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21 Cozy Coupe Hacks to Make Over Your Kid’s Ride

I don’t know how many faded, tired-looking cozy coupes I’ve seen sitting in people’s yards. In fact, I have one in mine right now. The sun has faded it over time, and let’s face it, it’s seen better days. So when I started to search for cozy coupe makeovers, I had no idea that I’d find so many creative and clever cozy coupe makeovers to choose from. Here are some of my favorites!

21 Cozy Coupe Makeovers and Redos

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Most of these ideas are for the classic cozy coupe, but no matter which kind you have, you can soup it up with some paint and creativity.

Cozy Coupe Hacks & Makeovers

The Batmobile Cozy Coupe is perfect for superhero fans. It’s also one of the easiest designs to implement!

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via Sweet C’s Designs

Their Fire Truck Cozy Coupe is pretty sweet, too. Love the addition of the ladder and the fire hose. Nice touches! I think I like it even better than the official Little Tikes Spray and Rescue Fire Truck.

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via Sweet C’s Designs

Make a John Deere version for your little farm hand.

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via Mom Made

Make your little minions a Minion-inspired cozy coupe. The hair is made out of pipe cleaners. How smart!

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via Pinterest

How about a cozy coupe that looks like a cupcake? The addition of the QT-PIE license plate is too cute for words.

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via Dwellings by Devore

You can guess the inspiration of this sweet little red and black ride: Minnie Mouse! The ears on top are precious.

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via Megan Kunkel

Don’t be afraid to think pink for your Minnie cozy coupe.

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via Pink When

Here’s a lady bug cozy coupe that’s just as cute (and a little easier to execute than the Minnie Mouse coupe).

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via The Roper Roundup

I couldn’t find an original source for this giraffe car, but it’s a fantastic choice for kids who are into safari animals.

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via Pinterest

The wood grain on this Hawaiian-themed cozy coupe is contact paper! Love the hula girl on the “dashboard”, too.

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via Craftster

I couldn’t find a tutorial for this CAT cozy coupe, either, but it looks like some yellow and black paint and a few Caterpillar stickers will do the trick!

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via Pinterest

Herbie the lovebug is the perfect choice for your little speedster. He wins all the races!

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via Pinterest

Make a baseball-inspired cozy coupe to represent your favorite baseball team.

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via Too Many Crafts Too Little Time

This little Bobcat cozy coupe looks like it has the scoop to a snow shovel attached to the front. Clever!

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via Pinterest

Remove the top of the cozy coupe to recreate this little taxi. Don’t want to make your own? You can get a super cute taxi on Amazon.

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via Apartment Therapy

Your kiddo can sing “The Wheels on the Bus” while cruising around the yard in his very own school bus cozy coupe.

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via Pinterest

This makeover is my personal favorite: The cozy coupe sheriff’s car! I may be biased since my hubs is a deputy, though. I’m adding this to our spring projects list! Here’s a ready-made patrol car (affiliate) if you aren’t into the DIY thing.

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via Pinterest

This blue and green “Cars” cozy coupe makeover sure is cute. What a terrific way to make over a faded cozy coupe.

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via Just a Little Creativity

If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who ya gonna call? The cool kid in the ghostbuster cozy coupe, of course!

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via Pinterest

Cars fans will adore this Lightning McQueen makeover.

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via Mom Wasn’t Built in a Day

Make your little helpers an ambulance cozy coupe. They’ll love coming to the rescue!

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via 365 Barkleys

Which design is your favorite?

cozy coupe makeovers your kids will love


Monday 2nd of December 2019

How are you attaching items on the roof - for example the Minnie Mouse ears?

Donella Crigger

Monday 2nd of December 2019

Hi, Kathy. You can read their full tutorial here: It looks like they used screws to secure the ears to the roof of the car.

Linda Sparks

Sunday 8th of July 2018

Where would I find the decals for the School Bus?

Donella Crigger

Monday 9th of July 2018

I found some on Etsy.


Monday 24th of April 2017

What kind of paint should be used for something like this?

Donella Crigger

Wednesday 26th of April 2017

Chelsea, I'd use spray paints made for plastics. Krylon makes one Fusion for Plastic -- I've heard great things about it.

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Saturday 12th of March 2016

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Monday 7th of March 2016

These are all so cute...makes me wish I still had our old coupe to redo!

Donella Crigger

Monday 7th of March 2016

Right? A cozy coupe makeover is on our to-do list this week!