Quick, Fun & Easy Halloween Costume Ideas

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Well it is officially now only a week until Halloween, which means parties and festivities are in full swing!  If you are still contemplating what to be for Halloween, I wanted to share a couple ideas that I’ve done over the past few years that are fun and really easy to throw together! Hope you enjoy!  If you already know what you are going to be share below!

Tweedle Dum was one of my favorite costumes ever and it would be a great costume to do with a friend or as a couple! You could easily use red skinnies or a red skirt like I did, black pumps, a bright yellow shirt and red baseball cap.  We just used blue ribbon to tie around our necks, but I also found this cute blue bow necklace on Etsy.  We didn’t try to recreate their white collars, but how cute would a collar necklace be since they are so trendy right now anyway?! Super easy to do and it is always fun, I think, to do an unexpected character from movies and shows.  You can even do a huge group theme and include everyone else from Alice in Wonderland!

Last  year I went out as the Pillsbury Dough Boy one night.  I got the idea two years before from a guy dressed up like this. It was hilarious and I decided to make a girl version of it. It’s fun to take a funny character and make it cute for Halloween! All you need is a white tank top, white skirt, or even a white dress! A pair of white heels along with a vintage white scarf tied around your neck and a chef’s hat.  Just print the logo off and tape it to the hat and viola! You are the Pillsbury Dough Boy! I even carried around a container of crescent rolls with me for the night as my prop. A roller would be a good prop as well!

What do you think!? Do you like these ideas or do you really not enjoy dressing up for Halloween? It is my favorite thing… EVER! I usually start planning my costume for the next year on November 1st haha.

Here are some clues to what I will be dressing as this weekend:

 Costume #1

 Costume #2 (which is a theme I am doing with the bf and pup) And no… I wouldn’t just post what I’m going to be that easily! Although being characters from Underworld would be pretty cool!

 

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    Rachel
    October 24, 2012 at 10:21 AM

    haha the Pillsbury Doughboy one is hilarious!

    Life Unsweetened

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      Rachel
      October 24, 2012 at 10:34 AM

      Haha, I thought so too 😉

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    two birds
    October 24, 2012 at 10:42 AM

    i can’t wait to see your pictures!!! you’ve had some good ones in the past!

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    Amy
    October 24, 2012 at 10:46 AM

    So cute! Can’t wait to see what you do this year!

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    pop champagne
    October 24, 2012 at 10:51 AM

    haha I love the costumes in the first picture, it’s so cute! can’t wait to see your pictures this year!

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    Bethie the Boo
    October 24, 2012 at 11:01 AM

    Fun ideas! I love the Pillsbury doughboy one, that seems pretty easy to pull off actually!

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    Cammila
    October 24, 2012 at 11:19 AM

    I have a headband like that, and when I wear it I always say I look like Ms. Pacman! In your case, I’m thinking it must be something way cuter. 😉

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      Rachel
      October 24, 2012 at 3:36 PM

      Haha! :) Ms. Pacman would be a cute idea for sure… we shall see if you think what I do is really cute or not 😉

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    Milna
    October 24, 2012 at 12:10 PM

    Thanks for sharing this!
    Great ideas!!

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    Rachel
    October 24, 2012 at 12:17 PM

    Love that tweedle dum, it’s still cute while being a costume!!

    Xo, Rachel
    Glitzy Blues

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    Sharon
    October 24, 2012 at 12:34 PM

    These are both really cute and creative ideas!!

    -Sharon

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    Always Maylee
    October 24, 2012 at 12:44 PM

    Omg you as the Pillsbury doughboy is just all sorts of awesome!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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    Alyssa
    October 24, 2012 at 1:56 PM

    Ah, I can’t wait to see what you end up being! I feel like my costume was kind of a cop out this year. I just don’t have the time to make something cool (although I wish I did!).

    -Alyssa
    The Glossy Life

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    Tara
    October 24, 2012 at 4:45 PM

    Great ideas!

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    Marie-Eve @aprettynest
    October 24, 2012 at 6:45 PM

    Love it all ! And I’m gessing from the headband you’re either going to be Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl or snow white ! Am i close ?
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    Rebecca
    October 24, 2012 at 11:02 PM

    Cutest looks! I love the pillsbury dough boy! So cool!

    Rebecca
    http://www.winnipegstyle.ca

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    stylishbynature
    October 25, 2012 at 12:00 PM

    ha ha you look so cute …. Love it :) Kisses

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    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    October 25, 2012 at 12:52 PM

    very creative
    Xo Megan

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    Rachel @ The Redhead Fashionista
    October 25, 2012 at 1:23 PM

    These costumes are so cute!

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    Jennifer
    October 25, 2012 at 4:18 PM

    Super cute ideas! Love the Pillsbury Dough Girl!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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    Tina
    October 25, 2012 at 11:50 PM

    Super cute!

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    Fashion Crazy Ball
    October 26, 2012 at 3:11 AM

    Ahahahah…great…first is my fovourite! 😀

    Kisses,
    Miriam
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    Classy Career Girl
    October 26, 2012 at 5:38 AM

    You look gorgeous and hilarious in your Pillsbury Dough Girl costume. 😀 Well, I was thinking if you can be a character in the Underworld movie, I bet you’ll look great if you can be Selene.

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    Heather
    October 26, 2012 at 6:30 AM

    I seriously can’t wait to see what you have planned for this year!!!

    XO
    Pearls & Paws

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    Allyson
    October 26, 2012 at 9:42 AM

    hahahaha! Those costumes are hilarious! I’m looking forward to see what you will be this year. Judging by the clues, I have no idea.

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    Darby
    October 28, 2012 at 11:59 PM

    OMG you are too cute! I LOVE the Pillsbury Doughboy!!!
    xoxo Darby
    Obviously Obsessed

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      Rachel
      October 29, 2012 at 9:23 AM

      Thanks Darby! It was one of my favorite Halloween outfits ever!

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    Heiress
    October 29, 2012 at 3:12 AM

    Totally love the Pillsbury one !!!

    You look so cute in it !

    Much Love
    Heiress
    The Heiress Blog

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