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« Reply #50 on: October 31, 2005 08:21:50 PM »

Emily Strange sells something just like this for about $40, but I made mine out of an old hoodie and $3 worth of red fleece.

I had work and a night class, so I didn't want to go all out with a costume.  Plus, it's something I can wear anytime.


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« Reply #51 on: October 31, 2005 08:33:04 PM »

That is one kickass costume - where'd you get the boots? Or did you make them?

I applied about 15 coats of paint to a pair of $6 thrift store boots! I was pretty pleased with the way they turned out.
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« Reply #52 on: October 31, 2005 08:48:57 PM »

i like rusty spoons!

i was salad fingers. i realized it was a bit obscure and lots of people had no idea who i was. but the few who did thought it was pretty awesome.

i would of had two hands/done a better job if my pfaff hadn't given out.. blast!
if you don't know who salad fingers is go to http://www.fat-pie.com/salad.htm (you either love him or he creeps you out)
« Reply #53 on: October 31, 2005 09:25:44 PM »

This is probably my best Halloween costume.  The makeup is just regular makeup (didn't show up completely in pictures), the shirt was made by my husband with watered down brown and black paint and some fake blood.

Here's a closeup of some of the makeup.

Here's my husband, he was, uh...just a gory person.  He made the shirt himself (brown and black paint and fake blood mixed with vegetable oil).  Someone online made the mask, but at least it's not mass-produced.  (It's the guy from Banjo and Sullivan who's face got cut off in The Devil's Rejects).

This is his other one.   Another non-mass produced mask from someone online, but we did have to buy the robe last minute because it was two days before Halloween, and since I've never sewn anything in my life just yet (keep meaning to learn!) I didn't want to try to make it myself.

We spent the day at my parent's house since we don't get any trick or treaters at all.  My husband scared a little girl (didn't even have the mask on), when he opened the door she said "Trick....orr........." and just froze.  Poor thing. Wink   

Then we went to a free show of a Misfits cover band that was crap.  Nobody even dressed up. Boring.
« Reply #54 on: October 31, 2005 09:27:07 PM »

OH my gosh, Salad Fingers! That's awesome! ^_^
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« Reply #55 on: October 31, 2005 09:35:42 PM »

ahh! so the freakishly realistic Salad Fingers costume kind of made me jump back from my computer.  That scares the crap out me! nice job...i think.

« Reply #56 on: October 31, 2005 10:24:45 PM »

aaack, salad fingers!

* artgeek shivers and runs away, but not before posting a piccie of her compelted costume

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« Reply #57 on: October 31, 2005 11:44:08 PM »

here's my pirate costume!  My gypsy friend and I made our duct tape corsets from this lovely tutorial--https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=45898.0

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« Reply #58 on: November 01, 2005 12:04:40 AM »

i got 3rd place with this wonderful costume!! i fuckin adore strawberry shrotcake

« Reply #59 on: November 01, 2005 12:36:22 AM »

So, I made Spongebob Squarepants and Patrick Star for my two sons.  Honestly I'm pretty proud of them.  I think they look awesome.  I was really impressed with how well they turned out.  Sound, conceited don't I?  Smiley   Oh well!  I know what me likes and me likes what I made!

I didn't end up having enough time to finish my costume so I put my hair into a birdnest of sorts on top of my head and put a couple of stuffed birds up there.  I guess I was the crazy lady with birds in her hair.
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