Need some easy and affordable Halloween costume ideas? We’ve rounded up the most fun and creative costumes you can try this Halloween season.
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In this article:
- Wednesday Addams
- Mary Poppins
- Cute Scarecrow
- The Black Swan
- Rosie Riveter
- Flapper Girl
- Rubiks Cube
8 Easy & Cheap Halloween Costume Ideas
Homemade Halloween Costumes
With October just beginning, we couldn’t help but think how Halloween is just around the corner. If you’re one of the Halloween-loving people out there and you already have an idea on who (or what) you’re going to be, good for you.
It’s easy to find costumes for kids. The hard part is looking for adult Halloween costumes, but no worries.
We got you covered this time with these homemade costume ideas.
1. Wednesday Addams
2. Mary Poppins
Don’t forget the umbrella, bag, and red bow tie. Complete the Mary Poppins look with this makeup tutorial and win the best costume in your Halloween party!
3. Cute Scarecrow
The main thing to get this look is a straw hat and checkered long sleeves. Accessorize as you see fit and practice your scarecrow moves to make it more interesting!
4. The Black Swan
A crown and black feathery tutu dress are all you need to be the Black Swan. If you want to be sassier, you can also add black wings and attach it to your back.
Of course, you can’t be the Black Swan without makeup.
This is a great last-minute DIY costume and you’d be surprised how easy it is to look like a pineapple. All you need is a yellow dress and a headpiece and you’re good to go!
6. Rosie Riveter
This costume is practically free. Get a dotted red hanky, tie it around your head, and wear blue long sleeves.
Voila! Complete the vintage look with the tutorial here.
7. Flapper Girl
Every bit of this costume like the jewelry, glittery headband, and fringed dress can be found at vintage shops.
Complete the look with this Gatsby 1920’s Flapper Girl makeup tutorial.
8. Rubiks Cube
Perfect for last-minute costume preparation. All you need is an empty pizza box, colored papers, and black duct tape.
Get the full tutorial here.
Watch this video by STEPHANIE TOMS for last-minute Halloween makeup ideas:
You have got to love these wonderful Halloween costume ideas for adults. There’s no need to spend more money on expensive costumes just to get noticed.
Just let your creative juices flow and make something cheap but beautifully-made!
Which of these Halloween costume ideas are you eager to try? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 15, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.