10/10/2014 04:18 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

10 Halloween Costume Items You Can Find At Home

Sourcing an all-in-one Halloween costume from your local fancy dress haunt can set you back a few bob. And besides, who wants to go as Catwoman (again!) or worse, as Miley Cyrus twerking? Exactly.

All you need for a totally spooky Halloween ensemble is right at your fingertips. So, we've put together a list of essentials that you can find in your very own home.

Here's to your savviest, scariest Halloween costume yet...

From tinned tomatoes (who needs fake blood?) and eyeliner to safety pins and tea bags (to give clothes that antique look) take stock of these 10 items - you're bound to find them lurking somewhere in your cupboards at home...

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