Five last minute Halloween costume ideas

So it’s nearing Halloween and you still haven’t got your costume sorted. But don’t panic! Here’s some inexpensive and quick to put together costumes to help you fit right in this Halloween. You might even get a few laughs!

Bob Ross

It seems these days Bob Ross has turned into something of an icon in recent pop culture. References to him have been included in television shows including Family Guy and Peep Show.  He’s also well known for the catchphrases he used while painting.

This costume is easy to put together and is sure to get you a few laughs as you spout his famous catchphrases.

You will need:

  • Curly Brown Wig
  • Blue buttoned shirt
  • Dark Blue Jeans
  • Light brown belt


  • Palette
  • A beard!


Yes you read that right, a bunch of grapes! This simple costume idea is easy to put together and can even be paired with a glass of wine, giving you the perfect excuse to drink all night!

You will need:

  • Purple Balloons
  • Green paper cut into leaf shapes


  • A glass of wine

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Are costumes really not your thing? Are you a fan of really witty puns? Then look no further than the error 404 costume, consisting of the combined effort of a white t-shirt and a sharpie!

You will need:

  • A plain white t-shirt
  • Sharpie


The Fonz

It’s time to give an iconic thumbs up sign and say "Eyy!" with this simple last minute costume that will make your transformation into the fonz complete! Just don’t go hitting any electrical equipment!

You will need:

  • Leather jacket
  • Plain white shirt
  • Blue Jeans
  • Black boots


  • Gel back that hair!

Throw Back Thursday

Love a bit of Instagram? Can’t get enough of those hashtags? Then this last minute costume might be just what you’re looking for.

You will need:

  • Plain white t-shirt
  • Sharpie
  • Bandage


  • Moan about throwing out your back last Thursday

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