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tamratoo
« on: October 26, 2010 08:52:10 PM »

Yes, I am too old to be dressing up for Halloween. But I don't care!
I told my daughter the make up artist that I wanted to do a theatrical version of the corpse bride, so she stopped by to do an experimental make up job on me. Once she was done I realized I needed to upgrade my home made costume to come up to the level of her make up job, but what to do when you are flat broke? So I scrambled through my fabric stash and found some spandex scraps and wide elastic, which I sewed into a tight fitting cap. Then I pulled some blue yarn out of the yarn stash. Then I just improvised and hoped for the best.
It took 3 days but I came up with this. I am pretty proud of it and I think it will look great with my final Halloween makeup job.




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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2010 09:04:23 PM »

NO ONE IS TOO OLD FOR HALLOWEEN!!!!!!
You might be too old to go trick or treating but it's only because you're an adult and can buy your own candy now!!!
but your wig and makeup look incredible!! your "improvised" wig looks professional and I totally want one now!
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2010 09:10:53 PM »

you are going to look so dang sharp!!!  awesome wig!
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2010 09:15:50 PM »

that is an awesome wig! i am going as Sally this year and went the cheater route with a store bought costume, the wig that came with it is quite lacking in the yarn department, i am trying to figure out a way to add more to it at the moment.

p.s no one will ever be too old to dress up for halloween. the makeup looks amazing as well!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2010 09:53:44 PM »

cute! I thought that was your real hair for a second and I was amazed Cheesy Happy Halloween!
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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2010 10:20:22 PM »

Fantastic! Makes me feel like I could make a wig! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2010 11:15:29 PM »

That wig is amazing! That yarn is the perfect color. 
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« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2010 11:44:43 PM »

thats amazing ! I love it
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« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2010 04:55:03 AM »

Okay, first of all, you're NEVER too old to dress up for Halloween! Second, I love the wig! It looks great! Can't wait to see pics of the whole costume!
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« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2010 05:41:24 AM »

I love her make up job, and that wig. I cannot wait until we can see the complete costume project!
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