The most popular DIY Halloween costumes, according to Pinterest

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Have your own Mario Party with this fun group costume.
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Halloween is once again upon us, but this time, it’s not all about the kids.

According to online retailer Zulily, sales of adult costumes have risen 41% over last year. While some people opt to buy their costumes, craftier folks might turn to Pinterest for inspiration.

Pinterest has dedicated an entire board to the Halloween costumes its users have been saving – or “pinning” – the most. It includes everything from gory makeup to witty couples ensembles.

We’ve rounded up some of Pinterest’s most popular Halloween costumes here.


‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything, including these DIY Starbucks pumpkin spice latte getups.

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This creative grayscale costume is popular among pinners.

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An easy DIY outfit with face paint and makeup is big on Pinterest this year — this skeleton costume is just a strategically cut t-shirt.

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Dramatic makeup brings this Wednesday Addams-inspired costume to life.

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Makeup is also the key to this Joker costume. The green hair and purple suit help, too.

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There are lots of tutorials demonstrating how to create gory cuts, gashes, and scars.

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This person paired her intense makeup with fake contact lenses to take her costume to the next level.

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This guy looks like he’s straight out of “The Walking Dead,” which according to Zulily, was the top TV show to inspire costumes.

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Humorous costumes are always a hit. This person recreated the dreaded grade-school picture session and garnered more than 1,500 re-pins.

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This crafty person made herself into a gumball machine using felt and pom poms.

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Group costumes are a great go-to for friends. This Mario Party crew nailed every detail, even down to the balloons.

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This loofah costume has been re-pinned over 1,200 times.

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Couples are loving the idea of DIY Mr. and Ms. Pac-Man costumes.

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Pet costumes are very popular on Pinterest — this chia pet pup, for example, has been re-pinned over 3,800 times.

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And this little guy is known as the “puggy monster.”

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Speaking of little guys, this toddler’s scuba outfit is simply a soda bottle connected to his pacifier. He’s been re-pinned over 1,200 times.

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And for those who want to put in zero effort, there’s always this option.

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