Costume Inspiration For Halloween

Halloween costume ideas, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved dressing up for Halloween. My mom – pretty much the most creative person you’ll ever meet – would make homemade costumes for my brothers and me.

Uncle Sam costume for kids

Rainbow Brite and Sprite costumes for Halloween

Years later, I was that girl who still trick-or-treated in high school. And now as a working adult, I still love dressing up for Halloween. Today, I’m sharing some of my more recent costumes with you. I hope you enjoy!

2009: American Gothic

(Posing with my brother, who recently published a Sci-Fi book!)

American Gothic Halloween costume idea. An art-inspired #halloween #costume

2010: Lichtenstein/Pop Art Girl

Lichtenstein/Pop Art girl costume for Halloween. An art-inspired #halloween #costume

2011: Hitchcock’s The Birds (Tippi Hedren)

Costume from Hitchcock's The Birds (Tippi Hedren). An art-inspired #halloween #costume

2011 (Second Costume): Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour costume for Halloween. A fashion-inspired #halloween #costume

2012: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo costume. An art-inspired #halloween #costume

2013: Paper Doll

Paper doll costume idea for #Halloween #costume

2014: Picasso Painting

Picasso costume, an art-inspired Halloween costume, from

2015: Russian Nesting Dolls (Matryoshka Dolls)

Russian nesting doll costume for Halloween (Matryoshka doll costume)

2016: Marge Gunderson from Fargo

Marge Gunderson costume, inspired by the movie Fargo. Click through for more creative Halloween costume ideas!

2017: The Lamp From A Christmas Story

Halloween Costume Idea: The lamp from A Christmas Story. Click through for more Halloween costume ideas!

2018: I Love Lucy: Vitametavegamin Scene

I Love Lucy:  Vitameatavegamin scene costume inspiration. Click through for more costume ideas!

Art-inspired DIY Halloween costumes. Click through for all photos!

But Wait, There’s More!

Celebrate Halloween by making your own homemade candy at home.

50 Homemade Halloween Candy Recipes - a recipe roundup from Cheap Recipe Blog

And finally, be sure to follow Cheap Recipe Blog on Facebook and Pinterest. Let’s stay in touch and bond over our mutual love of cheap and delicious recipes!

4 Responses to “Costume Inspiration For Halloween”

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    Greta — November 19, 2014 @ 4:41 pm

    Great idea for a post- especially considering that there is no one that does dressing up better than you. I love your Halloween costumes! I pretty much stalk FB every Halloween until I see what you’ve come up with! Glad you’ve shared your awesomeness with the rest of the world ;c)

    • Haley replied: — November 23rd, 2014 @ 4:53 am

      Thanks Greta! I have so much fun coming up with ideas. I have a good one for next year… stay tuned! πŸ˜‰

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    Krystel @ Planning The Magic — October 18, 2016 @ 3:05 pm

    haha I’m loving these. I have to go to a halloween party this weekend and I’d hate to spend too much on a costume, this will help tons!

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    Emily @ JohnJaneDoe — October 20, 2016 @ 3:08 pm

    Fun pictures and great ideas! Especially love the Roy Lichtenstein.

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