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Despicable Me Minions Costume

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Despicable Me Minions Costume


Costume type:  Costumes for Kids
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Movie and TV Show Costumes

This homemade costume for kids entered our 2013 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Jeannette, the 'Despicable Me Minions' costume creator:

My 9yr old son, my 2yr old son and 5yr old daughter, Homemade paper mache minion costumes. Everyone loved their costumes and took video and pictures of them, they were a big hit wit everyone!!! =)

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#1 comment by Maribel garcia November 1, 2013

This is so great! Very creative!!

#2 comment by Boppin September 15, 2014

I would love more info on how you got the shape to paper mache.

#3 comment by jeannette cardenas September 16, 2014

I just used a poster board and stapled into cylinder shape if u want it wider use more poster board and I blew up a large balloon and placed on top of poster board cylinder and I taped it in place and just did like 5 layers of paper mache and dats its

#4 comment by J Stafford September 23, 2014

What are the eye's made out of?

#5 comment by jeannette cardenas September 23, 2014

The goggles r sour cream containers wit lil wooden knobs spray painted all in silver and da eyes is just foam paper (iron it n quickly place over round bowl to get shape) n I colored on da eyes

#6 comment by Jo September 25, 2014

I absolutely love this!! How did you create this whole outfit. Can you please help me

#7 comment by jeannette cardenas September 29, 2014

well da goggles r actually empty sour cream containers I cut out a circle on da lid n bought lil wooden knobs to glue on da sides I spray painted silver, da eyes is foam paper u iron da foam wit a rag over it and quickly place over a dome shape bowl to create da roundness n just draw on ur eyes and dats it:) for da body its just regular poster board stapled into cylinder shape blew up a large balloon placed on top of cylinder taped in place n then I just did about 5 layers of paper mache on each minion then just paint n decorate to ur liking

#8 comment by Bridney October 8, 2014

Could you please email me regarding your costumes?? I just love them!!!! abridney[at]yahoo.com

#9 comment by jeannette cardenas October 9, 2014

[at]bridney I emailed u hopefully u get it!

#10 comment by jennifer October 16, 2014

how did you harness the costume so it stayed on?

#11 comment by Kari October 19, 2014

Would you be able to email details on exactly how you created the eyes.. They look so great and detailed! Kariwarvel[at]gmail.com

#12 comment by jeannette cardenas October 19, 2014

Hi I emailed all of u hopefully u get it if not let me know (esa_shyg1rl[at]yahoo.com)

[at]jennifer I didn't use harness I just placed thick foam on da head part on da inside n sum around arms on da inside as well so it could be comfortable so da costume was resting on there heads with dat thick foam

#13 comment by tarah October 24, 2014

How are they able to see out of the eyes?

#14 comment by Devin December 6, 2014

This is an awesome costume! I have never seen anything like this!

#15 comment by Lara December 13, 2014

Can you email me d details of how this was done? It's super :))

#16 comment by Jena Mays February 27, 2015

These costumes are absolutely adorable. Would these costumes happen to be for purchase? If not, would it be possible for you to make two costumes and I purchase them from you. My friend is having a minion party in July.

#17 comment by Lisa September 11, 2015

I work at an office and a group of us would love to make this for our Halloween costume. Could you email me how you made these, we love them!

#18 comment by Whitney September 29, 2015

Where do they see out of?

#19 comment by jeannette cardenas September 30, 2015

I put instructions above in comments! :)

#20 comment by Lisa Morales October 7, 2015

Could you please email specific details also to make for my two year old son?
albrittonl[at]ymail.com like how folding the poster board into a cylinder will be big enough for head....

#21 comment by jo October 23, 2015

These are absolutely amazing. I have bought a minion costume but would much rather make this! Can you please email how to make these. Joanne_shields[at]live.co.uk
Thanks & Happy halloween xx

#22 comment by Lisa Gomez October 23, 2015

Send me the info was it to expensive to do them?? Are they heavy??

#23 comment by Cindy Sellstrom October 9, 2017

Hi. I would love instructions too please. Thank you

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