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Skip the store and whip up a cute and crafty costume

 

We're so excited for Halloween, the one day of the year you can be whoever (or whatever!) you want. Feeling a little creative? Here are some spooky and fun costumes you can whip up in time for your boo-worthy bash. Bonus: some of these ideas are better with a bestie, so grab you girl and get crafting together.
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    Rosie the Riveter 

    The iconic poster comes to life with this crazy-easy get-up. Perfect for girl-power moments...and last-min invites. 

    What you’ll need:

    Denim shirt

    Red bandana 

    A fierce attitude  

    Photo credit: pinterest.com

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    Thing 1 and 2

    Ahh, the beloved Cat in the Hat characters burst onto the Halloween scene, in tutus no less. Promise us you won't cause trouble wherever you go?

    What you'll need:

    Blue shirts

    Red tutus

    Red knee socks

    Tights and gym shorts 

    Felt, glue and paint (to make the Thing 1 and Thing 2 tags) 

    Photo credit: pinterest.com 

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    Where's Waldo?

    When you're dressed as Wanda (aka, Waldo in a skirt), you'll definitely get spotted.

    What you'll need:

    Red striped shirt

    Denim skirt

    Red hat (or red and white striped hat)

    Glasses

     

    Photo credit: pinterest.com 

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    Flapper girl

    Whether you loved The Great Gatsby or just want to glam it up, this outfit just requires your LBD and a few feathers. 

    What you'll need:

    Simple shift dress

    Fringe trim

    Sequin headband

    Feathers

    Beads

    Photo credit: iweathecanvas.com 

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    Minions

    You and your BFF will becme instantly meme-worthy. Too cute.

    What you'll need:

    Yellow shirt

    Overalls (or suspenders)

    Goggles

    High yellow socks 

    Photo credit: sequoitmedia.com 

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    Minnie Mouse

    For Disney-lovers who don't want to go the princess route...or anyone who wants to kick it old-school. Points if you can make it a group get-up, and bring along a Mickey or Pluto. 

    What you'll need:

    Red shirt

    White gloves

    Black skirt

    Mouse ears

    Red bow

    Black facepaint for your nose 

     

    Photo credit: pinterest.com

     

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    Mummy

    We swear, the messy hair seriously makes this look. Mane aside, this is the ultimate "I have no costume and the party is in an hour" costume. 

    What you'll need:

    Ripped white sheets

    White pants

    White shirt

    Facepaint  

    Photo credit: costumepedia.com 

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by Danielle Bryant | 2/1/2016
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