Crafty moms and dads may choose to make Halloween costumes by hand this season.
On Pinterest, there are a slew of creative handmade costumes that are perfect for trick-or-treating in style. Here are a few of our favorites — and what shoes to pair with them.
DIY Emoji Costume
These emoji costumes are super cute and allow kids to express their personalities. To make this costume, purchase some piping from the hardware store. Cut the piping into pieces and loop it into a circle, duct tape the ends together and repeat. Sew yellow felt over both circles, and stitch them together using ribbon so that your child can drape the costume over his or her head. Paste felt cut-outs on top of the circle to make your desired emoji.
For shoes, choose simple sneakers or boots that won’t detract from the look.
DIY Rain Cloud Costume
Rain, rain, go away! Dress your child as a storm cloud for trick-or-treating this year. The costume consists of a shiny party hat covered in polyester batting, which you can spray paint light gray. Then, create blue felt raindrops and tie them to pieces of string. Attach the strings to the hat’s brim using hot glue. Pair with rain boots.
DIY Grapes Costume
You could also dress your child up as a bunch of grapes this Halloween. Blow up some small purple balloons, and tape them onto a purple T-shirt. Pair with matching shorts for a monochromatic look.
Keep the purple theme going with your child’s footwear.
DIY Cupcake Costume
For this adorable cupcake costume, all you need is a tutu, a white T-shirt and a headband. Use a hot glue gun to paste multicolored pom-poms all over the T-shirt. Then, paste a giant red pom-pom to the middle of the headband, and stick a pipe cleaner in it for a cherry-like effect.
Complete the look with glittery flats or fun sneakers.
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