128 Halloween Costume Ideas If You Have No Idea What You're Going to Be Yet

by M.E. Russell

128 Ideas on What to Be for Halloween

As an adult, you've got a lot of important decisions to make every year, but one of the most important is what to be for Halloween! We're only kidding - but sometimes it does seem like an overwhelming responsibility! If you're still scratching your head as to what to be, take a scroll down this list and see if anything tickles your fancy. We have costume ideas for couples, whole families and groups, or for a party-of-one. Happy Halloween!    ...

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Roundup: 14 Adult Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Totally Awesome and Easy to Recreate

by Brittni Mehlhoff

Roundup: 14 Adult Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Totally Awesome and Easy to Recreate

When October rolls around, the internet becomes overloaded with a plethora of DIY costume ideas to try. A lot of them are for kids, of course, and quite a few of the adult costumes are either too involved or kind of lame. So this year, I'm rounding up some of the coolest adult costumes I could find, that also happen to be pretty easy to recreate. Here are 14 awesome Halloween costumes for adults that won't take you a ton of time to make.   

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Halloween Costumes for Procrastinators

by DIY Maven

Runaway Bride outfit

Have you've scoffed at donning a costume, but as the minutes tick down to the big day, you're like, 'Dude, I really wish I'd have a costume!' No worries, halloween.com has last minute no-cost/low-cost costume ideas galore. Be aware, however, that these impromptu get-ups often reside in pun territory, meaning they can be clever or just eye rollers. (Sometimes they're both!) Here's a taste:

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How To: Creepy Halloween Makeup Special Effects

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

How To: Creepy Halloween Makeup Special Effects

See horrifying DiY Zombie makeup tutorial by Zombiecore.

It's almost crunch time. What's it going to be for Saturday night? Scoochmaroo has done all the leg work collecting and compiling some of the most hideous Halloween special effects makeup tutorials from Instructables. If you're into gore and hideous zombies, you'll eat these up. Elf ears was the only photo tame enough to post front page, but here's a peek at

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DIY Halloween Costumes: Start Early

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

DIY Halloween Costumes: Start Early

The ladies are getting a jump start on Thursday nights creatively stitching up costumes for their little candy mongers. We always seem to be rushed due to so many early October high faluttin' Halloween parties these kids have to attend. My rule is that these are the ONLY kids in the enitire world wearing that costume, i.e., be an individual. 

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Last Minute NO-SEW Halloween Costumes from Craftzine

by DIY Maven

Last Minute  NO-SEW Halloween Costumes from Craftzine

Craft Magazine senior editor, Natalie Zee Drieu, was featured on the CBS Early Show this weekend sharing some fabulous tips on how to make last minute no-sew Halloween costumes, with items we just might have on hand. Chose from a pirate, bee, monkey, sushi (!) and especially appropriate for Curbliers everywhere--a Lego. Along with the video, there are posted instructions for each costume.

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31 Ways to Turn T-Shirts into Halloween Costumes!

by DIY Maven

31 Ways to Turn T-Shirts into Halloween Costumes!

Michaels offers 31 ways to turn ordinary T-shirts and sweatshirts into Halloween costumes for kids and adults using various crafting supplies such as fabric paint and felt. What you don’t have on hand, is easily found at Michaels, of course. Instructions are graded on a difficulty level from 1 to 5, so you’ll know what you’re getting yourself in to before you even start. What’s great about these costumes? They require little or NO sewing and the...

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