Before you drop money on that pre-packaged, overpriced nurse/policeman/princess Halloween costume, consider DIYing your own getup this year. You don't need to be crafty to be creative. Here are 10 genius costume ideas that don't require anything more than what's already in your closet -- and some very basic craft skills. (Can you use Scotch tape? Good.) Click through the slideshow below to learn how to DIY everything from pop culture phenomenons PSY and Honey Boo Boo Child to the tried and true jack-o-lantern costume.
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