DIY Halloween Costumes From the Darkest Corners of Your Closet
Lurking within the deepest recesses of your wardrobe or closet could be some truly scary ideas for Halloween. So why not get started today, assuming you are brave enough to try.
Repurposing old fabrics is not only good for the environment, it will also save you time and money. Take a look at these DIY costumes from around the web, and click on the photos below for the full set of instructions on how to make them yourself.
Hooded Shirt + Shorts = Little Lamb
Short- or long-sleeve shirt with a hood and a pair of shorts (these could be substituted for a bodysuit and a hat)
500 cotton balls
Pink and black foam sheets for ears
Cut off the shirt sleeves. Use the fabric glue to attach cotton balls to the shirt and shorts. Cut out two ears from the pink and black foam sheets, and sew or glue to the hood or hat.
Large Jacket = Headless Man
Gray Sweatshirt = Shark
White Shirt + Red or Orange Pillowcase = Sushi
Black Poncho = Spider Web
White T-shirt + Red Leggings = Gumball Machine
Plaid Shirt + Jeans = Scarecrow
Suit + Tie = Zombie
Long Socks = Baby Octopus
Brown Sweatshirt = Werewolf
Black T-shirt = Skeleton
Yellow Dress = Pineapple
Still can't find a use for those old things in your closet you don't need anymore? Make sure it stays out of the landfill by dropping it in a yellow Planet Aid bin-- click here to find one.
For more information on why recycling your clothes is important, read our page on Environmental Intelligence.
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