Easy & Affordable DIY Halloween Costumes
Halloween is only a few days away – but it’s not too late to put together an easy and affordable Halloween costume.
Love puns? Attach Smarties candies to a pair of old jeans with glue dots or double-sided tape for a sweet and pun-worthy costume!
Photo credit: Mike Garten/Good Housekeeping
Raid your closet for some flannel and overalls to create a simple costume everyone will recognize. This works for kids or teens, too! Overalls could also be paired with a yellow shirt and hat for a Minion’s costume.
Photo credit: Country Living
A brown sweatshirt and pants set with some tan gloves are all you need to turn your baby or toddler into a moose.
Photo credit: House of Paint
A Large box, some cylinder boxes (or even solo cups), and some glossy paint can be transformed into a Lego costume to even the novice crafter.
Photo credit: Good Housekeeping
Want to make a costume from items already around your house? In addition to black clothes, you can make this cat costume from egg cartons, black paint and white pipe cleaners.
Photo Credit: The Craft Train
Want to celebrate Halloween but still maintain a social distance? A green dress or sweatshirt and some white yarn or pipe cleaners can turn you into a prickly cactus that begs others to stay back.
Photo Credit: Good Housekeeping
Got a dress or suit from a formal dance of prom you’d like to wear again? Add a sash to polish off your ‘formal apology’ costume.
Photo credit: Kathryn Wirsing
Need some more Halloween inspiration? Here’s some of our marketing team as a Price is Right contestant (part of a group costume), a bank robber, and Rosie the Riveter.
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