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Last-Minute Costumes for Halloween and Parties

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If you are looking for a last minute costume for Halloween trick-or-treating or for a Halloween party, you have come to the right place. Here are several last minute costume ideas you can make with items you have laying around your house. I have included a variety of costume ideas, along with a quick listing of the main supplies needed to make that costume. Click on each costume title to find directions for making that costume.

Artist Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Piece of Cardboard
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush

Autumn Leaves Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Brown Hooded Sweatshirt
  • Silk Leaves
  • Safety Pins

Babe Magnet Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Light Colored Clothing
  • Inexpensive Dolls
  • Needle and Thread or Safety Pins

Baby Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Pajamas
  • Teddy Bear
  • Pacifier

Bag of Jelly Beans Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Light Colored Clothing
  • Small Balloons
  • Clear, Plastic Wrap

Barbie Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Pink Clothing
  • Make-Up

Basket Full Of Laundry Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Old Laundry Basket
  • Clothesline (or any rope)
  • Clothes
  • Clothespins and/or Safety Pins

Bat Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Dark Colored Outfit (such as a sweatsuit)
  • Umbrella (optional)
  • Felt
  • Safety Pins or Needle and Thread

Bathing Beauty Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Pink Outfit (such as a sweatsuit)
  • Pink Balloons
  • Safety Pins

Bed Bug Costume

The main supplies needed for this costume are:
  • Dark Colored Outfit (such as a sweatsuit)
  • Blanket
  • Pillow
  • Safety Pins
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