Don't want to be recognized by some unleashed spirits on the All Hallows Eve? Not sure if you'd like to be lured into the 'other world' too soon? Do not worry; the Halloween costumes are there for a reason. Traditionally, they were meant to be worn so that the ghosts and spirits wouldn't recognize you and cause you no harm. Today, it's more of a fun tradition, when you can be somebody else, at least for a day. If in the olden days the disguise were more about witches and ghosts, now you can morph into your favorite movie character, an animal and even an object or an intangible idea - creative Halloween costumes are the hype right now.

Since All Saints Eve is right around the corner, you should've by now gotten your Halloween costume ideas ready to go. But sometimes it can be hard to come up with something creative and original, without clearing your bank account. Bored Panda has helpfully compiled a list of some of the most impressive DIY Halloween costumes we could find so that you can get some last minute inspiration. Scroll down to check them out below. And if you're going to a party with your SO, there are couples Halloween costumes too!

#1

My Halloween Costume

My Halloween Costume

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Joni Nelis
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3 years ago

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you know van gogh cut his ear off... ;) but impressive nevertheless!

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#2

For Halloween I Caught Me A Ratatouille

For Halloween I Caught Me A Ratatouille

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varwenea
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3 years ago

Catch him? He's controlling you, and you don't even know it!

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#3

A Friend And I Decided To Go As Anglerfish For Halloween

A Friend And I Decided To Go As Anglerfish For Halloween

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3 years ago

That's scary....

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#4

"Getting Deported By Trump" Halloween Costume

"Getting Deported By Trump" Halloween Costume

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ADHORTATOR
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3 years ago

Funny.....and sad at the same time

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#5

This Guy Had The Best Halloween Party Costume, He Was The Fire

This Guy Had The Best Halloween Party Costume, He Was The Fire

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ADHORTATOR
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3 years ago

Perhaps not very comfortable... but what an idea!

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#6

My Brother Was Sad His Girlfriend Couldn't Come To Our Halloween Party, So He Came As Both Of Them

My Brother Was Sad His Girlfriend Couldn't Come To Our Halloween Party, So He Came As Both Of Them

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Sissi Wang
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3 years ago

so he cut his jeans into halves?

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#7

You Know It's A Good Costume When Someone Cries Because Of It

You Know It's A Good Costume When Someone Cries Because Of It

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ImAmazingAndUsedToBeNotOnfire
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3 years ago

I feel sorry for the girl crying, But this costume is awesome!

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#8

Princess Leia And R2D2 (My Grandpa's Costume)

Princess Leia And R2D2 (My Grandpa's Costume)

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varwenea
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3 years ago

Grandpa has a wicked sense of humor. A shop-vac - LOL!!!

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#9

A Friend Nailed Halloween And 3D Printed His Own Face

A Friend Nailed Halloween And 3D Printed His Own Face

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varwenea
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3 years ago

Eeewww. In the right lighting, that would freak me out.

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#10

My Buddy Dressed Up As His Cat For Halloween. Look At The Cats Face

My Buddy Dressed Up As His Cat For Halloween. Look At The Cats Face

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KyotoRain
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3 years ago

Lol love the look on the Kitty's face! XD

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#11

My Brother-In-Law And His Friends Won Their Office Costume Contest

My Brother-In-Law And His Friends Won Their Office Costume Contest

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Desiré Yen
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3 years ago

I'm guessing no work today for this commando of soldiers !

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#12

Made My Son A Pikachu Costume For His Wheelchair

Made My Son A Pikachu Costume For His Wheelchair

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Jenn
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3 years ago

SOO GOOD!

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#13

Toddler Dresses Up As Her Grandmother On Halloween

Toddler Dresses Up As Her Grandmother On Halloween

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ImAmazingAndUsedToBeNotOnfire
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3 years ago

Adorable <3

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#14

Awesome Family Costume

Awesome Family Costume

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Danielle Irene
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3 years ago

Ahhh so well done!!! They look like they're about to save us all! :)

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#15

Taco Belle

Taco Belle

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Pi...
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3 years ago

Omg! Brilliant! This should be so way up high!

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#16

Amazing X-Ray Costume

Amazing X-Ray Costume

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ADHORTATOR
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3 years ago

Awesome!

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#17

My Sister-In-Law And Her Sisters This Halloween

My Sister-In-Law And Her Sisters This Halloween

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Jenn
Community Member
3 years ago

BRILLIANT!

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#18

Harry Potter Character Costumes

Harry Potter Character Costumes

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3 years ago

D'aww!

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#19

Stopping By The Apple Store In My Halloween Costume

Stopping By The Apple Store In My Halloween Costume

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Joni Nelis
Community Member
3 years ago

sexy!

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#20

Mother Of Dragons

Mother Of Dragons

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Diksha Deshpande
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3 years ago

And there's only two :(

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#21

Our Local Weatherman's Costume Today

Our Local Weatherman's Costume Today

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Lucida
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3 years ago

Haha! I would love to see our local weathers man/woman do that!

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#22

I'm 7 Foot. For Halloween I Went As A Normal Guy On Stilts

I'm 7 Foot. For Halloween I Went As A Normal Guy On Stilts

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Sham Nesia
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3 years ago

The long and the short of it...

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#23

Guy Dressed Up As A Stock Photo For Halloween

Guy Dressed Up As A Stock Photo For Halloween

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varwenea
Community Member
3 years ago

I have to say that is brilliant! Never seen this anywhere.

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#24

Our Couples Costume

Our Couples Costume

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Jenn
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3 years ago

BRILLIANT!

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#25

Even Cancer Can't Stop Halloween - A Friend Getting Chemotherapy In Costume

Even Cancer Can't Stop Halloween - A Friend Getting Chemotherapy In Costume

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Pi...
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3 years ago

Aw... spy Vs spy.. them good ol days

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#26

My Girlfriend And I Attempted Our First Couple's Costume This Halloween. I Think We Did A Pretty Good Job With It

My Girlfriend And I Attempted Our First Couple's Costume This Halloween. I Think We Did A Pretty Good Job With It

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varwenea
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3 years ago

Yes, yes, you did!

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#27

It's Him

It's Him

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varwenea
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3 years ago

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Sebastian?

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#28

This Is Awesome!

This Is Awesome!

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Sham Nesia
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3 years ago

Epic.

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#29

My Wife And I Made Daft Punk Halloween Costumes

My Wife And I Made Daft Punk Halloween Costumes

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Sham Nesia
Community Member
3 years ago

Is that the bar on Mos Eiseley?

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#30

My Costume For Halloween

My Costume For Halloween

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Sham Nesia
Community Member
3 years ago

Elaborate, yet still flammable...

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#31

Come And Play With Us, Danny

Come And Play With Us, Danny

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frank0ys
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3 years ago

...This is great!!!

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#32

The Snail Trail

The Snail Trail

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Pi...
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3 years ago

That trail though! Ha haha!

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#33

My Husband. So Hot Right Now

My Husband. So Hot Right Now

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Lucida
Community Member
3 years ago

The dog really goes into character. Roooaaarr!

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#34

Dress Up Like "Dominoes" They Said...

Dress Up Like "Dominoes" They Said...

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Lucida
Community Member
3 years ago

Hahahaha!

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#35

Amputee Adventure Time Costume

Amputee Adventure Time Costume

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Sham Nesia
Community Member
3 years ago

Damn.

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#36

My Wife And I Won Funniest Costume At The Party

My Wife And I Won Funniest Costume At The Party

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Whatthedeuce?
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3 years ago

Love that tummy! :-)

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#37

Dedication

Dedication

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Little Menace
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3 years ago

OK, this is also really funny!

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#38

Hijabi Harley Quinn

Hijabi Harley Quinn

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Jose Ramon
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3 years ago

?

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#39

Pretty Unique Halloween Costume - Dead Body On Mount Everest

Pretty Unique Halloween Costume - Dead Body On Mount Everest

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Lucida
Community Member
3 years ago

This one does look scary for real.

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#40

Finished My Halloween Costume

Finished My Halloween Costume

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Jazlyn J.
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3 years ago

That's wickedly creepy. BUT amazing. Mostly really really really AMAZING!!!

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#41

I Beat Cancer This Year And Lost My Hair In The Process. My 4 Year Old Son Wanted To Be Darth Vader For Halloween So I Surprised Him As Darth "Mom"

I Beat Cancer This Year And Lost My Hair In The Process. My 4 Year Old Son Wanted To Be Darth Vader For Halloween So I Surprised Him As Darth "Mom"

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Samantha Bing
Community Member
3 years ago

Incredible costume! Kudos to you on your recovery!

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#42

Man Cut In Half Costume

Man Cut In Half Costume

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3 years ago

How...?!

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#43

I Was Transforming Mystique For Halloween

I Was Transforming Mystique For Halloween

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Marie Rundel
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3 years ago

Wow!

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#44

Wife's First Attempt At Making A Costume For Our Daughter

Wife's First Attempt At Making A Costume For Our Daughter

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

Good job , &, adorable daughter !

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#45

The Blue Screen Of Death

The Blue Screen Of Death

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ImAmazingAndUsedToBeNotOnfire
Community Member
3 years ago

Cool!

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#46

Here Is A Tyrannosaurus Costume I Made For My Son, From Mattress Foam And Spray Paint

Here Is A Tyrannosaurus Costume I Made For My Son, From Mattress Foam And Spray Paint

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Pi...
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3 years ago

It's pretty awesome!

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#47

Last Year I Stuck 50 Samples Of Grey Paint Samples To My Shirt For My Office Halloween Party, This Year I Got Even Lazier

Last Year I Stuck 50 Samples Of Grey Paint Samples To My Shirt For My Office Halloween Party, This Year I Got Even Lazier

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SJ_Panda_love
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3 years ago

When you work for too long In an IT company!

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#48

I Dressed As Amazon Prime And Won My Office Halloween Costume Contest!

I Dressed As Amazon Prime And Won My Office Halloween Costume Contest!

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SJ_Panda_love
Community Member
3 years ago

Brilliant, just pure brilliant. That's an amazonator!

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#49

My Son Heading Out For Halloween

My Son Heading Out For Halloween

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3 years ago

those tiny hands... :-)

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#50

My So Decided To Mix Classic Halloween With The Trend Of Everything Being "Sexy"

My So Decided To Mix Classic Halloween With The Trend Of Everything Being "Sexy"

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SJ_Panda_love
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3 years ago

Those shoes are beautiful I am sure not easy to wear and walk in them, but still they are nice pair.

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