12 DIY Costumes That Are Better Than Store-Bought Ones

Just because a costume is “official” doesn’t mean it will be the best. You can use these DIY costumes as inspiration for next Halloween! And sometimes traveling to get the real deal isn’t worth it! Just like Campbell’s Go™ soups, you don’t have to get take out to get great Moroccan style chicken.

1. Store-bought Corpse Bride… meh.

Handmade Corpse Bride… AMAZING!

2. Store-bought Brave costume… it’s alright.

Handmade Brave costume… wow!

3. Store-bought Wolverine… yawn.

4. This Yugi is creepy…

5. Store-bought Adventure Time costumes… okay, sure.

But these DIY costumes are so much CUTER!

6. This store-bought Alice In Wonderland is…. interesting…

This handmade Alice In Wonderland is perfect!

7. Why would anyone want to wear this store-bought Cheshire Cat costume?

This homemade costume is much better and much cuter.

8. Store-bought pirate… decent.

DIY Pirate… Aye! A beaut!

9. This store-bought Link costume is okay.

This DIY Link is super!

10. These store-bought Powerpuff Girls costumes… WTF?

On the other hand, these handmade Powerpuff Girls costumes are SO ADORABLE.

11. Typical store-bought Lady Gaga costume…

12. These store-bought Avengers costumes are underwhelming.

But these handmade costumes save the day!

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