Halloween has always been my fave holiday unfortunately living throughout Asia and Europe for the past 2 decades means I haven’t been able to celebrate a “proper” All Hallows’ Eve for over 20 years, fortunately being back in Canada means this year I get to introduce my kiddo to the joys of DIY costumes and trick or treating, hooray!
Here’s a few DIYs to get you inspired for the October Refashion Challenge: An Upcycled Halloween. Be sure to share your spooktacularly thrifty projects with the Gone Thrifting group.
Whip up a baby vampire costume in a flash with my easy peasy tute!
Be the belle of the ball in this quirktastic before and after DIY refashionista costume…
and when Halloween is over go head and refashion it into something awesomely wearable for everyday!
A DIY dinosaur (or dragon) is easy to make in any size you desire!
Raid your closet and go Victorian with this simple to throw together costume!
Be inspired, raid your stash and create your fave fairytale character.
Why not dress up as a version of one your most beloved TV characters?
Use a bit of refashionista magic to conjure up a coveted coven costume.
Vamp it up with some thrifted goth style.
Pay homage to a fave movie character.
What will you be DIY-ing this Halloween?
Share your creations with the Gone Thrifting group!
With so many mythical creatures, storybook characters, monsters, animals, cartoons, professions, comic book heroes and villains + loads more quirky possibilities to choose from it should be easy to create a non-offensive costume.
Not sure if your costume is offensive or not? Refer to this handy flow chart from College Humour: