How to Make DIY Minecraft Steve & Creeper Halloween Costumes

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I don’t know about you, but my son AND daughter are both obsessed with Minecraft! The other night we were talking about Halloween costumes and they decided that they wanted to be Steve & a Creeper from Minecraft. After a quick search on Amazon for Minecraft costumes, I knew that it was going to be wayyy cheaper to make them!

I used a Duck Brand 12x12x10.5 box that I got at Walmart for $1.08. I also printed the images on both 8.5×11 & 11×17 paper because I wasn’t sure which one would work better. I ended up using the 11×17 paper and wrapping it like a gift. Unfortunately, I’m not that good of a rapper wrapper ;)

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How to Make a Minecraft Steve Costume:

1. Visit PixelPaperCraft and download this Steve Head PDF (here)

2. Print images on cardstock or heavy stock paper.

3. Use clear shipping tape to adhere to box.

How to Make a Minecraft Creeper Costume:

1. Visit PixelPaperCraft and download this Creeper Head PDF (here)

2. Print images on cardstock or heavy stock paper.

3. Use clear shipping tape or glue to adhere to box.

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  • 2wsmom

    wow… what a nice simple idea! did you use 11×17 card stock? where did you buy card stock that big? I have 8.5×11 matte photo paper, but I am afraid that it’s too small.

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  • Christine

    So if I print this on 8.5X11 I just need s smaller box?

    • CC

      Yes exactly! You may even be able to use one of the flat fee boxes from the post office :)

      • Bob Barneby

        Fuck this

      • Kari

        Is there any way to make the printout on 8X10 larger so it will fit on the 12X12X10 1/2 box? My printer will not allow me to use 11X17 paper….

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  • Tammy

    Love this idea the best so far. I have 2 girls. One wants to be Creeper and the younger one wants to be Steve. I also saw another idea for “Fifty Shades of Grey” using the paint color swatches from a paint store. I might try getting some paint swatches for the heads in the proper shades for Steve and Creeper….and for the swords. Thanks for your picture and post!

  • derpycreeper88

    Hey love the idea but are you able to make it bigger by any chance because Halloween where I am is tommorow

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