12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

With only a few weeksleft until Halloween, it’s probably time to start getting your costume organized. Anyone can just go to a costume store, pick something off the rack and then spend the entire night hoping they won’t bump into someone wearing the exact same thing, but what’s the fun in that? Not only that, but buying a Halloween costume can be prettyexpensive, too!

Creativity should really be the cornerstone of Halloween, be it making incredible DIYHalloween decorationsorspooky snacks and treats. Now it’s time to throw together a personalized costume, and making it is half the fun. Whether it is something spooky or wacky you are after, you don’t need to be a creative genius with a background in haberdashery to make it: you just need some basic sewing skills and equipment to get the job done in the most difficult cases.

So, have a look through some of these ideas whether you are looking to mimic something or you are just looking for inspiration and get started on that custom Halloween costume to pairwith your creepy eye makeup,stat.

1. Cactus

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • Green dress
  • White yarn
  • Yellow, pink, purple and/or red yarn
  • Headband
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun

How to make it:

  1. Cut several 9″ pieces of yarn. Fold one piece into thirds and snip open the loops so you have three separatepieces of yarn that are three inches each.
  2. Tie these together in a single knot in the center. Repeat with all your other pieces.
  3. Lay out your dress on a flat surface and heat up your glue gun. Place a bead of hot glue on the back of the knot in your yarn pieces and hot glue all these over the dress as desired.
  4. Now its time to make pom-pom flowers! Take your desired color of yarn and wrap it around and around your hand a couple dozen times.
  5. Slip the looped yarn off your hand. Cut a separate small piece of yarn and tie it around the middle of the looped yarn.
  6. Cut through all the loops on each side of the yarn.
  7. Fluff out your pom-pom and then repeat these steps to create five more pom-poms.
  8. Hot glue two finished pom-poms to one shoulder of the dress.
  9. Then, hot glue one pom-pom to the wrist of the opposite side of the dress.
  10. Lastly, glue the remaining three pom-poms onto a headband.

2. Sushi

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • White tank top
  • Black skirt
  • Pillow with salmon colored pillow-case
  • Craft glue
  • Satin tape
  • Hair clip
  • Lime green and salmon colored felt
  • Black ribbon

How to make it:

  1. Takesome strips of white satin tape and glue them diagonally onto the pillow.
  2. Cut a flower shape from the green felt,fold and glue the green felt into a bulb shape.
  3. Cut the salmon felt into 1” strips, fold and glue them over each other.
  4. Glue both pieces to hair clip.
  5. Wear with white tank top and black skirt, glue pillow to your back, and wrap black ribbon around.

3. Unicorn

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • Opaque liquid metal pantyhose
  • Cotton jersey halter one-piece leotard
  • Womens wig
  • Unicorn costume kit (available at most costume stores)
  • Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars

How to make it:

  1. Simply layer your pieces and throw your unicorn headband over your wig.
  2. The tail has a loop, but you can attach it better with fashion tape.

4. Watermelon Slice

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • Pink dress
  • Headband
  • yard of green tulle (two colors optional)
  • 1 piece of felt paper
  • Double-sided sticky tape

How to make it:

  1. Cut tule in strips and tie on a headband.
  2. Cut one seed from felt paper, trace it, and cut four more, then tape to dress with double-sided sticky tape.

5. Gumball Machine

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • Red dress
  • Fabric glue
  • Lots of colorful pom-poms
  • Gray felt
  • Black sharpie

How to make it:

  1. Use fabric glue to add pom-poms all over the top part of the dress. Try to vary the colors throughout the dress.
  2. Cut out a small rectangle of grey felt. Use a black marker to draw the 25 cents sign and the gum dispenser.
  3. Use fabric glue to add the gum dispenser to the dress.

6. Shooting Star

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • Gold leotard
  • Gold leggings
  • Nude knee-high stockings
  • Gold ribbon
  • Gold spray-paint
  • Headband
  • Ruler
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Foam board

How to make it:

  1. Spray headband gold
  2. Use a ruler to draw the shape of a 5-point star onto the foam board, and cut out with a craft knife.
  3. Place headband on the star, stretching it out an inch or two to fit the size of your head, and trace with a pencil.
  4. Use the craft knife to cut out semicircle.
  5. Spray paint front and back of the star gold.
  6. Squeeze hot glue onto the top of the headband and press against top of circle cut-out in star.
  7. To make the arm streamers, cut the toe off your knee-high stockings.
  8. Use hot glue to attach ribbons, slightly overlapping them.
  9. Continue down the length of the whole sleeve, and repeat with the second stocking.

7. Ice Cream

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • White shirt
  • Tan dress
  • Cardstock in rainbow colors (or pre-made sprinkles!)
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Red balloon
  • Clear tape
  • Stretchy headband or bobby pins

How to make it:

  1. Cut out several sprinkles shapes from your various cardstock colors and glue them to the shirt
  2. To make the cherry, cut out a long stem shape from red cardstock. Partially blow up the red balloon and tie it. Fold a half-inch of the stem under and tape the new tab to the top of the balloon.
  3. Slip the balloons tail under the elastic headband or secure with several bobby pins.

8. Sheep

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • White dress
  • White beanie
  • Black and pink felt
  • Needle
  • String
  • Fabric glue
  • Lots and lots of cotton balls
  • Black tights
  • Long-sleeved black shirt

How to make it:

  1. Apply a lot of glue to a cotton ball, and start gluing them on, covering the entire dress in cotton balls.
  2. To make the hat, begin by cutting out two ears in black and pink felt.
  3. Use a needle and string to sew the ends of the ears inwards a little to give them a round shape, then sew the ears to the sides of a white beanie hat.
  4. Start covering the beanie with cotton balls just like you did with the dress untilthe entire hat is covered, too.

9. Cupcake

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • large plastic tub
  • Three pieces of hot pink poster board
  • Polyfil
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Multi-colored pom-poms
  • Pink ribbon
  • Red ball
  • Superglue
  • Headband
  • Green pipe-cleaner

How to make it:

  1. Cut the bottom out of plastic tub.
  2. Accordion-fold three pieces of poster board and hot-glue to the side of the tub.
  3. Make “icing” out of polyfil and hot-glue to the top of the tub.
  4. Glue multi-colored pom-poms as sprinkles to the “icing”.
  5. Attach ribbon to the handles of the tub to hold it up.
  6. Super-glue the red ball to the headband and stick a green pipe-cleaner in the air hole to make the cherry on top.

10. Piata

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • Nude leotard
  • Crepe paper
  • Scissors
  • Hot-glue gun

How to make it:

  1. Cut crepe paper into long, 1 wide strips.
  2. Use hot glue gun to attach strips to bottom half of leotard in three layers, all the way around, creating the skirt. Cut skirt strips to desired length in zig zag pattern.
  3. Cut crepe paper into long 3 wide strips, making sure that the length of the strips run perpendicular to the grain of the crepe paper to allow stretching when worn. Use scissors to cut 2 long fringe into the strips .
  4. Glue fringed crepe paper strips in arched pattern on front of the bodice , and wrap around back of bodice to cover.
  5. Use remaining fringe strips to trim neckline and straps.

11. Pineapple

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • Yellow dress
  • Pineapple hat template
  • Green poster board
  • Toilet paper roll
  • Headband or ribbon
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Scissors

How to make it:

  1. Cut out all your leaves from your green poster board using the template provided.
  2. Curl each of the top of the leaves slightly by running your fingers over the tips. Once everything is cut, glue the four largest leaves around the cardboard tube, covering the entire tube. Curl each leaf around the tube and hold until dry.
  3. Repeat this process, using consecutively smaller leaves and working your way down the cardboard tube until you reach the bottom.
  4. Attach tube to headband or ribbon.

12. Medusa

12 Super Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Wont Believe Are DIY

What you’ll need:

  • White or beige dress
  • Metallic sandals
  • Gold accessories cuff bracelets, ring, necklace, earrings
  • Bobby pins
  • Rubber snakes

How to make it:

  1. Make several braids all over your head.
  2. Use bobby pins to pin them all over your head.
  3. Then use bobby pins to pin the rubber snakes all over your head!

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