I made this costume for the NYC Halloween Parade in 2009 - it's a Picture Strip from a Photo Booth, featuring 3 silly pictures of me (enlarged to life size and mounted on Foam Core) and "live" box with my face, all wearing the same outfit and mugging for the camera.  Materials used: Various sized wooden dowels and flat wood trim pieces Long, Flat Aluminum Bar Strips - at least 5 feet tall Belt Spray Glue White and black Duct Tape Hot Glue Black Foam Core Starched cheesy background Curtain Silly Enlarged Pictures of yourself wearing the outfit you plan to wear on Halloween Large white pieces of foam core for mounting pictures Foam Rubber Scraps for comfort padding 2 screws to connect shoulder arms to aluminum strips Battery powered light strips (optional)

Step 1:

First, I made a tacky orange curtain that I ironed and starched "accordion" style for the backround in the pictures, and then posed for some silly faces shots with the curtain behind me and wearing the outfit I planned to wear on Halloween night (pay close attention to the weather!).   Once I picked 3 pics I wanted for the picture strip, I enlarged them and printed them to life size, then mounted these onto foam core.  
<p>You are genius! I love it. </p>
<p>love this idea! question- what size prints did you enlarge them too?What size was &quot;life size&quot;? thanks!</p>
I love this idea, and you pulled it off so well! Bravo!
I was just admiring your busts, as well - ingenious and terrific execution :)<br>
Congratulations on being a finalist in the Halloween contest!!! Can&rsquo;t wait to see if you win! Good luck!
Thank you :) Fingers crossed!
Ha...really cute! You got my vote!
This is so clever!
This is so creative. Awesome job. :D
I like how you added the lights, it makes everything come together.

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