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  

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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) 

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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)



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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



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

    What you'll need:

    Yellow shirt

    Overalls (or suspenders)


    High yellow socks 

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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 


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    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


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by Danielle Bryant | 2/1/2016