7 Ways to Celebrate Halloween on a Budget

What’s spookier than creepy costumes, haunted houses and talking skeletons on Halloween? The expenses incurred to pull it all together!

But you can avoid frightening your bank account by using the following seven tips to slash costs without missing out on the fun.

1. Create a DIY costume

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Pinterest is always available and full of budget-friendly ideas. If you are creatively challenged, BuzzFeed offers a comprehensive list of ideas you can pull off without exerting much effort, time or money.

Also, check out our post, “12 Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes You Can DIY” for more ideas.

Remember to keep it cheap. Instead of spending top dollar to add the finishing touches to your costume, combine a few household items to achieve your desired look.

Items you may find useful for Halloween makeup include: food color, gelatin, Karo syrup and cornstarch. Here are some instructions to help you get started.

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