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21 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

21 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas
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It's the weekend before Halloween, and that means if you don't have a costume it's time to get one! Here are 21 costumes you can make in a day that utilize materials you already have in your house and clothes you already have in your closet.

 

1. Pineapple

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

The only things you need to make this pineapple costume from Sugar Bee Crafts are a headband, green cardstock, a toilet paper roll, and a yellow outfit. 

 

2. Butterfly Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

These butterfly wings from Lil Blue Boo are made from old t-shirts. Pair them with a simple antennae headband and whatever outfit you want for an easy costume.

 

3. Rain Cloud Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

This raincloud hat from Make it and Love it is all you need for a simple costume that is sure to stand out and get everyone's attention.

 

4. Beehive Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

The most important material used to make this beehive costume from Flax and Twine is your own hair. Arrange your hair into a beehive style with yarn and fake bees and pair it with a yellow or beige outfit.

 

5. Cookie Monster Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Become the cookie monster in a matter of hours with this simple hat and purse combination from Persia Lou.

 

6. Scuba Diver Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Turn your recycling into a Halloween costume with these oxygen tanks from Delineate Your Dwelling. accessories like goggles and flippers can help complete the look.

 

7. Sriracha Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Use this free t-shirt pattern from Sarah Hearts and the worlds simplest foam hat to create a costume that will be recognized everywhere.

 

8. Unicorn Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Becoming a unicorn just got a lot easier with this headband from One O. You can pair it with a soft or floral outfit to complete the look.

 

9. Ghost and Pumpkin Dress

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

This easy costumes from Sugar Bee Crafts are made from pillow cases. Perfect for when you want to make a costume without ever leaving the house.

 

10. Strawberry Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Strawberries are another easy fruit to dress as with a simple head piece and a red dress with glued on seeds. Head over to Studio DIY to learn more.

 

11. Cat Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Cat ears are probably the most traditional last-minute costume prop. These from Minted Strawberry are lacy and adorable but can be made in minutes.

 

12. Shark Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Have an old gray hoodie lying around? This tutorial from Hello Life will help you turn that hoodie into an easy shark costume perfect for Halloween.

 

13. Frida Kahlo Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Anyone who knows Frida Kahlo will recognize her immediately with little to no effort. All you need is the signature unibrow and this floral headband from My Poppet Makes to complete the look.

 

14. Banana Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

It turns out all you really need to create a good Halloween costume is a bunch of bananas in varying sizes. Pair this headpiece from Say Yes with clothes of the right color, and you'll have a costume that no one can deny.

 

15. Snail Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

If you have a good amount of brown kraft paper, or even newspaper lying around, then you already have more of the materials required to make this easy snail costume from Oh Happy Day.

 

16. Milkshake Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

This milkshake costume from Studio DIY works for a group or an individual. All you need is this hat and a dress in a classic milkshake color.

 

17. Chill Pill

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

You can be the person who reminds everyone to kick back and relax this Halloween with this super easy chill pill costume from Studio DIY.

 

18. Bubble Tea Boba Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Love bubble tea? You can make into a costume like this one from Aww Sam by gluing black pom poms to a white dress. The straw headband brings it all together for a Halloween look everyone will recognize.

 

19. Cool Cucumber Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Are you cool as a cucumber? Make it into a costume with this simple tutorial from Handmade Charlotte. All you need is a green outfit with glued on squiggles. Making it cool is up to you.

 

20. Little Red Riding Hood

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Little Red's iconic hood is easy to make on your own with the help of Polka Dot Chair. Carry around a basket full of treats to complete the look.

 

21. Hot Dog Costume

21 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Grab a couple of friends for this adorable group look from Studio DIY or dress as a hot dog on your own by following just a few simple steps.

21 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas
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