10 of the Worst Homemade Halloween Costumes You've Ever Seen (PHOTOS)

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bloody halloween costumePutting together the perfect Halloween costume can be a bit of a challenging task, especially if you decide to do it yourself at home instead of running to the party store to purchase it.

Don't get me wrong -- homemade Halloween costumes can be very unique and fun, but you have to actually have a few creative bones in your body to pull off a winning look. 

And I'm not sure what this girl has going on with the whole bloody thing -- but it's really not workin' for her. (And it's pretty gross too.)

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But apparently she's not the only one who has failed big time with a do-it-yourself Halloween costume.

Take a look at these photos to see some of the worst homemade Halloween costumes people have attempted.

Do you make your own costume or buy it each year?


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Kediset Kediset

what's wrong with the classic bedsheet ghost costume? o-o

BubbsJNL BubbsJNL

Number 7 is AWESOME!!  If for nothing else than his prisoner number!!!  Who am I???!!!!

Freela Freela

Some of those are actually pretty creative. Not everyone has money to drop on a Halloween costume, particularly if they have already dropped money buying costumes for the kids! I'm going to be homemade this year... I'm going as Medusa, with a snake-printed dress and my hair rolled into coils on my head to look like snakes.

nonmember avatar Marisa

Well, to start off, I don't see anything wrong with that first photo of the girl with the bloody-looking dress. In today's culture, Halloween is a time meant to be spent having fun, not making fashion statements. As for the first picture in the slideshow, that's not something she made .. That fake nose looks like it was just bought from a store (though I'm sure the store probably didn't recommend wearing it without other accessories). Concerning pictures 2, 3, and 6, how can you imply they don't represent whatever they're supposed to be well when you don't even know what they're supposed to be or even bother asking? I see strange costumes all the time on Halloween and typically people ASK them what they're supposed to be. Often times, I find costumes like that to be admirably unique. The fourth does look plain, but again, I don't know what she's supposed to be so I'm not really in any place to judge and I wouldn't like to judge her even if I knew what she intended on looking like. I don't know what the fifth is supposed to be either or if it's even supposed to be anything so I can't say much about that one. I think the seventh one is pretty unique and interesting. I fail to see anything wrong with it; Same applies to the eighth picture. I think the ghost costume in the last photo is quite cute.
(-Sigh- Said my comment was too long- To be continued...)

nonmember avatar Marisa

To be frank, I don't really see how any costume could be lame as long as the person wearing it enjoys doing so. As previously stated, Halloween isn't SUPPOSED to be a fashion show and none of these people ought to care what your opinion is of them anyway. ...As for your question, I don't even dress up, but that doesn't mean I don't think others should.

Amanda Gregory-Wright

i thought that was just extreamly rude and judgemental. 

Keoma McCaffrey

Two things...One- WHY would she never be Prom Queen? And Two-that ice skating one looks just aweful. Is that a real Halloween Costume or a Real Abuse picture. Geez.

MomLi... MomLily67

Dressign up is supposed to be irrational!!!!  you can  put a diaper on your head and have everyone guessing. I love dressing up in unconventional home made get ups.

aom1112 aom1112

I liked the costumes not your post.

tuffy... tuffymama

That prom queen comment was well and truly about three days' ride past snarky and fully occupying Bitch Territory.

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