10 Easy Last Minute Halloween Costumes Ideas

My brother, Greg, as Black Eyed Peas. He blacked out both eyes.
My brother, Greg, as Black Eyed Peas. He blacked out both eyes. | Source

Cheap Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Were you invited to a Halloween party and suddenly need a costume? Are you cheap or frugal and don't want to spend the money on a fancy costume? Did you just wait until the last minute to even think about a Halloween costume? If any of these are the case, read on for ten quick, easy homemade Halloween costumes.

All you'll need are a few items for each costume, items you probably already have around the house. People like creative costumes, too, so be ready to get some attention when you wear your unique homemade costume.



Black Eyed Peas Costume

I have seen a couple of people in my life celebrate Halloween as a black eyed pea. Simply get a black marker to make a big letter "P" on the front of a light-colored t-shirt. Then, with some black shoe polish or make-up (black eyeliner works well), color around one (or both) of your eyes. That's it! An alternate choice is wearing some black sunglasses.

If you want to be plural, as in black eyed peas--whether the food or the musical group--then draw a whole bunch of "P"s all over your shirt. There. You're done.


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Big Baby

Going to a Halloween party as a baby, or a BIG baby, wil get you some attention. Turn a white towel, blanket, or sheet into a diaper, folding it appropriately in all the right places. Secure it with safety pins. Yeah, you probably should wear clothes under that diaper. You could wear footed pajamas, or opt for skin colored tones for the pants. You could even go with bare legs or pantyhose! Wear a simple t-shirt in your favorite baby color--blue, green, yellow, or pink.

Grab a baby bottle from your child's dolls or your own human baby. Bottles can also be found cheap at dollar stores if you have time to get one. Look for a rattler to carry with you or at least a stuffed toy. Don't forget your blankie!


White Trash Halloween Costume--former co-worker, Kay
White Trash Halloween Costume--former co-worker, Kay | Source

White Trash Halloween Costume

How about being white trash for Halloween? it might offend some of your friends, but, if the shoe fits . . . . Oh, Halloween is no time of year to worry about offending someone with your costume.

Becoming white trash is easy (easier for some than others, I can't help but add). Pull a large, white trash bag over your body, cutting out a place for your head, of course. Attach to yourself all kinds of trash--crumpled up newspaper, a jar lid, food wrapper, or whatever else you can think of. You can turn yourself into white trash in no time!


Homeless Person

Well, some of your politically correct minded friends might not approve of your non-pc homeless person Halloween costume. Like I said, though, Halloween is no time to worry about stepping on toes. With Halloween costumes, just about anything--almost--goes. There are some Halloween costumes that many people, including me, would consider off-limits. But we won't go there.

Like your ability to become white trash, you can also become a homeless person quickly . . . sadly. Wear dirty clothes, smudge makeup to make your face appear dirty, and muss up your hair. An old filthy cap might be a nice touch. For men, add some stubble with an eyeliner or eyebrow pencil, if you don't have your own stubble.

Carry around your sign that you "will work for food" or a cup to hold out for donations, and you are ready to get your homeless self to the party. This costume will give you a great excuse to eat everything in sight while you're there. You don't want to starve!


Rock Star

Be a rock star! Halloween is your chance! If you have some random wig, throw it on. Or rat your own hair to be as wild as you can. If you don't have a wig--or much hair!--don't worry about it. Just find a star and hang it around your neck.

Another rock star option is to draw a star on your t-shirt and tape on a small rock next to it. There. Your dream has come true. You are now a rock star!


Cereal Killer
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Halloween Serial Killer/Cereal Killer

One of my graduate school friends showed up at one of our Halloween parties--back in the day--as a serial killer, or, rather, cereal killer. I thought it was quite clever. He had cut off the front of a cereal box and pinned it to his shirt with a knife stuck out of it and taped to it.

You could choose to attach several cereal boxes on your clothing, with a knife on each. Plastic knives are lighter and easier to tape on. For added gore, add some fake blood to the cereal boxes; red fingernail polish or paint works well, as does ketchup or tomato sauce.


Ghost Costume

A traditional ghost costume is always easy to make--if you're willing to cut up a sheet. Just cut two holes for your eyes into a white sheet. You might have to trim the sheet if it's too long and drags the floor.

What else can i say about this one? You could add sunglasses or other accessories to your garb, or just be done with it and ready to go!


Items You Will Need for Quick Homemade Halloween Costumes

Costume
Items Needed
Black Eyed Pea(s)
white shirt; black marker; black eyeliner, shoepolish, or dark glasses
Big Baby
footie pjs or pants or hose with t-shirt, sheet, blanket, baby bottle, rattler, stuffed animal
White Trash
large white trash bag, misc trash, paper, junk mail, food wrappers, etc
Homeless Person
dirty clothes, hat, sign, marker for stubble
Rock Star
star on chain or black marker, rock and tape
Cereal/Serial Killer
one or more cereal box cutouts; plastic knives; fake blood or red nail polish
Ghost
white sheet, sunglasses, optional accessories
Nerd
button-up shirt, pants, pens, notepad, calculator, dark-rimmed glasses with tape
Food Buffet
taped pictures of food items, fork
Christmas Present
ribbons, bows,to & from tag, box and wrapping paper (optional)
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If you don't have all the items you need, improvise. Be creative!

Food Buffet

Yes, you can be a food buffet, a real need for a big Halloween party. Cut out a variety of pictures of food from magazines and tape them all over your shirt, pants--wherever. Carry a fork with you, or put it on a chain and wear it around your neck.

Nerd

Maybe you're a natural nerd, or maybe you have to work at it. If you're used to being a cool dude, it's pretty easy to transform into a nerd. Wear a button up shirt with a pocket; button the shirt all the way to the top. Wear pants that are too short, as you roll up the cuffs.

Stick a pen or two, and maybe even a small calculator or notepad, in your front shirt pocket. Get some cheap dark glasses and wrap some masking tape or other light colored tape around the middle over the nose. Slick back your hair, and you're ready.

Females can follow the same instructions. Just pull the hair back into a plain ponytail.


Christmas Present

Be a Christmas or birthday present. You can cut out a cardboard box to fit around you. Cover it with wrapping paper, ribbon if you wish, and put a bow on top of your head. You can add a "to" and "from" tag to the box.

If you don't want to mess with the box, just wrap ribbon around yourself, wear a bow on your head, and tape a gift tag to yourself.

One word of warning: watch out who you give yourself to!


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco

Great! I used to like weird costumes, like Hawaiian grocery clerk or dressing in the host's clothes.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Mhatter, Hawaiian grocery clerk?? hahaha. You are so, so funny!!!!


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Angelo52 4 years ago from Central Florida

Nice ideas. Here's another. Dress up in a suit and go as a political candidate. Wear a silly smile and shake hands with everyone around you, then spray sanitizer on your hands and dry them off before the next shake. Tell everyone you meet how pleased you are to meet them and that you are just like them so they should vote for you. :)


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MelChi 4 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

These are brilliant ideas! And inexpensive too! Voted up and sharing, thanks! :)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Oh my, Angelo, what a great idea!!!! And don't forget to kiss babies! I may have to add this one! lol


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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

A great hub Victoria and so useful.

Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, MelChi! Quick, cheap, and creative--I like the combination!


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fpherj48 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

Vee....These are all masterful ideas. I love them! Great for those who have been invited to a last minute Halloween Celebration........I'm going to dress as a Great Granny, all ready for bedtime......with tea and book in hand..........Oh, wait a minute. I look like that every night!......UP+++


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Eddy! Much appreciated. Hope all is well in Wales!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Effer, great idea about your costume. Hee hee! :-) Go ahead and go as you are, and then you'll already be ready for bed!


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randomcreative 4 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Black eyed peas and white trash are too funny! Great round up of ideas.


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RealHousewife 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

That's funny - Laurel did dress up in a Hefty bag and said she was white trash when she was about 16:) lol

I loved the Black Eyed Peas:) Fun hub!


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carter06 4 years ago from Cronulla NSW

You are one funny girl!! great ideas Vic, everybody needs last minute help! VUUAF & shared


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jpcmc 4 years ago from Quezon CIty, Phlippines

I like the white trash costume. Why not use adult diapers for the Big baby costume?

Why not dress like your boss? Ha ha.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, random! Yeah, those are two of my favorites, too!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

That's cool,Real, about your daughter. Black Eyed Peas is cool and easy. Thanks for reading!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Carter, for the input and all the votes!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, jpcmc! Well, if one had adult diapers around, then that would be great, but I doubt that many people do. I was trying to keep it simple, but those would definitely work. Dressing like your boss would be great, too! haha


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jessefutch 4 years ago from North Carolina

These are hilarious costume ideas! Awesome hub going on here. Voted and shared.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, jessefutch! I like simple, quick, and cheap! Glad you like it!


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agusfanani 4 years ago from Indonesia

Very creative ideas ! I can try them for other theme parties too.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Cool, agusfanani--Glad they're useful for you!


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moonlake 4 years ago from America

I love the white trash costume. So cheap to make. Voted uP!


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Hyphenbird 4 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

These remind me of when I was a kid. We always made our own costumes and had such fun doing it. I cannot understand why people ever became content with a commercial costume. The homemade ones are such fun. Thanks for the great ideas.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

For sure, moonlake! Cheap and easy costumes!:-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

I agree, Hyphenbird. Making costumes is much more fun than buying one!


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Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

loved this hub esp since my kid does not want the usual stuff found in the halloween store and have been asked to be creative and make a costume for him.

will just show him these ideas the video :) Thanks Vicki, your help was much appreciated. Timely hub!!

voted up as interesting, useful and awesome.

sharing it across


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Armchair Builder 4 years ago from Hawaii

Great ideas...and definitely just in time. Creative and fun. Thanks for sharing. "Trick or Treat....."


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Ruchira, I'm glad this came in handy for your kids!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Armchair Builder--Trick or Treat to you, too! Get that costume ready!


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Emma Harvey 4 years ago from Berkshire, UK

Haha, love these ideas. So different to the usual witches outfit and clever.

Given me some ideas for Trick or Treating this Halloween!


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CZCZCZ 4 years ago from Oregon

Great last minute Halloween ideas! Congrats on the hub of the day honor for this hub.


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Novabug 4 years ago from Rickmansworth

Some good ideas, nice. :)


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carter06 4 years ago from Cronulla NSW

Opened up HubPages tonight and saw your hub as HOTD!! Congrat's Victoria on a well put together well deserved hub award...well done...cheers


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Vellur 4 years ago from Dubai

Congratulations! Great last minute ideas. Cool!!


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robertlucian 4 years ago

Great hub and Great ideas Victoria

voted up as interesting, useful and awesome.


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ktrapp 4 years ago from Illinois

I like the cereal killer - funny. Congrats on Hub of the Day.


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savingkathy 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Great ideas! Thanks for sharing and congratulations on your HOTD!


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ignugent17 4 years ago

Congratulations hub of the day! :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Emma Harvey--So glad you liked the ideas!


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2besure 4 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

Congratulations on HOTD! Great last minute Halloween costumes. Cereal killer...too funny! White Trash...ahhh, mean.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

CZCZCZ--Thanks! That's pretty cool being hub of the day. My first time! :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Novabug. Glad you read and commented. BTW, where is Rickmansworth? :-)


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DeborahNeyens 4 years ago from Iowa

Fun ideas! They may come in handy as I head to the annual neighborhood Halloween shindig tomorrow night. And congrats on HOTD!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

carter--I was thrilled to see this as HOTD. My first! Thanks for your input!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks,Vellur! Glad you like! Thanks for coming by!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, robertlucian! I appreciate the votes!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Hey, ktrapp--great to see you! How ya been? Thanks for reading. My first HOTD--pretty cool!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, savingkathy! I was excited to see this hub made HOTD!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, ignugent! I was stoked to see hub of the day this morning!


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Relationshipc 4 years ago from Alberta, Canada

Wow, nobody should have an excuse not to be SOMETHING this Halloween. I love the white trash idea. And I had never heard of anything in that video before. Seriously unique ideas.

A few of my friends work for months on their Halloween costumes, and I have a feeling that they would be seriously ticked off at some of these. Their commitment is admirable, but their 'I'm too busy doing my costume to get together' is annoying. So naturally, I will have to do one of these! lol


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

2besure--Thanks so much for your comments! Yeah, the white trash is a little over the top--but my friend was brave enough to do it. LOL. :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Deb! A neighborhood Halloween party sounds fun! :-)


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MsQuestion 4 years ago from New Jersey

There are some great ideas here...I love the food buffet! Or, you can do what I do...just have a go-to costume in your closet so you're ready no matter what - either cat ears and a tail, or a grass skirt and a lei! This is a great hub!


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TToombs08 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

Congrats on the well deserved HOTD, V! :)


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MartieCoetser 4 years ago from South Africa

Fantastic, creative ideas, Vicky! My type of costumes. 'A country girl always makes a plan."

Voted up and congratulations with this Hub of the Day (30 October 2012) - Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas.


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Marcy Goodfleisch 4 years ago from Planet Earth

Clever and fun hub! Great choice for HOTD!!!! My favorite is the Black-Eyed Peas costume - but then, I live in Texas and that's one of our traditional favorite dishes.

True story about Serial Killers - my mother was talking about a serial killer in front of my two very young nieces, and one of them, wide-eyed, asked, "He kills cereal???"


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jhamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

Congratulations of the hub of the day. Jamie


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Relationshipc--That's funny about your friends. You'll have to show up your friends by NOT spending months on your costume! Happy Halloween!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

MsQuestion--those are good ideas, too! Thanks for reading. Glad you liked the hub!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, T! Much appreciated!


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pstraubie48 4 years ago from sunny Florida

Great ideas...I like these costumes that are not going to have you showing up at the party dressed like two or three others. These are clever for sure.

Thanks for sharing. And congrats on hotd. ps


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J.S.Matthew 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

This was a funny Hub with some great ideas. I got a kick out of the video! Congrats on the Hub of the Day! Voting and sharing.

JSMatthew~


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angela_michelle 4 years ago from United States

Too funny. I'd love to see pictures of all these. You'll have to dress up as each of them.


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offTheTracks 4 years ago

Lmao!! White trash costume.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Martie! I was so excited to get my first hub of the day! Last minute before Halloween--haha! :-)


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adrienne2 4 years ago from Atlanta

Victoria, Contrats on being hub of the day! My favorite costume is the Halloween Serial/Cereal Killer ROFLOL. I love it! Voted up.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Marcy--That is so funny about your nieces! LOL! They would totally get the costume! Glad you came by!


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Quoteslover 4 years ago

awesome ideas


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MarleneB 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

These are all so fun. I like every single one of the video costumes, especially the tourist.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Jamie! I was stoked when I woke up and saw the HOTD! :-)


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Alecia Murphy 4 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

Fun ideas! And congrats on HOTD :)!


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moonlake 4 years ago from America

Congrats on Hub of the Day.


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randomcreative 4 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Just came back to say congrats on getting HOTD! You deserve it for this awesome article.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

pstraubie--That's true; wearing these should make a person stand out! Thanks for your comments!


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StephSev108 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

Funny ideas...I never would have thought of black eyed peas.


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VeronicaFarkas 4 years ago from Ohio, USA

I've read this over & over again because I think it's just so funny & clever! Congrats on having the HOD! Well-deserved! :)


KDuBarry03 4 years ago

LOL I really like the white trash one. Great ideas, Victoria!


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Akarime31 4 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

I love the cereal killer idea!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

I like the Rock Star, so simple yet it packs quite a punch!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

JS Matthew--Glad you survived Sandy! Glad you enjoyed this hub, too. Thanks for sharing it!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

angela_michelle--Great idea! What a challenge! Maybe throughout the course of the year I'll dress up in each of these costumes to update the hub for next year. haha!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

offTheTracks--Glad you like the white trash costume! Thanks!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

adrienne@2--I like the Cereal Killer, too. Very clever, I thought, when a friend of mine did it.

Quoteslover--Thanks so much for reading and commenting!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

MarleneB--I thought those on the video were really cute. Thanks for commenting!

Alecia--Thanks so much! I can't believe I won HOTD! cool!

Thanks, moonlake. Much appreciated!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, random Rose! Finally! I was stoked about it!!!! :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Steph--Glad you like it! I think black eyed peas is so clever, too!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Well,Veronica, that is such a nice compliment. I've read your comment over and over again, too, because it's so sweet and complimentary. Thanks so much!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, KD! Glad you like!!!:-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Akarime--Thanks! I like that one, too. One of my faves!!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Hi, Sunshine! I like the Rock Star, too. My brother did that one years ago. I had never seen it before. You could be the sun, going as your cheerful self. Maybe wear a blond wig and draw a yellow sun on a t-shirt with some rays emanating from it. Sunshine!


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mary615 4 years ago from Florida

Congrats on HOTD! Cute ideas. White Trash is my fav.

Voted it UP, etc. and will share.


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

Congrats on HOTD! I like the nerd and the Christmas present.


Poetic Fool 4 years ago

Vicki, last year a friend of mine was invited to a Halloween party at the last minute and had no costume. He ran down to the local novelty store and bought 20 or so of those tiny yellow chick toys for about 50 cents each. He hot glued them all over an old pair of jeans and a t-shirt and went to the party as a chick magnet! Great hub, by the way! Happy Halloween!


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Robert Erich 4 years ago from California

This is great! I was white trash one year. Incredibly easy and very effective. At the price of a trash bag it's a well priced costume as well. Fantastic ideas and you've inspired me. If there wasn't a crazy storm outside I would likely get on it.

Well written! Certainly worthy of Hub of the Day.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, mary! For the votes and share, too!


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FreezeFrame34 4 years ago from Charleston SC

Great ideas!

Congratulations with HOTD!

I have a friend who went as white trash before; it was funny seeing everyone's reaction to

her costume.

When I used to work in a restaurant, I dressed as a co-worker who tanned excessively, had 80's teased hair, and wore gaudy jewelry. It was so much fun dressing up, and I made a lot of people laugh (except one person), but I made a TON of tips! I wish I had a picture; it was priceless!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, lovedoctor! Glad you like them! :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Poetic Fool! Chick Magnet--what a great idea!!!!! Happy Halloween to you, too!


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TycoonSam 4 years ago from Washington, MI

Victoria, These are great ideas in a pinch.

Voted funny!


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maewlaay 4 years ago

cool !

I also found a costume idea for this Halloween http://halloween.mygiftsidea.com/category/costume/

:)


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InterestCaptured 4 years ago

this is great, black-eyed peas? please.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Robert Erich--Thanks so much for sharing. Hope your storm settles down soon. Thanks for the compliment, too, about the hub! :-)


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MariaTeresaM 4 years ago from Philippines

These are very cost-effective and humorous costumes, just right for those last-minute invitations.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

FreezeFrame--Great name!!!! Thanks! Too bad you don't have pics! It's great to dress up like someone you know. LOL!


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dghbrh 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

Many Congratulations for the hub of the day....you really deserve this....a very interesting hub with nice ideas.


summerberrie 4 years ago

Great fun ideas. Lots to choose from! Congrats on HOTD.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Tycoon Sam--Thanks so much. I appreciate the funny vote!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

maewlaay--Thanks for your input! Much appreciated!

InterestCaptured--Glad you like. The black eyed peas is pretty popular. :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, MariaTeresaM! Glad you think so!!!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

dghbrh--Thanks! I was very excited about the hub of the day! woo hoo! :-)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, summerberrie. Much appreciated!!!!


Debra 4 years ago

One that I thought was pretty good was wear a plain white t-shirt with the word LIFE written on it. Carry around a bag of lemons and randomly hand them out to people. "If life gives you lemons..."


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Debra--what a neat idea! That would be fun to do--hand out lemons! :-) Maybe carry around a glass of lemonade, too. LOL. :-)


Blade Blum 4 years ago

He-he

Muchas ideas pero no muy outstanding) Nice


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Blade Blum--pero no muy outstanding? Well, I thought that some of them were--LOL. Well, to each his or her own, huh? Ojala que tenga un buen dia!


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

good response and spanish victoria. I saw that


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

LOL, lovedoctor! I couldn't resist. Had to throw in a little espanol, ya know? :-) Nice feedback--thanks. Glad somebody noticed. :-)


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

Lol. that was awesome! I would be a good detective.. hahhahha


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Yeah, lovedoctor, did you just catch that on the feed?? Amazing!


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

Yes on the feed.


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Too funny. Nice catch.


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IrizarryMariano 3 years ago from Las Vegas

Yeah this is really funny. I think you will like to share your photos with a new community, the site name is goodcostumesforhalloween.com.


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, IrizarryMariano! I may just do that. :-)


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MissJamieD 3 years ago from Minnes-O-ta

These are awesome ideas, I love them:) Great idea for a hub, I always run out of time for my own (adult) costumes so these will help for this year if I procrastinate again!


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

MissJamieD--Hey, thanks for reviving my Halloween hub here. Now you have plenty of time to do these last minute ideas. haha. Perhaps you can improve upon them!


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MissJamieD 3 years ago from Minnes-O-ta

Yes, I'm good at taking original ideas and tweaking them. I'm not as crafty as many people are but I try:) Thanks again.


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

MissJamieD--I have to work at being crafty, too. :-)


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Kasman 3 years ago from Bartlett, Tennessee

It's horrible, but at one point several years ago when I was younger and dumber....I dressed up as.....Pimp Vader. Literally Darth Vader as a pimp. Ugh, shoot me now. I had my girlfriend at the time dress up as my escort and we went out to a bar that night and won 2nd place in a costume contest. I had the helmet and a suit and a chain! I even have an old picture still of it. Ahhhhh, the glory days will always live in infamy. Voting this up and loving the cereal killer! Great job! Victoria Lynn.


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Kasman--Pimp Vader--LOL! That's so funny. Thanks for sharing that story!


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cclitgirl 3 years ago from Western NC

Haha, one year I went as "grapes" - I got a bunch of green balloons, and taped them to my green shirt and brown pants. I wore a green hat as a leaf. haha.

These are fun ideas. :)


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

CC--Grapes are a great costume idea!!!


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oldiesmusic 3 years ago from United States

This is great! Ideal for those office parties, and you just arrive there not having a costume in hand.


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Oh, yeah, oldiesmusic, it's easy to throw together a last minute Halloween costume!


ElleBee 3 years ago

these are great. I think one of my best ever last-minute Halloween costumes was as Frankenstein! I put on one of my dad's suit coats over a set of football shoulder pads, and covered my face in green makeup.


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

ElleBee--Frankenstein is a great idea. I love homemade costumes! So creative!


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Mary Cimeni 3 years ago from Philippines

wahoo! got three days before 3 more days before halloween party. I wonder if that is enough time but thanks for this. bless you all!


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Mary Cimeni - That's enough time for the easy ones!!


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Mary Cimeni 3 years ago from Philippines

thanks a bunch Victoria. I'm getting more excited everyday!


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Glad to hear that, Mary! Halloween can be very fun! Especially for adults!


lovedoctor926 3 years ago

These are some very interesting costumes for Halloween. That's a cool costume your brother is wearing. The baby costume has been a popular choice for several years now and yup, I agree. you must definitely wear something underneath the diaper unless you like being the center of attention. The White Trash Lady costume is neat and the serial cereal killer one is the most original. As you can see from the picture, I'm going as wonder woman again this year. I'm surprised this superhero costume still fits after 2 yrs. I tried it on tonight and put my wig and everything. I think I'm ready to go, but not sure where to this year just probably stay home & wait for the trick or treaters. Halloween has always been my favorite holiday and it sure is a lot of fun. Are you still on bubblews?


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Sunshine625 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

Spooktactular costume ideas!! Happy Halloween!!


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Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

Lol! what great ideas! love the trash look! hope you have a great Halloween!


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DanaTeresa 3 years ago from Ohio

Homemade costumes are the BEST! One year I wore a nightgown and carried a teddy bear = Wendy from Peter Pan.... these are some great ideas and will inspire even more!


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

lovedoctor--I love your Wonder Woman! Halloween can be fun. I think I'll go see my nieces and then stop by the Halloween party at my brother's club for a bit. My dog is welcome to go, too, so that's cool. Yes, I'm on bubblews, but I haven't had much time to post, lately--maybe one per day if I'm lucky! What about you?


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Sunshine! Right back at ya! Have fun!


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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, Nell! Hope you had a nice Halloween!

Dana--Wendy is a great idea!


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eilval 2 years ago from Western Cape , South Africa

Love your fun Halloween costumes - super cool and unique !


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Victoria Lynn 2 years ago from Arkansas, USA Author

Thanks, eilval! I appreciate that!


MikeyPete 2 months ago from Harrisburg Pa

This year I'm improving on my hobo costume. If I decide to go as a hobo girl at work, well that will be like opening 20 cans of laughing gas. At least I'll be getting my moneys worth.


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Victoria Lynn 2 months ago from Arkansas, USA Author

MikeyPete, that will be lots of fun--and cheap to do! :-)


MikeyPete 2 months ago from Harrisburg Pa

3 years ago I went as a blonde hippie chick. Went to a convenience store and a guy went in as a Hooters girl. We had about 6 people that almost fell on the floor because they were laughing that hard.


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Victoria Lynn 2 months ago from Arkansas, USA Author

MikeyPete, that's awesome! I love fun, creative Halloween costumes!

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