47 funny self-made carnival costumes – ideas for young and old

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Laughter is the best medicine and definitely the best you can bring to a machine party. Choosing a fun costume is easy with our large selection Ideas for self-made carnival costumes. Whether you are looking for a carnival costume for couples, groups, babies, children or animals, you would definitely find something suitable here.

Homemade carnival costumes for a fun party


Funny DIY costumes are a great way to start a conversation at any party. Often people are nervous or shy when nobody knows them. Making someone laugh is the perfect icebreaker for these types of situations. Children dressed in funny costumes would also feel comfortable as part of the festive fun. A fun carnival costume is always a party hit.

Homemade carnival costumes for children – clown


Get inspiration from films, books, famous people or humorous characters. Power Puff Girls, The Care Bears, Turtles Ninja, Barbie and Ken, the Minions are popular characters that can be easily imitated. Everyday things like iPhone, Google Maps, Firefox, Salt and Pepper Set have also been creatively transformed into costumes. Movies like Up, The Hangover and Hunger Games are even more topical this year.

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Sushi toddler


If you are looking for a creative idea for your child’s carnival costume, then you have found it here. Small children would look really cute in a disguise as sushi and you can make a carnival costume yourself. Your creativity knows no limits!



Minions as a disguise are currently very popular and can also be made very easily by yourself. All you need is leggings, knee socks or tights in black, jeans dungarees and a yellow sweater. You can, for example, make the glasses out of aluminum foil. Then get black gloves and your carnival disguise is ready.

Retro costume

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It’s just as easy to create a retro look. You can use existing clothes from the wardrobe for this. A denim shirt, for example, is great. But you can also use other shirts. You can also tie a knot in the abdominal area. Platform shoes, a midi skirt and cardigans are other suitable items of clothing. Do not forget the great or at least a bandana.

Doll costume for little girl

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This carnival costume is suitable for young and old and also consists of everyday clothing. You can easily make wigs in different variations from wool yourself. We even have some great guides on how to do this. Otherwise you have a free choice of clothing. A dress is just as suitable as a skirt and blouse. Knee socks or tights with a striped pattern look very funny and can be combined with sneakers or similar shoes and arm warmers. Don’t forget your makeup either. Red cheeks and some freckles are done quickly but add the finishing touches to the disguise.

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Cowboy and cowgirl

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Salt and pepper set

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Stu from The Hangover 2

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Up movie

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Powerpuff Girls

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great idea for families

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The Care Bears

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funny trolls

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Prince baby

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8-bit head

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Cupcake baby

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Turtle ninja

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Homemade Mardi Gras costumes – 50 Shades of Gray

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Barbie and Ken

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Barbie in a box

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Google Maps

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