Want a Halloween costume that will get plenty of polite smiles and compliments at the big party this year? Then you came to the wrong place, motherfucker. Want a costume that will utterly dominate Halloween and make everyone else realize their costume is an unimaginative piece of shit? We're here for you. And it doesn't matter if you don't have access to the kind of resources that someone like perennial Halloween overachiever/succubus Heidi Klum has at her disposal.
The following homemade costumes require nothing more than a fertile imagination, some deft DIY skills, and a little elbow grease. And an obscene overabundance of free time. And a shopping trip for the kind of supplies that might cause the cashier at Home Depot to place a panicky call to Homeland Security.
But it's all worth it, because you'll wind up with costumes like ...
Manbuddha, via Costume-works.com
This colossal, shambling jabberwock was christened the Soul Walker by creator Manbuddha. It is a testament to what one man can do with a little surplus foam, some stilts, and a brain swirling with the wretched howling of the eternally damned.
Manbuddha, via Youtube
Hello. Just letting you know I'm moving into the neighborhood, as is required by law.
As impressive as the final product is, though, you can probably pull off a decent facsimile yourself using random crap laying around the shed. You know, the stuff in the boxes you keep underneath the bodies of all those missing runaways. Here, he even shows you how to do it: