Halloween is a time where people can be really creative. There is the fun of decorating the house, carving pumpkins, and the most fun of all making costumes. Of course there are plenty of these that can be bought, but for those who want some originality then you can’t beat a homemade one. Here are some great examples of what can be conjured up when the imagination is set free to do its thing, and they can all be done in a very short period of time
Candy Pants Halloween Costume
What a sweet idea! Just take an old pair of jeans and using some double sided tape and stick some wrapped candy onto the jeans. They will be easy to remove afterward.
The Renovators Halloween Costume
A very popular show that is no longer on the air,is the one that Chip and Joanna the Fixer Upper’s had. So you could duplicate their looks and preserve the memory of their show at the same time. Plus, you probably won’t have to buy anything if you go through you closet to find the items you need.
Ride Share Halloween Costume
If you are heading off to a party or going trick or treating with a partner, then a carpool Halloween costume will certainly be unique. All you need to do is paint a piece of cardboard to look like a taxi or Uber, and you are set to go.
The Socializer Halloween Costume
Almost everyone is into pictures and no better place to put them then on Instagram. A piece of cardboard cut out in the shape of a picture frame with the icons for this social platform will send the message loud and clear. Then you just have to choose a favorite filter like the dog one to dress up as.
The His and Her Halloween Costume
If you and your partner want the chance to show off your best duds, then both of you just need to choose your favorite outfits and dub yourself as the his and her combo. Easy but different. People won’t be able to guess, so they will keep asking you who you are portraying.
Couple In Black Halloween Costume
If you are a guy and girl, then you can mimic the Men In Black movie with just a slight change of the name. If you are two guys teaming up, then no need to change the name. Dressing the part should be easy as you just need to go through your attire and choose what you have in black. Just remember to go with the white shirts and the black ties to be authentic.
The Heart Grabber Halloween Costume
A simple deck of hearts can create loads of ideas for Halloween costumes. A red dress and a collar made from the cards makes this costume one that is quick and easy to make.
The Husband and Wife Halloween Costume
Some couples have been married for many years and have set a pattern for themselves. This is easily depicted in a costume that is nothing more than wearing some PJs and a few rollers in the hair. For those who want a comfy costume, this is it.
The Bat Halloween Costume
Stepping it up a notch from being batman or batgirl is what this costume is all about. The wings are made from a deconstructed black umbrella, with each half pinned to a black hoodie. Ears are made within seconds from black foam core.
From The Seas Halloween Costume
There are all kinds of sea creatures that can be duplicated for a costume but this Anemone is super easy. It is just made with long pink balloons where the knots of them get pinned to a pink shirt. The only difficult part of this is being full of enough air to blow the balloons up a little to form tubes.
Send A Message Halloween Costume
This one is just an example of what you could do to get the message across. You could pick a favorite punch line, then make the message board and choose a theme outfit to match it.
The Pageant Winner Halloween Costume
This costume will allow you to be really creative because you can dress up as much as you want. The crown and Sash will clearly define what your costume is about.
Fan Halloween Costume
If you just don’t have a lot of time to put a costume together, then this fan will do the trick. Nothing much to it except the top and the sign match. You could make it look like a cheerleader outfit.
The Prickly Halloween Costume
You could dress up as any flower that you want, but making yourself look like a cactus would be unique. Just find that bright green dress and pin tufts of yarn on it, and you are good to go. To get your point across, just strike the pose once in a while.
Fifty Shades of Whatever Halloween Costume
Of course, if you stick to the grey, than it will be much easier for onlookers to catch onto the theme of your costume, but there is nothing wrong with going with fifty shades of whatever color you like.
Cliché Halloween Costume
A Green with Envy Halloween costume is a great example of how you can take a saying or cliché and turn it into a very innovative costume that takes no time to put together.
The Riverdale Girls
Celebrities make a great choice for creating a do it yourself costume. Look how easy it is to mimic Betty and Veronica from Riverdale.
Foliage Queen Halloween Costume
A few plants and a bit of foliage and some print clothing will allow you to whip up a plant costume in less than fifteen minutes. For that last minute decision to go to a Halloween party, this would work out perfectly.
Bread Halloween Costume
Just carrying a few loaves of bread and putting a few gold medals around your neck will make you the breadwinner. You could always pin those bags to your costume to free up your hands.
Look Like A Teen Halloween Costume
Even if you are not a teen, there is nothing wrong with looking like one. If you want to stand out as Arthur, then just go with the color scheme and the specs, and you are all set.
Dancing with The Stars Halloween Costume
All this takes is some black attire, and some stick on or iron on stars, and you are ready for some trick or treating.
From TV To Halloween Costume
If Bob Ross is a fav of yours, then just find someone to partner up with to turn into Little Tree and off you go. The most you will have to invest in perhaps is a wig and a beard to play the part.
From The Sky Halloween Costume
If you are taking your little one out trick or treating, then step up the fun by dressing as a combo. The little one could be the rainbow, and you could be the cloud. All it takes is some cardboard to make the rainbow and an umbrella covered with some cotton tufts and putting on some rain attire. How cute is this!
Beverly Hills Halloween Costume
All it takes is a willing friend and some troop looking attire to pull this costume off. It will take you back to your girl scout days.
The Interactive Halloween Costume
How about a costume that you can play with? All it takes is a white tee shirt, and some stick on letters and then choosing some letters that can be switched around to make different sayings.
Condiments Anyone? Halloween Costume
Who doesn’t enjoy mustard and ketchup, and its an easy costume to make. Just go with the colors and make the cap out of cardboard, and perhaps at the Halloween party, you will find a hot dog or hamburger to team up with.
The Mouse Halloween Costume
Your name may not be Minnie, but dressing like her will make you the hit of the party. A black top, some black leotards and a red skirt dotted with black polka-dots and you are ready to go. Don’t forget the hairbow.
Mary and Bert Halloween Costume
Turning into Mary Poppins for the night and letting your partner become Bert will make you the hit of the Halloween party. The secret here is to take your normal clothing and just make sure you tie a red ribbon bow around your neck and carry the umbrella, and you will soon be spotted as the famous Miss Poppins.
Here Comes Rosie Halloween Costume
Almost everyone knows Rosie The Riveter. So if you are ready to display some girl power in your costume, then just pick out some clothing that Rosie would approve and set the costume off with a hair handkerchief, and you have got it made.
Who Wants A Donut? Halloween Costume
Years ago it was the cigarette girls that made a big hit at a Halloween party now it’s the donut girl. Just mimic your favorite donut maker and make up a tray of donuts, and your costume is ready. You could use the blow up donuts for the authenticity of your costume.
Guacamole Angel Halloween Costume
There is a lot you can do with some angel wings and a halo. How about becoming Holy Guacamole. Won’t take any time at all to cut out some paper avocados and stick them onto a green shirt.
No Shortage of Men Halloween Costume
If you don’t have a date for your Halloween Party, then it won’t be a problem if you whip up this raining men costume. Just cut out some images of your favorite guys and string them from your umbrella.
Cookie Halloween Costume
You can make this cookie costume one with a twist by turning it into a smart cookie one. Just pull out your graduation attire and cut out some scrumptious cookie pictures and attach them to the gown with two way tape.
Queen For A Night Halloween Costume
There are many different types of Queens that you can become, but how about being a Queen B. The most work here is going to be with the head piece, and even this is easy to make.
Go For The Gothic Halloween Costume
Some Gothic costumes can take hours to make, but not for this one. Just get a Grant Woods poster and cut a hole for your face, and you will soon be the talk of the party.
I’m Sorry Halloween Costume
How many times people have to say they are sorry is uncountable. Make a point with this apology costume. Simple but outstanding. All it takes is your favorite attire and a banner.
Make A Statement Halloween Costume
If you are just not into dressing up, then make it easy with this Error costume. No work involved but you will still fit in with the party theme.
I Am The Man Halloween Costume
Everyone knows the Brawny Man, so take on his role for the night. A simple red plaid shirt and carrying a role of Brawny will mean you will not have to go into a story of whose character you have taken on.
Scary You Halloween Costume
Dressing up like a skeleton is a fairly common type of costume, but this one is an easy do it yourself and just requires cutting out a tee shirt in a rib fashion so a black under top with a pink heart can be visibly seen. People are going to be impressed with your creativity. You can easily buy a mask, or better still use makeup for the effect.