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Topic: I'm the Lorax...I speak for the trees!  (Read 5510 times)
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« on: November 03, 2012 08:13:31 AM »

Last year she was the Grinch...this year the Lorax.  Things were made much more complicated by moving (the Army moved us during Halloween costume making time....not cool).  We didn't get our stuff until October 15th and I rushed to make an elf, Ironman and the Lorax in 15 days.  15 days and lots of hot glue gun blisters later....ta-da!



We went to a Boo at the Zoo and little kids would follow her around and ask to have their picture taken with the Lorax like she was a character at Disneyland...lol.
Here she is with a perfect trick or treat bag that I made for Christmas a while ago.



and a glimpse under the head...it's a pity to hide that cute face Smiley



And a close up of the head alone



I'll be posting a semi tutorial showing progress pics and materials used on the halloween costumes board as well as my Ironman and elf.
Thanks for looking...and voting? Wink
Happy Halloween!
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2012 08:44:49 AM »

Wow. That's...really impressive. I know it was a time crunch but you did a really good job on that. I look forward to being able to sink my teeth into a project that requires this kind of construction at some point because it looks really fun and the results are always so cool. She looks great.
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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2012 09:15:47 AM »

That's pretty much amazing! Great job Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2012 09:31:35 AM »

Thanks guys!  I really enjoyed making costumes instead of unpacking...lol.  Today I'm supposed to finish the unpacking since Halloween is over and instead I'm on craftster...lol.  I am SOOO good at procrastination Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2012 03:21:52 PM »

I can't believe you made this AND two other costumes in that short amount of time. This turned out amazing!
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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2012 01:39:42 AM »

That is lovely! I really like that you used feathers to make hair and eyebrows Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2012 10:53:12 AM »

This is amazing! Can't wait to see the tutorial.
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2012 10:57:15 AM »

that is incredible, I can't wait to see your how to photos.  please post the link in this thread once you do it to make sure I don't miss it on the other board.
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« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2012 12:08:39 PM »

That's fantastic!  What a lucky kid!
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2012 08:49:15 AM »

WOW! I really hope when I have kids that I can make them costumes half this amazing.
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