Halloween costumes can cost hundreds of dollars at specialty boutiques, but you can make your own creative costume for free. There’s no need to waste money on Halloween costumes when you have all the materials in your own home. Whether you enjoy going to a Halloween parties or your kids love trick or treating, it’s hard to justify spending money on a costume that will only be worn for one night. Here are four do-it-yourself Halloween costumes you can make at home to save money without sacrificing creativity.
1. The Ghost of Christmas Present
Anyone who has seen the classic holiday play, A Christmas Carol, knows that the Ghost of Christmas Present spreads the joyful message of Christmas everywhere he goes. Although a ghost may seem like a lame last minute Halloween costume, it’s actually a unique option if you add this little twist. Toss an old sheet over your head, and cut out holes for your eyes and mouth. Then, attach little Christmas gifts to your sheet using hot glue. Everyone will love the reference to A Christmas Carol; to complete the look, don’t forget to spread joy wherever you go.