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21 Insanely Creative Halloween Costumes For You And Your Friends

We are what we pretend to be, so this year, pretend to be a burrito.

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1. A Burrito and Guac

(Yes, he knows he's extra.) Learn how to make the burrito here.
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(Yes, he knows he's extra.) Learn how to make the burrito here.

2. A Nightmare Dressed as a Daydream and Starbucks Lovers

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~Baby, I'll write your name.~

To make this costume, add ~scary~ ghosts to a black T-shirt, tuck the top into a tulle skirt, and wrap everything up in extra sparkly tulle.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed Life

To make this costume, add ~scary~ ghosts to a black T-shirt, tuck the top into a tulle skirt, and wrap everything up in extra sparkly tulle.

3. The Sexual Bases

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Start with three baseball T-shirts. We bought the iron-on numbers for the front and back at Michaels and — after much debate about what acts go with each base — added the details with a Cricut and iron-on material. This is how we made all of our T-shirt-based costumes, but you could easily just use a stencil, iron-on letters, or — if you're feeling brave and crafty — freehand 'em.
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Start with three baseball T-shirts. We bought the iron-on numbers for the front and back at Michaels and — after much debate about what acts go with each base — added the details with a Cricut and iron-on material. This is how we made all of our T-shirt-based costumes, but you could easily just use a stencil, iron-on letters, or — if you're feeling brave and crafty — freehand 'em.

4. Serena Williams and a Wimbledon Trophy

(The trophy is made from an inexpensive toy shield!)
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(The trophy is made from an inexpensive toy shield!)

5. Netflix and Chill

This costume, by contrast, has absolutely no chill whatsoever.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed Life

This costume, by contrast, has absolutely no chill whatsoever.

6. TLC in the "Creep" Video

Get the oversized PJs on Amazon.
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Get the oversized PJs on Amazon.

7. Cookie and Lucious Lyon

Who knew a French twist and an eyeliner 'stache could turn a girl into such a pretty male mogul?! Get Cookie's dress here and the wig here. Both her coat and Lucious's suit are from Burlington Coat Factory.
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Who knew a French twist and an eyeliner 'stache could turn a girl into such a pretty male mogul?! Get Cookie's dress here and the wig here. Both her coat and Lucious's suit are from Burlington Coat Factory.

8. The Oregon Trail Wagon & an Ox

We made the covered wagon costume using a box and wood contact paper, pipe insulation from Home Depot (you could also use pool noodles), and muslin. The ox costume is basically just horns/ears.
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We made the covered wagon costume using a box and wood contact paper, pipe insulation from Home Depot (you could also use pool noodles), and muslin. The ox costume is basically just horns/ears.

9. Gene and the Can of Vegetables from Wet Hot American Summer

The can costume is made from silver poster boards covered in felt. The Gene just takes a bandana, a cutoff T-shirt, and an apron.
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The can costume is made from silver poster boards covered in felt. The Gene just takes a bandana, a cutoff T-shirt, and an apron.

10. Ron Swanson and Breakfast

Relationship goals.
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Relationship goals.

11. A Sick Cat and a Vet

Cat ears + a cone of shame for the win!
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Cat ears + a cone of shame for the win!

12. Which Witch?

For you grammar nerds.
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For you grammar nerds.

13. Aunt Viv #1 and Aunt Viv #2

Sry to whoever has to be Aunt Viv #2; everyone knows #1 was far superior.
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Sry to whoever has to be Aunt Viv #2; everyone knows #1 was far superior.

14. Miss Behavior and Miss Demeanor

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Finally, a use for that bridesmaid dress you were told you'd ~totally~ wear again. Add tiaras, and use iron-on letters to create the sashes.
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Finally, a use for that bridesmaid dress you were told you'd ~totally~ wear again. Add tiaras, and use iron-on letters to create the sashes.

15. The Whole Oregon Trail Crew

As mentioned above, we made the covered wagon costume using a box and wood contact paper, pipe insulation from Home Depot (you could also use pool noodles), and muslin. The ox costume just needs horns/ears. The dysentery, tombstone, river ("Ford me, baby!"), and trail are all simple T-shirt costumes.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed Life

As mentioned above, we made the covered wagon costume using a box and wood contact paper, pipe insulation from Home Depot (you could also use pool noodles), and muslin. The ox costume just needs horns/ears. The dysentery, tombstone, river ("Ford me, baby!"), and trail are all simple T-shirt costumes.

16. Hillary and Carlton Banks

Perfect dog optional.
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Perfect dog optional.

17. Miss Frizzle and Pluto

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Poor, poor Pluto.

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18. A Beanie Baby Cat and the Jerry Garcia Beanie Bear

Unless you were one of those MONSTERS who took the tag off your BBs.
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Unless you were one of those MONSTERS who took the tag off your BBs.

19. A Bull and a China Shop

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~You break it, you buy it.~

To make the china shop costume, start with a store-bought Alice in Wonderland dress (or a French maid costume) and add pieces from a doll tea set to the dress and to a headband with E6000 glue. You can add the sign with iron-on material or print it out and attach it to the headband.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed Life

To make the china shop costume, start with a store-bought Alice in Wonderland dress (or a French maid costume) and add pieces from a doll tea set to the dress and to a headband with E6000 glue. You can add the sign with iron-on material or print it out and attach it to the headband.

20. A Game of Guess Who?

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...with movable game pieces!

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This is an ~advanced-level costume~. Learn how to make it here.

21. The Founding Dads

Buy Founding Fathers wigs at Halloween store and accessorize them with things dads like: transition lenses, WD-40, Bud Light, socks with sandals, etc. Laugh wildly at your own jokes.
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Buy Founding Fathers wigs at Halloween store and accessorize them with things dads like: transition lenses, WD-40, Bud Light, socks with sandals, etc. Laugh wildly at your own jokes.

Costume design and construction: Rachel Wilkerson Miller and Alanna Okun

Additional costume assistance: Jenny Chang, Julia Reinstein, Jess Probus, and Terri Pous

Photography: Lauren Zaser and Sarah Kobos

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