What if you don’t want to spend a fortune on a costume that you will only wear once? Or maybe you’re looking for a unique costume that no one else will have. Fear not! There are plenty of DIY Halloween costumes that you can make yourself with items you probably already have in your home.
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I am going to be honest and say that more often than not I am buying their costumes because I just don’t have the skills to make them. Plus they usually can’t decide on a costume choice until the last minute.
This year little guy wants to be Michelangelo from the Ninja Turtles which lead to me making him a cute hat. My oldest wants to be Black Widow (thank you The Avengers movie) and my middle daughter wants to be Gamora (thank you Guardian of the Galaxy). I just need to dress my girls in black and they are ready to go. They’ll be wearing reflectors and glow sticks as well as be with my husband and I, all safe.
DIY Halloween Costumes
Halloween is a time for costumes, tricks, and treats. But what if you don't want to spend a fortune on a costume that you will only wear once? Or maybe you're looking for a unique costume that no one else will have. Fear not! There are plenty of DIY (Do It Yourself) Halloween costumes that you can make yourself with items you probably already have in your home.
DIY Jack Sparrow Halloween Costume
Looking for an affordable, fun Halloween costume for your kids? Look no further! I’ll show you how to take some thrifted finds and turn them into an amazing Jack Sparrow costume. Trust me, your kids will love this DIY pirate costume.
DIY Star Wars Costumes - Jedi and Princess Leia
Paw Patrol Dog Costume: Zuma
How to sew a Paw Patrol dog costume. This DIY Zuma costume is a super cute way to involve your fur baby in trick or treating!
DIY Everest Paw Patrol Costume
How to make an easy Everest Paw Patrol costume. This adult Paw Patrol costume could easily be adjusted to make a children’s costume too!
DIY Mary Poppins Costume
This DIY Mary Poppins costume will be the hit of your Halloween party. It’s easy to go to the local costume store or party store and buy a “pre-packaged” costume, but it’s definitely not the best option.
DIY Women’s Cat in the Hat Costume
An adorable DIY Women’s Cat in the Hat Costume that is styled on the classic Cat in the Hat, but with a feminine flair! My bet is that his costume will be the hit of your Halloween party.
Easy DIY Dora Halloween Costume | Dora Costume | DIY Costume
I had to share what just might be the simplest and certainly the least expensive costume I have yet to make! Check out our DIY Dora Costume – it just took a little time and a lot of luck!
How to DIY An 80s Girl Costume
Halloween is almost here. My tween wanted to be an 80s girl. The costume she picked out in a book was close to $50. So I decided to DIY my own version of this costume from Dollar Store finds.
15+ Awesome DIY Princess Anna Costume Tutorials for Little Girls
Here’s a collection of DIY Anna Costumes you can make yourself.
Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes
Dr. Seuss Day is March 2. In many schools, kiddos are encouraged to dress up like their fave Dr. Seuss characters. So I thought is was a great time to post the DIY Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes I made a few Halloweens ago.
DIY Carmen Sandiego Costume
This time we’re sharing one of our childhood favorites with this DIY Carmen Sandiego costume!! Everyone will be asking Where In the World You Are and will want to track you down in your amazing-looking costume!
Lilo Costume, Easy DIY Lilo costume and scrump doll instructions
Lilo is one of the sweetest and easiest DIY Costumes you can make. Without breaking out a sewing machine, you can make this no-sew Lilo and Stitch costume.
The Most Adorable $5 DIY Owl Costume
With a couple of hours and a couple of dollars, I made a cute $5 DIY Owl Costume for one of my 6-year-old daughters. Even better, this is no-sew!
Easy Dr. Seuss Costume – The Sneetches
This easy Dr. Seuss Costume idea comes from The Sneetches (you know, “Star-bellied Sneetches had stars upon thars”) and is perfect for a single costume or for two people or even a family or group costume.
Thrifted Cowboy Halloween Costume | The Country Chic Cottage
The thrift store is a perfect place to pick up bits and pieces for a Halloween costume. This year my son wanted to be a cowboy. It all started with a hat that he just had to have. Then I worked on the rest of the pieces over a few months.
How to Make a Paw Patrol Ryder Costume
This Paw Patrol Ryder costume is a huge hit and sensory-friendly for children who don’t love the bulk or feeling of the traditional store-bought costume.
Make a No Sew Tutu
When you need a tutu in a specific color(s), you don’t sew and you need it quickly – you make a No Sew Tutu!
20+ Awesome DIY Elsa Costume Tutorials for Little Girls
DIY Elsa costumes to give you some inspiration to Do-it-Yourself this year!
DIY Bee Costume- Adorable!
One of my very first DIY Halloween costumes was this adorable Bumble Bee one for my first born. It obviously looks super cute on a toddler, but could really work for any age.
How to Make a Scarecrow Costume for Kids or Adults!
See how to make a DIY scarecrow costume in no time and with thrift store finds! It is SO easy to make, and it’s perfect for toddlers, kids, and adults! It’s a great Halloween costume and is also perfect for any production of The Wizard of Oz!
DIY Sparkly Butterfly or Fairy Wings
Make these sparkly butterfly or fairy wings for your Halloween costume this year!
Amazon Prime Moms!
Do your kids know what they want to dress up as for Halloween? My kids, thankfully, have decided already which makes it super easy to DIY Halloween costumes this year. Are you the kind of parent that goes all out making your kids Halloween costumes or more of the Amazon Prime type? Just make sure the, either way, you keep safety in mind.
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