10 Great Ways To Save Money On Halloween Costumes

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It’s that time of the year again with Halloween less than a month away. That means that you will soon need to decide on a costume, and the more time you take to prepare, the better chance you have of keeping down the costs associated with it. Here are some ways that you can save money on your Halloween costume this year (and here are some hints on how you can save on Halloween candy and Halloween decorations:

Make it Yourself

Halloween costumes are a great way to let your creativity flourish. After all, the point of a costume is to come up with something incredibly unique and creative. Instead of going out and spending a lot of money to buy a new costume, go through the clothing and


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4 Responses to 10 Great Ways To Save Money On Halloween Costumes

  1. Nina says:

    Buying a costume is just not kosher in my opinion! THe whole idea of halloween was to MAKE a costume since I was a kid. The best are clever, and don’t take elaborate supplies. Try these on:

    early pregnant Kate Middleton (wear a tiara and a simple dark colored dress stuffed with a small pillow and carry a diaper bag marked ‘Prince To Be’)

    Undecided voter: wear both OBama or Romney campaign stuff, this should be really easy with all the hats, pins, stickers, signs and you name it out there

  2. jay says:

    Agree with your list! Our kids’ favorites were either homemade (sewn or pulled together) or thrift store finds. Can’t imagine anything less memorable than grabbing something off the shelf at your local CVS or Walmart.
    As with all memorable events, you have to invest some time and thought.

  3. Gailete says:

    The eleventh option of course, is to not participate in Halloween, trick or treating. Many people are starting to not participate while more and more go whole hog. I believe it is one of the biggest cash cow holiday’s these days.

    By the way, we still have plenty of Halloween sewing pattern costumes at our store http://MoonwishesStore.ecrater.com if you would like to take a look.

  4. DefinitionSavings says:

    Great list! Sometimes waiting last minute to go costume shopping can also save you money. You don’t get the best pick ,but a lot of stores mark down their Halloween costumes the days before or day of.

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