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GenaG
« on: October 31, 2011 03:34:44 PM »







This is my first contest to enter, so I hope I do everything correctly.

I purchased the white lab coat and the scrubs at the thrift store for a $1 each. I made my own nurse hat from a TINY teddy bear patter than I sized up to fit me. I made my own latex syringe prostetic, as well as the prostetic knife in my chest. I painted the lab coat and added red quilt basting around the sleeves to make it look more like a nurse coat. I made my husbands hand restraints using some wide leather thrift store belts, some D rings, and lenght of cut chain from the home improvment store. The Hannable mask was too expensive at the Halloween store, so I made his by taking a cheap hockey mask from the dollar store, cutting it, and painting it. The back of Husbands scrubs says "Bryce State Mental Hospital" in block letters, painted in a fadded gray.

I made quite a stir at the Halloween party. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2011 03:47:51 PM »

I absolutely love your wound make up. Your costume came out awesome
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2011 05:16:28 PM »

Thank you very much. I had no clue what I was going to do until about a week before Halloween. I just so happen to run upon a white lab coat in the Thrift store, the rest is history. I had a great time startling people downtown this past Saturday. heheheheh  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2011 11:38:55 AM »

It looks fantastic, especially your makeup! I love creative couple costumes!
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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2011 01:07:25 PM »

WOW!
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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2011 01:32:51 PM »

awesome for sure - omg on the makeup!
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GenaG
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2011 04:02:06 PM »

Thank you very much. I was please with how well my syringe prostetic (sp?) turned out. I am very proud of my nurse hat. I have never had to make my own pattern before, or use interfacing. I learned something new with this project! Smiley
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AkronIndyCraft
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2011 02:52:57 AM »

Cool idea! Love your costume!!!
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michelle,obviously
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2011 05:52:52 PM »

The syringe in your eye looks AMAZING! Seriously impressive.  Smiley
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creativechannel
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2011 05:40:18 PM »

wow this is awesome!!! how did you make the eye and needle??
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penelope_pidgeon
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2011 10:37:03 PM »

I'm totally inspired by this for my costume next year! Great job! I love the makeup. It really pulls everything together.
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GenaG
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2011 03:19:09 PM »

I wrote up a tuitoral.....
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=394325.msg4672577#msg4672577
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creativechannel
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2011 12:22:23 AM »

Thanks for the tutorial!! This is MY kind of costume haha!!!
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Syko
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2011 01:39:21 PM »

Wow!! Very cool
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