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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 required 96 feathers ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 grosgrain ...
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 create loop ties: 1. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. Tulle skirt ...
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