15 Fun and Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

 

DIY Halloween CostumesIt’s October, y’all, and Halloween is almost upon us! I adore a good costume but I don’t love the hefty price tags that most of them come with. Plus, what’s a procrastinating mama to do when it’s October 30 and all the costumes at Target are completely cleaned out? We did all the Google searches so that you won’t have to—here’s our roundup of the best options for DIY Halloween costumes!

1. These neon lemon and lime costumes are perfect for sisters or two best friends. And it’s no sew, too! A win all around. 

2. Anyone out there great at crocheting? Turn your child into “Where’s Waldo” with a homemade hat and a red and white striped shirt. Crochet tutorial linked here with another {crochet-less} option here

3. This football field costume is perfect for all the football fans out there! An added bonus? It won’t break the bank because you can find the majority of the supplies at your local dollar store! 

4. Looking for a getup for the entire family? These no sew Care Bear costumes are easy to make and super cute! There’s even a tutorial for you to make a Cloud Wagon if you’ve got the time! 

 

5. Anyone else’s kids still obsessed with Elsa? This DIY tutorial shows you how to make a last minute cape and tutu fit for any Disney Princess!

6. Who doesn’t love Olaf the Snowman? This costume looks very easy to put together and I just love how a hoodie sweatshirt is transformed into something so magical. 

7. Any other Harry Potter fans out there? Witches, wizards, and Muggles alike won’t be able to resist this completely adorable, no sew, baby Hedwig costume!

8. This DIY Rosie the Riveter Costume is literally the easiest last minute costume ever. If you have a chambray shirt and a polka dot scarf laying around then you’re in business! 

9. Save both time and money with these clever paper bag costume ideas. HGTV always has the best stuff! 

10. This kitschy milk and cereal costume is the perfect choice for parents that like repurposing items. Spoiler alert:: requires an old laundry basket and some pool noodles. 

11. Anyone else’s kids super into Paw Patrol right now? Making a Marshall costume would be a breeze with this no sew DIY tutorial. 

12. Who wouldn’t want to dress up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court? Don’t forget to serve some attitude alongside this incredible outfit. 

13. This baby cactus costume is one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen. And so, so easy. Perfect craft idea for a new {sleep deprived} mom or dad! 

14. I wish I had seen this tutorial for LEGO costumes before my husband and I spent way much money buying them for Halloween a few years ago! Super simple and can easily be recycled for another year! 

15. Our last option doubles as a terrific 100th day of school costume, too! How cute would your littles be if they dressed up as old ladies and old men

What are your Halloween plans? Do you buy or are you a DIY Halloween costumes kind of mom? Comment and share with us below- we’d love to hear!


 

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Cindy was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in Sugar Land, Texas. She has a BS from the University of Texas at Austin in elementary education and a M.Ed in curriculum and instruction from Houston Baptist University. Cindy married her high school sweetheart, Stuart, after 10 years of dating. Stuart and Cindy are the parents of two beautiful girls and an adorable miniature schnauzer. In her spare time, Cindy loves to bake and try new recipes. In fact, her greatest ambition in life is to be a contestant on the Great American Baking Show one day. Cindy is also a huge Backstreet Boys fan and has seen them live in concert 9 times! Cindy has enjoyed writing her entire life and loves being a contributor for HMB.

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