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October 30, 2019
There’s something extra special about a carefully crafted homemade costume. Putting that much time and effort into the spookiest holiday of the year is something Seymour Butz can really, you know, get behind. (heehee)
We’ve pulled together a few of our favorites from around the (spider) Web—oooo, spooky!—but this is seriously just a fraction of what’ll be on display this year.
Trick or treat!
Doo doo doo doo (snap! snap!) Doo doo doo doo (snap! snap!)
The Addams Family is a timeless classic, and pretty easy to put together with the stuff that’s already in your closet (except, you know, the animated hand). And if you’ve got a little one (or a dog), you can always dress her up as Cousin It.
Cruella DeVille and a buncha Dalmations
This one works for kids (if you can get them to agree to all wear the same costume), but it’s also great for your friends because it doesn’t require a specific number—unless you have more than 101 friends, in which case, good for you!
Jack & Rebecca from This Is Us
What we love about this one is that it’s so unexpected, yet instantly recognizable—even for people who don’t watch the show. Great job, you two!
Laura Palmer & BOB
Not everyone likes to look cute at Halloween. Some freaks like to scare the sh*t out of all their friends…
The cranky old guy from UP & his flying house (and annoying dog)
PSA: Leave the cone of shame at home. ;)
Steve & Robin from Scoops Ahoy
One of the best parts of Stranger Things season 3, was that Steve had to wear this uniform the ENTIRE time. To be fair, we’re not 100% sure this is a homemade costume, but we had to give some Stranger Things props somewhere, and everyone else is just eating Eggos.
Jack & Sally from A Nightmare Before Christmas
You can get store-bought versions of Jack & Sally (just like you can get slutty Joker costumes and done-for-you Beetlejuice), but the homemade versions always feel more authentic. And that makeup!
Heh heh. Heh heh heh heh heh heh heh…
We love a good throwback, and this Beavis & Butthead makeup is fire! Too bad they can’t take the couch with them the Halloween party.
Doc & Marty
Back to The Future has everything. The 80s, the 50s, the “future,” clock tower ladies, mad scientists… it’s a Halloween jackpot. There are lots of BTFF-inspired costumes out there, but we picked this one because of their attention to detail—old school Nikes and everything.
Lumiere & his plumette
Beauty & The Beast (well, all of Disney, really) is another wealth of costume ideas for individuals, groups, kids, and couples. But we just looooove this homemade Lumiere costume that Morgan H. created from scratch, using recycled materials, for under $100. See how she did it here.
Tippi Hedron from The Birds
Three cheers for a costume you can’t buy from a Halloween pop-up store (well, the birds, maybe), and even more cheers for one you can pull together for under $50. And even more cheers for pulling together a spot-on Hitchcock reference. And even more cheers for the Corn Flakes + Kahlua on top of the fridge.
OK, this one’s pretty job specific, but at Seymour Butz we have a moral obligation to applaud anyone who plays a prank like this. Imagine you had a flight scheduled (on or around October 31, of course) and this guy came out of the cockpit. Hilarious!
This amazing 80s mixtape
We love it so much.
Willy Wonka is a never-ending wellspring of Halloween fun. You’ve got oompa loompas, a ragtag group of bratty kids, bedridden grandparents, and that creepy Mr. Slugworth. But we’re giving this spot to @lucybri83, who absolutely NAILED her Violet costume last year.
It’s raining cats and dogs
High five to the lazy inventive parents who came up with this gem.
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March 26, 2020
Let’s get right into it. There are a lot of… unforeseen side effects of a global health crisis.
Like, when you’re the CFO of a medium-sized startup company, but then you have to work from home, and also teach 2nd grade. Or when the catering manager of a large grocery store chain suddenly becomes a first responder, because grocery stores are CRAZY TOWN right now.
There’s a lot going on right now, and much of it is pretty grim. As usual, Seymour Butz is here to provide a bit of levity in an otherwise serious time.
March 12, 2020
March 05, 2020
Hooray! Your friend(s) recently purchased a new home! And boooo — that means you have to pick out ANOTHER housewarming present. Do your top three ideas involve plants, candles, artisan bread, and/or a bottle of wine?
So we did you a favor and pulled together 7 hilarious housewarming gift ideas that NO ONE else will think of.