Do it yourself this Halloween!

October 9, 2013

In a few short weeks, the street will be filled with creatures of all kinds. Witches, wizards, clowns and ghosts will roam the streets with bags of candy in hand. It is that magical time of year once again; Halloween. Coming up with the perfect Halloween costume can take extensive amounts of time. The trick is how to find the perfect balance of uniqueness and originality all while not breaking the bank.

Skip the jam-packed costume stores this year and make your own costume! We have some fun and easy ideas for the whole family this Halloween. We did not forget about the four-legged friends! Featured below are DIY pet costumes as well.

Check out these 5 EASY DIY costume inspirational ideas for this Halloween:

1. From the Dr. Seuss classic, ” The Cat in the Hat” comes the two troublemakers, Thing 1 and Thing 2. This DIY costume is perfect for any age.

2. DIY Garbage bag witch costume. This no-sew costume is a great last minute costume idea that you can make with things around the house!

3. Let’s get Risky! Risky Business that is. This classic 80′s film makes for the perfect Halloween costume. Putting together this costume is easy as pie. All you need is a men’s dress shirt, slip on a pair of old school scrunch socks and a fresh pair of men’s briefs. Finish off the look with Tom Cruise’s unmistakable Risky Business wayfarer shades. Most importantly, practice your slide!

4. A great costume idea for men is a bee keeper. Create buzz this Halloween with this EASY costume idea for men.

 5. Sometimes, it’s all about the details. Everyone is familiar with the iconic Medusa hairstyle. With a few braids and inexpensive rubber snakes, you too can be the sneaky, mythical goddess.

 6. Lions and dinosaurs and spiders OH MY! We didn’t forget about your Furry Friends. Dress up your pet with any of these 27 easy DIY pet costume ideas for this Halloween. After they are dressed to the nines, don’t forget to photograph them and enter them into our Furry Friends contest on Facebook! You and your stylish pet could win $100 gift card to PetSmart or other great prizes.



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