Creative DIY Costumes for Halloween

Ah, Halloween. It’s coming up and that means you better start thinking about costumes for the kids. Sure, you can go with a store-bought witch, princess or super hero. That’s easy, but not particularly satisfying for your creative side. From creepy to clever to cute, these ideas are just some of the costumes you can make yourself. Have fun!


Pop-Arty Comic Book Character – Okay, this one you might want to steal for yourself, because it’s just that cool. To create a very clever cartoon illusion watch this makeup tutorial.

Sweet Flower Bouquet – Turn your little girl and her friends into a blossoming bouquet of daisies, tulips and sunflowers.

Precious Paper Doll – Here’s another costume for a little girl. This paper doll is easy to make and very cute.

Little Witch

A Living LEGO Man – Bring out your kid’s inner LEGO man. It’s a colorful and fun costume that little boy and girl LEGO fans will love. Here’s the how-to.

Easy DIY Giraffe – Stretch your creativity and make a giraffe using easy-to-find materials, including a cardboard box, poster board, construction paper, decoupage glue, and chopsticks. Here is how you do it.

Cutie-Pie Hot Air Balloon – So cute! Suitable for kids and grownups alike, this one’s a little more detailed as costumes go, but well worth the extra effort. See the step-by-step instructions

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