20 Cheap & Fun DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids and Adults
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I really love Halloween, but one of my least favorite things about it is spending money on an expensive costume that you’re likely to only wear once. I’ve put together a list of super cute and fun DIY Halloween costumes for adults and kids that won’t break the bank!
1. Baby spider DIY costume
Things are getting really creepy around here! Dress your crawler in a no-sew spider costume for a spooky good time.
2. Raining men DIY costume
This raining men costume is not only cheap to make, but it’s absolutely hilarious! Chances are you already have a trenchcoat, boots, and an umbrella, so all you’ll need now is a printer and some scissors!
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3. Old lady DIY baby costume
How adorable are these little babies?! An old lady DIY costume would be the perfect way to dress up your little one this year.
4. Avocado pregnant DIY costume
5. Gumball machine DIY costume
Speaking of having a bun in the oven, I love how this couple transformed their baby bump by making it into a DIY gumball machine! So cute!
6. Baby gumball machine DIY costume
Already have a baby? You can still do a super adorable Gumball Machine Costume for your little one. The cost for a gumball maybe 25 cents, but this picture is priceless!
7. Cotton candy DIY costume
Don’t just stop at gumballs. Your whole crew can dress up as super adorable and yummy treats. This clever cotton candy DIY looks so good, I’m ready to take a bite!
8. Houseplant DIY costume
Take your love for plants to a whole new level with this houseplant costume idea. All you’ll need is an old Amazon box, some paint, and a laundry basket.
9. Wind-up doll DIY costume
This wind-up doll costume is so clever and super easy to make! Grab a piece of cardboard and spray paint, your little one likely already has the rest!
10. Crazy cat lady DIY costume
Have a cat lover on your hands? This crazy cat lady costume is an easy one to make for kids or adults. Just grab some pajamas, slippers, stuffed cats, and you’ll be ready to hit the neighborhood for treats!
11. Glow in the dark stick figure DIY costume
This DIY stick figure costume is cracking me up! How cute would your little one look, running down the street, collecting candy looking like this? 😅
12. Fart DIY costume
This kid was literally a fart for Halloween! LOL! What a little stinker. 😂
13. Eleven from Stranger Things DIY costume
14. Brawny paper towel DIY costume
Men! Grab a red and black flannel shirt and throw on a pair of jeans. This DIY Brawny costume doesn’t get any easier! If you’re tagging along with your lady, you could even have her be the roll of paper towels. 😉
15. Superman wheelchair DIY costume
If you have a little one with special needs, this superman DIY costume is so perfect! While you may need to spend a little time getting artsy it’s definitely worth all the hard work for a result like this! 😍
16. Cabbage Patch Kids DIY costume
Have other little ones that aren’t mobile? I’m loving this Cabbage Patch Kids DIY costume that would be great for any little one in a wheelchair or stroller.
17. Rocketman DIY costume
Ready, set, take off! This DIY rocketman costume is a great way to repurpose recycled goods plus they’ll get to take off all night while collecting their favorite treats.
18. Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Pretty sure the Ninja Turtles will never go out of style. Sometimes buying their costumes in the store can be pricey, that’s why I’m really loving this clever DIY costume… and it looks even better in my opinion!
19. Handy Manny DIY costume
Have a little one that loves Handy Manny or maybe wants to be just like Dad?! This adorable DIY costume is easy to throw together last minute and chances are you already have everything you need.
20. Lamb DIY costume
Grab a couple of bags of cotton balls and get to gluing! This adorable DIY costume is not just easy, but super affordable too.