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Our top 5 Halloween costume ideas and how to make them

By Lisa Williams
Our top 5 Halloween costume ideas and how to make them

Halloween is creeping up on us if you're not sure on what you're going to dress up as this Halloween, we've selected our top five costumes that are easy to make and won't break the bank.

Real life Tinder profile

What you’ll need:

White cardboard/ cardboard and white paint
Red + black pens
Scissors/cutting knife

How to make it:

Cut out a piece of cardboard and cut out a large square hole, this is where your face will go!
Grab your red pen and carefully write ‘Tinder’ on the top, in the same style of the logo.  Next to the word ‘Tinder’ on the left-hand side write 'done', and then add some like and dislike buttons in the right-hand corner. Then just add your name below along with a little bio about yourself too, and then you’re done.

Skeleton

What you’ll need:

Black leggings and a black top (that you don’t mind painting on)
White paint
Paint brush

How to make it:

Get some white paint onto a paint brush and paint a skeleton onto your black clothing. Allow to dry and for extra spookiness follow this skull makeup tutorial.

Error 404 – Costume Not Found

What you’ll need:

A plain white top
A black marker pen

How to make it:

Simply, just write Error 404 Costume not found on your white T-shirt and you’re as ready as you’ll ever be.

Mummy costume

What you’ll need:

White clothing
Lots and lots of bandage

How to make it:

Generously wrap bandage around your body, wrap some around your wrists, head, and legs. The messier the better. Add some dark makeup to your look and maybe some fake blood for added effect!

The poop Emoji

What you’ll need:

Brown and white material
Black paint/pen
Scissors

How to make it:

This costume is really easy to make and is guaranteed to go down well. Follow this YouTube tutorial to find out how to make it.

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