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Homemade Fancy Dress Ideas & DIY Halloween Costumes

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Creative & Unusual Fancy Dress Costume Ideas

It's always a struggle to come up with quick and easy, or clever and imaginative ideas for your fancy dress costumes, so I'm here to help!

I've listed a whole range of costume ideas which you can make yourself, plus prop making tutorials and fancy dress inspiration in a variety of themes with varying levels of difficulty.

Don't worry if you can't sew or you've never made anything before, because there are plenty of ideas that don't require much more than cardboard and sticky tape, or just toilet roll!

Of course, you could just buy a costume, but that's often more expensive and much less fun - plus you run the risk of turning up in the same outfit as someone else (the horror!). I hope the following list of how-tos helps you out :-)

Mummy costume made by John Sumrow - Click here for photos of it being made.

Brilliant Illusion Costumes

Costume Making Introduction

I strongly believe that anyone is crafty enough to make their own costumes - all you really need is an idea - but if you aren't going to enjoy doing it then maybe it's not for you (unless the incentive is to save money, in which case homemade costumes are usually cheaper than bought ones, yay!)

When a Halloween party has a theme I find that it's so much easier to think of a costume idea, but when you have the freedom to dress as anything in the world....that's when it becomes tricky. So if you are struggling, think of:

- Your favourite movies

- Your favourite books

- Your favourite singers & bands (from any decade)

- Historical figures e.g. Napoleon

- Your favourite TV personality or celebrity

- Actors or actresses in the roles they are famous for e.g. Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffanys.

- Recent events and pop culture - you could parody a humorous news story or celebrity scandal

- Comic book characters

- A certain time from the past - and dress like a certain group of people from that time e.g. a Tudor King, a Viking, a Roman, a caveman, a pirate, 90s raver or 60s hippy.

- Infamous people from the past like Blackbeard or Dick Turpin

And failing that, go through the dictionary for inanimate objects you can become! The lists below should also give you plenty of inspiration too, as well as ideas and help for DIY techniques you can use.

Most ideas can be created with cheap everyday materials, methods and tools like: glue, tape, scissors, foam, paint, cardboard (a must-have), fabrics, Duct tape, paper mache, (news)paper, recycled packaging, plaster bandages, clay, faux fur and old/cheap clothes. You can also look at other more specialized materials on the market if you want to create more advanced costumes and props; such as electronics, resins, moldable plastics, latex and so on.

Awesome Pre-Made Costumes - For If You Run Out Of DIY Time!

If you run out of time to make a costume from scratch, there is a great selection of pre-made outfits to choose from. Or you could just browse what is available to give you ideas for your own creations :)

Impressive Mummy Costume

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NYC Walk/Don't Walk Signals

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Photo and costumes by Jesse Kirsch.

Mad Hatter DIY Costume

Gingerbread Man

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Click here for details on how this costume was made.

How To Make Fairy Wings

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A classic costume accessory for fairies and cute girl's costumes.

What you will need:

* 12 gauge wire; any galvanized steel or artistic wire capable of holding it's shape is suitable, and you could also use 14 gauge if you want something a bit easier to bend.

* Synthetic woven mesh fabric such as organza, which is semi-transparent.

* Wire cutter

* Pliers for shaping the wire

* Scissors

* Tacky glue capable of glueing metal and fabric (e.g. 'Aleene's all-purpose tacky glue')

* Black electrical/duct tape

* Braided elastic (in a color to match the wings) OR wide ribbon

* Needle and thread

* Spray paint for painting the wire in a color that matches the wings (optional)

* Any decorative embellishments you want to use such as fabric paint, glitter, ribbons, fur, feathers, sequin, incense sticks to make holes in the fabric etc.

* Newspaper (optional)

* Long stick lighter (e.g. the ones designed to light candles with); not vital but would be very helpful

* Rotary cutter and cutting mat (optional)

- Starting about 4" from the end of the wire, shape it with your pliers to create the upper part of one wing. It may help to draw your design out on newspaper beforehand to give you a template to work to. Also try and keep the wing shape flat as you work.

- When you have shaped the wing, cut the wire about 4" from the end of your shape.

- Repeat the same for process for the lower part of the wing, making sure once again you have a spare 4" of wire at each end.

- Now use these 2 shapes as the templates to copy them. This will give you symmetrical wings consisting of 4 parts.

- At this point you can spray paint the wire if you want to change the color to match your fabric for instance.

- Twist the 4" ends of the wire together for each shape to close the wire frames securely.

- Before you start covering the wings in fabric, make sure that the wire frames lie as flat against your work surface as possible.

- Cut out a rectangular-ish piece of fabric which can be folded over the first wire frame and leave a few inches to spare on each edge. It doesn't have to be too accurate, just make sure it's over 2 times the size of the wire frame.

- Spread glue onto the top of your first wire shape and lay your cut-out piece of fabric onto the top so that it is flat and has no wrinkles. Be sure to position the wire shape so that it is on one half of the fabric piece only.

- Do the same for each wire frame and then leave them to dry.

- Flip the frames and fabric pieces over and now spread glue onto the tops and outside edges of the wire frames.

- Fold each piece of fabric in half so that there is now a fabric layer glued onto both the top and the bottom of each wire frame, sandwiching it in between. Do this for all 4 wing sections and leave to dry.

- Cut around the edge of each wire frame to remove excess fabric. You can re-glue any loose bits after this if necessary.

- To tidy up the cut edges of the fabric you can carefully hold the flame of a lighter near to the edges so that they melt. Obviously try not to burn the fabric! Test it on the edge of some of the leftover fabric first to check it works on your chosen material. The fabric should shrink as it melts, neatening the edges and removing any loose threads.

- Take the twisted wire section of wing part 1 (see diagram) and that of wing part 2 and twist those together to create one full wing. Do the same for the other side.

- Use black electrical tape to join these wing halves together by wrapping it around the twisted wire sections. You can hide this tape later with ribbon/fur or similar if you wish.

- To strap the wings to yourself, you can either tie the center of 2 lengths of ribbon to the central rod (which is the part covered in electrical tape), and then wrap each ribbon around each shoulder/arm and tie in a bow OR you can make 2 loops in braided elastic to fit around your shoulder/arm by sewing the ends together but with an inch or two of one end left free. This excess braided tape can be fed around the central rod and sewn in place to make a loop which holds the elastic in place on the wings.

- You can then decorate how you wish with glue+glitter spirals, fabric paint patterns or embroidery for example. If you want to put holes in the material, use a lit incense stick or your lighter to burn the holes. Practice on a piece of scrap material first though to make sure it gives the effect you want.

- Finished!

* Bear in mind that you can change any of the colors above to suit your preferred tastes :) *

Creepy Winged Raven

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Costume made by Walkabout Wolf - Click here for a close-up of the mask.

Rollercoaster Costume

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A fun idea - and you can act like you are actually on a rollercoaster too for added effect!

Photo by F. Delventhal.

Transformer Costumes

If you fancy a mechanical challenge, you can make your own cardboard transformer costume - and if it's anything like the ones in the video above, you're bound to get some 'oooh's and 'ahhhhh's from your audience!

For mini transformer plans which you can use to scale up and form the basis of your plans, click here.

Halloween Costume Idea Books

If you are still not feeling inspired, there are plenty of books stuffed full of good ideas too!

Jellyfish & Skeleton

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Halloween Costume Props

The following links are how-to projects that give instructions on making different props - from hats to claws - which you can incorporate into your overall fancy dress costume.

Medusa Fancy Dress

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Photo and costume by The Joy Of Fashion - Click here for more photos of this fun costume.

Nintendo Gameboy

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A retro blast from the past!

Photo and costume by Todd Alperovitz@ The Daily Bubble Tea

Glow Stick Costumes

Glowstick costumes are possibly the most simple and ingenious of all costumes, because they are just so effective! You can buy pre-made suits, but I don't see why you can't just make a temporary one with glowsticks attached onto black clothes!

For more info, go here or here.

Desaturated Santa Costume

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This is probably my favourite costume idea ever - and no it's not photoshopped!

Click here for an article written about this costume.

Photo by Andy Thomas.

Umbrella Bat Wings

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Photo and costume by Lenore Edman.

Click here for DIY details.

Knife & Fork

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Makes total sense to me.

Photo and costumes by Neil Peach.

Knight of the Realm

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This fantastic costume is made with cardboard, altered clothes, paper mache and duct tape ...and the wooden swords are bought :)

Photo and fancy dress by Lizette Greco.

'Little Mermaid' Fancy Dress for the Family

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Photo by Jessica.

Collections of Costume Ideas & Inspiration

These websites have lists of fancy dress ideas and photos to inspire.

Nightmare Before Christmas Costumes

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Photo by Jesse Draper.

Banksy Graffiti Costume

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This amazing costume is based on some graffiti art by the famous Banksy, and the costume was made by George Schnakenberg.

Fancy Dress From a Comic Book

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I'm a massive fan of Lichenstein pop art and comic book graphics!

Photo and costume by V_a_n_e_s_s_a.

Click here and here for more photos and Lichtenstein inspiration.

Flying Spaghetti Monster Hat

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Photo and hat by Lenore Edman - Click here for a tutorial.

Fun Accessories For Your Costumes!

Extras, props and accessories are often more cost-effective to buy than make - such as latex masks, wigs, hats and specialized designs like these Quidditch goggles:

More Costume Making Videos & Ideas

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Please Comment On My Lens! 164 comments

Light-in-me 4 years ago

Some really great costume ideas here!

Nice job,

Robin


Obscure_Treasures 4 years ago

These all sound so good,I really like your lens. It gives me a lot idea


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Rita-K 4 years ago

Absolutely wonderful!! I don't think I have seen a better Halloween lens! I love it that you did the whole lens on costumes that weren't commercially produced! Hats off to you!


anonymous 4 years ago

unique costumes


anonymous 4 years ago

great idea for this Halloween this costume suggestions will probably be applied by many to make their Halloween party more fun!!!


glowchick 4 years ago

What a great lens! I loved the Art and of course the Light up inspired ones. Lenrolled and gave you a thumbs up!


WorldVisionary 4 years ago

Lots of great ideas for Halloween!


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charder 4 years ago

Brilliant ideas here. I LOVE the Lichenstein as well and the papercraft head. How cool! If yuo can, check out some of my lenses for some more costume ideas. Well done!


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ChemKnitsBlog2 4 years ago

The facebook profile costume was genius!


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poptastic 4 years ago

What a delightful selection of truly unique costumes - some of these I would never have thought of in my wildest dreams. The Banksy graffitti costume, weeping angel costume and the unique 3-d glasses and gun dresses sure caught my attention! Great work compiling these.


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KokoTravel 3 years ago

Very cool! Great fancy dress for a costume!


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artistico 3 years ago

wow great ideas:) i favorite and make a lensroll to you)


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StaciJansma LM 3 years ago

Awesome job on your lens ;)


anonymous 3 years ago

Brilliant content, they're all killer costumes!


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fantasticallyfi 3 years ago

Very useful and amusing indeed!


anonymous 3 years ago

This is so much fun. Thank you. :)


anonymous 3 years ago

this is so much fun! i've enjoyed reading your lens! sooooo cooool!!!

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AdeleW 3 years ago

Even though I run a fancy dress costume business, people who have the imagination to create their own costumes deserve respect!


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bernie74 lm 3 years ago

This is one fantastic lens, great ideas for my next party Thanks!


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Shanir LM 3 years ago

Awesome lens! these are all so cute!


anonymous 3 years ago

i love the dinosaur costume, so funny!


anonymous 3 years ago

Love the lens, great costumes!!!


manfield3 3 years ago

Awesome Job!! Loved it!


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KatrinaJames 3 years ago

cool


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CherylsArt 3 years ago from West Virginia Level 6 Commenter

Cool ideas!


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Paul Ward 3 years ago from Liverpool, England Level 1 Commenter

Great set of resources: Angel Blessed


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fancydressqueen 3 years ago

The rollercoaster costume is one of the most inventive I have ever seen, utterly brilliant. When it comes to fancy dress I never skimp on detail as I use them again and again at conventions.


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Noelle and Dan 3 years ago

Impressive. I greatly enjoyed your lens.


gravityx9 3 years ago

Fun lens! I loveHalloween!


selectshopping 3 years ago

Your ideas are indeed creative!


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plrsource 3 years ago

Fun lens! I love Halloween!


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ThomasJ4 LM 3 years ago

You sure do have a lot of great ideas here, thank you for sharing them all


anonymous 3 years ago

excellent ideas, I love them all!!!! very helpful lens!


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Brandi Bush 3 years ago from Maryland

Wow, great lens! So many ideas here! Bookmarking this for later. The Big Head Costume is really freaky... :)


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Shivani09 LM 3 years ago

Awesome ideas!!


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diaperbagdiva lm 3 years ago

So fun. The Zaltar one really cracked me up, haha.


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mountainstevo 3 years ago

What great ideas - I love the angel!


anonymous 3 years ago

I loved it !


anonymous 3 years ago

Wow, you have put a lot of time into creating a great resource for DYI costumes. Blessed!


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Sara Krentz 3 years ago from USA

Great lens!


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spritequeen lm 3 years ago

This is a great lens. I really enjoyed the video of the real transformers. A lot of great ideas on here. Thank you for sharing


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jvermilion 3 years ago

Nice one :)


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Todayhaspower LM 2 years ago

I like the walk and don't walk lenses....super funny. Love it! :) Great lens.


lolitafans 2 years ago

Good lens.


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nephthys lm 2 years ago

Love the Lichenstein!


Edutopia 2 years ago

The Waldo costume is an easy one to do if you have to have one in a pinch but at the same time it is pretty played out so costumer beware.


anonymous 2 years ago

One of my favourite lenses. Brilliant.


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Nany Palacio 2 years ago

unique customs... very entertain lens! thanks for share this great information


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fancydressqueen 2 years ago

Tons of really cool idea, I love it. Totally agree that the Lichenstein pop art idea is the best I've ever seen.


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MelonyVaughan 2 years ago

Wow! The costumes you included here are so original and beautifully executed!


anonymous 2 years ago

nice lens :)


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MJsConsignments 2 years ago from Central Ohio, USA

Great lens! Awesome costume ideas!


anonymous 2 years ago

great ideas


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CameronPoe 2 years ago

I like this. Being creative on Halloween is a must.


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Lisa Remmick 2 years ago

Really a great lens and lots of fantastic costume ideas. I like the papercraft big head costume!


HappyLilly 2 years ago

You have some very unique and amazing costum ideas. Great work.


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WendyKaye 2 years ago

What a great lens! Thank you for sharing;)


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WendyKaye 2 years ago

What a great lens! Thank you for sharing;)


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siobhanryan 2 years ago

Great Lens-Love the wseeping angel


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jupiter justice 2 years ago

Hey, this lens is looking great! keep up the costume ideas. Thanks Asher


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Gypzeerose 2 years ago Level 3 Commenter

This year I will make my own!


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montanatravel52 2 years ago

Thanks for the great ideas- I'm usually not much of a Halloween person, and usually just do the "Cat in the Hat" costume b/c it's easy, but now with kids, I have to be more creative:)!!


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Onemargaret LM 2 years ago

Nice lens!


DigbyAdams 2 years ago

OMG I'm so totally going to make my husband and me be a roller coaster. He grew up in Central Florida and for two years he was a carney kid because his dad ran a roller coaster business. This is soooo perfect. Thanks for an awesome lens!


anonymous 2 years ago

So you're saying that the grayed out santa...that girl is just naturally gray? No way that could be photoshopped right? Right.


TamarWrites 2 years ago

I love the roller coaster!


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crafty23 2 years ago

Love this lens! I liked the roller coaster costume the most. TFS!


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LaraineRoses 2 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

What a lot of costumes! Not only great for halloween but for any dress-up occasion!

Brilliant lens! Angel blessings!


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eccles1 2 years ago

Love all your costumes! The mummy is so good but the comic book girl is a big WOW !


abigailwaltersd 2 years ago

These costumes are AMAZING! A bit out of my craft abilities and for that I am VERY jealous!


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KandH 2 years ago

Wow, what a cool lens... I don't what I like best you've given me ideas for years to come - thanks!!


swimminglessonsonline 2 years ago

I love this Halloween lens! WOW WOW WOW!!! Thanks for Halloween ideas.


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mouse1996 lm 2 years ago

I love this unique take on Halloween costumes. I will never see costumes the same way again. Great lens.


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Madonaa 2 years ago

these are some good costumes of Halloween thanks for this lens!


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Natashalh LM 2 years ago

I love the homemade costume ideas! I always had homemade costumes for Halloween when I was a kid, and there's no reason to stop as an adult! I love all the pictures you've found, too.


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nathangibbs lm 2 years ago

This is such a great lens! I have always been a big fan of DIY projects, and Halloween is just another opportunity to show my DIY skills. Great read!


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wrapitup4me 2 years ago

These are very impressive. I'm bookmarking it for when I have some time to actually try some of these. Thanks for the instructions. Bit help here.


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BestRatedStuff 2 years ago

This is a absolute treasure of a resource, for ideas and links to some really ingenious costumes. Like it very much, and bookmarking it.


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psiloveyou1 2 years ago

So many fun ideas to choose from! It makes me want to go to a Halloween Party! Sending an Angel Blessing your way :)


SofiaMann 2 years ago

Have some fun costumes. Congratulations.


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lionessprotector 2 years ago

Great lens. I'll be showing this to my kids tomorow


dressygirlkouture 2 years ago

Neat! Cant' wait to try!


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wvclaylady 2 years ago

Oh my goodness!!! There are some very unique costumes here! Thanks for the great ideas!


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Hannah Writes 2 years ago Level 1 Commenter

My younger daughter wants to make her own costume this year. I have this lens bookmarked! Thank you!


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queenofduvetcover 2 years ago Level 2 Commenter

Cool lens! Loved the rollercoaster costume the most!


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grahamcox lm 2 years ago

These are some amazing costumes! Fantastic ideas


AlexBPearl 2 years ago

Great stuff.


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ShineRita 2 years ago

Great ideas!


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Stacy Birch 2 years ago

Awesome Costumes, just came back to bless your lens.


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ara-bella 2 years ago

Wow, so many great ideas! I love the angel - so realistic!


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aesta1 2 years ago

Love the pictures. Some ideas you have here.


anonymous 2 years ago

great ideas!


anonymous 2 years ago

The Shockwave Costume took me back!! ;D


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pollytoast lm 2 years ago

These are really amazing, I totally love the grey santa one, really unique and yes it does look photoshopped, brill!


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MerlinFan 2 years ago

A simply amazing lens! Great ideas and very well done. Thanks!


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bwet 2 years ago

Love the creative ideas you have in this lens! Well done!


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neotony 2 years ago

you are so creative!


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Louidam1 LM 2 years ago

This is by far the best DIY Halloween Costume lens! Great job!!!


Zeraton 2 years ago

oh my word look at the length of this!


Zeraton 2 years ago

oh my word look at the length of this!


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Lee Hansen 2 years ago from Vermont Level 3 Commenter

Great collection of DIY costumes -- so creative!


MintySea 2 years ago

how could i not like a lens with a weeping angel in it


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jazzd1 2 years ago

I highly enjoyed this lens.. Keep up the good work!!


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LiteraryMind 2 years ago from Connecticut, USA Level 1 Commenter

These are great.


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happy-birthday 2 years ago from Here

I love it!!!


johnsja 2 years ago

Fantastic lens! Great ideas. Thanks for sharing.


coolmom4kids 2 years ago

love your ideas!


MrsMcCraw 2 years ago

Thanks for ur lens, it give me ideas :)


chidchan 2 years ago

Great ideas! I love them.


ulapteva 2 years ago

How creative, though I don't do it by myself, sure it's fun for kids! The process of making costumes - the most sweet part! :)


rvmom26 2 years ago

FANTASTIC!


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OldCowboy 2 years ago

Some great Ideas! Love the variety you have gathered.


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mariasconsulting 2 years ago

Thanks for so many awesome ideas, time for me to start making a costume!


anonymous 2 years ago

Wow, this is a huge resource! Thanks for all the super ideas.


anonymous 2 years ago

@mariasconsulting: they have good ideas for hallween


anonymous 2 years ago

Fabulous video on the mad hatter costume - that is going to help SO much for the costume I'm making my son. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!


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Totus Mundus 2 years ago

Really inspirational ideas, love the desaturated Santa.


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donnetted 2 years ago from South Africa

I absolutely love the desaturated Santa.... Stunning lens, love the novel ideas... thank you so much for sharing!


anonymous 2 years ago

Amazing ideas! Thanks for a great lens :)


wilcher 2 years ago

Great! Beautiful and excellent!


jimmyboy88 2 years ago

very entertaining! nice creative costumes too


anonymous 2 years ago

great lens :)


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poorwendy lm 2 years ago

Can't believe that the weeping angel is a costume. She could have been a statue.


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Essentially Ind 2 years ago

I really liked Impressive Mummy Costume..............:)


Traveller579 2 years ago

funny images :)


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siennabrown1 2 years ago

Awesome lens, perfect for Halloween :))


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amytrumpeter 23 months ago Level 1 Commenter

I really like the Mad Hatter and Nightmare before Christmas Costumes!


anonymous 21 months ago

I'm selling one similar to that roller coaster costume on eBay right now, which I used on a high school charity Day, it went down really well!!

Please check it out :)

Search "Roller coaster Costume" on eBay UK :)


RosemaryLucas 20 months ago

I love your lens, such creativity is very inspiring.


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mrsclaus411 20 months ago

This is a very very beautiful lens! Very great ideas for fancy dress costumes. :) The photos are really nice as well. Thank you for sharing


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Underrated 19 months ago

Great


anonymous 18 months ago

These are all very clever and creative.


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SusanAston 16 months ago

Great fun ideas.


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BlowDryBar 15 months ago

It's so much fun to make your own costume! Though it's sometimes hard to think of ideas you like.


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MissRubyStars 15 months ago

I really liked the mummy costume.


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Michelllle 15 months ago

Love the jellyfish!


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rhubarba 14 months ago

Haha, I loved the GameBoy one!


nonya222 14 months ago

Some of these are so very clever I had to go back and look at them again.


anonymous 14 months ago

Great collection. iamthesupermotherbug


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boneworld 14 months ago from West of Left South Lucky Level 3 Commenter

these are crazy. The sock puppet monkey is creepy, but awesome.


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ghoststorylover 14 months ago

Very cool, I love the Medusa!


supersiva 14 months ago

I would go for a halloween mummy costume which can be terrifying when you open your mouth 360 degree wide with that make over.


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buildhealthtoday 14 months ago

Like your walking signs!


anonymous 14 months ago

Oh, my word!!!!! What a surprise. I was actually at the Halloween party with the people wearing the Jack Skeleton and Sally costumes that you showed in your lens!!!!! Photographer extraordinaire Jesse Draper is my friend (he is the one wearing the Jack costume.) Small world in Halloween Town! Come visit me at my porch for some free trick or treat music.


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mariacarbonara 14 months ago

@buildhealthtoday: The roller coaster seat was hilarious! Great lens


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Zola Mars 14 months ago from Canada Level 1 Commenter

Some very cool costumes. I think I might like to try the medusa costume. I also liked the raven. Thanks for the help!


anonymous 14 months ago

The eyes of that mummy costume... :o


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KamalaEmbroidery 14 months ago

That mummy costume would scare anyone. What a lot of unusual costumes!


smbaughns 14 months ago

Wow! I really appreciate the creativity of this lens in terms of variety of costumes--with bonus points for DIY instructions! Well done.


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Diaper Bag Blog 13 months ago from Czech Republic Level 1 Commenter

Wow! Some of those Halloween costumes are really funny! It was great fun to read your lens!


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QualifiedExpert 13 months ago

Great lens!! I will make sure to share this with some friends, spreading some love.

Cheers, Mike


anonymous 13 months ago

so cute!


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NatureFan LM 13 months ago

I like the Jelly Fish and Medusa. The "Little Mermaid" family is a crack up! Adorable. Great ideas here.


anonymous 13 months ago

I must say that all these halloween costume ideas are really good and I will also pick one of these to make one for myself.


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jefreywarner08 13 months ago

all were great.....personally I would love to go for Night mare one....:D


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RoadMonkey 13 months ago Level 3 Commenter

My grandchildren want to dress up for hallowe'en. Some fantastic ideas here.


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Lorelei Cohen 13 months ago from Canada Level 5 Commenter

These are really cute costume ideas.


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Halloween Cosplay 10 months ago

Very creative costume ideas! I love it :)


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teelover 9 months ago

Great tips!


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Aladdinscave LM 7 months ago

Just brilliant ideas, I love the family little mermaid the baby as the lobster is brilliant


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Tricia Deed 4 months ago from Orlando, Florida Level 2 Commenter

Awesome ideas. Love it.


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Facleu 3 months ago

the lens is awesome!


girls4lookcom 3 months ago

niceeeeeeee


Paris 2 months ago

Ok in a dilemma, HELP please my daughter wants to be the traffic/walk sign costume can anyone suggest what size lights might have been used here.

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