15 Awesome DIY Halloween Costumes!

15 Awesome DIY Halloween Costumes
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Whether it's baby's first Halloween or he's a seasoned pro at the trick-or-treating thing, you want your child to look awesome this Halloween! And rather than settling for a store-bought costume, you should look into creating something unique yet adorable. Need some inspiration? Here are 15 awesome DIY Halloween costumes!

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#1 No-Sew Elsa Dress

This beautiful Elsa dress was created out of a white t-shirt, fabric, and tape by Carrie from Carrie Elle, and it cost her less than $15 for the materials!

Minecraft Costume
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#2- Minecraft Costume

Amy Clark from Mom Advice created this tutorial for putting together a Minecraft costume using her free Minecraft Steve head printables! All you need is a cardboard box to make this work!

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#3 Mermaid Costume

This sweet mermaid costume took less than three hours to create and costs less than $20! Tutorial by Sarah from Ruffles and Rain Boots.

Minion Costume
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#4 Minion Costume

Gude from HodgePodge Craft created this great tutorial on how to make your own minion costume using simple objects such as Mason jar lids and black pipe cleaners!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume
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#5 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume

This is a great costume that you can actually make with your child! I especially love the turtle shell created from a foil turkey pan! Check out the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costume tutorial over at Crafts by Courtney!

Olaf Costume
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#6 Olaf Costume

I am in love with this Olaf costume made from a white sweatshirt! Such a great idea from Karen at Desert Chica!

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#7 Lego Knight Costume

If you've got some cardboard boxes and paint hanging around in the garage, you can easily make this Lego Knight costume! Created by Rachel from Adventures in Wunderland.

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Peacock Costume
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#8 Peacock Costume

I know that my own daughters would love to wear this adorable peacock costume! Laurie from Two Sisters Crafting created it using real peacock feathers (which can be found at a craft supply store!)

Hot Air Balloon Costume
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#9 Hot-Air Balloon Costume

Made from an extra large balloon and basket, this great idea for a hot-air balloon costume comes from Jenn over at Rook No 17!

Mario and Luigi Costumes
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#10 Mario & Luigi Costumes

Got overalls? Then all you'll need to do is to follow this Mario and Luigi costume tutorial over at Maker Mama to make the hats and mustaches!

Peter Pan Costume
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#11 Peter Pan Costume

This DIY costume does take a little sewing know-how, but look at what an amazing little Peter Pan costume you can create! Made by Ashley from Make It & Love It!

Mary Poppins Costume
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#12 Mary Poppins Costume

Halloween is that much more fun when parents dress up, too! Here's a great idea for a Mary Poppins costume and a chimney sweep costume, too! Courtesy of Keiko Lynn!

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#13 Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Here's an easy idea that the whole family can do! Simply find a white shirt and get the details on creating the Diary of Wimpy Kid faces over on Living Locurto! Thanks to Amy for this great idea!

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#14 Maleficent Costume

Scary and cool all wrapped up into one costume. This no-sew Maleficent costume is fantastic! Check out Jennifer's tutorial over on Pink When.

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#15 Kristoff Costume

Does your little guy want to be the hero from Frozen? This no-sew Kristoff costume was created by Sara from Mom Endeavors for less than $20!

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15 Awesome DIY Halloween Costumes!

My name is Sharon and I am the busy Mom of six children ages 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, and 8. People often ask me "How do you do it?" I tell them that my key to success lies in planning ahead, with a whole lot of creativity and organization thrown in! ... More

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