20 Halloween Costumes You Can Make with Items Around the House

Use these fun Halloween costume ideas and make them -- right up to the witching hour -- with items you have around the house. Find your "base" item and add a few choice elements to put together these ideas in a snap.

Costumes You Can Make with Sweatshirts and Sweatpants

"Get a white sweatsuit. From there, your tot can be a dog, a cow, or a ghost. Just get some black felt, cut it in shapes and pin (or velcro) the 'spots' to her suit! Add a little black eyeliner to the tip of her nose. For a dog, use the pencil to draw whiskers." --cl-mon71

"Attach balloons to a sweatsuit and be a bunch of grapes!" --cheatize

"I bought a hooded black sweatshirt for my two-year-old girl and hand-sewed black felt triangles on the hood and glued smaller white felt triangles inside the black ones. She just wore it with black pants and shoes and I used eyeliner to draw whiskers. She was an adorable cat and wore the sweatshirt all winter." --barville



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