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12 Adorable Food-themed Halloween Costumes

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Dressing up like the food everyone loves is a great way to guarantee that your costume will be the one everybody's talking about this Halloween! If you make the costume yourself, it will be totally one-of-a-kind, unique to you and your style. Many of these costumes can be created using items you can easily find or might already have around your house. But despite being simple, everyone will recognize them instantly and you'll be the star of the night!


1. Popcorn

Popcorn costume

Popcorn is a food that represents fun. You eat while watching movies or enjoying other forms of entertainment. This costume from Aww Sam will make you feel like you are the entertainment this Halloween!


2. Cheese Burger

Burger Halloween costume

This costume from Studio DIY is easy to make, adorable, and super recognizable as one of the world's most popular foods! 


3. Gumball Machine

Gumball machine costume

Gumball machine costumes are popping up all over the internet, for obvious reasons. They are cute in a retro way, plus they are super easy to make! This one from Revamperate uses store bought pom poms, but you could also use homemade pom poms, small balloons, or other colorful items to make your costume. You could also pair the tops with red shorts or pants instead of a skirt if you want to make it your own.


4. Strawberry

Strawberry Halloween Costume

Strawberries are one of the most common favorite fruits of people all around the world, so why not dress up as one for Halloween? This costume from Studio DIY combines an easy-to-make head piece with a red seed-speckled dress to create an unmistakable strawberry!


5. Reeses Cups

Chocolate costume

You know what they say: you are what you eat! You're going to be eating a lot of candy this Halloween, so a candy costume will fit right in with the theme. This costume from Cupcakes and Crinoline is a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup wrapper, but you can easily create a costume out of your favorite candy bar's wrapper using the same technique.


6. Taco

Taco Costume

Taco's are supper trendy and popular right now, and it turns out they translate really well into a super fun Halloween costume! This costume from Aww Sam is sure to be the most popular one at any Halloween party.


7. Ice Cream Cone

Ice cream cone costume

This costume from Studio DIY is super simple, but everyone will recognize ice cream immediately. You can make it using clothes you might already have in your closet!


8. Carrot

Carrot Halloween costume

Carrots are exactly the right color to fit in with the Halloween spirit. This carrot costume from Make it Love it is for a baby carrot (what's cuter than a baby carrot?) But you can easily update it for any age by pairing the headpiece with a matching orange dress.


9. Cereal

Cereal bowl costume

Halloween might be celebrated at night, but who doesn't love breakfast for dinner? This costume from Studio DIY takes one of the world's favorite breakfast foods and turns it into an awesome Halloween costume.


10. Cotton Candy

Cotton candy costume

Cotton candy is one of the most fun foods in the world, associated with happy days at carnivals and amusement parks. With this tutorial from Aww Sam, you can bring that fun carnival atmosphere into your Halloween costume. 


11. Pineapple

Pineapple Halloween costume

This costume from Sugar Bee Crafts is another super easy-to-make costume perfect for the last minute when you're scrambling to find something to wear. Make the headpiece from paper and pair it with a yellow outfit and everyone will recognize you as a pineapple immediately.


12. Birthday Cake

Birthday cake costume

If you've got a birthday on or around Halloween, this costume from Studio DIY might be exactly what you've always been waiting for! Even if it's not your birthday you can wear this costume to make Halloween a real celebration!



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