Designer gives tips on inexpensive and easy DIY Halloween costumes

Who needs store bought Halloween costumes when you can make them yourself?



Today, News 12 Long Island is helping you get ready for Halloween with some easy do-it-yourself costume ideas!



Store-bought costumes can range between $32 to $80.



Costume designer, and teacher, Andrea Galeno uses clothes from thrift shops and fabric from craft stores to create her designs. From a roasting pan she made a 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' shell!



Another tip is to stick a sword through a cereal box and you've got yourself a 'cereal killer.'


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