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33 Super Easy Cardboard Box Halloween Costumes For Lazy People

Step one: Cut a hole in a box.

1. Do the robot!

3. Get square as a Lego man.

Just glue plastic bowls to your box and poke some arm holes and you're set.
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Just glue plastic bowls to your box and poke some arm holes and you're set.

4. Got a few friends and a bunch of boxes? Go as Tetris!

It also works great as a couple's costume.

5. Keep your trick or treating clean and go as a box of laundry detergent.

6. Start a snackwave as a box of popcorn.

Paint a cardboard box white and red, and use Great Stuff Foam to create the look and feel of popcorn kernels. For the hat, spray paint a popcorn bucket red, and that's it!
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Paint a cardboard box white and red, and use Great Stuff Foam to create the look and feel of popcorn kernels. For the hat, spray paint a popcorn bucket red, and that's it!

7. Maybe you're as cute as a Box-O-Puppies.

A great way to incorporate your kid's (or hey, your) pre-existing stuffed animal collection. Get the full instructions here.
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A great way to incorporate your kid's (or hey, your) pre-existing stuffed animal collection. Get the full instructions here.

8. Channel your plastic selves as Barbie and Ken.

This one might be slightly confining but if you can pull it off, it's totally worthwhile. You'll definitely need a buttload of pink paint (and a plastic smile).
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This one might be slightly confining but if you can pull it off, it's totally worthwhile. You'll definitely need a buttload of pink paint (and a plastic smile).

9. Go for a measured look.

10. Make friends as Franzia.

Get the instructions here.

11. Style yourself as Steve from Minecraft

Get the instructions here.

12. Scramble yourself into a Rubik's Cube.

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13. Keep it colorful in this crayon costume.

Find out more here.
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Find out more here.

15. Unfold the box, and make a life-size photo strip.

16. There's always going as a naked SIMS character IRL.

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17. Or as "guy eaten by a shark."

18. Find yourself in the fishtank.

Pro tip: You can use adhesive woodgrain contact paper instead of an actual wood box to make this costume easier to wear.
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Pro tip: You can use adhesive woodgrain contact paper instead of an actual wood box to make this costume easier to wear.

19. Keep it crazy in the claw machine.

20. Or become one with the bubble gum dispenser.

And it actually works!
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And it actually works!

21. Feed your inner child as a box of Frosted Flakes (with real life Tony the Tiger baby attached).

Find out how to do it here.
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Find out how to do it here.

22. Addicted to your phone? Go as your favorite app!

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23. Or get your Dr. Who on and time travel with the Tardis.

24. Cover your cardboard box with pleather and create the cutest baby Birkin bag ever.

Get the full instructions here.
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Get the full instructions here.

25. Embrace your inner Nerds.

26. Take a whimsical balloon ride.

27. Get in an Empire state of mind.

28. Turn yourself—or your kid—into a spooky chef.

29. Find a friend and go as the leg lamp from A Christmas Story.

"Fragile—it must be Italian!"
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"Fragile—it must be Italian!"

30. Who's the sheriff of this town? You are!

Here's how to do it.

31. There's a unicorn version, of course, too.

Super easy instructions here.
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Super easy instructions here.

32. Be the perfect bedtime snack.

33. And if you're really daring, you could always go as pizza.

Actually....don't do this.
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Actually....don't do this.

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