There's no mistaking that Halloween has come to Elon. But with the current economy and a college student's budget, it's hard to find a great costume for a reasonable price, and costumes at specialty shops like Party City and even chains like Target can cost anywhere from $30-$70.

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But getting creative and making a costume can save money, and that's where your local craft store, like Alamance Crossing's Hobby Lobby may come in handy.

Watch the video above to get tips on how to haul in the savings this Halloween.