I've made a couple of homemade Halloween costumes in the past, but didn't think I would this year as I moved to a new apartment in the summer (I like to start on Halloween early) and didn't really have a good costume idea anyway.  I had seen the Geico Made of Money Man commercial many times before, but one day in September, it finally clicked with me that I could probably make it fairly quickly.  So I bought a few packs of fake money and voila, it's been a success so far!

Step 1: Lots and Lots of Glue

At first, I was going to use a haz mat suit as the base, but realized that might not be easy to get out of when using the bathroom, so I changed it to a sweatshirt and sweat pants.  Not only is it comfortable, but it's easy to put on and take off.

I purchased about 1000 bills of Motion Picture Money on eBay.  I already had two hot glue guns, and bought a few packs of glue sticks and started gluing.  I began with the shirt, starting at the bottom and working my way up. I decided to lay it out like a tile floor, but more random.  I glued down a good base of bills, just to cover the shirt, then I added more bills, as needed, to fill in gaps.
<p>can you please give me the link to the store on ebay you bought the money from ?<br>was 1000 bills too many or just the right amount ?</p><p>ReachDaniela@att.net<br>thank you !</p>
<p>I don't think the particular eBay user I bought the prop money from is still on there, but I just did a search for &quot;movie money&quot; and there are all kinds of products available. Be sure the description reads that all the bills are printed individually because lots of the prop money is stacks of bills with a printed bill on top, a printed bill on the bottom, and blank paper in between.</p><p>I think 1000 bills was just right as I seemed to always find a gap to fill. Hope this helps</p>
<p>How Much Money did that take ? #BossOfBosses</p>
<p>So original I love it! What'd you use to paint your face?</p>
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<p>cool beans</p>
Inspiration just came to me .... A geico money man costume!
<p>LOL. Thank you.</p>
Is that real money
no she said in the first step &quot;I bought fake money&quot; so its fake <br>
great idea, go out for hallwoeen dressed as a banker/oil baron/ corporate &quot;fat cat&quot;. lol.
Great costume. I bet it was a real hit with your friends.
Very Nice Work, by a Very Pretty Young Woman :-)
Grand idea and well done. Never heard of Motion Picture Money.
not be very expensive?
Very well done, and you made it sound so easy. I'm green with envy ;)
Haha this is awesome!
So cool I just said mom I know what I'm gonna be for Halloween next year<br>
That's excellent!
Fun! You eve have the fingers!
Thats awsome lildarlin. Very creative.

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