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From full frocks to bows and bags, poster board and markers make for a unique and easy paper doll costume this Halloween. (Republican Eagle photos by Danielle Killey)

DIY: Homemade Halloween

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From candy to costumes, Halloween expenses can add up. But making outfits at home can be cheaper, not to mention more fun and creative.


A do-it-yourself costume can be perfect for kids, teens or adults.

So avoid the polyester “one size fits all” frocks in many stores this year and create something different from materials that are inexpensive or likely found around the home.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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