BABIES: DIY Charlie Brown

How cute is Baby Gray in his DIY Charlie Brown costume?! The Gray Matters whipped up this super easy costume by using fabric paint to paint black zig-zags on a yellow t-shirt. The black shorts, yellow socks, and brown baby loafers make up the rest. The best thing about it is that all of these pieces can be worn again the other 364 days of the year.

DIY Charlie Brown

If you like Charlie Brown, here is another easy no-sew option!

KIDS: DIY penny costume

Art Can’t Hurt whipped up this super cute DIY penny costume for her son. The best part is that this costume is made out of recycled materials. She used a large cardboard circle and cut out cardboard letters for the penny details. Abraham Lincoln has a brown felt beard, and she used bronzer to give his face a copper tone. Part your hair on the side and wear a gold toned coat and voila penny costume!

DIY penny costume

For more DIY penny costume details check out Art Can’t Hurt! Oh and if you’re looking for more money costume ideas, here is a cute mom and baby bag of money and robber costume!


GROUPS: Social media costumes

Why not be social media for Halloween! There is no shortage of fun sites to dress up as… You Tube, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit… just to name a few! These girls use American Apparel tank dresses and fabric paint to craft up handmade social media costumes!

Social media costumes


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KIDS: DIY marathon costume

Get your little one on the exercise train early with a DIY marathon costume! I love that you probably have mpst of the things to make this costume on hand! You’ll just need work out wear… and the sweat bands are a must! Then pin a number card to the kiddos chest and back and voila… marathon costume complete!

DIY Marathon costume


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GROUPS: DIY troll costumes

Group costumes are so much fun! Grab all of your girlfriends and turn yourselves into trolls for the night! Theses girls bought the Nylon Tricot Figure Skater Dress from American Appear and glued on giant rhinestones over their belly buttons to create DIY troll costumes. Grab a colored wig and bobby pin the wig hair around a small bowl to give it the raindrop look. Hairspray is your friend with this hair do! (Image from American Apparel.)

DIY troll costumes

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Group costume ideas

BABIES: DIY Pillsbury dough boy

All you need for the DIY Pillsbury dough boy costume is a long sleeve white onesie and white pants and a chef hat! You could use any piece of white fabric to make a simple scarf. You can print the Pillsbury logo off of the internet and glue it onto a plain white chef hat! What a fun idea!
DIY Pillsbury dough boy


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BABIES: DIY gnome costume

This DIY gnome costume won the grand prize in the Mom365 costume contest! The great part about this costume is that it is actually pretty simple to put together. You will need a red hat with crazy white eyebrows and a white beard to match. Felt is the perfect, inexpensive material for this. And then a plaid shirt, suspenders, and jeans will do the rest. Of course the pot and felt flower add a lot of cuteness too!

DIY gnome costume


KIDS: DIY nun costume

Making a DIY nun costume is cheap and easy! You can make the black robe form ant piece of black fabric, just cut a whole for the head and add a rope at the waist. A white bib is perfect for around the neck! You can use a black pillow case for the head piece!

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ADULTS: DIY camera costume

This DIY camera costume is sure to win a prize at this years Halloween costume! The great thing is all you really need is cardboard and a 5 gallon bucket! Oh and some time! I especially love the lid of the bucket dangling off as the lens cover! Oh and did I mention this camera really takes pictures! Wow!

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PETS: DIY ET and Elliot costume

How cute are these DIY ET and Elliot costumes? It’s the purr-fect costume for pet lovers (pun intended)! All you need is a red hooded sweater and jeans. Fido just needs a white dish towel and a dangling Reeses Pieces packet from the basket. The basket is an important accessory too… just add bike handles to a black crate! Adorable!

DIY Elliot and ET costumes

Love the costume, Rachelle and Gigi! See more ET and Elliot costume deets at C.R.A.F.T. And here are lots more clever DIY pet costumes!