Student Life Hacks: DIY Halloween Costume Ideas20/10/2017
Whether you’re looking for something funny, cheap or effortless to dress up as this Halloween, here are 6 creative last-minute DIY costume ideas that won’t break the bank…
1. An Avocado
This costume is sure to leave you with a pit in your stomach…
What you will need: A large piece of cardboard (you can simply break down a large cardboard box if you can’t source a cardboard sheet big enough), some scissors, a large sheet/plastic sheet, some light and dark green paint, x 2 paintbrushes and a beer belly.
2. Someone Else’s Reflection
“Mirror Mirror on the wall, I didn’t make any effort at all.”
3. Classic Sheet Ghost
What you will need: A white bedsheet. Scissors are optional if you wish to create holes for your eyes…
4. Something Dead
You can’t go wrong with this traditional look.
What you will need: A Halloween face paint pallet, some fake blood and old clothes that you can rip up.
5. A Mummy
This inexpensive costume idea will also keep you nice and warm.
What you will need: A skin-coloured base layer such as a vest top and leggings, a lot of bandages and wrapping skills.
Another Halloween classic that can be made with just two products- black and white make-up!
If you’re inspired by our blog, please make sure to share a picture of your look with us using #downingstudents – we’d love to see it!