No Halloween costume yet? No problem. Here are some Halloween costume ideas that are unique, creative and most importantly, inexpensive. Do try these ideas for kids, adults or group costumes at home-no sewing required!
Kid or Adult Costume: The Zipper– All you need is a black shirt, black pants or jeans and a roll of silver duct tape. You will want to cut approximately 3″ pieces of duct tape. Start on one leg and follow with the other, your legs will appear as if your fly is unzipped. Follow the dashes in one line up the center of your chest.
Adult Costume Girl: Freudian Slip- Hey ladies, here’s another use for that undergarment. Wear a full-length slip, camisole or half slip either over your clothes or if you are feeling daring, just the slip. Grab a Sharpie or black magic marker and white labels. Write Freudian terms on each label and stick all over your undergarment.
Kid or Adult Costume Boy: Superman- This is especially easy and quick for an adult male. Grab those suit pants, button-down shirt and a necktie. If you don’t have a Superman logo shirt, make the logo out of construction paper or felt or print out the logo off the internet and attach to a solid blue shirt. Underneath you will want to wear your Superman shirt, layer with a long-sleeved button down shirt, making sure that the shirt is buttoned down so that the logo is exposed. Tie the necktie so that it is loose and pin to the side of your shirt so that it appears to be coming off or blowing back. You will want to create the illusion that the “Man of Steel” is in mid-transformation. Bonus points for wearing a pair of nerdy glasses.
Kid or Adult Costume: It’s Raining Cats and Dogs- Grab a rain coat or slick, an umbrella and construction paper. Trace and cut using an online pattern for cats and dogs and attach to your umbrella, allowing them to dangle from the bottom and coming down from the top. Compliment with a rain coat and rain boots.
Group Costume: Black Eyed Peas- This is a great idea for adults or kids and can be made on the cheap. You will need black eyebrow pencil or black face paint. Cut out a large “P” and attach with pins or tape to your shirt or plain sweatshirt. Felt works great, but construction paper will work as well. Draw a black circle around one of your eyes, and viola! black-eyed peas.
Kid or Adult Costume: Peanuts’ Charlie Brown- This is pretty simple and requires a black pair of pants, shorts or jeans, a yellow t-shirt and some black felt or construction paper. Trace out a zig-zagged line for the middle of your shirt. After tracing Charlie’s signature shirt pattern, carefully cut out and attach to the middle of your shirt using tape, glue or safety pins. Done!
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