It's not too early to think about Halloween. We certainly are. If you want to sport a really awesome costume this year, you'd better start thinking now. How much money do you need to save? How many Goodwill stores will you need to visit? Which Walmarts will you need to camp out at? A lot of work goes into truly sweet threads. If you'd like to make your own costume this year, get inspired by these shared on Flickr and

This shark can bite me any time

This Steampunk Alice in Wonderland combines vintage with contemporary

Grandma & Gramps sure knew how to have fun

Cheap, Simple and Instant Smiles

I just hope this guy doesn't plan to attend any of the parties I am

The sad thing is he probably wears this every weekend

I just hope this is a costume

You can do anything with duct tape

This kid is my hero

This kid is a hero