Candy, costumes, haunts, and spooks. With October bring one of the most fun holidays of the year, Halloween. It is that time of the year where you can get as much candy as you want, pretend to be something you’re not, and scare yourself silly at spooks and haunts. Unfortunately, all that fun comes at a price but know this you can still delight in all things spooky but don’t have to break the bank. Check out these ways to do up Halloween on a budget.
Obviously, when you think of Halloween the first thing you think about is, what am I going to be this year? Whether you are the type to go all out or the type who is a little subtler all costumes have one thing in common…money. And some trending costumes can be expensive. However, there is no need to fret. With all the DIY articles and videos someone can easily make a quick and awesome costume for dirt cheap. Also, you can go thrift shopping at stores like Goodwill, American Thrift, or any other secondhand shops. These stores can be absolute treasure troves when it comes to putting together outfits. The key is to hit them up early as there is usually a mad rush at the end of October.
Check out these links for some DIY, easy, and inexpensive costume ideas:
Scary Home Décor
If you are one of those who loves Halloween and wants to go all out but cannot afford it you are in luck. There are many things you can do to spook up your house on a budget. Turn your front yard into a graveyard with some cardboard and paint or put ghosts in your tress are as easy as some balloons and sheets. A great rule of thumb is to visit www.pinterest.com for awesome DIY ideas. If DIY is not your thing then you can find some great deals at second-hand stores. You can find decorations for a third of what the regular stores will charge.
I Want Candy
If costumes are not the first thing you think of when it comes to Halloween then the next answer would be candy. Whether you are giving out candy this year or throwing a party you usually need a plethora of it for Halloween. If you are looking for ways to not spend an insane amount of money then visit Bulk food stores. These places are incredible and you can get a lot for very little. Another great place to visit is the Dollar Store chains. You can get big brand names there for far cheaper than what you would pay at the big supermarkets.