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How to dress as a scary zombie for Halloween on a budget

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It’s that time of the year again. Kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter, the leaves are turning brown, and…you know what that means? Spooky, scary costumes!

Halloween fancy dress costumes can be very expensive, but you can have fun making your own grisly, ghoulish costumes – ones that’ll be much better than the ones found in the shops – using things already around the house. Best of all, it’ll cost you very little to get an authentically creepy Halloween look.

You can use the tips below to transform yourself into a range of spooky beings (witches, wizards etc.) and especially for zombie costumes – you’ll freak your friends out.

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7 cheap DIY Halloween costumes for kids

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And while that phrase is usually reserved for Christmas, I’m talking about autumn. I’m a big fan of autumn because it plays host to Halloween, WoOoOo – that’s a ghost by the way. Very spooky.

Whether it’s for a party or to go trick or treating, chances are if you’ve got kids they’ll be dressing up for Halloween. You can always buy them a costume, but making one is more fun and often cheaper. So, I’m on the hunt for some thrifty, spooky costume ideas to keep your little ones happy.

Let’s get started, Muah-ha-ha – that’s an evil cackle. See, we’re having fun already!

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