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

Written by: Tasmai Uppin

October 23, 2014

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.

Image via Danielle Brooks Photography
Image via Danielle Brooks Photography

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.

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Image via Coolest Homemade Costumes

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.

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Image via New York Observer

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.

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Image via Daily Telegraph

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.

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Image via Los Angeles Times

6. Bee keeper and bee: In the mood to keep it a tad simple? Here’s a great DIY for it.

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Image via Like A Saturday

7. Soap and Loofah: Let the goofy, fun nature of your bond shine through in this hilarious combo. DIY here.

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Image via Coolest Homemade Costumes

8. Mario and Luigi: You and your pooch are so close, you may as well go as brothers for Halloween. DIY here.

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Image via Gizmodiva

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.

Image via Costume-Works
Image via Costume-Works

10. Chef and Spaghetti + Meatballs: Mmmm foood! Always hungry? This is the ultimate costume for you. Get the deets for his combo here.

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Image via NY Daily News

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!

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Image via Her Campus

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.

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Image via Downtown Traveler

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!

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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.

Image via Costume Works
Image via Costume Works

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.

Image via Costume Works
Image via Costume Works

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.

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Image via Susartandfood’s Blog

18. Bacon and Eggs: Sunny side up with a side of beggin’! Watch this video to make sure you’re not overdone.

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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.

Image via Tara Renaud Photography
Image via Tara Renaud Photography

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.

Image via  Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade
Image via Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

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.

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Image via Daily Mail

 

Written by: Tasmai Uppin

October 23, 2014

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