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Topic: KISS!!!  (Read 3271 times)
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« on: November 03, 2009 09:14:09 PM »

Ok, although not terribly original, I think we did pretty good.

Everything but my boots (I'm the space man) Paul's jacket (Star child...his name is Paul in real life too  Grin ) and everyone's pants were made by hand. The pant's were all thrift stored.

We made their boots out of dollar store platform foam flip flops that we super glued together, and then screwed real shoes on top of (donated by each of them).

I just spray painted mine. PS...if you ever have to spray paint leather...use the good stuff or else it's sticky forever (learned the hard way...thank God my boots were done with Krilon!)

Gotta love the bottle cap studs!

See all that shiny stuff...yeah, that's dollar store car shade....

Makeup shots

Curious where we got all the leather?

The infamous dumpster couch found in our back alley that's where. I snuck out in the dead of night and gutted it. They all laughed at the time...who's laughing now


Sandee (The cat) did most of the sewing, with some help from me. I did most of the scavenging and found the awesome dollar store that had ever thing we needed, as well as some of the minor sewing. I also did a LOT of hot gluing (just ask the blisters on my fingers).  The boys worked with the power tools and spray paint.

They also were great about not whining too much as they played dress form.

Thanks for looking!

« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2009 09:40:36 PM »

omg this rocks. so well done and i love how you got the leather from an old couch!
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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2009 04:33:11 AM »

Genius use of thrifted supplies!
I love the bottlecap studs and the car shade spacesuit accents.
The whole gang looks amazing.

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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2009 10:13:32 AM »

HA! I love this. You guys totally look like Kiss.  Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2009 11:56:37 AM »

Great idea to use the couch you found! I love kiss, Paul's always been my favorite.

Swaps welcomed! I have 15 rose balls up for grabs/trade.
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2009 01:21:45 PM »

Awesome ideas and well executed!  Using the couch was brilliant!!

« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2009 08:02:31 PM »

Thanks All !

« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2009 11:28:39 PM »

This is really awesome! It takes a lot of work to look like the hottest band in the world.  Hubby officiated a KISS wedding on halloween, he was Peter, groom was Gene, bride was Paul. Great fun!

Makes me want to find an old leather couch to gut!
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