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Topic: Yip yip yip yip uh huh uh huh (Yip Yip aliens)  (Read 9501 times)
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« on: November 01, 2009 12:59:04 PM »

This is my first entry, I hope I do this right! I found the idea for this while googling costumes, and it came up on instructables.com It was perfect for me and my boyfriend! I'm not much of a seamstress, so this was a big project for me. Ok, enough blabbing, onto pics!

One Halloween night, visitors from Mars arrived at my door....


Confused by their surroundings, they checked their Earth Book.


"Book book book book... Ooooh, Halloween."


They seemed very interested in my dog. "Dog? Woof! Woof!"


This was my picture inspiration:


Replicating the picture...


Eating chips...


And here's a video of my boyfriend eating the chips so you can see the mouth movement of the costume.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap1fwNsecy8

Thanks for looking! Any questions or comments are more then welcomed Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2009 01:15:41 PM »

LOL LOL This is SOOOOO Funny !!! Dang I thought I might have had a chance at the challenge but you so nailed it !!! I am going to be laughing talking like an alien the rest of the day.....


yip yip yip yip.... Smiley LOL
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2009 02:28:52 PM »

What a great set of costumes - very funny! How did kids react to you?
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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2009 02:42:47 PM »

omg! I giggled and giggled watching that video!!! great work!
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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2009 02:55:50 PM »

Thank you! I have to admit, I did not want to take it off and spent my day going yip yip yip... Even while I cooked supper.

Most kids didn't know who we were! They thought we were just some random aliens. The parents got it though, and a few small kids got a little scared, so I opened up the black mesh part (it was velcro) so they could see my face. I explained "Its like Cookie Monster and Elmo." They then loved it and actually came back  to see us again! That was the best part, getting the reaction of pure laughter.

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maeveyo
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2009 03:20:05 PM »

these are great
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« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2009 03:25:51 PM »

Amazingly creative and well executed.
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Miss Whitney
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2009 03:29:08 PM »

Oh! I love them!
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« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2009 04:04:09 PM »

My first thought:
ra-ra-ra-ra-ra-ra-radio. 

Fantastic costumes! 
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« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2009 05:06:49 PM »

YES! these are awesome.
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