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Way more Halloween costume ideas than you'll ever need

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DIY Halloween made easy

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DIY Halloween made easy

From spooky to silly to pretty darn clever, we've got dozens of DIY costume ideas to keep you busy this Halloween.

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Audrey Hepburn

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Audrey Hepburn

Eat breakfast at Tiffany's this Halloween as Audrey Hepburn!

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Cupcake

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Cupcake

Bite into something sweet this Halloween! Get creative as a cupcake!

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Despicable Me minion

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Despicable Me minion

Channel your inner minion this Halloween!

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Ice cream cone

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Ice cream cone

Be sweet and cool just like an ice cream cone!

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Sun Drop girl

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Sun Drop girl

Dance the night away this Halloween as the Sun Drop girl!

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Great Gatsby

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Great Gatsby

Try dressing up as your best Daisy this Halloween, old sport! Time travel back to The Great Gatsby!

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Pitch Perfect

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Pitch Perfect

You'll be looking aca-awesome when you dress up like the ladies from Pitch Perfect this Halloween!

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Pinterest board

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Pinterest board

How about dressing up as a Pinterest board this year?

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Tarot reader

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Tarot reader

Predict a fun-filled Halloween this year when you dress up as a tarot reader!

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Flamingo

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Flamingo

Fly high this Halloween as a flamingo!

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Patty Mayonnaise and Doug Funnie

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Patty Mayonnaise and Doug Funnie

Feeling "Funnie" this Halloween? Try Dressing up as Patty Mayonnaise and Doug Funnie this Halloween!

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Gumball machine

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Gumball machine

Blow bubbles as a gumball machine.

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Queen of Hearts

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Queen of Hearts

Don't dare cross this queen on Halloween! Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Flapper

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Flapper

Jazz Halloween up with these darling, colorful flapper looks. Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Hippie

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Hippie

This costume is quick and easy. Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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80s prom date

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80s prom date

This costume is all about big hair and big clothes (and bring '80s colors, of course!). Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Ghost

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Ghost

We loved this creative ghost costume! You can easily make your own with white fabric and strips of pearls and chain over a grey dress. Don't forget the spooky makeup! Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Rosie the Riveter

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Rosie the Riveter

Spread some girl power as Rosie the Riveter.

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Broken iPhone

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Broken iPhone

Having a broken iPhone is a fear of many. Scare your friends with this DIY costume.

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Fruit of the Loom grapes

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Fruit of the Loom grapes

Nothing is more awesome than grapes bringing wine to a party.

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Raggedy Ann

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Raggedy Ann

How fun is this! Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Witch

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Witch

Scare people senseless on Halloween in this witch costume. Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Where's Waldo

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Where's Waldo

Document your Halloween hijinks with a camera, like Waldo.

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Dorothy

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Dorothy

With shoes as cute as these, you're definitely not in Kansas anymore. Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Lady pirate

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Lady pirate

Make sure you have a holster so you don't have to carry the sword around all night. Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Dora the Explorer

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Dora the Explorer

Grab your backpacks and lets vamonos!

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Soap and loofah

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Soap and loofah

Have some squeaky clean fun!

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Garden fairy

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Garden fairy

A bouquet of flowers adds a touch of enchantment. Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Flo the Progressive Lady

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Flo the Progressive Lady

Be Progressive! B-E Progressive!

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Nerds

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Nerds

Nerds have the most fun!

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Katniss Everdeen

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Katniss Everdeen

Kick butt just like Katniss did in the movie, Hunger Games, with this DIY costume.

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Flight attendant

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Flight attendant

Next stop: A Halloween party, of course!

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Dia de los Muertos

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Dia de los Muertos

Miedo! Costume provided by Mardi Gras Costume Shop.

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Disney princess - Belle

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Disney princess - Belle

Bet you never knew dressing up like Belle could be so easy.

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Disney princess - Ariel

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Disney princess - Ariel

Bring a grown-up Ariel to life with a plain, ole white T-shirt.

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Disney princess - Elsa

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Disney princess - Elsa

Because we all secretly want to dress like Elsa, and making her gown is super easy.

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Bat

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Bat

If you've got a little black dress, you're halfway there.

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More Halloween photo galleries

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More Halloween photo galleries

Click here to see terrifying treats for Halloween.

Originally published Oct. 2012. Updated Aug. 2016.

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