100 Easy to Make Halloween Costumes

Halloween’s right around the corner and it’s time to get ready with these easy DIY Halloween costumes.

The goal is to help you find an awesome Halloween costume whether it’s something last minute, something to quickly throw on or maybe even a costume that will require a little bit of effort.

You’ll find something here for everyone – Kids, Teens, Adults and even your furry ones!

Easy Kids DIY Halloween Costumes

1- Elmo Costume

easy diy halloween costumes
Source: Moms & Crafters

This elmo costume is easy to make and requires no sew.

Get the DIY instructions from Moms & Crafters.

2 - Laffy Taffy Costume

Source: One Crazy Mom

This is another cute, no sew project.

Felt & glue and you’re good to go.

Get the instructions from One Crazy Mom.

3 - Inflatable Tube Man

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Source: Desert Chica

This is definitely a unique costume.

It’s made from 2 hampers!

Get the instructions from Desert Chica.

4 - Poop Emoji Costume

easy diy Halloween costumes
Source: 5 Minutes for Mom

You may or may not have a hard time convincing the kiddos to wear this one.

But if you’re pressed for time, here you go.

Get the instructions from 5 Minutes for Mom.

5 - Lego Costume

Source: The Frugal Navy Wife

If you’ve got any Lego fans at home they’ll love this one.

Get the step-by-step instructions from The Frugal Navy Wife.

6 - Rey Costume (The Force Awakens)

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Source: Cool Mom Picks

Keep the force strong with this costume.

See this and other amazing strong girl costumes here.

7 - Little Old Lady Costume

Source: Costume Works

Not that you’d want to see the kids grow up too quickly but this is too cute of a costume.

See it over at Costume-Works.

8 - Glowing Stick Man

Source: Creative Green Living

Not only is this original but it is also a great way to not lose sight of your kids (not that you would).

 Get the instructions from Creative Green Living.

9 - Pirate Costume

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Who said Pirates were a thing of the past?

Get the easy DIY instructions from Mom Endeavors.

10 - Scarecrow Costume

easy diy Halloween costumes
Source: A Night Owl

You can have this cute scarecrow costume completed in one afternoon.

Follow these instructions from A Night Owl Blog.

11 - Lion Halloween Costume

Source: A Night Owl

This is another easy and adorable Halloween costume inspired by A Night Owl.

Get the instructions here.

12 - Rain Cloud Costume

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Source: Make It Love It

This is a really fun costume.

Hopefully you don’t get any actual rain to ruin your chances of trick or treating.

Get the DIY instructions from Make It Love It.

13 - Pizza Costume

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Source: Craft Create Cook

Say cheeeese!!

Get the pizza slice instructions from Craft Create Cook.

14 - Frog Costume

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Source: Momtastic

This is a really easy last minute costume.

Get the DIY instructions from Momtastic.

15 - Sunshine Costume

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Source: Real Simple

Put a smile on everyone’s face with this bright costume.

Get the How-to from Real Simple.

Here are a few more easy DIY Halloween costumes courtesy of Real Simple

17 - Superhero Costume

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Source: Real Simple

Everyone needs their own little superhero.

Get the instructions here.

18 - Pig In A Blanket

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Source: Real Simple

Create your own adorable piggy costume.

Get the instructions here.

19 - Hula Girl

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Source: Real Simple

Bringing the island vibes straight to you.

Get the instructions here.

20 - Fallen Angel

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Source: Real Simple

A little angel just for mom and dad.

Get the instructions here.

21 - Mad Scientist

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Source: Real Simple

Who wouldn’t want a taste of this mad scientist’s concoctions?

Get the instructions here.

22 - Detective

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Source: Real Simple

Wouldn’t this make for a cute little spy?

Get the instructions here.

23 - Spelling Bee

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Source: Real Simple

This Halloween costume will create a buzz – literally.

Get the full instructions here.

24 - Scuba Diver

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Source: Real Simple

This is basically a carryover of some the items you used during the summer break.

Get the instructions here.

25 - Safari Guide

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Source: Real Simple

Kids love to adventure. This makes for an appropriate costume.

Get the instructions here.

26 - Rocket Man

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Source: Real Simple

Get ready to take off!

Get the instructions here.

27 - Monarch Butterfly

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Source: Real Simple

Another adorable DIY costume that will bring a lot of smiles.

Get the instructions here.

28 - Raining Cats and Dogs

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Source: Real Simple

Besides the raincoat and the umbrella, all you’ll need is a few of your kid’s toys and a glue gun to recreate this costume.

Get the instructions here.

29 - Drummer

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Source: Real Simple

Cute costume and it’s easy to make.

Music to your ears right?

Get the instructions here.

30 - Saturn

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Source: Real Simple

The key to this costume is to incorporate as many rings as you can.

Get the instructions here.

East Teen DIY Halloween Costumes

31 - Cereal Bowl Costume

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Source: Studio DIY!

Choosing to be a big spoonful of cereal might just do the trick.

Get the DIY instructions from Studio DIY.

32 - Harley Quinn Costume

Source: CGH

This costume is more about making sure you recreate the perfect Harley Quinn ponytail and makeup.

Click here for the instructions.

33 - Bat Costume

Source: She Knows

You’d be surprised to know you can make this costume in just about 10 minutes.

Get the instructions here.

34 - Mermaid Costume

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Source: Lauren Conrad

This an excellent costume to help re-live some childhood memories.

Get the instructions here.

35 - Giant Pom Pom Costume

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Source: The Neon Tea Party

Not the easiest of DIY halloween costumes but a little bit of time and effort and you’ll have you a giant pom pom.

Click here for the tutorial.

36 - Instagram Costume

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Source: Ink Happi

Not that you need to give your teenagers another reason to be on their phones but this is a costume they’ll likely appreciate.

Get the instructions & printables here.

37 - Renaissance Woman

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Source: Sugar Bee Crafts

Simple renaissance festival inspired costume.

Get the instructions here.

38 - Greek Goddess

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Source: Uncommon Designs

Celebrate Greek mythology with this costume – maybe a bit of a history lesson too.

Click here for the tutorial.

39 - Wonder Woman Costume

This is an inspiring and empowering costume fit for any teenage girl.

Get the tutorial here.

40 - Minnie Mouse Costume

Source: Now That's Peachy

41 - iPhone Costume

Source: Unschool Plus

Definitely cheaper than the cost of a new iPhone.

Get the DIY instructions here.

42 - Gory Brain Costume

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Source: Makezine

If your teenager’s a an of gory things then he’ll love this brain idea.

Click here for the tutorial.

43 - Mad Scientist Costume

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Source: Polka Dot Chair

This costume is great for any science lovers and requires no sew.

Get the instructions here.

44 - Jar Head Costume

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source: Thirty Handmade Days

How awesome is this Halloween costume?

Click here for the instructions.

45 - Teenwolf Costume

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Source: Aqua Seventy 6

All you need is some makeup, the fake fur and about 10 minutes to have your teenager ready for the Halloween festivities.

Get the tutorial here.

46 - Ghost Emoji Costume

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Source: Brit+Co

Great costume to recreate for Halloween.

Get the inspiration from Brit+Co.

47 - Candy Rapper Costume

Source: DIY Network

“Candy rapper?!”… yeah, all puns intended.

Get the instructions here.

48 - Hipster Mummy Costume

Source: DIY Network

You’ll need quite a bit of duct tape for this one but that’s easy to do.

Don’t forget the ‘stache for that hip look.

Click here for the DIY instructions.

49 - All Eyes On Me

Source: DIY Network

Want all eyes on you? Well, here you go.

Get the step-by-step instructions here.

50 - Party Fowl Costume

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Source: DIY Network

Another play on words but it is indeed a funny and easy DIY Halloween costume.

Click here for the instructions.

Easy Adult DIY Halloween Costumes

51 - Holy Guacamole

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Good Housekeeping

No better way to show your love for guac!

Get the steps here.

52 - Here for the BOOS

Source: Club Crafted

Cute, easy and straight to the point.

Doesn’t get any better than that.

Get the step-by-step here.

53 - Flapper Girl Costume

Source: A Beautiful Mess

If you’re a fan of the flapper culture or maybe you need something for a Gatsby themed party then this is the perfect costume for you.

Click here for the instructions.

54 - Snow White Costume

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Source: I Am Style-ish

Bring back any memories?

Get the instructions here.

55 - "It's Raining Men" Costume

Source: Studio DIY

Remember when you had posters of your favorite heartthrobs all over your bedroom wall?

Here’s another way to do it – Halloween style.

Click here for the instructions.

56 - Cactus Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: The Neon Tea Party

Satisfy your cactus obsession with this cute costume.

Get the instructions here.

57 - 90s Toys Costumes

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Source: Studio DIY

Reminisce your favorite childhood characters with this ensemble of costumes.

Get all the instructions here.

58 - Queen Bee Costume

Source: Scratch and Stitch

Create a buzz at your next party.

Click here for the tutorial.

59 - Plant Lady Costume

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Source: A Kailo Chic Life

Nothing wrong with going green for Halloween.

Get the instructions here.

The next set of costumes (60 – 63) are all easy iron-on costumes inspired by The House That Lars Built.

60 - Greenhouse Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: The House That Lars Built

61 - Constellation Costume

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The House That Lars Built

62 - Picnic Blanket Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
The House That Lars Built

63 - Beehive Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
The House That Lars Built

Those last 4 costumes are relatively easy and include items that you likely already have in your closet.

Get the instructions for all 4 costumes here.

64 - Hot Dog & Dressings Costumes

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Source: Studio DIY

Ketchup, Mustard and a Hot Dog…

Get the instructions here.

65 - Tinker Bell Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Love Maegan

Bring everyone’s wishes to life with this costume.

Click here for the tutorial.

66 - Jack In The Box Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Instructables

Not the easiest of costumes to make but it will definitely set you apart from the rest.

Get the instructions here.

67 - Herr Mendl's Costume

Source: Sugar and Cloth

If you haven’t watched The Grand Budapest Hotel you totally should.

Anyway this is an awesome costume based off the movie.

Get the instructions here.

68 - Army Toy Soldiers

Source: Brit+Co

These costumes look quite elaborate but all you need is some thrift store clothes and a couple of spray cans.

Get the instructions here.

69 - Bernie Sanders Costume

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Source: Brit+Co

“Feel the Bern.”

I know it’s cheesy but just had to say it.

Get the instructions here.

70 - Pantone Color Combo

Source: Sugar and Cloth

This is a good way to brighten any Halloween party – literally.

Get the instructions here.

71 - Soda Jerk Costume

easy diy Halloween costumes
Source: Lovely Indeed

Bring back the retro look with this soda jerk costume.

Click here for the tutorial.

72 - Circus Ringmaster

Source: Tell Love and Party

Do you think you could be the leader of the greatest show on earth?

Get the instructions here.

73 - Spaceman Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Tell Love and Party

An easy DIY Halloween costume that’s out of this world.

Get the instructions here.

74 - Blessing In Disguise

Source: Good Housekeeping

Because you are indeed a blessing in disguise!

Click here for the instructions.

75 - Bandits Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Say Yes

Steal the show with these costumes.

Get the step-by-step instructions here.

76 - Beauty and The Beast Costume

easy diy Halloween costumes
Source: Brit+Co

Disney fans will rejoice with creative costume.

Get the instructions here.

77 - White Rabbit Costume

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Source: Color Me Courtney

This Alice in Wonderland costume will have you scurrying down a rabbit hole.

Get the instructions here.

78 - Reba McEntire & Dolly Parton Costumes

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Source: Living After Midnite

Great idea for you and your bestie.

Click here for the instructions.

79 - Old Married Couple Costume

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Source: A Bit Of Sweet and Color

Just because you’re older doesn’t mean you can’t have fun!

Get the tutorial here.

80 - "But That's None Of My Business" Costume

Source: Three Little Ferns

Meme fans will immediately recognize this costume. 

Click here for the DIY instructions.

Easy Pet DIY Halloween Costumes

81 - Unicorn Costume

Source: Craft Box Girls

A unique costume for a unique pet.

Get the instructions here.

82 - Cupcake Costume

Source: Lovely Indeed

Imagine how adorable your pet will be in this cupcake costume.

Get the step-by-step instructions here.

83 - Mummy Costume

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Source: Costume Works

You can recreate this Halloween costume with just some medical gauze.

Get the instructions here.

84 - Lion's Mane Costume

Source: HGTV

Try out this awesome no-sew lion’s mane with some felt, snap tape & glue sticks.

Click here for the step-by-step instructions.

85 - Court Jester Costume

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Showcase your dog’s playful spirit with this costume.

Get the instructions here.

86 - Coffee Pup

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Whiskers Gone Wild

All you need is your coffee and your coffee pup.

Best of both worlds.

Get the instructions here.

87 - Garden Gnome Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Crafting Chicks

You might have a hard time keeping people away from your furry one with a costume like this.

Get the tutorial here.

88 - French Chef Costume

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Source: HGTV

Parlez vous francais?

Get this chef inspiration here.

89 - Rastafarian Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: HGTV

Nothing says Halloween like a groovy cat.

Click here for the step-by-step instructions.

90 - Bat Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: HGTV

Felt, velcro and pipe cleaners will help transform your cat (or dog) into a winged creature.

Get the instructions here.

91 - Three Eyed Monster Costume

diy Halloween costumes
Source: DIY Network

It’s a three-eyed pug!

Get the step-by-step instructions.

92 - Pinata Pup

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: HGTV

Give your pet that fiesta-like vibe.

Click here for the instructions.

93 - TMNT Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Crafts by Courtney

This is actually a very easy DIY Halloween costume.

Get the instructions here.

94 - Pirate Costume

Source: Luigi and Me

95 - Pikachu Costume

Source: Mey Lynn

Watch this incredible cat costume tutorial here.

96 - Armored Cat

Source: Instructables

This costume totally reminds me of Bowser Mario.

Print the 3D files here.

97 - Minion Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: 2 Cats & 1 Doll

Another incredible and easy costume tutorial.

Watch the video here.

98 - Princess Leia Costume

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: 2 Cats & 1 Doll

Reveal your cat’s true fearless character.

Get the tutorial here.

99 - Astronaut Pup

easy DIY Halloween costumes
Source: Costume Works

“Houston we have a problem!”

Click here for the steps.

100 - Strawberry Costume

Source: Professor Pin Cushion

You have to admit this is a sweet Halloween costume.

Click here for the tutorial.

That rounds up our list of easy DIY Halloween costumes.

Plenty of options for you to choose from and most of them can be made in no time.

If you’ve got any other DIY costume ideas, please feel free to share below.

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