Whether you’re looking for costume ideas for yourself, your kids, or the whole family, these DIY Disney costume ideas will definitely impress everyone at your Halloween celebration. Each of the fairy tale costumes and other fantastic outfits shown below were crafted at home rather that purchased at a store.
Some might require being a pro with your sewing machine, but there are plenty of simple Disney costumes to choose from, too! You can dive way back into films like Dumbo or Alice in Wonderland, or embrace one of the newer hits — including everyone’s favorite snowman from Frozen. Whichever way you decide to go, these homemade Disney costumes are the perfect fit. Keep scrolling for all the amazing costume options, and get inspired to make your own!
Disney Costumes Diy
You don't have to be in the most magical place on earth to create one of these amazing DIY Disney costumes! Take a look to see if you're inspired to bibbity-boppity-boo your own version of one of these clever and easy Disney costumes.
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1. DIY Woody Costume
This precious costume from Google Momma even includes the pull-string on Woody's back! And it's such a simple, crafty way of adding it, too. Of course, it's up to the sheriff wearing this costume to see if they feel like uttering one of the beloved cartoon's catchphrases. Just be sure to remember the "ANDY" signature on the bottom of one of the boots.
Check out Google Momma for the full instructions.
diy buzz lightear costume
2. DIY Buzz Lightyear Costume
What's a Woody costume without his best buddy Buzz by his side? Even as a stand-alone piece, your own little space cadet will feel like they're flying "to infinity and beyond" while rocking this stellar costume.
Check out Fun at Home With Kids for the full instructions!
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3. Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head
Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head from Toy Story are an excellent way to go if you're looking for more characters to round out your posse of the best Toy Story costumes. You can even make the features with velcro on the backs to rearrange them as the night goes on, just like the real deal.
Check out Inspiration Made Simple for the full instructions!
diy olaf hat
4. DIY Olaf Costume
How amazing is this genius solution for the cuddly snowman we all love from Frozen? All you need is a white baseball cap, then just add a few black dots to a white shirt and you're good to go! That hat would also make the perfect accessory for a family trip to Disney World.
Check out All for the Boys for the full instructions!
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5. Queen of Hearts DIY Costume
Sure, you could go with Alice if you want to pay homage to this classic Disney cartoon, but you can't deny how stunning this Queen of Hearts outfit looks! Imagine walking around with an inflatable flamingo (like the quirky croquet mallets from the film) and you'll be set.
Check out the Joy of Fashion for the full instructions!
white rabbit diy costume
6. DIY White Rabbit Costume
This chic take on the the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland doesn't have to worry about being fashionably late — it's on point no matter what shindig you might be attending this Halloween! According to her original Instagram post, Malone Garland even made the vest herself and painted a gold purse for the clock.
Check out Malone on Instagram for more of her amazing looks!
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7. Dumbo the Flying Elephant
These felt ears might not give you the gift of flight like the adorable elephant from the cartoon, but you will absolutely look super cute! Pairing them with a simple gray dress is such a clever way to pay tribute to the classic Disney film.
Check out Trish Stitched for the full instructions!
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8. DIY Chip Skirt
No offense to Belle, but Chip is easily the cutest member of the Beauty and the Beast cast of characters. Carrying around a teapot would make this the sweetest costume at any party. And hey — who says you have to wait until Halloween to waltz around in this sweet skirt?
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9. Little Mermaid Costume for Adults and Kids
You have to love this combination of land and sea version of Ariel and the double Prince Eric looks for the whole family — and that tiny Sebastian is just too precious for words! Even King Triton would approve of this union of costumes.
Check out more from Eva Marie and her family on her photography blog!
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10. Rapunzel Homemade Costume
Feel free to let down your hair with as many braids and embellishments (or wigs) you'd like with this Disney-fied take on the Grimm fairy tale — or you can go with Rapunzel's close-cropped brunette 'do at the end of the film. Either way, you won't need a frying pan to stun folks while wearing this on Halloween.
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11. DIY Wall-E Costume With Eve
It may not be practical to keep your Wall-E crouched during the whole party, but all you really need is one photo to prove your cardboard (and large mixing-bowl hat) chops are up to par with this creative take on the robotic lovebirds by Vanessa Feagin on Instagram!
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12. Up House With Balloons and Russell
This pair of costumes based on the tear-jerking film definitely deserves as many badges for cleverness and craftiness as the trusty Scout who helped old man Carl make the most of his adventure. You could even add a few real balloons for some extra fun as the house.