You want to have a monster celebration for Halloween but then you suddenly find the price tag is downright, well ... scary!
But, fear not. Here are the best how-to's and do-it-yourself advice we've found for Halloween costume ideas, makeup tips, and helpful guides for creating kids, pet and adult costumes that are custom-made to fit yourself or your favorite boy or ghoul.
(Halloween) Costume Page - Another mega-directory of homemade costume instructions with links to perennial favorites including pirate, Star Wars, Renaissance, Batman, Elvis, Spiderman, with makeup tips and application advice.
DH2 Costume & Prop Building - Step-by-step instructions to the perfect Star Wars costume complete with materials lists and photos for Stormtrooper, Interregator Droid, and that
must-have accessory...the Full Metal Blaster. Prepare to spend hours.
Last Minute Costume Ideas
A last minute invitation with no time to get yourself ready? Deck yourself out in purple balloons (a bunch of grapes), wrap yourself in toilet paper (mummy), aluminum foil (robot) or go last minute hot and sexy in your pajamas, and ask that special someone to read you a bedtime story!
Also check out these quick last minute costume ideas from various sources around the Web: