Top 10 baby costume ideas for Halloween

Oct 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET

It's your baby's first Halloween! Make it special with these oh-so-adorable costumes you cannot only buy, but also DIY!


Popcorn baby

Popcorn baby costume

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This baby is cute enough to eat! Disguising her baby carrier as the bag, this mama added popcorn to a beanie for a cute little bag of popcorn.


Mini moose

Moose baby costume

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Costing a total of $4, this mini moose is cute and cheap! Crafted with a brown baby sweat suit and white gloves sewn into the hood, this outfit can be worn well past October 31.


Little kitty

Kitten baby costume

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Mamas who love putting their daughters in tutus will purr over this black kitty costume. In this easy DIY, your little girl will break hearts on her first trick-or-treat outing.


Crazy octopus

octopus baby costume

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Perfect for babies who aren't yet walking, this crazy octopus costume will look awesome when your baby is sitting upright. Made with socks and buttons, this is an easy and memorable DIY.


No-sew owl costume

No-sew baby owl costume

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Find a pretty pink onesie and start cutting up triangles to make your baby girl the prettiest owl on the block. Have a hoot and make her a matching mask to give yourself an adorable baby costume that your neighbors will rave about.


What a hoot

Owl baby costume

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From DIY to buy, allow your baby to be warm and cute this Halloween with this oh-so-adorable owl costume. Cuddly and comfortable, this costume fits babies from 6 to 18 months. (Nordstrom, $37)


Puppy love

Puppy baby costume

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Snuggle close with your little puppy this Halloween. So cute and picture-perfect, it will be hard not to put your baby in this costume every single day. (Target, $28)


Mike Wazowski

Mike Wazowski costume

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No, your baby certainly isn't a monster, but he will look sweeter than ever in this Mike Wazowski onesie equipped with a horned beanie. It will be scary how cute he really is. (Disney Store, $10-$20)


Baby mermaid

Baby mermaid costume

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Little lady babies will coo for this crocheted mermaid outfit. Not only great for dressing up on Halloween, this would be a great outfit for newborn photo ops. (Etsy, $20)


Little cupcake

Little cupcake baby costume

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She's your little cupcake, so why not show the world? She'll be adorable with a little cupcake dress and cherry-topped hat, and you'll love looking back at your sweet little girl's first Halloween. (Toys R Us, $20)

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