Top 10 Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for 2019

With October already here, it is officially Halloween season! Before you know it, it will be time to dress up for Hallo-weekend. If you are looking for some inspiration that is affordable and easy, this is the perfect guide to solving your Halloween costume needs.

Homemade costumes are for the most part not too difficult to make and don’t break the bank when you’re on a college budget.

Check out the list below for easy DIY Halloween costume ideas.

Greek Goddess

You can achieve this look by grabbing a white bed sheet and thrifting it. Then add in any gold accessories that you have on hand. This video breaks it down how to safety pin your sheet the right way as well as making your own gold crown to top off the look.

You can buy the gold belt here.

Britney Spears

The music icon has numerous looks to copy from that you can dress up as for Halloween. This look inspired by her “Oops I Did it Again” music video is easy to accomplish with this beauty tutorial.

Harley Quinn

Check out this video on how to turn into the classic comic character, Harley Quinn.

Cruella De Vil

In honor of the upcoming Disney film in May 2021, pay tribute to the 101 Dalmatians villain with this creative costume idea. If you are lucky enough to have a real-life dalmatian dog around, be sure to take a picture with them!

Sandy from Grease

You most likely already have the items laying around your closet for this costume. Grab a black shirt, red shoes, black pants and to complete the look a black leather jacket to become the “new Sandy!”


Check out this video to see all the materials you need to create your own pirate costume with full hair and makeup tips.

Wonder Woman

Become the powerful and fan-favorite superhero, Wonder Woman this Halloween with this easy tutorial.

Marry Poppins

Pack your purse with the best candies and any Halloween essentials to achieve the forever classy Mary Poppins. This video breaks down the makeup, hair and full outfit in order to become Mary Poppins.

Wednesday Addams

Keep it old school by transitioning into Wednesday Addams, the definition of spooky characters. An easy and affordable look for Halloween, that will scare all of your friends this season.

Party Animal

Go for the ultimate college girl costume, with this party animal idea. Dress up as any animal you want like a cheetah, zebra, or a mouse. Top it off with a cheap party hat to achieve “party animal” status.