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Thrift Store and Recycled Costume Ideas

Create wonderful costumes by recycling clothing and other items you either have in your closet right now or can easily find at a local thrift or second-hand store.

Thrift Store Costumes Photo Gallery
Check out all of these creative costumes made by recycling items bought from a thrift store or found in your own closet.

Barbie Costume
Try to get your hands on a long. blond wig and pink clothing to make this costume.

Biker Costume
For this costume, find as much leather as you can and wear it.

Dead Barbie Halloween Costume
Follow these directions submitted by Meg and you can dress up as a dead Barbie.

Funny, Old Lady
search through your grandma's closet or at thrift stores to find on old dress to wear for this costume.

Glamorous Zombie Costume
Find a fancy outfit and then rip it up and make it dirty to dress as a zombie.

Hippie Halloween Costume
Search a thrift store or garage sale to find bell bottoms, tie-dyed clothes, or anything else you can use to dress as a hippie.

Pop Star Costume
Look for a fancy dress and outrageous sunglasses to make this costume.

Retro Scarecrow Costume
Find an old flannel shirt to make this costume and dress it up to create this scarecrow.

How to Make a Scarecrow Costume
Dress up as a screcrow for your next Halloween or harvest party!

Tourist Halloween Costume
Try to find a loud, button down shirt to go with some khaki's to make this costume.

Veronica the Fortune Teller Costume
Look for a long skirt, costume jewelry, and colorful scarves to make this costume.

Veterinarian Costume
To make this costume, you need to look for some scrubs, some stuffed animals, and a small animal carrier.

Waitress Costume
Scour the racks at the thrift store to find a black outfit that would make a great waitress uniform.

Thrift Store Costumes Photo Gallery
Check out all of these creative costumes made by recycling items bought from a thrift store or found in your own closet.

Barbie Costume
Try to get your hands on a long. blond wig and pink clothing to make this costume.

Biker Costume
For this costume, find as much leather as you can and wear it.

Dead Barbie Halloween Costume
Follow these directions submitted by Meg and you can dress up as a dead Barbie.

Funny, Old Lady
search through your grandma's closet or at thrift stores to find on old dress to wear for this costume.

Glamorous Zombie Costume
Find a fancy outfit and then rip it up and make it dirty to dress as a zombie.

Hippie Halloween Costume
Search a thrift store or garage sale to find bell bottoms, tie-dyed clothes, or anything else you can use to dress as a hippie.

Pop Star Costume
Look for a fancy dress and outrageous sunglasses to make this costume.

Retro Scarecrow Costume
Find an old flannel shirt to make this costume and dress it up to create this scarecrow.

How to Make a Scarecrow Costume
Dress up as a screcrow for your next Halloween or harvest party!

Tourist Halloween Costume
Try to find a loud, button down shirt to go with some khaki's to make this costume.

Veronica the Fortune Teller Costume
Look for a long skirt, costume jewelry, and colorful scarves to make this costume.

Veterinarian Costume
To make this costume, you need to look for some scrubs, some stuffed animals, and a small animal carrier.

Waitress Costume
Scour the racks at the thrift store to find a black outfit that would make a great waitress uniform.

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