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75 Creative Couples Costume Ideas

Imagine YOU and your sweetie taking the stage as complimentary characters in a Halloween show of your very own design!

Halloween is just around the corner and children are not the only ones who love playing dress-up. We all love playing make-believe and it's really fun to give our inner vampire or ghoul or superhero or movie star a night fully "out" of the closet. And you still have plenty of time to get super creative!

Lots of adults go all "out" for adult parties - but consider getting "in the mood" even to take the kids to that safe trick and treat event at the mall, or surprising your young guests when they ring your doorbell.

You and your sweetie could appear at this year's Halloween event and your costuming masterpieces could be the talk of the town. Maybe a photo of your brilliant creations could even show up in your local paper's Sunday section. Go on - set the bar HIGH!

The idea is to make original costumes for a couple that go together, based on characters from ghost stories, movies, TV or just your overactive imagination. On these pages you will find imaginative homemade costumes for COUPLES, sent into our Halloween costume contest.

Couples costume ideas: Pinata and Birthday Girl Couple CostumePinata and Birthday Girl
Sent in by Hailey to our 2013 costume contest.

Piņata and Birthday Girl (or Boy) Couple. Brightly colored piņatas loaded with sweet treats are popular children's party accessories and also provide one colorful costume design inspiration. You could look at piņatas online for your further inspiration and instructions - and WOW your friends. Candy anyone?
 

Creative couples costume ideas: Blue's Clues CostumeBlue's Clues
Sent in by Holly to our 2012 costume contest.

One popular costuming option is to dress up as recognizable characters from cartoons, movies or TV. This couple chose to dress as Blue and Steve, from the offbeat 90's children's program "Blue's Cues." Kids' TV programming and science fiction movies are rich with costume ideas. Come on, you know you love them!
 

Couples Halloween costume ideas - Skeleton Couple CostumeSkeleton Couple
Sent in by Kayla to our 2013 costume contest.

Well, Halloween is after all the time for haunted houses and graveyards and visits from the dearly departed so this couple has used a LOT of makeup and imagination to become well-dressed skeletons. For other similar ideas, check out amazing photos from "day of the dead" parades and celebrations around the country.
 

DIY couples costume ideas - Flo and Mayhem Couples CostumeFlo and Mayhem
Sent in by Julie to our 2012 costume contest.

Progressive's FLO is certainly an instantly recognizable character and of course she needs her battered accident victim who "won't have to" go it alone when disaster strikes. Are there TV ads you just can't get out of your head? Could you double your pleasure as the Doublemint twins? Grrrowl as Tony the Tiger breaking out of his cereal box with a bowl of cereal or a pitcher of milk as sidekick?? Think, Mr. Clean and a bucket, Ronald Macdonald and a burger, or the KFC colonel and a chicken?
 

Couple costume ideas - Castaway Couple Halloween CostumeCastaway Couple
Sent in by John to our 2011 costume contest.

This couple got to play parts from one of their favorite movies, Castaway, and took their roles very seriously - he even lost 20 pounds for the role. What a great thrill t to show up "in role," and to act all evening as though you yourself had been cast in your favorite movie. Time to review that list of riveting movies you'll never forget.
 

Designing and making your own original costumes is easier and cheaper than you think. Ordinary household materials, some glue, some paint, some cardboard, some fabric scraps or crepe paper, maybe a trip to the Goodwill store, and you can fulfill your long-held fantasy and finally be anything at all that you want. It's time now to poke through your fantasies and break "out" of your mold - and we look forward to publishing your photos!

 

Creative Couples Halloween Costume Ideas

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

Couples Halloween costume idea: Van Gogh and his Masterpiece Homemade CostumeVan Gogh and his Masterpiece

Couples Halloween costume idea: Wall-E and Eve Homemade CostumeWall-E and Eve

Couples Halloween costume idea: Arizona Heat Homemade CostumeArizona Heat

Couples Halloween costume idea: Lumiere and Babette Homemade CostumeLumiere and Babette

Couples Halloween costume idea: Home Alone The Wet Bandits CostumeThe Wet Bandits

Couples Halloween costume idea: Hula Lamps Homemade CostumeHula Lamps

Couples Halloween costume idea: Pot o' Gold at the End of the Rainbow Homemade CostumePot o' Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Couples Halloween costume idea: Living Statues Homemade CostumeLiving Statues

Couples Halloween costume idea: Aladdin & Jasmine Homemade CostumeAladdin & Jasmine

Couples Halloween costume idea: Russell & Kevin from Up Homemade CostumeRussell & Kevin from Up

Couples Halloween costume idea: Skeleton Couple CostumeSkeleton Couple

Couples Halloween costume idea: Lion and her Tamer Couple Halloween CostumeLion and her Tamer

Couples Halloween costume idea: Pinata and Birthday Girl Couple CostumePinata and Birthday Girl

Couples Halloween costume idea: Demented Dentist and his First Patient Couple CostumeDemented Dentist's First Patient

Couples Halloween costume idea: Treasure Troll and Garden Gnome CostumesTreasure Troll and Garden Gnome

Couples Halloween costume idea: Medusa and Stone Man Homemade CostumesMedusa and Stone Man

Couples Halloween costume idea: The Bounty Hunters Homemade Couple CostumeThe Bounty Hunters

Couples Halloween costume idea: Mammogram Machine and Nurse Couple CostumeMammogram Machine and Nurse

Couples Halloween costume idea: William Wallace and Queen Isabella Couple CostumeWilliam Wallace and Queen Isabella

Couples Halloween costume idea: A Christmas Story Leg Lamp & Box CostumeA Christmas Story Leg Lamp & Box

Couples Halloween costume idea: Rosie & Uncle Sam Homemade CostumeRosie & Uncle Sam

Couples Halloween costume idea: Rapunzel and Flynn Rider Couple CostumeRapunzel and Flynn Rider

Couples Halloween costume idea: Sundrop Citrus Soulmates CostumeSunDrop Citrus Soulmates

Couples Halloween costume idea: Dumb and Dumber Couple CostumeDumb and Dumber

Couples Halloween costume idea: Somebody That I Used To Know Homemade Couple CostumeSomebody That I Used To Know

Couples Halloween costume idea: Corpse Bride and Groom Couple CostumeCorpse Bride and Groom

Couples Halloween costume idea: Jurassic Park - Dr. Hammond & Raptor CostumesJurassic Park - Dr. Hammond & Raptor

Couples Halloween costume idea: R2D2 and C3P0 Couple CostumeR2D2 and C3P0

Couples Halloween costume idea: Gremlins Gizmo and Stripe Couple CostumeGremlins Gizmo and Stripe

Couples Halloween costume idea: 50 Shades of Gray Costume50 Shades of Gray

Couples Halloween costume idea: Beauty and the Beast CostumeBeauty and the Beast

Couples Halloween costume idea: 50's Housewife & the Milkman Costume50's Housewife & the Milkman

Couples Halloween costume idea: Sesame Street Martians CostumeSesame Street Martians

Couples Halloween costume idea: Loofah and Soap Couple CostumeLoofah and Soap

Couples Halloween costume idea: DIY Boobs Couples CostumeBoobs

Couples Halloween costume idea: Blue's Clues CostumeBlue's Clues

Couples Halloween costume idea: Time Square the Kiss CostumeTime Square the Kiss

Couples Halloween costume idea: Who Framed Roger Rabbit CostumeWho Framed Roger Rabbit

Couples Halloween costume idea: Vitruvian Man and Mona Lisa CostumeVitruvian Man and Mona Lisa

Couples Halloween costume idea: Flo and Mayhem CostumeFlo and Mayhem

Couples Halloween costume idea: Trophies CostumeTrophies

Couples Halloween costume idea: Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox CostumePaul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

Couples Halloween costume idea: Deer Caught in the Headlights CostumeDeer Caught in the Headlights

Couples Halloween costume idea: Bob Ross and his Happy Little Tree CostumeBob Ross and his Happy Little Tree

Couples Halloween costume idea: Ice T & Coco Halloween Costume Idea for CouplesIce T & Coco

Couples Halloween costume idea: E.T. and Elliot Halloween CostumeE.T. and Elliot

Couples Halloween costume idea: Charmin & Mr Whipple Couples CostumeCharmin & Mr Whipple

Couples Halloween costume idea: Thundercats Lion-o & Cheetara Couple CostumeLion-o & Cheetara

Couples Halloween costume idea: Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf Homemade CostumeLittle Red Riding Hood and Wolf

Couples Halloween costume idea: Forrest Gump & Lt. Dan Couples CostumeForrest Gump & Lt. Dan

Couples Halloween costume idea: Belly Baller & Ref Halloween Costume Idea for Pregnant CoupleBelly Baller & Ref

Couples Halloween costume idea: Up Movie Halloween CostumesCarl Fredricksen, Russell, and Doug

Couples Halloween costume idea: Juno and Bleeker Couple CostumeJuno and Bleeker

Couples Halloween costume idea: Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Costume for CouplesMr. and Mrs. Potato Head

Couples Halloween costume idea: Castaway Couple Halloween CostumeCastaway Couple

Couples Halloween costume idea: Jager Bombs Couple CostumeJager Bombs

Couples Halloween costume idea: Daisy & Bee Halloween costume for couplesDaisy and Bee

Couples Halloween costume idea: Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds costumeAlfred Hitchcock's "The Birds"

Couples Halloween costume idea: Homemade Mr. Cupcake CostumeMr. Cupcake & Cook Chief

Couples Halloween costume idea: Homemade Lizard Man CostumeLizard Man

Couples Halloween costume idea: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich CostumePeanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Couples Halloween costume idea: Homemade Barbara and Adam Maitland CostumesBarbara and Adam Maitland from Beetlejuice

Couples Halloween costume idea: Lego Bride and Groom Homemade CostumesLego Bride and Groom

Couples Halloween costume idea: Nerds Couple CostumeThe Nerds

Couples Halloween costume idea: Elmo and Oscar Muppets CostumesElmo and Oscar

Couples Halloween costume idea: The Sims CostumeThe Sims

Couples Halloween costume idea: The Simpsons Costume for CouplesThe Simpsons

Couples Halloween costume idea: Dead Bride and Groom CostumesDead Bride and Groom

Couples Halloween costume idea: Leg Lamp Pink Nightmare CostumeLeg Lamp & Pink Nightmare

Couples Halloween costume idea: Cook Chef and Bun in the Oven CostumeCook Chef and Bun in the Oven

Couples Halloween costume idea: Barbie and Ken CostumesBarbie & Ken

Couples Halloween costume idea: Smurfs Halloween Costume for CouplesPapa Smurf & Smurfette

Couples Halloween costume idea: Fin Shepard Battles Sharknado Homemade CostumeFin Shepard Battles Sharknado

Couples Halloween costume idea: Foam Finger & Robin Thicke Homemade CostumeFoam Finger & Robin Thicke

Couples Halloween costume idea: Mickey and Minnie Deadmau5 Homemade CostumeMickey and Minnie Deadmau5

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See also: 65 Coolest Couples Halloween Costumes.