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21 ideas to save Halloween!

Oh my heck! It's 2 days until Halloween and you haven't found a Halloween costume yet! Don't panic. I've found some ideas for costumes you can create with items you have around your house. They are simple and easy! You can add more things to the basics I've given to make an awesome costume!


A witch

Witch hat
Black skirt or pants
Black or coordinating
You can add to your outfit by adding striped socks or tights, earrings, a spider ring, or painting your fingernails.
Draw a black mole on your nose


Football player

Jersey
Sweat pants
Black makeup under your eyes
Coordinating Hat
Tennis shoes or cleats
Carry a football


Superman

Tshirt
White shirt
Tie
Glasses
Black pants
Black shoes
Slick your hair and part it to one side


Burglar

Striped shirt
Black pants
Black beanie
Black gloves
Mask or use black paint to paint a mask around your eyes
bag with $


Rosie the Riveter

Jeans
Red bandana
Blue, grey or denim button down shirt- tied in front
Sneakers
Put your hair up
Be sure to say, "You can do it!"


Wednesday Adams

Hair in braids- spray with black hairspray
White button down shirt
Black dress or black sweater and black skirt
Black shoes or boots
Black tights
Black lipstick
Add make up to make your face pale


Scarecrow

Jeans or overalls
Flannel shirt
Straw hat
Raffia to fasten around your cuffs, stuff some in your pockets and under your hat.
Rope for belt
Boots
Paint your face to look like a scarecrow
If you're really ambitious, stitch a few patches on your pants or overalls.


Cowboy/cowgirl

Jeans
Flannel shirt
Cowboy hat
Boots
Belt with buckle
Hair in braids if you're a cowgirl


Minnie Mouse/Mickey mouse

Red skirt or pants
Black shirt, polka dot shirt or a Mickey or Minnie shirt
Ears
Yellow shoes


Lumber jack

Flannel shirt
Thermal shirt underneath
Jeans
Boots
Draw a Beard with brown or black eyeliner
Make a cardboard ax with Tin foil covered head.


Audrey Hepburn

Black dress
Black heels
Pearls! Necklace, earrings, and bracelets
White gloves
Hair up in a bun
Carry a small black purse


Some other options not pictured:

Sheriff

Cowboy costume
Add a badge

Hobo

Lumberjack costume
Omit the ax
Add fingerless gloves
Add a sign written on cardboard with a black sharpie that says, "Will work for Candy!"
Add a stick with a stuffed bandana tied to the end

Mime

Black pants
Black suspenders (opt)
Black hat
Paint face white
Red lipstick

Flower child

Jeans
Tie die shirt
Headband
Flowers
Glasses
Peace necklace
Be sure to flash the peace sign ✌

Einstein

White shirt
Grey hair spray
Black pants
Bow tie
Pencils and pens
Mustache

Newsie

White shirt
Kaki pants
Suspenders
Cap
Newspapers
Sling bag

French girl

Paris t-shirt
Black Capri pants
Red scarf tied around your neck
Barrett
Black flats
Carry a loaf of French bread sticking out of a big purse.

Emoji

Yellow T-shirt with the face of your choice painted on it.
Jeans
An attitude that matches! 😉

Biker

T-shirt
Black leather jacket
Black jeans
Boots
Bandana ties on your head

Miss America

A formal dress
Pumps
Make a homemade sash with glitter writing that says "Miss America"
White gloves
Diamond jewelry
A crown
A bouquet of roses to carry

Use your imagination. Once you start looking around, you can come up with all sorts of things! Good luck! Happy Halloween!




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