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45 Amazing DIY Baby Costumes

Sure, babies make cute little pumpkins, but for a truly magical Halloween, why not try something new? We can already hear the awe that's sure to accompany these amazing baby costumes. Not only are they inventive and fun, but they can be easy to make and comfy for your little one. Your baby will be dressed to impress in one of these great costumes that will spark laughter and fun wherever they go. Make your baby's Halloween shine with one of these creative costumes!

Cabbage Patch Doll Baby CostumeCabbage Patch Doll
Sent in by Gina to our 2013 costume contest.

With those big cheeks and shiny eyes, your baby already looks like one of the Cabbage Patch Dolls that you played with as a kid. Take the resemblance all the way by adding a frilly dress, some freckles, and, of course, the yarn hair. What could be cuter?

Popeye Baby CostumeLittle Popeye
Sent in by Christina to our 2013 costume contest.

Although you'll still have trouble getting little ones to eat their spinach, this Little Popeye costume is a great throwback to the cartoons you used to watch. Your sailor man can show off his muscles in this adorable outfit made from a few things out of your home closet.

Baby Clark Kent CostumeBaby Clark Kent
Sent in by Lindsay to our 2013 costume contest.

Baby hasn't quite grown into his superpowers yet, so why not dress your handsome little hero as the Man of Steel's alter-ego? As Clark Kent, your little guy will stand out from the crowd and look sharp as he begins his superhero training. All you need is a cape and he's ready to go.

Baby Duck CostumeBaby Duck
Sent in by Daneen to our 2013 costume contest.

Or why not look to nature for costume inspiration? Baby ducks are almost as adorable as your baby in this duckling costume that's as soft and cuddly as they are. If they're close to talking, teach them to quack for the perfect finishing touch.

Baby GrandmaBaby Grandma
Sent in by Kristina to our 2013 costume contest.

If your little one has just started walking, they probably hobble along just like a grandma, so why not dress them like one? Once you piece together the little walker, the rest of this old lady outfit is a breeze, guaranteed not to be greeted with snores at the party.


The sky's the limit when it comes to dressing up your little superhero. You don't need superpowers to create the perfect baby costume, just some inspiration and your little one! Make your child stand out from the crowd in one of these adorable costumes that come from your house instead of a box. You'll have no trouble capturing magical moments with your baby this Halloween because you've got the cutest costume on the block if you used one of these ideas.


Amazing DIY Baby Halloween Costumes

(Click on the images below for detail on each costume)

Tow Mater the Tow Truck Homemade CostumeTow Mater the Tow Truck

Two Peas in a Pod Homemade CostumeTwo Peas in a Pod

Female Body Builder Homemade CostumeFemale Body Builder

Syndrome from The Incredibles Homemade CostumeSyndrome from The Incredibles

Mr. Peanut CostumeMr. Peanut

Baby Minion Homemade CostumeBaby Minion

Carl from the movie Up Homemade CostumeCarl from the movie Up

Ariel from The Little Mermaid Homemade CostumeAriel from The Little Mermaid

Oscar The Grouch Homemade CostumeOscar The Grouch

French Fries and Ketchup Homemade CostumeFrench Fries and Ketchup

Baby Gangnam Style Homemade CostumeBaby Gangnam Style

Ace Ventura Homemade CostumeAce Ventura

Mouse Trap Homemade CostumeMouse Trap

Harry Potter and Dobby Homemade CostumeHarry Potter and Dobby

Nerd Homemade CostumeNerd

Momma's Little Prisoner Homemade CostumeMomma's Little Prisoner

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Baby CostumeStay Puft Marshmallow Man

Raggedy Ann Homemade CostumeRaggedy Ann

Hershey Kiss Homemade CostumeHershey Kiss

Wandering Gnome Homemade CostumeWandering Gnome

DIY Cutest Scarecrow CostumeCutest Scarecrow

M&M Minis Homemade CostumeM&M Minis

Boo from Monsters Inc. Homemade CostumeBoo from Monsters Inc.

Little Owl Homemade Baby CostumeLittle Owl

Thing 1 & Thing 2 Twins Homemade CostumeThing 1 & Thing 2 Twins

Dumb & Dumber Lloyd and Harry Homemade CostumeDumb & Dumber Lloyd and Harry

Super Mario Baby Homemade CostumeSuper Mario Baby

Acorn Homemade CostumeAcorn

Little Willy Wonka Homemade CostumeLittle Willy Wonka

Penguin Baby CostumePenguin Baby

Little Popeye CostumeLittle Popeye

Baby Octopus Homemade CostumeBaby Octopus

Agnes from Despicable MeAgnes from Despicable Me

Baby Clark Kent CostumeBaby Clark Kent

Batgirl and Robin Homemade Baby CostumesBatgirl & Robin

Jimi Hendrix Baby CostumeJimi Hendrix

Progressive Insurance Flo Baby CostumeFlo

DIY Baby Centaur CostumeBaby Centaur

Homemade Gizmo CostumeGizmo Baby

DIY Hobbit Baby CostumeHobbit

Marty McFly Baby CostumeMarty McFly

DIY Charlie Brown Baby CostumeCharlie Brown

Baby Duck CostumeBaby Duck

Cabbage Patch Doll Homemade CostumeCabbage Patch Doll

Baby Grandma Homemade CostumeBaby Grandma

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