Halloween Tech Costume Ideas

Don’t lie, you know you want to stroll into the Halloween party with the best costume. We’ve found some really creative costumes for all tech lovers guaranteeing that you will have the best costume at any event you attend. Halloween is about to get lit, my friends, literally.

1) Stick Man 

This costume is pure jokes, can’t go wrong as everyone’s go to doodle.

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What you’ll need: Roll of LED lights, wood embroidery hoop, male/female connectors, 12 V rechargeable battery pack, hoodie and sweatpants, electrical tape for electrical connections.

Tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/

 

2) Genie 

Everyone will be wishing they had thought to use LEDs to make their costume as cool as yours.

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What you’ll need: A bag of halloween spider webs, LED lights, black skirt/ pants, some sort of headpiece, theatre makeup

 

3) Alien Abduction 

One up the classic alien costume by dressing up as someone getting abducted.

What you’ll need: sheets of foam-core poster board, spray-foam insulation, 750 colour LEDs.

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4) Butterfly 

This is an easy way to make this beautiful and classic (sometimes boring) costume a bit more exciting!

What you’ll need: poster boards, thick gauge wire, glue, LED string, connector piece for LED string to battery pack, battery pack, shimmery fabric, paint, copper pipe, dowel rod.

Tutorial: http://annastasiacosplay.blogspot.ca/2015/03/light-up-butterfly-wing-tutorial-part-1.html

 

5) Jelly Fish 

You will steal the spotlight from all the mermaids, nemos, and sharks on the dance floor.

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What you’ll need: sheer / metallic fabrics, silver spray paint, LED battery operated lights, skirt hoop, head umbrella, scissors, hot glue.

Tutorial: http://www.brit.co/how-to-make-a-jellyfish-costume/

 

6) Robot 

What’s better than a robot costume? A robot costume that lights up!

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What you’ll need: Cardboard boxes, duct tape, aluminum tape, electrical tape, aluminum foil, wires, LEDs, solder, switch, battery, battery holder, duct, latex gloves.

Tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Costume-With-LEDs/

 

7) Glowing Ghost

Going as a ghost is always risky because they scream “I forgot to pick up a halloween costume and all the good ones were taken,” but with this glowing costume, you won’t have to worry about that.

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What you’ll need: 8 layers of tutu fabric, set of LED lights.

Tutorial: http://ideas.coolest-homemade-costumes.com/2015/11/29/glowing-ghost-costume-for-a-child/

 

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