If you don’t have the time (or skills, or desire) to make your child’s Halloween costume, and if you don’t have the budget for an elaborate pricey costume, that doesn’t mean you have to settle for a run-of-the-mill, same-as-everyone-else costume.
There are plenty of store-bought costumes that are creative and well made — and that cost less than $50. Here are some of my favorites for 2012:
Prefer handmade? See our favorite handmade Halloween costumes from Etsy. And then see more incredible handmade costumes from Etsy.
Have little ones? Check out the cutest handmade costumes for babies.
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