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Halloween costume ideas: your guide for creative, easy and DIY costumes

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Halloween 2016 will be here before you know it. Whether you're looking for easy Halloween costume ideas, adorable baby costumes too cute not to steal or the ultimate in DIY, TODAY has you covered with this ultimate Halloween guide.

1. 61 awesome Halloween costume ideas

Halloween costume ideas
The force is strong with these costumes.TODAY

2. Simple Halloween makeup looks

3. 5 creative Halloween costumes for kids, families

4. 9 easy homemade costume ideas for the kids (we promise you can do these!)

Easy baby Halloween costume
Get it together with these easy baby Halloween costumes.

5. Adorable costumes for babies

6. Matt Lauer in drag, Hoda as Yoda: Relive 20 years of Halloween on TODAY

Today Halloween costumes Saturday Night Live
For the Today anchors it was Halloween party time, excellent.Matt Murray (NBCUniversal)

7. Need an easy Halloween costume? Try a DIY version of these awesome TODAY get-ups

Today Halloween costumes Laverne and Shirley
Get the TODAY look at home with these easy DIYs.AP, Jeff Mindell Photography

8. Yes, you can! 16 real kids' Halloween costumes that will inspire you to DIY

Easy baby Halloween costume
These easy baby Halloween costumes will help you DIY.

9. Celebrity Halloween costumes channel Cheetos, Clooneys and much more

Beyonce Halloween costume
Beyonce as Janet? These celebrity Halloween costumes will inspire you.Via ThatGrapeJuice.net

10. Ruth Baby Ginsburg and 7 more kid costumes restoring our faith in Halloween

11. 19 of the cutest family costumes for Halloween

Family Halloween costumes
Try these ideas for the whole family.

12. TODAY on Pinterest: Halloween costumes, decorations, recipes, crafts and more

RELATED: Most popular Halloween costumes of 2015 from eBay, Pinterest and Polyvore data

13. Cute pet costumes for Halloween

Pet Halloween costumes
Brother from another mother? Check out these cute pet costumes.

14. Halloween on wheels: Wheelchair costumes bring joy to kids

Wheelchair Halloween costumes
Wheelchair Halloween costumes bring joy to kids.Cassie McLelland

15. Sexy pizza? Halloween costumes get absurd

Sexy Halloween costumes
Not your basic pepperoni.

16. Neil Patrick Harris wins at Halloween

17. 9 hilarious couples costumes for Halloween

Halloween couples costumes
It's a date with these hilarious Halloween couples' costumes.

18. 7 awesome TV personality costumes to DIY

Kid Halloween costumes
Channel your child's inner star with these TV costumes.

19. Candy crush and more: 5 DIY Halloween costumes

RELATED: How do you handle Halloween candy? 8 creative solutions for parents

20. 12 best Halloween costumes for twins

Twin Halloween costumes
Baa baa white sheep. These twins are doubly cute.

21. Makeup Whiz Michelle Phan's Halloween makeovers

22. Halloween makeup tips for a last-minute costume

Halloween makeup tips
Try these tips for a last-minute costume.TODAY

23. Flashback to TODAY's first Halloween: See the costumes

24. Matt Lauer dishes on all-time favorite Halloween costumes

25. 'Sexy Mom' costumes: Which one is right for you?

Sexy Mom costumes
Sexy moms: These hilarious costumes will make your Halloween.

26. Pumpkin, bumblebee: Top pet Halloween costumes

27. The best makeup ideas for Halloween

Halloween makeup ideas
Halloween makeup ideas to make your costume.

28. Team spirit! 13 low-cost, funny DIY Halloween costumes for families

sayyes.com

29. Halloween costumes for multiples

Courtesy of Cuculich family

30. Fun and affordable costumes for the entire family

31. Lessons learned about DIY costumes

Jillian Sorkin

32. Old-school pop culture Halloween costumes

Facebook/Mgo Ovs

33. Is your kid indecisive about a costume, too?

Courtesy Candi Wingate

34. See the most adorable celebrity kids Halloween costumes

35.Jenna Bush Hager shares sweet Halloween shot of her two 'ballerina cowgirls'

36. Carrie Underwood shares her son's adorable Halloween costume

37. Girls Halloween costumes gone wrong

partycity.com

38. Yes, these are sold at kids' costume stores, and yes, they're kind of appalling

partycity.com

39. Halloween costumes for parents

40. 35 Halloween costumes you can make right now

41. Multi-purpose Halloween costumes

Amanda Kingloff

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