15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas

Forget to buy a Halloween costume?  Trying to save some money during the Government Shutdown?  Don’t look any further than your own closet for the solution.  Here are a few ideas to help you out.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Add a red bandana to a pair of jeans and a denim shirt, and you’re all set to be Rosie the Riveter.  Extra points for red lipstick.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

A robe, slippers, and towel wrapped around your head make the perfect Spa Princess costume.  Extra points for donning a facemask.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

If you own an orange or pumpkin colored shirt, you’re all set to be Pumpkin Pi.  Extra points if you carry around a can of whipped cream.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Add felt or cardboard wings and eyes to a black ski cap to become a Black Bat.  Extra points if you go around singing Dada Dada Dada Dada Batman.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

A little bit of tin foil and cardboard is all you need to create some unique Viking Gear.  Extra points for a sword, hammer, or battle-ax.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

It’s easy to Monkey around if you own a brown sweatshirt; just add a felt belly and ears.  Extra points for eating bananas all night long.

 15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Everyone has a Rainbow in his or her closet.  Extra points for making a pot of gold to go with it.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

A red cardigan helps to create the perfect Mister Rogers look.  Extra points if you wear your wife or girlfriend’s red cardigan.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Own a pink skirt?  Add a tight fitting white t-shirt and tights to a pair of Ballerina flats to become the perfect dancing swan.  Extra points for putting your hair in a bun and wrapping ribbons around your ankles.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Add felt teeth, eyes, warts, and horns to a brightly colored sweatshirt to become the cutest Monster at the party.  Extra points for making monster feet to match.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Wrap yourself into a box to become God’s Greatest Gift to Women.  Extra points if you actually are God’s Greatest Gift to Women.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Take it back to grade school, when you were the cutest little paper bag Indian.  Extra points for a feathered headdress.

There’s always the traditional Toga.  Extra points if it comes undone half way through the night, giving people a glimpse of what’s underneath.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

Break out that retro style dress or suit to transform into the perfect Mad Men couple.  Extra points for wearing pearls and a skinny tie.

15 DIY Simple Last Minute Halloween Cosume Ideas | Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice

If all else fails, and you have absolutely nothing in your closet to make into a costume, go as your favorite Pet.  Extra points if you walk around on all fours barking or meowing.

ORIGINALLY POSTED 10/15/2013




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