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DIY Minion Costumes

Updated on October 21, 2014

Who's doesn't love the minions?! Whether you are designing a fabulous handmade costume for Halloween or just making some spiffy new dress up clothes for the playroom minions are the way to go!

You'll find lots of cute ideas & all the stuff you need to make to super special photo ops. Did I mention your kids will be adorable?! Don't worry we have some adult, kids & even baby options so the whole family can get in the groove.

Making the Hats is Easy!

Most of this costume involves your head or overalls so don't skimp on the creativity! These simple hats are made with a standard yellow hat, pipe cleaners & paper towel tubes! How clever is that?

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Despicably Cute and Easy Kids Minion Costume

This is a super easy solution to rock out that Halloween Costume! it really is super easy & won't cost much either. The perfect solution to Halloween!

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DIY Minion Costume Tutorial

Yellow hoodies & overalls are they way to go for this look! This design works for any age from infant to adult. There is a simple guide for the hair, logo & goggles too. Can't forget those details!

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Check Out This Video Tutorial!

The Not So Simple Miniuion Costume

Not all of these would be so easy...after all Halloween is all about scoring free candy & making crazy costumes scaring the tweens! This one is going to take a bit of effort & supplies, but if your going to a contest, this is what you want to win!

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Go Crazy!

This isn't just a costume, this is a masterpiece! The quality is flat out stunning & she made a boy & girl version. I absolutely Love this!

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Not crafty? You can buy them too!

Rubie's Despicable Me 2 Minion Romper, Blue/Yellow, 6-12 Months
Rubie's Despicable Me 2 Minion Romper, Blue/Yellow, 6-12 Months

Nothing cuter or more evil than a baby minion.


DIY Despicable Me Minion Goggles

This project is pretty simple & the end result is adorable. i can see these hanging in the playroom with all the dress up stuff!

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DIY Minion Makeup & Costume

ArcOne G-FLY-A1101 The Fly Safety Goggles
ArcOne G-FLY-A1101 The Fly Safety Goggles

These aren't official minion...but they sure are cute!


Fab Accessories!

So if you aren't 100% down for making goggles & logos from scratch you in luck! They make all kind of cool parts to match the costume! You can still do the easy stuff like a yellow hoodie and overalls but the goggles are a bit much for anyone to try to build on their own!

DIY Make a Hat & Goggles

I Love the way these look! That absolutely nailed it on this design. It's exactly fitting in the theme & looks spot on. From the pipe cleaner hair to the perfectly styled goggles this is a must do project for the kids.

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Despicable Me MINIONS - Minion GOGGLES
Despicable Me MINIONS - Minion GOGGLES

The official goggles...and well done!


Make a Minion...UK Style!

Make a Minion...UK Style!

These guys look amazing!

What Kind of Costumes do You Like?

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    • Kailua-KonaGirl profile image

      June Parker 

      4 years ago from New York

      One of these days I need to learn how to type! LOL! I meant to say "Who doesn't love the Minions?

    • TonyPayne profile image

      Tony Payne 

      4 years ago from Southampton, UK

      While the store bought costumes might look good, everyone would end up looking the same. I much prefer something original and home made. Some of these look really cute.

    • Kailua-KonaGirl profile image

      June Parker 

      4 years ago from New York

      Who does love the Minions? Great DIY costume ideas!

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      4 years ago

      These are really darling, and so easy! Great lens.

    • Heidi Vincent profile image

      Heidi Vincent 

      4 years ago from GRENADA

      Children will love these.

    • TJHousel profile image


      4 years ago from NE Ohio

      Pinned! I love minions!


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