Halloween is a time that can be considered an open invitation to dress the way you want. Anything, anyone you like. So, of course, Halloween can be classified as one of the top favorite holidays of the year’s calendar. Not to mention free candy! If you’re stuck looking for a costume, maybe a DIY Halloween costume is the way to go!
Halloween is a spooky holiday that ends up sneaking up fast, so it’s easy to lose track of time. Thankfully, this list of 21 DIY Costume Ideas will come in handy to inspire you for the upcoming Halloween.
Before you think about filling up your Amazon cart or rushing off to the craft store, consider making up your own custom costume. Most of the ideas listed below require things that you would already have at home. So it’s affordable and perfect for the last minute!
21 DIY Halloween Costume Ideas
This is about as simple as it gets and it's perfect for those Miranda fans in your life!
This is a great DIY costume idea for Halloween, especially if you’re pressed for time-it just takes twenty minutes to whip up the Liberty replica, the torch and all.
The force will be with your child when they are in this DIY Star Wars costume for Halloween- what’s even better is that this costume is really easy to make!
Your child will be a literal blast from the past in this fruit-chomping Halloween costume. They will definitely serve up the adult crowd with video game nostalgia.
This is an easy DIY Halloween costume that requires the use of a cardboard box with wire and paper for the bats, craft paint for
the box itself, and muslin for the shutters.
For a clever and quick DIY Halloween get-up, this Penny costume totally makes “cents".
What better DIY Halloween costume than the one where you can turn your child into a smaller version of the WWII icon. All you need for this costume is a polka dot headscarf and a bit of chambray.
This is a memorable DIY Halloween costume that will take your child to infinity and beyond.
This is a classic DIY Halloween Costume- and for a reason! Have a try at this no-sew version for this coming Halloween.
You can never go wrong with a classic costume like this- it’s always going to be a great idea!
A perfect and easy costume for the kiddos that don't want a head to toe outfit.
Little kids will love getting to dress up as Elsa from Frozen- especially with this gorgeous DIY snowflake cape and skirt.
These super easy options include a stick figure, a ceiling fan, and more!
Perfect for those creepy Halloween vibes, this DIY costume is so easy and fun.
This DIY Peter Pan costume will remind your child to always be adventurous and never grow up!
Your child will get to save the day this coming Halloween with this adorable DIY Firefighter costume!
This DIY Halloween costume of Olaf the snowman from Frozen will make your child stand out- after all, a little cold never bothered anyone anyway!
This DIY Lego Block Halloween costume is definitely hard to beat. Construct the building block with round boxes and glossy spray paint to create the Lego Block.
This cheery Hot-Air Balloon number will hit new heights for Halloween with the help of the colorful helium balloons.
This DIY Football Field Halloween Costume is perfect for the sports fanatic! The affordable supplies needed to make this costume can be found at the Dollar Store.
Adorable options for the littles in your life this Halloween!
No matter which costume you decide to go for this Halloween, one thing is definitely certain: DIY can be a super fun way to go. By making your costume yourself you won’t just look original, but you’ll also save money.
Making your own costume is also more fun and creative. These DIY Halloween can be put together with a majority of items that you might already have at home.
What’s also great is that even if you’re not particularly crafty, you’ll still be able to make these costumes. Some of them are simple enough for everyone to make.
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