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107 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids, Adults, and Pets

By: Julia Litz, editor for

19 Homemade Halloween Costumes107 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids, Adults and Pets

There's no doubt about it - the best aspect of Halloween is getting dressed up in crazy costumes. That's what everyone remembers - the crazy masks, unique embellishments and unexpected add-ons that turn a boring, everyday person into another being. DIY Halloween costumes help keep costs down and allow you to upcycle items you might already have on hand. To make costumes for Halloween, dig through your discards and rummage through those bags of old clothes in your closet - there are so many ways to get creative and design the best homemade Halloween costumes.

Check out these ideas for pet Halloween costumes, Halloween masks to make and a variety of other easy Halloween costume ideas. There are creative ideas for parents and kids, so the whole family can head out for a ghoulish night. Save big and earn creativity points - all you have to do is create a few DIY Halloween costumes.


19 Homemade Halloween Costumes

19 Homemade Halloween Costumes


If you're looking for ideas for homemade Halloween costumes, look no further than your recycle bin. You can use cardboard, scrap fabric and so much more - it's a great way to save money and avoid a trip to a crowded costume store. You can create costumes for kids, adults and even pets using recycled materials and household items, so think outside the box and let your creativity shine. Whether you plan to dress up as a bee or a lamb, there are plenty of DIY Halloween costumes to make and wear.


31 Handmade Costumes for Halloween + 5 New Craft Ideas

31 Handmade Costumes for Halloween + 5 New Craft Ideas


Turn Halloween into a family affair! This collection featured pet Halloween costumes, Halloween masks to make and Halloween costume ideas for kids. Dress your favorite little one up as a princess or spider - you'll find tutorials for both projects in this handy collection. Learn how you can design and create your own homemade Halloween costumes.


8 Pet Halloween Costumes


Pets are an important member of every family, so make sure you don't leave them out of the Halloween festivities! DIY Halloween costumes for pets should be as creative as possible - so think outside the box and have a little fun. Pet Halloween costumes take less time than human costumes, so you can make a few and dress up your pooch year after year.


41 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas


41 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas


Short on time? You don't have to sacrifice style and creativity for these last-minute easy Halloween costumes. In fact, you can create a ton of fun DIY Halloween costumes in no time. Find plenty of ideas for Halloween costume ideas including DIY designs for princesses, skeletons and more. There are also scary Halloween costume ideas if you want to have a ghoulish evening on the town.


8 Halloween Masks to Make

8 Halloween Masks to Make


So you've created a Halloween costume - you can't just put it on and head out the door! The bright colors and unexpected designs make these masks fabulous additions to your homemade Halloween costume.





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