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22 Seriously Unique DIY Halloween Costumes You're Surprised You Didn't Think Of

DIY, more like D-I-WHY didn't I try these sooner?

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1. Billy from the "Saw" movies

Whether you're a lad or a lady, there's a great tutorial for this look here.
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Whether you're a lad or a lady, there's a great tutorial for this look here.

2. Bag of Jellybeans

Put mini balloons inside a balloon bag from a party store and hop right in. GENIUS.
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Put mini balloons inside a balloon bag from a party store and hop right in. GENIUS.

3. Firefox

GET IT???????
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GET IT???????

4. Forrest Gump

~bonus~ Get a box of chocolates, and the first girl who knows your costume gets the box. She'll be your Jenny. Except hopefully she'll stay.
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~bonus~ Get a box of chocolates, and the first girl who knows your costume gets the box. She'll be your Jenny. Except hopefully she'll stay.

5. Deb from "Napoleon Dynamite"

Maybe someone'll buy your keychains. (You don't have to tell anyone if you really made them or not.)
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Maybe someone'll buy your keychains. (You don't have to tell anyone if you really made them or not.)

6. Fortune Teller

The box is just an added bonus to the magic of this costume.
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The box is just an added bonus to the magic of this costume.

7. Gumball Machine

It could take a little bit of time, but LOOK AT HOW GREAT. (FYI, lil' ones look super cute in a mini version of this).
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It could take a little bit of time, but LOOK AT HOW GREAT. (FYI, lil' ones look super cute in a mini version of this).

8. Flanders

You could essentially be any Simpsons character if you get the outfit + yellow paint...but this one is just way too good.
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You could essentially be any Simpsons character if you get the outfit + yellow paint...but this one is just way too good.

9. Art Pop Gaga

The fun in this is that you can basically do this makeup as you please. Just live for the applause.
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The fun in this is that you can basically do this makeup as you please. Just live for the applause.

10. Crying Nun from "American Horror Story: Asylum"

The tutorial is riiiiiiiiiiight here. *spooky*
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The tutorial is riiiiiiiiiiight here. *spooky*

11. Plank from "Ed, Edd 'n Eddy"

People will actually LOL. You're welcome.
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People will actually LOL. You're welcome.

12. Tyler Durden

Bonus: if your date agrees to go with you as Marla, she may be the one for you.
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Bonus: if your date agrees to go with you as Marla, she may be the one for you.

13. Max from "Where the Wild Things Are"

White jumpsuit + paper crown = tears of joy from cuteness. JUST LOOK.
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White jumpsuit + paper crown = tears of joy from cuteness. JUST LOOK.

14. Betsey Johnson

Your gaudiest colored clothing + a tutu + a choppy blonde wig. You probably won't want to stop dressing like this.
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Your gaudiest colored clothing + a tutu + a choppy blonde wig. You probably won't want to stop dressing like this.

15. Bill Lumbergh from "Office Space"

Uh....yeah. If you could just give me the award for Best Costume, that'd be greaaaaaaaaaat.
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Uh....yeah. If you could just give me the award for Best Costume, that'd be greaaaaaaaaaat.

16. Morton Salt Girl

The cuteness is #2real
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The cuteness is #2real

17. Pregnant Kim Kardashian West

That couch pattern you love but your friends make fun of you for? This is its purpose.
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That couch pattern you love but your friends make fun of you for? This is its purpose.

18. Sophia Grace and Rosie

You're gonna have to work extra hard to make your Nicki Minaj covers cute, though.
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You're gonna have to work extra hard to make your Nicki Minaj covers cute, though.

19. Shopping Bags

If you don't want to make these out of cardboard, there's a good chance you can go to your shop of choice and ask for their largest bag. They may have one you can just cut holes in and wear!
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If you don't want to make these out of cardboard, there's a good chance you can go to your shop of choice and ask for their largest bag. They may have one you can just cut holes in and wear!

20. Bob-omb

Details here, or just stuff a black oversized sweater and sew on white ovals + a cute light blue hat.
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Details here, or just stuff a black oversized sweater and sew on white ovals + a cute light blue hat.

21. Ice Cream Cone

The peplum top seriously makes this look. And guys can do it too! Explore other styles of the same costume idea here.
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The peplum top seriously makes this look. And guys can do it too! Explore other styles of the same costume idea here.

22. Candy Hearts

Extremely simple, extremely adorable. May reel someone special in.*(*We're not making any promises, but hey, you'll look good so there's a good chance.)
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Extremely simple, extremely adorable. May reel someone special in.*

(*We're not making any promises, but hey, you'll look good so there's a good chance.)

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