This solo cup costume is super easy to make and is a great interactive group costume. Gather 2, 4, or 12 friends to make a full team! Grab a few ping pong balls and you have a beer pong game to go. The costume even includes a built in beer shelf.

Step 1: Materials Tools

  • 4 Outdoor Trash Cans - bought mine at Ace Hardware for $24 each. 
  • 4 Cans White Primer Spray Paint for Plastic (I used Rust-Oleum brand) 
  • 4 Cans Red Spray Paint for Plastic (I used Rust-Oleum brand)
  • 2 Large Trash Bags
  • 1 yard heavy duty fabric (I used some left over denim)
  • Black Webbing - for straps (2 yards per can)
  1. Hack Saw
  2. Staple Gun
  3. Scissors
This is great! Plus, next year you can go as Bill and Ben the flowerpot men. (did you have that in the US or is it a Brit thing?)
I haven't seen it here in the US. But I googled it up and it does look interesting.
Ay problems with open container laws? ;-)
DeWalt makes hand tools???
missing the rings that make a solo cup what it is...but creative
I never thought a trashcan would make a good Christmas present, but I can think of a few of my friends who would love this... Thanks for posting.
You should have one of the players pose with a white volleyball to represent the ping pong ball.
Then when makes it in, you can say &quot;drink from my tap!&quot; *winks*
I cant believe that no one made this comment yet: Red Solo Cup I lift you up lets have a party proceed to party lol
Nice idea and execution!!
This is just perfect - it worked out so well. :D

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