First it’s back to school, then the weather cools down, then it’s officially fall and suddenly—gasp!—it’s Halloween! Time goes by in a flash this time of year, and the holidays always manage to sneak up on me. One minute I’m digging my scarves out of the closet, and the next, there are orange-colored displays at all the stores and everything is pumpkin-flavored. (Not that I’m complaining!) If you, too, have been caught unawares, don’t worry—you’re not alone, and I have a DIY solution!
18 DIY Halloween Costume Ideas
To help you out, I’ve rounded up 18 of my favorite last-minute Halloween costumes so that none of us are left in the dark when things start getting spooky. Because there’s nothing scarier than being the only one without a costume when the trick-or-treaters come to call, right? There are unique Halloween costumes in this list for every kind of personality—whether you’re looking for funny Halloween costume ideas, pop culture references, or timeless costumes based on classic stories. I’ve included Halloween costumes for adults and kids alike. A few of them even pair well together if you’re looking for couple Halloween costumes for you and your hubby! Best of all, each of these easy Halloween costumes can be made quickly and are totally budget-friendly.
Funny Halloween Costume Ideas
You’re sure to get a giggle with these cute costume ideas! Perfect for you or your little ones, these are some DIY costumes that will have the whole neighborhood talking.
Character Costume Ideas
Fairy Tale Costume Ideas
Happily ever after never goes out of style! These classic costumes bring your child’s favorite fairy tales to life. Have fun acting out their favorite stories together as you collect candy around the block!