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Trick or Treat: Homemade Halloween Costumes

Trick or Treat: Homemade Halloween Costumes

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With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your costume. We get that you want to stand out without breaking the bank, so we’ve put together a collection of easy DIY costumes no matter who you’re going with: yourself, in a group, with a partner, or even with your furry friend. Make this year’s costume the one that’ll make everyone want to be your trick-or-treat buddy.

Solo Costumes

Homemade Halloween Costume

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Mrs. Doubtfire
What you’ll need: Hit your nearest thrift store and head straight to the grandma section.

French Fries
What you’ll need: Red and yellow poster paper and sneakers so you can make a quick escape if your friends start getting hungry!

What you’ll need: Black/white face paint, striped shirt, beret, suspenders, gloves, and the self-control to stay mum throughout the night.

Group Costumes

Homemade Halloween Costumes

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The Plastics
What you’ll need: Pink, heels, a Burn Book, and the wrath of a true Mean Girl.

What you’ll need: Blankies, onesies, bottles, and the imagination only babies seem to have.

Hot Sauce Packets
What you’ll need: Tube dresses and Taco Bell (as if you need another reason to get Taco Bell).

Couple Costumes

Homemade Halloween Couples Costume

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Squints & Wendy
What you’ll need: Red top, sunglasses, whistle, and a nerdy baseball getup.

Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy
What you’ll need: Gloves, mask, easy peasy superhero accessories, and your invisible boatmobile.

Soap & Loofah
What you’ll need: Plenty of tulle and a poster/box for your sudsy partner.

Dog Costumes

Homemade Dog Costumes

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What you’ll need: A red sweatshirt and a bike with a basket.

What you’ll need: A sheet. (Doesn’t get much easier than this!)

Wicked Witch & Fairy Princess
What you’ll need: Green face paint, a pointed hat, and a baby/doll princess costume.


Which will you try? Comment below!


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