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5 kids' Halloween costumes under $10

DIY costumes inspired by popular movie characters

HOUSTON – This year skip the store-bought Halloween costumes and make them yourself.

Don’t overpay for expensive pieces that only get worn once, and eventually just get thrown away. 

Upcycling expert, Sarah Teresinski help us stick to a budget of under $10.

Check out these 5 DIY ideas your kids will love, inspired by their favorite movie characters.

ANNABELLE 


Materials needed: A thrifted dress or nightgown, one T-shirt, charcoal toothpaste, zinc oxide diaper ointment, a spray bottle filled with water and Jell-O. 
 

FREDDIE MERCURY 


Materials needed: Thrifted denim pants, white tank top, a mustache and a silver studded belt.   
 

ELTON JOHN : ROCKETMAN


Materials needed: Thrifted baseball pants, T-shirt, glitter, spray adhesive, hat, sunglasses and a  baseball bat. 
 

FORKY: TOY STORY 4


Materials needed: Thrifted white T-shirt, red Christmas tinsel, white poster board, chopstick or ruler, hot glue, googly eyes, black sharpie, red and blue paint. 
 

DETECTIVE PIKACHU


Materials needed: Thrifted yellow and brown T-shirts, 2 baseball hats, men’s dress pants, headband, one hanger or pipe cleaner, red lipstick, paper towels and hot glue. 

 

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