Another year, another Halloween, another bout of “What am I going to wear?”–induced costume stress. Here’s a brilliant solution: Dress up as your favorite food.
With a little effort and a whole lot of hot glue, these costumes — from a doughnut to sushi to a box of wine — can all be created at home. Ready, set, craft!
For this French pastry tower costume (above), you’ll need coffee filters, tissue paper, a hoop skirt and these instructions.
Blogger Erica Chung created her Nigiri sushi costume with a pillow, belt and even a wasabi-and-ginger hair piece, with the sole purpose of it being “suitable [for work], cheap and easy.” Get the instructions here.
A BAG OF JELLY BEANS
This candy-rific costume takes only minutes to put together, just be careful you don’t get popped. Get the instructions here.
BUNCH OF GRAPES
Balloons to the Halloween rescue once again, this time as a cute bunch of grapes. Get the instructions here.
With some pillow stuffing and a can of spray paint, you can magically transform into a pile of spun sugar. Get the instructions here.
Blogger Kelly Lanza of Studio DIY’s pineapple outfit is “the perfect last minute costume that is easy to make, and brings a whole lot of impact,” she says. Any yellow clothes will work. Get the headpiece instructions here.
Got a Halloween partner-in-crime? One of you can dress up as the pineapple above, and the other can rock this strawberry look. You go, crazy fruit bowl! Get the instructions here.
A BOX OF WINE
The best part of this costume? You’re a fully functional wine dispenser. The second best part? It costs less than $20 and can be made in a day. Get the instructions here.