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Don't Be A Halloween Party Pooper: 6+ Easy Ideas!

Image source: Say Yes To Hoboken
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Do you dread Halloween? Can’t think of a costume? Despise dressing up? You’re not alone. Halloween just isn’t everyone’s favorite holiday. But there’s no need to be a party pooper! Keep reading for a bunch of easy ideas that can be added to, or subtracted from, whatever you’re already wearing on Halloween.

Friends, any of these ideas will have your children in giggles! Especially if you’re the type that steers clear of anything that hints at pretending.

1. Cowgirl

An Annie Oakley inspired ensemble is delightful and would be super easy to pull off!

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2. Mary Poppins and Burt the Chimney Sweep

Practically perfect (and super easy) in every way!

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3. Mad Men Throwback

Why not live out your Mad Men obsession for Halloween? Don and Betty (or Megan!) here you come!

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4. Richie and Margot from Royal Tenenbaums

Wes Anderson makes the best films and Royal Tenenbaums is a classic. Richie and Margot anyone?

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5. Anything ’80s

You can never go wrong with 80’s inspired costumes and they’re so easy to pull together. Break out the Aquanet and rat comb!

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Image source: John Sharpe Photography

6. Bank Robbers

If you’re anything like me your closet is overflowing with stripes, put them to use with this clever idea!

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7. Dorothy

Can’t beat this cult classic! Grab a stuffed animal dog to complete your look with your own Toto.

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8. Hamburglar

I bet you can find all the pieces for this easy costume right in your closet, so fun!

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9. DIY Masquerade Mask

Throw a mask on any outfit for an instant costume!

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10. Circus Ringleader

If you have a pair of riding boots or tall boots in general, the rest of this costume should pull together in a snap.

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Image source: The Coveted

11. Little Red Riding Hood

This would be pretty easy to pull off I think, there are red capes everywhere at Halloween stores!

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12. American Gothic

Pose behind an oversized frame and you’ve got the most awesome couple’s costume ever.

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13. Bird’s Nest

Maybe this is what my hair looks like in the mornings already… jokes! Such a fun idea!

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14. DIY Piñata

If you’ve got nothing but time and craft skills, this costume is for you.

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15. Dora the Explorer

Hilarious and totally easy — I’m sure your kid has a replica of Dora’s backpack lying around.

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16. The Tooth Fairy and Her Tooth

A very cute and creative idea. Wear all white and add a crown! I love this.

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17. Shooting Star

I don’t know if I’m committed enough for a gold body leotard, but I think you could get the same effect with just a star crown and streamers.

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18. Rosie the Riveter

Another cultural icon look that would be pretty easy to pull off!

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19. Flower Child

Peace and love, friends! With a flower crown this one should come together in a breeze!

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20. The Birds

Hitchcock offers tons of inspiration, how about Tippi Hedren in The Birds?

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Image source: Prudent Baby

 

21. Where’s Waldo

Put those stripes in your closet to use and dig out your camera and messenger bag. Voila! Waldo.

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22. Rubik’s Cube

I had to throw this one in just because it’s so easy! How about a DIY Rubik’s cube?

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