Another year has passed in a flash, and you’ve once again forgotten to sort Halloween costumes.
The big day is just around the corner, and your little ones are excited for trick-or-treating, but don’t worry. All is not lost.
Although you could head to the high street and try to cobble together a costume out of what’s left in the shops, you can save your money and do something far more personal yourself.
We’ve rounded up some last-minute DIY costumes for Halloween that they’ll never know were made in a flash — and we don’t mean toilet paper mummies or bedsheet ghosts.
For the little smartypants in your life, fashion a white bedsheet over one side and pin into place to get your very own Ancient Greece-style toga.
This works for gods, goddesses, or even philosophers and works of art.
Accessorise with a laurel wreath made from the shrubs in your garden, a rope belt made from a curtain ties, a rolled up piece of paper as a scroll, or brighten up the look with a piece of coloured fabric over the shoulder.
Mojo Dojo Casa House Ken
Barbie was the movie of the year, so if your little one has Kenergy, then a mojo dojo casa house-inspired look will work perfectly.
Just pair some shades with a scarf or t-shirt tied round their head as a bandana, a fur-type coat, and some blingy costume jewellery — the more outlandish the better. Sublime!
Any combination of pink will do for a