Here’s a list of homemade Halloween costume ideas for couples, plus links to Halloween accessories and ideas on Amazon. If you need couples Halloween costumes on October 31, look no further.
You don’t need to be crafty or creative to make a costume for two! Bruce and I went to a Goth Halloween Party a few years ago. We scraped together costumes from our closet. We weren’t the most creatively dressed Goth couple at the Halloween party, but we had a blast!
If you’re a bookish couple, read Literature and Book Character Costumes for Halloween. The costume ideas in that article go beyond Romeo and Juliet, or Scarlett and Rhett.
These Halloween costumes for couples are creative, easy, and fun – and only the beginning. I have lots and lots of other Halloween costume articles and ideas for couples costumes! If you can’t find what you’re looking for, let me know in the comments section below.
13 Homemade Halloween Costumes for Couples
The most creative and unique couples’ costume idea isn’t the most politically correct, but it’s a mind twister. One of you dresses up as a shaker of salt, and the other dresses up like a battery. What are you? Assault and battery! (A salt and battery).
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
If you don’t have time to make your own couples’ costume, check out FunWorld’s Peanut Butter and Jelly Halloween costume for couples. It’s creative and easy (because you just click and buy it :-) ).
Baker and A Bun-In-The-Oven
This is great Halloween costume for couples if she really is pregnant! The woman makes a stove out of a cardboard box and hangs it around her neck. Cut a big hole out of the centre of the box, for your belly to stick out. Then but a bun in the middle of the box, to represent the “bun” in the oven. The man can dress up as a chef, and be the baker of the bun in her oven.
Batman and Robin
This isn’t your traditional Batman and Robin couples costume. In this version, you pin or glue fake bats all over your body (wear a black body suit), and he pins or glues fake robins all over his body. Does he have a turquoise body suit? Even better!
Blind Leading the Blind
This is the easiest homemade Halloween costume for couples on October 31. Both halves of the couple wear dark sunglasses and carry canes. Who leads who? You duke it out!
This isn’t the medical type of cardiac arrest. You dress up as a red heart, with your hands cuffed. Your partner dresses up like a police officer – he’s arresting you! Of course, this homemade Halloween costume can be switched so the woman is the cop.
Miss Piggy & Kermit Halloween Costume for Couples
Rubie’s Costume Company has an awesome “The Muppets” Miss Piggy Ears, Wig, and Tiara set that would go perfectly with a Kermit the Frog costume.
It’s not homemade, but you can riff off the wig, ears, and tiara – and you can wear whatever dress you like. That’s the “do it yourself” part of this couples costume idea :-)
Cat Got Your Tongue
Have you heard of this phrase? It’s a weird one. This costume for couples consists of her wearing a black leotard, tail, and cat ears (a cat costume), holding a tongue made of rubber. He wears his normal clothes, but has blood on his lips and dripping down his chin. When people try to talk to him, you wave his tongue in the air. Cat has his tongue!
If you still can’t find the right Halloween costume for couples, read 20 Unique DIY Halloween Costumes for Women.
This is your traditional Halloween costume from the traditional Clue game:
Mrs. White wears a French maid outfit from the game. Mrs. Peacock wears a long blue dress and feathered hat, also in blue. Miss Scarlett wears a sexy red dress with a long cigarette holder. Professor Plum wears a purple suit, top hat, and glasses – and of course he carries a cane from the Clue game. Mr. Green wears a green suit. Colonel Mustard wears a yellow shirt, safari suit, monocle, and safari hat. Everyone carries a different prop from the game of Clue: rope, knife, candle stick, lead pipe, revolver, wrench.
How is this a homemade Halloween costume for couples on October 31? Your guess is as good as mine!
Medieval Halloween Costume for Couples
eMail and Attachment
One of you dresses in your regular work clothes – office wear is the best. The other wears a body suit covered in paper clips. The paper clip person is the attachment, and the regular person is the email! O yes, the regular office person should carry something that symbolizes email.
Corpse and Widower
This is a macabre Halloween costume for couples, but what is October 31 for but gore and gloom? She should wear a black suit and look like death. He should wear a black dress, black veil, black gloves, black shoes, etc. He’s the widower in a black dress, and she’s the corpse who just rose form the grave.
For more costume ideas for you and your partner, read Turkey Costume Ideas and Tips for Thanksgiving.
Backward, turn backward,
O Time, in your flight
make me a child again
just for to-night!
~ Elizabeth Akers Allen
Become a child again – and take your sweetheart along for the ride this Halloween.