Affordable, fun costume ideas for all ages

Halloween: Costume Ideas

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Readers Share Their Halloween Costumes

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Are you looking for costume ideas for Halloween this year? The Dollar Stretcher readers share their best frugal and creative costume ideas.

How to Hold a Halloween Costume Swap Party

Shaunna Privratsky

Could a Halloween costume swap save you some money? With Halloween looming, thoughts turn to celebrating this fun night with candy, decorations, and, of course, costumes. Organizing a costume swap is easy. Here are some ideas to help get you started.


10 Fun Halloween Costumes for Pets

Bankrate

Kids in costumes are cute. But pets in Halloween costumes? That takes the cake. Here are some of the most popular Halloween pet costumes this year.

Cheap Halloween Costumes for a 6-Year-Old Boy

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If money has been tight this year, you might not be able to afford to go out and buy a costume for your elementary-age son. Here are some inexpensive, fun ideas that would be fun for him.

6 Frightfully Frugal Halloween Costumes

Bankrate

It's that time of year when creepy crawlers, ghosts, jack-o'-lanterns and other spooky staples saturate our favorite shopping destinations. With the countdown to Oct. 31 underway, here is Bankrate's list of the six best Halloween costumes for less than $40. Don't break the bank to scare your friends and neighbors. You can most definitely yell "boo" on a budget.

Make Your Own Halloween Costume

Bankrate

Making your own Halloween costume can be cheap and easy. Here are some costume ideas that are fun, odd, imaginative and, best of all, cheap. And many of the items needed for these costume ideas could be in the back of your closet or in the garage.

Halloween Toddler Costumes

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Are you looking for costume ideas for your little ones? Dollar Stretcher readers share their best frugal costume ideas for toddlers.

Costumes for Teens

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It can be hard for teens to come up with frugal costume ideas that they are actuallywilling to wear. Here are some fun, frugal costume ideas for your teens to consider.

Homemade Halloween Make Up, Bruises & Blood

Amanda Formaro

Dressing up for Halloween is so much fun! Enjoy it even more knowing that you and your little goblins prepared their faces for the frightful night. Face paint is inexpensive when you make it yourself, and it's safer than a mask that can obscure vision. Try these ghoulish recipes yourself!

16 Easy, Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Bankrate

Halloween is sneaking up. Are you ready with an outfit that'll win you best Halloween party costume? No need to drop big bucks at the costume store. Make your own, and have something original and creative that's budget friendly, too.

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Duct Tape Halloween Costumes

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Making your own Halloween costume can be cheap and easy. The Dollar Stretcher readers share some of their duct tape costume ideas that are fun, imaginative and, best of all, cheap.

Halloween Costumes for Grade Schoolers

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Need an easy Halloween costume for your grade schooler? Here are some great tips for easily and cheaply dressing your grade schooler up as a Candy Dish, Robin Hood, a Pumkin-Headed Monster and more!

Family Halloween Costumes

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Coming up with affordable costume ideas for the entire family can be tough, especially if you want to stick to a theme, but it is doable. Here are some great costume ideas for dressing everyone up cheaply from parents to toddlers.

Halloween Monster Make-Up Recipes

Christine Torres

Use these three recipes to turn your kid into a monster without spedning on the store bought stuff.

Frugal Original DIY Kids' Halloween Costumes

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Looking for an original Halloween costume idea for your child? TDS Reader Contributors share their original yet frugual costume ideas.

Cheap Halloween Costumes

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TDS Reader Contributors share easy to make Halloween costume ideas for kids including Crayons, Sharks, Wizards, Legos and more!

Inexpensive Halloween Costumes

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TDS Reader Contributors share some "oldie but goodie" costume ideas for you and your family. Try some of these fun costume ideas to make this year's Halloween spooktaculary simple and cheap.

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Homemade Adult and Toddler Costumes Ideas for Halloween

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Fun, Yet Frugal, Halloween Costume Ideas

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Kids' Halloween Costumes

Merlene Paynter Blacha

Halloween Costumes That Won't Scare Your Budget

Lisa Norris


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