Halloween is just round the corner and right now, you might be thinking about your costume for the office contest or your trick-or-treat event. With all the parties you have planned, you might need some help finding just the right custome. Well look no further. We’ve compiled 22 super funny and easy Halloween costume ideas that you can make yourself that won’t break the bank.
Ranging from the 5-minute costume to some that will take a little more, these adult Halloween costumes are bound to get a few laughs at the party. Also, it’s so much more rewarding and exciting to make your own costume than simply picking one off the shelf (that’s half the fun!) So get inspired by the following easy Halloween costume ideas and don’t settle for a disappointing and unoriginal costume.
1. Celebrity Babies
Angeline Jolie and baby costume. You just need a Baby Bjorn, and a plastic doll (sans head), Angelina Jolie cut-out and the legs to pull off a Jolie impersonation.
Another fake head costume. This time it’s a Kanye West and North West combo!
2. Cereal Killer
A few mini-cereal boxes hot-glued or sewn to a sweater is all it takes to pull this costume off.
Add a bit of fake blood and a milk mustache for extra giggles!
Add a ghost face killer (scream) mask if you have one from a previous year’s costume.
3. 50 Shades of Grey
Grab a load of swatches from a hardware store and make a sexy, funny, and easy-to-make 50 Shades of Grey costume.
This couples version is brilliantly done with skirt and tie in swatch form.
This is the weirdo version ( Mr Grey is after all)
4. One Night Stand
This pun-inspired costume is exceptionally easy to make if you’ve got an old night stand hanging around.
Love the painted drawers in this version of the costume.
5. Ceiling Fan
Another puntastic costume that couldn’t be simpler or funnier.
If you are running out of easy Halloween costume ideas, this is a perfect last-minute pun you can pull off.
Team ceiling fans!
6. Social Networking Costumes
Social media idea for Pinterest that requires little more than a cork board and some ribbon.
A Facebook costume that requires a bit of cardboard and little artistic skill.
If you want to increase your chances of success on Halloween this year, this YouTube costume is a pretty good bet.
And if you have some extra time, you can make a fully functional Instagram camera like this guy.
7. The Dude
If you’re sporting long hair and a cool beard, get out that sweater from Grandma and some sunglasses and you become the Dude.
Works with a bathrobe too.
8. An Avocado
For expectant moms who aren’t into that zombie thing, why not an avocado?
If you don’t know which Avenger to choose – go as them all.
Super-funny and camp version of the Avengers costumes.
Be sure to clean that trash can lid thoroughly though.
10. Caught in a Storm Costume
An umbrella turned inside out, a bit of hair gel, and a newspaper and leaf taped to the knees – easy-peasy hilarity.
This guy added a “flyaway tie” for effect.
This lady added a mic, name tag, and other debri to make the costume into a reporter caught in a storm.
11. Cactus Costume
Pipe cleaners, a glue gun (or some sewing skills), and green clothes are all you need for this easy and brilliant costume.
This guy added green facepaint to the look.
This lady added a flower to her hair for a more feminine cactus costume.
12. Balloon Costumes
Love this simple but fantastic idea of a jelly bean costume that is simply a big polythene bag and multi-colored balloons.
How cute is this family of grapes!
Remove a few balloons to make a sexy grape costume.
13. Taco Bell Packet Costumes
Such an easy and fun DIY costume; different colored dresses and a bit of sewing.
Here’s the male version.
…and the couples version (with taco)
14. Saved by the Bell
Saved by the Bell characters is a great DIY halloween costume for a group of friends…super retro fun!
Couples version, Zack and Kelly costumes.
Couples version, Slater and Jessie costumes.
15. Awesome-O (and friends)
If you’re a fan of South Park, then this super simple costume is good for a ton of laughs!
Here’s a South Park inspired homemade costume with both Awesome-O and Towelie
…and here’s some kids as Awesome-O and Captain Chaos!
16. Fantasy Football
The worlds of fantasy and football collide in this gloriously funny and punny costume.
This guys a real wiz at Halloween costuming.
A wizard hat, beard, and football shirt is all you really need for this easy DIY costume!
17. French kiss
This is our favorite of all the pun costumes – so funny and such little effort to nail!
A striped shirt, beret, face-paint, and french bread is all that’s required for a French Kiss costume.
The perfect costume for a small group of friends.
18. Dwight Shrute (and other Office cast)
Original source: TwistedSifter
A Dwight Shrute costume with the famous “stapler in the jello.”
Dwight with his beets!
A fantastic group Office costume – a big chunk of the cast mimicked perfectly.
19. Kevin Bacon
If your name’s “Kevin” then this is too perfect.
An amazing homemade Kevin Bacon costume.
Two Piñatas are better than one!
There’s a bit of work in gluing all the paper to a costume but this is bound to be a hit.
21. Big Bang Theory
Get kooky all night with this Sheldon and Amy (Shamy) costume.
Original cast costumes – Howard, Raj, Penny, Leonard, and Sheldon.
22. Jet Pack Costume
This looks complicated but it really isn’t. If you’ve got the skill to DIY some fake legs and a pretend jetpack (using a backpack and some tubes) then you’ve got a winning costume.
Up, up, n’ away!
This jetpack costume was given a cool Boba Fett cosplay flair!
I hope these easy Halloween costume ideas help you with yours. If you are hosting a party, you might want to check out some of our Halloween templates that you can download for free!
What are you gonna wear for this year’s Halloween? Tell us in the comments below.