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Best DIY Halloween Costumes Ideas for Adults & Kids

Updated: Nov 10, 2021

The Complete Guide to the Best Halloween Costumes


halloween costume ideas
halloween costume ideas

Halloween is fast approaching and it's time to start gearing up for all the ghouls, ghosts, and goblins that are sure to come to your door. One of the most iconic figures in horror movies is the zombie. It's time to dress up as one! But be sure not to mix up your zombie costume with a ghoul or ghost costume. All you need are some torn clothes, fake blood, teeth, wigs and maybe even contacts.


We have a list of the best DIY costumes for you! The best part about a DIY Halloween costume is that it can be created from things you already have at home, or from items that are easy to find.

No-sew or low-sew crafts are typically quick and easy to make, but they can still be detailed and unique.

This is a list of the best DIY Halloween costumes ideas for adults and kids:

  • If you’re a fan of the Netflix series Stranger Things, make an Eleven costume. You will need a simple dress, high white socks and a blonde wig. The makeup: fake blood under your nose


  • Dress up as a zombie with shredded clothes and use fake blood for your wounds. You can find and inspiration online. It’s all about face makeup and mastering fake wounds makeup. You can colour and shred your father’s old t-thirt for this character.

Zombie makeup idea for Halloween
Zombie makeup idea for Halloween

  • If you’re feeling scared this year, dress up as