There are so many ideas for Halloween costumes and decorating! Here is a small selection for people ranging from the “I-don’t-know-how-to-use-a-needle-and-thread” non-crafter to the Super Crafter.
Face it, Star Wars is hot. With episodes VII, VIII, and IX starting release later this year (not to mention the stand alone movies), it’s going to be hot for a while. If you or your little ones want to celebrate Halloween with a nod to the force, here are some ideas for you:
- Jedi Robe Tutorial from Simplistically Sassy
- Darth Vader Costume Tutorial from Mom Endeavors
- Darth Maul and Yoda Tutorials from The Scrappe Shoppe
- Last Minute Star Wars Costume Ideas from StarWars.com
- Obi Wan Costume Tutorial Via Craft Gossip
Looking for a variety of cute ideas that aren’t DIY?
- 35+ Kids Costume Ideas for Halloween from Paging Fun Mums
Want to DIY your child’s costume, but don’t sew?
- 5 No-Sew Costume Ideas from Kidspot.Com.Au
- Easy To Make Kids’ Halloween Costumes from Better Homes and Gardens
- An Adorable Octopus Costume DIY from Instructables
- Skein of Yarn Costume from Dukes and Duchesses
Waited until the last minute to put something together? Need some ideas?
- 50 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids from Brit & Co.
- 10 Easy and Cute Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids from Babble
- Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Kids: DIY On a Dime in No Time from Boston.MommyPoppins.Com
- 51 Cheap and Easy Last-Minute Halloween Costumes from BuzzFeed
- Don’t Panic! Last Minute Cardboard Halloween Costumes from Kim Werker
- DIY Halloween Costumes from Madison Mom’s Blog
- 15 Printable Masks That Scream Creativity from How To Be a Dad
- 10 Easy Halloween Costumes to Make for Your Kid from Answers.com
For the Ambitious DIYer
- 15 Amazing Halloween Makeup Tutorials That Will Take Your Costume to the Next Level from Gurl.com
- DIY Tinkerbell Fairy Costume from Pretty Prudent
- Catalog of Sewing Patterns from Simplicity
- Kristoff Inspired Costume Idea from Peek-a-Boo Pages
- The Best Homemade Costume Tips for Halloween Success and Sanity from Rae Gun Ramblings
- DIY Mermaid Tail and Seashell Top from Make It and Love It
- R2D2 Luminaries from DIY Candy
- R2D2 Pencil Holders from Crafts by Amanda
- 17 Quick and Easy DIY Halloween Decorations from Country Living
- Our 55 Favorite Halloween Decorating Ideas from HGTV
- 16 Awesome Homemade Halloween Decorations from Listolic
- 40 Easty to Make DIY Halloween Decor Ideas from DIY Crafts
- 25+ Ways to Decorate Pumpkins Without Carving from Pop Sugar
- Spiderweb Balloon from Better Homes and Gardens
- How To: Packing Tape Ghost Sculptures from Make.com
- 8 Simply Adorable Halloween Crafts from Craftbits
- Spoolily Free and Easy Ghosts from Adventures in Making
- Upcycled Halloween Wreath from Twitchetts
- Paper Plate Crafts – Lantern from Red Ted Art
- 45 Breathtaking and Effortless DIY Halloween Decorations from Cute DIY Projects
- Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkin Jars from 36th Avenue
Socially Conscious Halloween Ideas
- The Teal Pumpkin Project for children with food allergies (or who otherwise cannot or do not eat Halloween Candy)
- How to: Socially-Conscious Halloween Tips from 30 Hour Famine
- Socially Conscious Halloween: Ask Amber from JVA Consulting
What Are You Doing?
Do you have any favorite tips or links to share? Did you find anything here that you’re going to try? We’d love to hear about it!