Homemade Halloween costumes are what parents are striving for since the economy is so bad now. You can use anything you have lying around the home to make homemade Halloween costumes. Ghosts, witches, hobos, babies and many more are homemade costumes you can make right at home for Halloween. For many it is better than buying a Halloween costume from a department store and paying over fifteen dollars for a one-time use.
Children love dressing up in Halloween costumes of their favorite cartoon characters. However, there are times when parents cannot afford that extra bit of money to buy new Halloween Costumes every year. This is why a parent can look around the home and find various items to dress their children in homemade Halloween costumes.
Look for props you can use for Halloween. Props such as, brooms, old straw hats, three-tier candle holders and anything that resembles Halloween can look scary. The items mentioned above when used with clothing will offset the look for your homemade Halloween costume.
Old clothing you do not wear that is stuffed in closets make great homemade Halloween costumes. Long black dresses make great witches costumes. Turn your child into Casper the ghost with a white sheet. Jeans and shirts with holes will transform your child into a hobo or a rock star. Long flannel nightgowns will transform your child into a baby.
There are so many options for making a homemade Halloween costume. Makeup makes great bruises and gives the illusion of death if done correctly. You can even transform your child into their favorite character from the movie Twilight. Favorite major characters from the twilight saga include, Bella Swan, Edward Cullen, Jacob Black, Renesmee Cullen, Jasper Hale, Alice Cullen, Emmett Cullen, Rosalie Hale and Esme Cullen. Children love to be vampires from Twilight. It will not take much imagination to become your favorite human, vampire or werewolf from the twilight saga.
Make this Halloween a special Halloween for your children by suggesting a homemade Halloween costume of their choosing. Let them help pick out the costume and put it together. You will be surprised at the result. You will have happy ghosts, vampires, werewolves, witches and babies on your hands.
For information on a twilight Halloween costume visit, Bella from Twilight Halloween Costume.
For information on Dog and Beth Chapman Halloween Costumes visit, Dog the Bounty Hunter and Beth Chapman Halloween Costume.
For information on a princess costume visit, Princess Halloween Costume Guide.
For information on other homemade Halloween costumes visit, Homemade Halloween Costume Guide for Kids.
For information on Halloween tips using makeup, body paint, hair, clothing and shoes visit, Halloween Costume Ideas.
For no sew costume ideas visit, Halloween No Sew Costume Ideas for Kids.