Looking for easy DIY Halloween costumes to save you some money and help your child stand out from the crowd? You've come to the right place! This collection of costumes includes some clever and eye-catching ideas and you can recreate all of them at home.
Inspiration for Easy DIY Halloween Costumes
My kids love trick-or-treating. This is probably due to the fact that because their mother is a chocoholic, we can't have ANY chocolate in the house for most of the year because she can't be trusted to eat it in moderation.
So, every year we join in the drama, er I mean joy, of choosing Halloween costumes so my children can go beg for candy from strangers. I don't know if costumes have gotten more expensive the older I get, or if it just seems that way because I have more kids to buy them for.
Whatever the reason, I have a hard time shelling out a bunch of cash for something that is only going to be worn once just so my kids can get candy that I could buy for much less than the price of a costume. Thanks to the creativity of others, I don't have to. Here are several inexpensive and easy DIY Halloween costumes.
Criteria for Making the List
My criteria for selecting costume ideas to include in this collection was – could I, with my limited craft ability, make these without any help? If they are on the list, the answer is a resounding “YES!”.
Now, I'm not saying all of my attempts at these costumes have turned out as cute as the originals (featured on the next page), but I have been able to do recreate them. And trust me, if I can do it, YOU can too.