Every year I have great visions of epic Halloween costumes for myself and my kids. But as goes the art of procrastination, we usually end up digging through last year’s costume bin.
This year get a jump start on that amazing Halloween costume by starting now! Here are some pretty incredible costumes that will astound the masses and light up your Instagram feed this year!
16 Epic Halloween Costumes To Start Planning Now
1. Bowl of cereal via Studio DIY
It’s hard to find costumes out there that are both creative and cute. This DIY bowl of cereal is a spoonful of fun!
2. DIY Snow Globe Costume
Check out how this mom and dad created the coolest costume for their daughter—her own Hawaiian snow globe, equipped with air holes and an arm hole to grab candy!
3. Bob Ross
Fellas, it’s time to start growing that beard out because beauty like this doesn’t happen the day before Halloween. All you need is an afro wig, crisp blue shirt, and a little creative inspiration to pull off the majesty of Bob Ross.
4. Jar of Sprinkles via Oh Happy Day
We applaud Oh Happy Day for coming up with this amazing, over-the-top, cutie-cute costume. Sprinkles just make us happy!
5. Snapchat filter
Turn your favorite Snapchat filter into a costume. Try the rainbow barf with a little bit of face paint or get more creative inspiration on Pinterest.
6. The Napoleon Dynamite Crew
Gather your squad for a throwback to 2004 when the world first met Napoleon Dynamite and his motley crew of outcasts Kip, Pedro, Deb, Lafonda, and more. Check out these Napoleon Dynamite cast costumes!
7. Disco Ball
Take it to Funky Town with a glitzy disco ball costume! I’m loving this version by Studio DIY. You can also find out how to make an epic disco ball costume here from Oh Happy Day. Park yourself in front of the TV and get gluing!
When my daughter did a report on the praying mantis, she wanted to dress up as one. I had no clue how to pull that off, but now I do. So cute!
This would be cute to do with sisters or girlfriends. I call lemon meringue!
10. Human Slinky
Ha! Some people’s creativity amazes me! Check out common item was used to make a human Slinky.
11. Candy Buttons costume via Make It & Love It
Remember those colorful retro candy buttons you used to love as a kid? Now make them into a costume with Make It & Love It’s tutorial!
12. Army of Storm Troopers
How impressive would it be to see an army of Storm Troopers marching down your street on Halloween night? Super cool DIY here that yields impressive results!
14. Head in a Box
This one gets ‘em every time!
15. Amazing cardboard giraffe costume
Start saving your boxes, because this giraffe costume is worth the work.
And quite possibly my favorite Halloween costume (and the one that makes me the hungriest) is this DIY French Fry costume from Studio DIY. Mad props.
So no more excuses! You’ve got plenty of time to pull off something truly amazing this Halloween!
For even more Halloween costume inspiration, check out these fun ideas: