Make Mother/Daughter Ragdoll Costumes

What could be cuter than matching Halloween costumes for you and your little one? Make DIY yarn wigs and transform some regular clothes into adorable Rag Doll outfits.

Find out how to make these costumes at A Beautiful Mess.

Turn a Sweatshirt into a Monster Costume

This might be one of the cutest ideas yet! Embellish a sweatshirt with details to make a monster costume. There is also an idea to add ruffles that look like a skeleton for a girl. So fun. I also love that embellishing a sweatshirt is a warm costume idea for a chilly Halloween night!

Find out how to make both of these adorable costume ideas at Fiskars!

Turn a Thrifted Raincoat into a Head In A Jar Costume

This is an outfit your older kids will love – and maybe younger ones too! Take a thrifted raincoat and a plastic cheese ball container and turn them into a Head In A Jar costume. It’s sure to be the talk of any Halloween party!

Find out how to make this spooky costume at 30 Handmade Days.

Make a Halloween Squid Costume

Here’s a great idea — take an old hooded towel and use it as a pattern to make a DIY Squid Costume. This is an easy costume that your kids will love!

Be sure to check out the complete tutorial at Kojo Designs.

Make a Upcycled Scarecrow Costume

A scarecrow costume is perfect for Fall and Halloween! I love that Heather took a pair of old overalls and gave them a new look with RIT dye and some awesome patches, to make a fabulous costume for her son.

This idea shows that you can take everyday clothing and make an outstanding costume. All it takes is imagination! Be sure to check the full tutorial at Mom’s Crafty Space.

Turn Paint Chips into a Feather Crown

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to make a feather headband for a costume this year? Or maybe a fun craft to make with your kids? These feather crowns are made with paint chips samples – you can make them in any color of the rainbow!

Be sure to check out the adorable tutorial at Mer Mag!

Create DIY Dragon Tails for Halloween

This is one of my favorite costume ideas – DIY Dragon Tails. And you can add it onto clothes your kids already have.  I also love that you can make the tails in any color. Your kids will love to play with these tails long after the Halloween candy is gone!

Be sure to check out the full tutorial from Jessica at Running with Scissors on Tatertots and Jello.

Turn a Long-Sleeved Shirt and Tutu into a Pocahontas Costume

One of the most inspiring blogs and shops — Dear Lillie shared a sweet DIY costume idea. Take a long-sleeved shirt, add a brown tulle tutu and some cute DIY accessories. The final result? A Halloween costume that is pretty amazing!

Be sure to head over to Dear Lillie to see the pictures and also some other great Halloween costume ideas!

Turn a Onesie into an Owl Costume (no sew)

Yesterday’s owl adult owl costume was so fun and creative. How awesome would it be to make a matching owl costume for your little one? Jessica turned an upcycled onesie into an adorable owl costume for her daughter and we also love that it is no-sew!

Be sure to check out Jessica’s tutorial at The Mom Creative. Are you excited for Halloween? 

 

 

Make a Refashioned Glee Costume

Are you a Gleek?

Jessica refashioned one of her husband’s sweaters into a cardigan for her son. She also refashioned one of her husband’s ties into a smaller version for the costume. Be sure to check out the whole tutorial at My Inner Need to Create!