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What Should You Be for Halloween?

Deciding what to be for Halloween can be a challenging task, especially if you’re not exactly thrilled at the thought of setting foot in one of those pop-up seasonal stores. Instead of spending 20 minutes staring blankly at a wall of mass-produced costumes, follow along our decision tree to take the guesswork out of deciding what you should dress up as on All Hallows’ Eve.

To truly make this as easy as possible, we’ve also included step-by-step tutorials for creating each of the featured costumes (see the bottom of this post). Why buy when you can DIY?

What Should You Be For Halloween?

Feeling crafty? Find out how to make the featured costumes.


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Decision tree by Michael Nielsen

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