest Gump and Jenny is both unexpected and original. Plus, how can you resist the chance to wear a flower crown?

Dress up with your significant other this year! Here are 12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples -

7. Bandits

If you’re short on time, matching bandit costumes are a great way to go. Raid your closet for jeans, striped shirts, and beanies. Add pillowcases for stolen loot and black face masks to complete the ensemble.

Dress up with your significant other this year! Here are 12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

8. Google Map

Not only is this Google Map costume unique and clever, it’s also easy to make. You’ll need construction paper, duct tape, markers, and scissors to get from point A to point B.

Dress up with your significant other this year! Here are 12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

9. Wilson and Chuck

Wilson and Chuck from Cast Away is another easy DIY costume if you’re in a crunch for time. Grab two white t-shirts, a red marker or paint, and print out the FedEx logo and fasten it to a large envelope or manila folder for a clever and easy DIY Halloween Costume for a couple.

Dress up with your significant other this year! Here are 12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

10. Peter Pan and his Shadow

Follow this couples’ example for a fun twist on the traditional Peter Pan costume. Have one person dress in all black as Peter’s shadow and then either order a Peter Pan outfit online or head to your local fabric store to pickup a pattern.

Dress up with your significant other this year! Here are 12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

11. Sam and Suzy

Sam and Suzy from Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom has become a classic couples’ costume. You are sure to find an old scout shirt at the thrift store and maybe even a pink dress too.

Dress up with your significant other this year! Here are 12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

12. Lumberjacks

Short on time? This DIY couples’ costume is easy to put together if you’ve waited until the last minute. Pull two old flannel shirts from your closet, throw on blue jeans, and use some dark eye shadow to give yourselves a weathered look.

Dress up with your significant other this year! Here are 12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

Feature image via Mara Costa Photography

12 DIY Halloween Costumes for Couples

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( Originally published 10.02.2014 // Updated 10.14.2019 )

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About Clarissa Earl

Clarissa is a wife and stepmom embracing life in the Land of Enchantment. She works as a nonprofit communication specialist by day and blogger by night. Some of her favorite things are Dr. Pepper, green chile, baseball, country music, and her yellow lab.

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