21 Out-Of-The-Box Halloween Costume Ideas For You and Your Pup

1. Batman and The Joker: Forget Batman and Robin. Try a fresh approach with this combo and give your friends a real scare! Here's a DIY for the Joker and here's the one for Batman. [caption id="attachment_25145" align="alignnone" width="2500"]Image via Danielle Brooks Photography Image via Danielle Brooks Photography[/caption] 2. Jockey and Horse: If you have a little kid and a big dog, this costume combo is sure to get a ton of smiles. Head over here for the complete DIY. [caption id="attachment_25147" align="alignnone" width="2087"]Image via Coolest Homemade Costumes Image via Coolest Homemade Costumes[/caption] 3. Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe and a can of Campbell's soup: If you lean towards the artsy side, this costume idea is perfect for you! Forget Marilyn, Warhol and Campbell's for life! All you need is a blonde/white wig and a black turtleneck. The Campbell's soup can be fashioned out of cardboard. [caption id="attachment_25150" align="alignnone" width="2300"]Image via New York Observer Image via New York Observer[/caption] 4. Hot Dog Vendor and Hot Dog: While you may have to spend a little time on crafting the cardboard hot dog holder the rest is pretty easy! Get the hot dog costume here. [caption id="attachment_25152" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via  Daily Telegraph Image via Daily Telegraph[/caption] 5. Kikkoman Soy Sauce and Sushi: Dousing your sushi with soy sauce is like showering your pooch with love. So why not make that official by going as that combo? You can get the DIY here. [caption id="attachment_25156" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Los Angeles Times Image via Los Angeles Times[/caption] 6. Bee keeper and bee: In the mood to keep it a tad simple? Here's a great DIY for it. [caption id="attachment_25159" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via  Like A Saturday Image via Like A Saturday [/caption] 7. Soap and Loofah: Let the goofy, fun nature of your bond shine through in this hilarious combo. DIY here. [caption id="attachment_25148" align="alignnone" width="2658"]Image via Coolest Homemade Costumes Image via Coolest Homemade Costumes[/caption] 8. Mario and Luigi: You and your pooch are so close, you may as well go as brothers for Halloween. DIY here. [caption id="attachment_25160" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Gizmodiva Image via Gizmodiva [/caption] 9. Sherlock and Watson: While you may not be able to go as heart-melting Benedict Cumberbatch's sidekick, your pup is a pretty close second. Here's the detailed DIY. [caption id="attachment_25161" align="alignnone" width="635"]Image via Costume-Works Image via Costume-Works[/caption] 10. Chef and Spaghetti + Meatballs: Mmmm foood! Always hungry? This is the ultimate costume for you. Get the deets for his combo here. [caption id="attachment_25162" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via NY Daily News Image via NY Daily News[/caption] 11. A Maid and a Mop: Make use of your dog's furry coat, because with some cut up felt fabric, you can make your dog into your trusty mop! [caption id="attachment_25163" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Her Campus Image via Her Campus[/caption] 13. Shark Attack: For the seriously lazy, this idea is gold. Take some of your old ripped up clothes and pour red food coloring strategically and you're all set! For the pooch, here's the DIY. [caption id="attachment_25165" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Downtown Traveler Image via Downtown Traveler[/caption] 14. Ice cream Sundae and a Spoon: It's so easy! Stick the biggest spatula you can find on you and get your dog this ice cream costume! [caption id="attachment_25168" align="alignnone" width="600"]Image via Costume-Contest Image via I love Loretas[/caption] 15. The Cat and Thing 1 + Thing 2: Ideal for a two dog household, this costume is genius! After all, these dogelets are your most loved things. The entire tutorial can be found here. [caption id="attachment_25169" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Costume Works Image via Costume Works[/caption] 16. Shaggy and Scooby: If you and you pup share a love of snacks, then you should consider going as this crime-fighting, ghost-busting, treat-gobbling duo. DIY instructions here. Just make sure you cut a tail hole in Shaggy’s trousers. [caption id="attachment_25170" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Costume Works Image via Costume Works[/caption] 17. The Justice League: Do you have a passion for dogs AND justice? Then these super crime-fighting costumes are a perfect fit. DIY for Wonder Woman and Batman. [caption id="attachment_25171" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Susartandfood's Blog Image via Susartandfood's Blog[/caption] 18. Bacon and Eggs: Sunny side up with a side of beggin’! Watch this video to make sure you’re not overdone. [caption id="attachment_25221" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Image via Craft[/caption] 19. Clark Kent and Superman: “Don’t mind me. I’m a mild-mannered reporter. HE’S the hero.” Wink. Checkout this DIY video for a good costume’s alter ego. [caption id="attachment_25232" align="alignnone" width="755"]Image via Tara Renaud Photography Image via Tara Renaud Photography[/caption] 20. Ahab and The Whale: “Avast ye matie, there she barks!” Turn your pup into the elusive white whale by following these instructions. Just make sure you use white fabric. [caption id="attachment_25235" align="alignnone" width="750"]Image via  Tompkins Square Halloween Dog ParadeImage via Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade[/caption] 21. Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf: Dogs are descendants of wolves, so that one takes care of itself. For the Little Red Riding Hood costume how-to tutorial, hop on here. [caption id="attachment_25236" align="alignnone" width="640"]Image via Daily Mail Image via Daily Mail[/caption]  

Hope Bobbitt

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