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Easy (And Cheap), Last-Minute Costume Ideas

by Lindsay Hutton

Did Halloween sneak up on you this year? If you're racking your brain for a quick and easy costume for you child, don't fret. These get-ups are simple, cheap, and can be made with materials you probably already have on hand.

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Carved Pumpkin on pile of leaves against white backdrop

Jack-o'-Lantern


Use up all your old newspapers and turn your trick-or-treater into a pumpkin. All you need are four items to create this easy and adorable costume.

Get the directions to make your own Jack-o'-Lantern costume.

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