Last-Minute Halloween Costumes You Can Quickly DIY

Are you on of the many people who scramble and wait til the last minute to pick your costume for Halloween? It might be like that because we go through the constant back-and-forth question of: “do I even want to dress up this year?” But then, the FOMO kicks in and we HAVE to dress up … it seems to happen every time.

Well no need to worry or break the bank on a costume you will only where for a few hours the entire year. Here are some great dress-up ideas for this October 31st!

Our top 5

ghk_web_poopemojiPoop Emoji

If you spent all your time texting this emoji and completely forgot about your Halloween costume (like we did), this is your inevitable October 31st look.

What you’ll need: big googly eyes ($5,, brown felt ($13,, popsicle sticks ($7,, glue ($3,




breadwinner-1535482242Bread Winner

You’re bound to fall in loaf with this sporty, gluten-tolerant option.

What you’ll need: blue shirt ($10 for 2,, gold medals ($8 for 24,, sweatband ($8,






50 Shades of Grey

This play on the popular E. L. James series is whip-smart … no Red Room required! Pick up some paint swatches at your local hardware store and tape them on a T-shirt.

What you’ll need: black shirt ($18 for 4,






Hawaiian Punch

Think outside of the juice box with this island getaway-inspired interpretation of your favorite childhood beverage.

What you’ll need: Hawaiian shirt ($20,, boxing gloves ($26,, lei ($8 for 12,






blessingindisguise-1535482763Blessing in Disguise

Even if you’ve waited until the last second to pull something together, you’ll feel beyond blessed for this idea.

What you’ll need: black shirt ($16 for 4,, white iron-on letters ($5,, nose-and-mustache glasses ($9,




Last but not least, Here is our favorite cheap, easy, funny family dress up idea:


You can watch a video tutorial on how to make it.

DIY tip for this costume: It is difficult to make the costume without bending the glow sticks and activating them. With that said, it’s best to make it right before you go out for the night.


This post was inspired and brought to you by ideas from Good Housekeeping. Be sure to check out the entire list of ideas!
[Photo at top by Volha Flaxeco on Unsplash]

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