Last Minute DIY Costumes

By: Genesis Rodriguez, Reporter

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Illustration done by Rosemary Culver

Halloween, the time of the year where people go out and get spooked or do the spooking. Trick or treating, haunted houses, parties or movie theaters are all part of this night. With Halloween around the corner, many are looking for costumes to wear as well. The process of getting a costume can be stressful and costly. Here are five DIY ideas that are affordable and easy to put together.

  1.       Crazy Cat Lady
  • Bathrobe
  • Cat Teddy Bears
  • Pins
  • Favorite Crazy PJ Pants

  1.      Ghost
  • Bed sheets
  • Scissors

  1.       Army Soldier
  • Camo pants
  • Green t-shirt
  • Black boots
  • Black paint
  • Camo or green hat

  1. Grease (Sally)
  • Black leather jacket
  • Black top
  • Red Shoes
  • Black belt
  • Black pants/leggings

  1.    Nerd
  • Big Eye Glasses
  • Sneakers
  • Pants
  • T-Shirt
  • Suspenders

So there you have it, awesome, affordable, DIY costumes at your fingertips. Creating the costume is  easier than you may think. We all have things lying around that can be useful during this time of year when all we want to do is collect delicious candy and have fun. This is Halloween at it’s finest with all the scary fun we college kids love to have! Now go and start digging, your costume is waiting.

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