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How to make a cupcake costume those trick-or-treaters will never forget

This cupcake costume DIY is truly a sweet Halloween treat

Cupcake costumes for kids are always a hit on Pinterest, but in our many hours of unofficial research spent pinning, we've seen an interesting turn in the tides this Halloween. Sure, you're still likely to see half a dozen kids' cupcake costumes on your Pinterest feed — with just as many adult cupcake ensembles being repinned like crazy.

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It makes sense. A cupcake costume is cute, quick and easy when you're short on time, and it gives you the perfect excuse not to act your age:

This cupcake costume DIY is truly a sweet Halloween treat
Image: Joy Findeisen/SheKnows

Supplies:

  • Large tub
  • Saw or box cutter
  • One large bag of poly fill
  • One bag of small multicolored pom-poms
  • One yard of tulle
  • 4 large pieces of poster board (color of your choice)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Headband
  • Scissors
  • Toilet paper roll
  • Ribbon
  • Sheet of colored felt
  • Gold paperweight (can be found at party supply stores)
  • Pink tights

Directions:

1. The cupcake

This cupcake costume DIY is truly a sweet Halloween treat
Image: Joy Findeisen/SheKnows

With a steady hand and a friend to help, grab a saw or box cutter and cut off the bottom of the tub. The amount you cut off will depend on your height and the length you want the cupcake to be.

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2. The cupcake wrapper

This cupcake costume DIY is truly a sweet Halloween treat
Image: Joy Findeisen/SheKnows

Fold each piece of paper in approximately two-inch sections like an accordion. Fold four pieces of poster board to assure you'll have enough to wrap around the tub.

Next Up: Get gluing

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