Homemade Costume Ideas For Halloween

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Halloween is quickly approaching, and with that you will need to come up with great costumes. Unfortunately we are in an economic crisis right now, and finding the funds to buy a top notch costume for yourself or your kids might be out of reach. However, that does not mean that you need to forgo Halloween costumes all together. Instead you might want to make some homemade costumes that will be just as eye catching at half of the price.

Pirates are very popular right now. It seems like with the emergence of The Pirates of the Caribbean movies that pirates are universally popular. With a little effort you can create your own pirate costume in a jiffy. If you have clothing in red and black you are on your way there. Try putting on a bright red shirt with some black pouffy pants or a lacy black skirt. Instantly you have the base to your pirate costume. From there all that you need are some accessories to jazz up your ensemble. Add in some black boots, some gold hoop earrings, an eye patch, a sword, and you will be ready to go.

If you have a cardboard box and some gift wrap you will be on your way to a festive homemade Halloween costume. Basically, you simply cut out holes for your head and arms to poke through the cardboard box. Once you do that you can proceed to wrap your box. Use festive wrapping paper and some colorful curling ribbon to finish it off. This Halloween you will bring a smile to everyone’s face with the gift of you!

If you are looking for the ultimate in ease you could always go as garbage for Halloween. To accomplish this you will simply need to take an everyday garbage bag . Cut out leg holes and arm holes. As you step into the bag stuff it with crumpled tissue paper to get that full garbage bag look. Then use a red ribbon to tie the bag around your neck. You will bring a smile and a laugh to everyone’s face who sees you.

Dressing up as a nerd is always another easy homemade Halloween costume idea. To do this all that you need to do is to mismatch your wardrobe. Try mixing many different patterns and colors that do not go together. Pull your pants and socks up high, leave your shirt partially untucked, and accessories with glasses and a pocket protector. If you really want to make it clear, why not wrap some masking tape around the bridge of your glasses?

These are just a few of the homemade costume ideas for Halloween that are out there. With a little bit of creativity and resourcefulness you will be able to find a lot of supplies in your very own home that can help to create the perfect inexpensive Halloween costume for this years celebration!

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