Halloween is just eight days away! Have you stocked up on sweets? Planned out costumes? Decked out the porch for trick-or-treaters? If not, have no fear. There’s still a weekend in between to get everything done, and we have lots of easy-to-make ideas you can knock out before your Sunday primetime shows (hello, The Walking Dead!). Or, throw in one of your favorite Halloween flicks and craft up your little one’s costume. Check out some of our favorite ideas for kids of all ages:
Baby Bull: Get the step-by-step instructions >>
Ladybug: Get the step-by-step instructions >>
More Easy-to-Make Costumes for Kids
So, tomorrow’s Halloween and you’re still struggling to decide what ghostly (or adorable) character you’re going to transform into, amiright? Don’t let the pressure of creating a knock-out costume stress you out. You still have plenty of time to gather some materials and put your DIY skills to use to make a fun, homemade costume just in time for nightfall. And even if you aren’t handy with a needle and thread, many of these will look just as good with a hot glue gun substitute. So, I’ve picked my top 11 (I just couldn’t stop at 10) DIY costumes from around the blogosphere that you can make TONIGHT. Plus, there’s something for every person in your family, from babies to grown-ups. Go ahead and dive in.
HALLOWEEN COSTUMES FOR DOGS
Rag Dolls :: A Beautiful Mess
This rag doll costume is too cute. It’s perfect on its own or as a mother-daughter set. Get the Tutorial at A Beautiful Mess >>
Bumblebee :: Fiskars
Becoming a bumblebee is easy as can be(e). Sew strips of black tee onto a yellow shirt, and turn a regular headband into whimsical antennae. Get the Tutorial at Fiskars >>
More Last-Minute Halloween Costumes
Check out “Sophie the Chicken,” this week’s HGTV Halloween Photo Contest winner.
Sophie’s mother hen clucked her way to a $25 gift card from spooktacular home furnishings company Grandin Road, as well as winning Grandin Road’s mistress of mayhem Hagatha the Halloween Witch.
You can get in on the action by entering the Halloween Photo Contest with your best Halloween decorations, costumes and carved pumpkins.
For inspiration, check out the most haunting Halloween ideas, pumpkin carving templates and party plans from HGTV.com.