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This year I wanted to be a peacock for Halloween. I drew inspiration from a costume I saw online and decided to recreate it.
I used uncut, three-foot peacock feathers to create the tail (the crowning glory of the costume!). I purchased the feathers online in bulk. The tail ...
To create the tail - Part 1: 1. Glue three uncut feathers vertically on top of each other to simulate the spray of a real peacock's tail 2. Glue two ...
To create the tail- Part 2: 3. Glue the feather bunches into a fan shape onto black poster board 4. Cut the poster board into a "Y" shape.
To create the tail - Part 3 5. Apply a backing to cover the ends of the tail feathers. I used a glittery black card stock to give it more of a polish...
A tutu skirt is very easy to create and requires no sewing. I started with several rolls of tulle in varying "peacock" colors. I also used black gro...
I "looped" the tulle to the waistband rather than tying knots. This technique ensured that the length stayed consistent. Plus, it's much faster. To...
Keep looping tulle until you have enough to fit completely around your waist. Leave enough ribbon at the ends to be able to tie a bow to secure the s...
I use a few extra feathers to create a little headpiece. For this, I cut and glued three feathers together at the bottom. For my hair, I tied it up ...
For my makeup, I blended blue and green eyeshadow on to my lids. I then added feather eyelashes to add to the dramatic effect.
Once the construction is complete, it's time to put the costume all together, In total, the costume consisted of: 1. Tail feathers 2. Black corset 3...
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