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We found the idea on the internet on a site for homemade couples costumes.  The instructions were enough that we had something to go on and an idea to exploit.
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Step 1: Finding the materials

Picture of Finding the materials
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1. Find refrigerator box. A large screen TV box will work as well
2. 1 sheet - Tongue & Groove Insulation Sheathing 4ft X 8ft
3. 2 -1x1x8
4. two old back packs
5. Good Will Clothing -
6. Tempure and or acrylic Paints - Lots of black and White
7. Glue – Construction adhesive works great
8. Various hardware for attaching pieces like screws , washers, nuts, pipe strap, L Brackets, Plastic connectors like on back packs for the waist strap
poofrabbit2 years ago
This was a very creative idea! Nice job!
kellyb_29 (author)  poofrabbit2 years ago
Thanks poofrabbit. We had a great time with it.
claramecium2 years ago
that.... is.... hilarious. :)