Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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Scarecrow CostumeLast-minute Halloween costumes don’t have to be anything less than amazing when you put your mind to it! With Halloween right around the corner, many of the best costumes have already flown off the shelves. So what are the procrastinators of the world supposed to do to get ready to celebrate on short notice? With a few simple steps and a bit of imagination, you can still pull off a great costume in time for Halloween this year.

4 Totally Awesome Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

1. Sleepover Kid

All you need to complete this look is a pair of footie pajamas, a stuffed animal and maybe a pair of fuzzy slippers too! For the ladies, wear minimal makeup and put your hair in pigtails to really get that sleepover style down pat.

2. Scarecrow

For this costume idea, you’ll need to grab a pair of worn-in jeans, a flannel, an old floppy hat and a pair of boots. Paint your face with some inexpensive Halloween face paint, fluff your hair out to maximum frizz levels and head out with a handful of fake sunflowers or a little crow on your shoulder.

3. Risky Business

Throw it back to one of Tom Cruise’s classic film roles with the simple and effective Risky Business costume. For this look, you’ll need an oversized white button-down shirt, a pair of Ray Ban-like sunglasses and your comfiest pair of black sports socks. Then, get ready to glide across the floor as you hop from celebration to celebration.

4. Static Cling

Keep your friends guessing this Halloween with this simple and fun costume idea. Simply grab one of your comfiest t-shirts and a pair of jeans, then attach a few socks, wash rags or other small items to your shirt with a needle and thread. Place them strategically so they look like you just pulled your shirt out of the clothes dryer and you’re done!

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween

With these fun last-minute costume ideas, there’s no reason not to get out and enjoy Halloween this year. For more great lifestyle ideas or to take a look at the available floor plans at our apartments in Houston, visit our office at Haven at Eldridge today.

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