Tickled Pink: Dress in all pink and carry a feather. When people ask you what your are answer, "I'm tickled pink!"
Black Mail: Dress in all black and attach a postage stamp to your chest. You're black mail!
Leaf Blower:: Go outside and grab a handful of leaves that have fallen on the ground. Pin the leaves on your shirt and pants. Save one leaf and pin it on to the brim of a baseball cap so it hangs in front of your face. When someone asks you what you are blow the leaf hanging from your cap and say, "A leaf blower".
D-Fence: Be the craziest sports fan this football season! Get a white T-shirt and paint a large D on the front. Out of white foam board create a small white fence. When you put the two together it becomes "D-Fence".
Grab a boom box and start blaring "Heard it Through
the Grapevine!" Then get suited up in a brown body suit
or leotard. Cover your body with double-sided tape. Then blow
up purple balloons and attach them to the tape. For added security
(it could be a windy Halloween), use garbage bag ties to affix
balloons to tape.
A Bag of Jelly Beans: You'll need a
clear plastic bag. Step into the bag making holes for the legs and arms out
the side. Fill the bag with different color balloons and use a flashy scarf to tie around
the top of the bag. You may want to place a sign that says "Jelly Beans 5¢ " in
front of the bag. For the clothing underneath just about any color leotard will work.
this one, you can choose a color scheme... Dress in a solid
color sweat suit. Paint or use a magic marker to print the word,
"crayon" in large black letters down the length of
your body. Going with the same color scheme, create a pointed
hat, using construction paper or oak tag. Staple a string on
it and tie it under your neck to keep it secure. And the final
touch, paint your face your crayon color.
Be the missing person on the milk carton! Wear a long sleeved
white shirt and white pants or a leotard and tights. Spray paint
a large box white. Cut out arm and leg holes. Paint MILK in
large letters on both the front and the back sides. Enlarge
a photo of yourself, a family member or a friend and affix it
to the back. In large black letters write the word, MISSING.
Slip into a pair of white tennis shoes and paint your face white.
one is super easy! Simply purchase white sheets and tear them
into long strips. Get a friend to help you wrap them around
your body. Practice body movements of a stiff mummy!
VROOOOM...Wear a black tee-shirt and pants. Paint two solid
(or dotted) yellow lines down the middle of the shirt on both
sides. Glue match box cars on both sides of the road (yellow
lines) Now you're on your way!
Black widow! For this costume, you'll need a black hooded sweatshirt;
a pair of black pants or sweats; and black socks or booties.
You'll also need 4 pairs of black tube socks or nylons. Stuff
the tube socks with cotton batting, newspaper, or any material
you can find to make the spider legs. Then sew the eight legs
to the sides of the black outfit. Paint eyes on the top of the
hood and a large red spot on the back (to get the Black Widow
Be your favorite television show! Take a large cardboard box
and cut out holes for your arms and legs. Draw channel and volume
controls on front side. Then choose what TV show (i.e. a copy
of BLUSH magazine for Just Shoot Me or a remote tropical island
for Survivor) you'd like to be and capture it on the "screen."
Affix pipe cleaners to a headband then put it on your head for
Rubble: Go back to the Stone Age! Take a blue fitted
sundress and cut the hem so it looks jagged. Wear a black wig
done "Betty Style" with a bow or bone at top. Glue
a small rock or bone to the top of the halter dress.
a yabbadabbadoo time! using leopard skin fabric, cut out a diaper
size piece big enough to fit around your waist securely. Cut
a ragged edge at the bottom of this material. Use the rest of
the material to make a leopard sash to drape across chest. Attach
the two pieces with a plastic dog bone, using glue. Complete
the outfit by carrying around a wooden bat and chanting BAM
Bunch Mania: Greg and Marsha: Wear bell
bottom jeans with silk style shirts and lifter shoes. Put
on a giant nose to capture the episode where Marcia gets
hits with the football. Alice: Suit up in a blue maid's
uniform and white nurse's shoes. Put your hair in a bun.
Slip on round wire frame glasses. Wear a white shirt
and black dress slacks. Take a red and black stripe
tie and using pipe cleaners glue them to the underside
of the tie so that it will form the upward bend that
Take control of the party this Halloween. Wear a white
blouse underneath a black graduation robe. Top it
off with a curly wig and gravel.
(from Saturday Night Live): Is
it a HE or SHE? Suit up in a Western shirt two sizes
too big. Stuff yourself with rolled up newspaper.
Wear polyester pants that are brown and two sizes
too big. For the stuffing in the pants, use multiple
layers of foam. Slip into military style glasses
and top it off with a black curly wig.
STAR WARS fans will love this costume! Buy brown
hair extensions (or use your own!) and make them
into the trademark "cinnamon buns" that
Princess Lea is so well known for. Next, dress yourself
in a plain colored wraparound dress or even a white
or cream bathrobe. Add a rope belt and laser gun
and you will suddenly be transferred to a galaxy
far, far away!
Dream of Jeanie: Grab a genie bottle and
prepare to make a grand entrance this Halloween! Wear a
skimpy tube top (preferably pink) beneath a short red vest.
Don a pair of baggy pants (preferably pink or white) and
a pair of ballet shoes. Accessorize with large hoop earring's
and a head band.
Holmes : Grab a mystery book, magnifying
glass and a sleuth hat and transform yourself into this
legend! Wear a brown cape, khaki or white pants and a
: Retreat back to this favorite childhood
character. Using pipe cleaners, wire the inside of the
pig tails. Then wear a red dress with a flower pattern
and a white apron with a fringe on it. Wear hiking boots
with color socks and then apply red marker to create freckles
on your face.
Shagwell from Austin Powers II
Shop Goodwill for the tightest hotpants you
can find! Or buy a pair of tight jeans and make cut-offs
out of them. Then throw on a skin tight shirt. Add thigh
high go go boots (if you cant find these, wear white
shoes and white tube socks to create a boot look), a female
symbol necklace and a wide headband. Apply bright blue
eye shadow and hot pink lipstick. Now youre ready
to break some hearts!
You, too, can be a "Creepy Carrie" with a prom nightmare costume like in the scene from the movie in which Carrie is doused with pig blood after being awarded the title of Prom Queen. Find an old prom dress or down and pour fake blood all over it. Wear a tiara on your head and you are instantly turned into Carrie.
You'll be singing, Boop-Boop-a-Doo in this timeless costume. Grab a red dress and a pair of white thigh high stockings with a white garter. This costume is complete with a pair of red high heels and a black bob wig. Accessorize with gold earrings and bracelets.
Wear a white shirt with tight jeans and tan boots. Put a tool belt around your waits. Search around and see if you can find a hard-hat to wear too!
The American Tourist:
Shop Goodwill for a Hawaiian shirt, a pair of shorts and a large straw hat. Don't forget to have a camera, and maps hanging out, and that look of being lost!
Use an old bridesmaid or prom dress or find one at Goodwill. Add a pair of gloves, a tiara, some oversized jewelry, and heals. For the banner, get a piece of wide ribbon, and write "Miss America" in glitter.
Have you always wanted to be a Babe Magnet? Seize the moment
this Halloween! Get a garbage bag and cut out slots for your
arms. Collect a bunch of old Barbies and attach them to you
with string or tape! Start attracting!
Show your wit this Halloween with this easy
to assemble last minute costume. Wear a long sleeve shirt with
a pocket and a pair of khakis. Then throw a blanket over you.
now youre an undercover agent!!!
Heres another smart and witty one
Peter Pan this Halloween. Wear a white tee-shirt that says "Peter"
on the front and then write "Pan" on the back. Carrying
an actual frying pan is optional!
Watch the movie, "Revenge of the Nerd's" to
get some additional "nerdy" ideas. Wear a pair of
pants that are a couple of inches short (AKA Floods), a buttoned
down shirt with a corny bow tie, white socks, black shoes and
dark frame glasses. For an added touch of nerdiness, put tape
or a band aid around the nose piece of the glasses. Clumsily
carry around a stack of books and a pocket calculator.
Be a free spirit this Halloween! Suit up in a long flowing skirt
in a floral pattern and a puffy blouse. Accessorize with heavy
gold costume jewelry, a noisy belt and a shawl.
Woodstock! On the bottom, wear bell bottom jeans, long jeans
with rips or a peasant skirt with leather sandals (i.e. Birkenstocks)
On the top,opt for a tie dye shirt or a Woodstock or Grateful
Dead T-shirt. Accessorize with love beads, peace buttons and
Head back to the oldies! Wear a pair of jeans rolled
up to the mid-calf and an un-tucked, white, buttoned down shirt
with socks and tennis shoes. Complete the look with a scarf
(female) or by slicking your hair back for a greaser look (male).
Cowboy or Cowgirl:
Think denim! Don a pair of blue jeans, a western-looking
denim shirt, boots, a neckerchief and bandanna. And walla...
you're in the wild, wild west!
Find a pair of loose fitting blue jeans and make cutouts
in the knees. Sew patches on these cut outs. Then suit up in
a long flannel shirt and begin affixing straw to cuffs of pants
and shirt with duct tape.
Wear a pair of jeans several sizes too big with a black
tee shirt. Accessorize with gold chains, a boom box blaring
rap music and a baseball hat worn backwards.
Wear a black tuxedo jacket with black pants and and a
white dress shirt. Don a top hat and white gloves then grab
a stuffed bunny for tricks.
Dress in something old looking. Stuff some newspapers to create
a large behind that juts out. Put baby powder in your hair to
turn into a silvery color, Carry a bulky black purse and a cane.
Complete the look with wire framed glasses and a hair net.