Instructables: exploring - play - costumes http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:09:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ursula from The Little Mermaid http://www.instructables.com/id/Ursula-from-The-Little-Mermaid/
Ursula from The Little Mermaid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/TR8S/I1K3R7EM/FRYTR8SI1K3R7EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/TR8S/I1K3R7EM/FRYTR8SI1K3R7EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/TR8S/I1K3R7EM/FRYTR8SI1K3R7EM.SMALL.jpg tunisiahardison First I began with a black bridesmaids dress that i bought at a thrift store for 8 bucks. Then I went to the fabric store to buy the same silk taffeta in black and purple for the tentacles. I made a rough pattern out of cardboard for the tentacles. Once they were cut, I then sewed the black and purp...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:36:32 PDT
Alien Queen - DIY Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Queen-DIY-Costume/
Alien Queen - DIY Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/ED4F/I1K3VO6F/FOIED4FI1K3VO6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/ED4F/I1K3VO6F/FOIED4FI1K3VO6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/ED4F/I1K3VO6F/FOIED4FI1K3VO6F.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Alien Queen interpretation -My Halloween costume effort for 2014. The Inspiration Movie monsters of the 1980’s and 90’s have been a huge influence on my personal artwork, and I wanted to make something BIG that I could use for both Halloween and Comic Con. The Alien Queen, from “Aliens 2,” is s...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:14:08 PDT
Dead Manolo Mask - The Book of Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Manolo-Mask-The-Book-of-Life/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:32:37 PDT
Basic Leather Half mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Leather-Half-mask/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:13:12 PDT
Costume - Assassins Creed - Ezio Auditore http://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Assassins-Creed-Ezio-Auditore/
Costume - Assassins Creed - Ezio Auditore - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5TBV/I1J5WYRF/FQQ5TBVI1J5WYRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5TBV/I1J5WYRF/FQQ5TBVI1J5WYRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5TBV/I1J5WYRF/FQQ5TBVI1J5WYRF.SMALL.jpg Caldorn My love for CosplayBeing a massive fan of the Assassins creed games and especially the character of Ezio Auditore I just had to make a Costume for myself. At this point I was not even aware of a thing called Cosplay but when I spoke to a friend I use to work with about this idea she told me all abou...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:33:55 PDT
Staffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Staffs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/3OO1/I1IQ8K41/F923OO1I1IQ8K41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/3OO1/I1IQ8K41/F923OO1I1IQ8K41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/3OO1/I1IQ8K41/F923OO1I1IQ8K41.SMALL.jpg Dreamchronic Bo staff, hiking staffs, contact staffs, staffs for costumes, staffs, staffs, staffs....Collection made for STAFFERS. Saruman's Wizard Staff Sorceress Staff Stained Bo Staff Gandalf the Grey Wizard Staff How to Make a Collapsible LED Light-up Bo Staff for under $30 Something ab...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:41:31 PDT
Tips and Tricks for being a Plague Doctor http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-and-Tricks-for-being-a-Plague-Doctor/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:35:39 PDT
Mega Ampharos costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Ampharos-costume/
Mega Ampharos costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/YFA9/I1I24KF0/F95YFA9I1I24KF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/YFA9/I1I24KF0/F95YFA9I1I24KF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/YFA9/I1I24KF0/F95YFA9I1I24KF0.SMALL.jpg NicoShanks Hello Lovely People !!! I am planning on being Mega Ampharos (from pokemon X/Y) for HalloweenIt is a work in progress making it, so far I have the head accessories done, I'll add things as I go. I don't own the picture of mega ampharos, i took that one from google, however maybe I should draw one a...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:49:36 PDT
steampunk octopus hair fancier http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-octopus-hair-fancier/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:23 PDT
Adorable Who Costumes from "Horton Hears A Who" http://www.instructables.com/id/Adorable-Who-Costumes-from-Horton-Hears-A-Who/
Adorable Who Costumes from "Horton Hears A Who" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/85VR/I1EU8BRL/FA485VRI1EU8BRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/85VR/I1EU8BRL/FA485VRI1EU8BRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/85VR/I1EU8BRL/FA485VRI1EU8BRL.SMALL.jpg magicgolddogs Way down in Whoville lived two Whos, both quite cute, Named Phoenix and Gryphon, each in a furry striped suit.They did up their hair with flowers and bows,And they wore pointy shoes, to cover their toes.The Whos were so tiny, no bigger than a dotThough if you missed seeing them, you were missing a l...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:07:53 PDT
Easy Minecraft Enderman Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Minecraft-Enderman-Costume/
Easy Minecraft Enderman Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/G1AW/I1GIL1RU/FHHG1AWI1GIL1RU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/G1AW/I1GIL1RU/FHHG1AWI1GIL1RU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/G1AW/I1GIL1RU/FHHG1AWI1GIL1RU.SMALL.jpg fgurnee Minecraft Enderman MaskApprox. build time 15-30 minutes Tools you’ll need for this project: 1 Small to Medium Sized Cardboard Box 1 Roll Black Duct Tape or Black Spray Paint 1 Roll White Duct Tape or White Spray Paint Scissors Box Cutter or X-Acto Knife Pencil Ruler Hot Glue Gun Box Find a box th...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:21:58 PDT
Walter Mercado Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Walter-Mercado-Costume/
Walter Mercado Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/4PTG/I1HOO6BS/FFR4PTGI1HOO6BS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/4PTG/I1HOO6BS/FFR4PTGI1HOO6BS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/4PTG/I1HOO6BS/FFR4PTGI1HOO6BS.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is an odd one, but a fun one! Walter Mercado is a cult icon in Hispanic/Latino homes. He, yes he, is an astrologer/spritualist who is known for his daily horoscopes on TV and radio for decades. His look is very opulent and can be compared to Liberace. Walter is known for his capes, jackets, clo...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:37:24 PDT
Weatherman costume with real rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherman-costume-with-real-rain/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:21:48 PDT
I AM GROOT http://www.instructables.com/id/I-AM-GROOT/
I AM GROOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6HIJ/I1GIN4B3/FPP6HIJI1GIN4B3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6HIJ/I1GIN4B3/FPP6HIJI1GIN4B3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/6HIJ/I1GIN4B3/FPP6HIJI1GIN4B3.SMALL.jpg mrvega1 I was looking for a way to challenge myself by creating something out of this world. The Groot costume idea came as a challenge to me. My peers said I would not be able to re-create such an intense character before Halloween. There was a lot of trial and error with this costume since there is no tut...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:31:57 PDT
The Simpsons http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simpsons/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:00:18 PDT
Spy v Spy Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-v-Spy-Costume/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:19:21 PDT
Making A Madam Kovarian Eyepatch from Doctor Who http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Madam-Kovarian-Eyepatch-from-Doctor-Who/
Making A Madam Kovarian Eyepatch from Doctor Who - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/YYUN/I1EU2Y3K/FQPYYUNI1EU2Y3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/YYUN/I1EU2Y3K/FQPYYUNI1EU2Y3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/YYUN/I1EU2Y3K/FQPYYUNI1EU2Y3K.SMALL.jpg inventor scout I was watching Doctor Who, and when I watched the episode with the messed up universe all happening at the same time, I saw all the people wearing eye patches. I thought to myself, "That would be cool to have. Say, I wonder if anybody has made an instructable about this." So I searched for an instru...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:09:00 PDT
Jet Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Jet-Pack-1/
Jet Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/0B9D/I1FPW7X1/FVJ0B9DI1FPW7X1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/0B9D/I1FPW7X1/FVJ0B9DI1FPW7X1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/0B9D/I1FPW7X1/FVJ0B9DI1FPW7X1.SMALL.jpg dingdongdannyoreillyandthehairybowsies Hi Everyone,This is my first post to this since I only discovered the site today. So many great things on here I thought i'd share the Jet Pack costume I made last year.I made this for Halloween last year and it was great fun, especially when people couldn't figure out how my legs were floating haha...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:37:13 PDT
Outbreak - Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Outbreak-Costume/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:34:24 PDT
Leather Anime Style Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Anime-Style-Mask/
Leather Anime Style Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/R7BO/I1GIJXUO/FKER7BOI1GIJXUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/R7BO/I1GIJXUO/FKER7BOI1GIJXUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/R7BO/I1GIJXUO/FKER7BOI1GIJXUO.SMALL.jpg mitchellguyon Decide On A Character Decide whether you want to use an existing character or an original. In this case my daughter wanted something from a new movie. He liked Anime/ Kabuki style but wanted something 'darker.' Things You Will Need You will need the following items to complete this project:Le...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:17:57 PDT
Lego Spider-Man Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Spider-Man-Halloween-Costume/
Lego Spider-Man Halloween Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/N4EE/I1GIJMGO/FTMN4EEI1GIJMGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/N4EE/I1GIJMGO/FTMN4EEI1GIJMGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/N4EE/I1GIJMGO/FTMN4EEI1GIJMGO.SMALL.jpg JesterPoet So this was the first year in which my son really cared enough to have any input into his Halloween costume. We discussed and discussed and finally decided on Lego Spider-Man. I'm by no means an expert costume maker. This is also my first Instructable, so bear with me. I'm pretty happy with the end...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:36:01 PDT
Filigree Masquerade Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Filigree-Masquerade-Mask/
Filigree Masquerade Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/0ZLK/I1EU1D3V/FTR0ZLKI1EU1D3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/0ZLK/I1EU1D3V/FTR0ZLKI1EU1D3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/0ZLK/I1EU1D3V/FTR0ZLKI1EU1D3V.SMALL.jpg Hannah Joy I made a mask inspired by the old-school venetian masquerades (love those long lines and cutouts) and thought I'd share the process. Hope you enjoy! Draw your mask. I started off by marking out the mask design. I wanted to do a more traditional ball-style mask, so I combined a whole bunch of fav...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:07:19 PDT
Cereal Killer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Killer/
Cereal Killer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/4YN9/I1C43NWC/FME4YN9I1C43NWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/4YN9/I1C43NWC/FME4YN9I1C43NWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/4YN9/I1C43NWC/FME4YN9I1C43NWC.SMALL.jpg Too Many Projects This is a quick and easy "costume" I made in various sizes over the years. It is great for last minute costumes, humorous inexpensive costumes that you can quickly use or remove and store in your car, desk, locker or whatever to resume your usual daily appearance. I made my first incarnation of th...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:24:58 PDT
Han Solo Blaster - Quick (2 hours) http://www.instructables.com/id/Han-Solo-Blaster-Quick-2-hours/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:03:49 PDT
Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Cosplay-3-4/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FB0/IUYB/I1ETT4Q3/FB0IUYBI1ETT4Q3.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FB0/IUYB/I1ETT4Q3/FB0IUYBI1ETT4Q3.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FB0/IUYB/I1ETT4Q3/FB0IUYBI1ETT4Q3.SMALL.jpg toastyknickers Halloween costume with skeleton mask, mechanical hands, sound reactive LED eye balls, and dropping head trick Build Halo Armor Mjolnir Mk. V (Pepakura Halo Armour) 2-part brush-on silicone mold How to make a Tron/Rave Helmet! How to build Halo Armor Halo Battle and Assault...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:10:48 PDT
opitmus prime http://www.instructables.com/id/opitmus-prime/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:59:15 PDT
Halloween Glow http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Glow/
Halloween Glow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/R988/I1C431CG/FUVR988I1C431CG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/R988/I1C431CG/FUVR988I1C431CG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/R988/I1C431CG/FUVR988I1C431CG.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Don't be a dark wad this Halloween! Quickly add some LEDs to your costumes with this fast and easy method!Gather the Parts: Halloween themed patches from your local craft shop LEDs 3V CR2032 Coin Cell Battery Tape Safety Pin, Double Stick Tape, or a Needle and Thread Stab the Eye Holes! STAB a ...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:24:46 PDT
==Harley Quinn's hammer== http://www.instructables.com/id/Harley-Quinns-hammer/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:26:26 PDT
Destiny Warlock Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Destiny-Warlock-Helmet/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:23:16 PDT
Doc Ock Tentacles Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Doc-Ock-Tentacles-Costume/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:38:02 PDT
Medusa Wig http://www.instructables.com/id/Medusa-Wig/
Medusa Wig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/76XC/I1CC0VZM/F6E76XCI1CC0VZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/76XC/I1CC0VZM/F6E76XCI1CC0VZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/76XC/I1CC0VZM/F6E76XCI1CC0VZM.SMALL.jpg conks_cuties I am making a Medusa costume for my Halloween party this year. I wanted a wig that was crazy and fun and so I ordered some snakes and went to town. It is time consuming but well worth the time. I hope you like it! This worked very well for my hairstyle, I have a pixie cut. I don't know how well it w...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:23:59 PDT
==Riddler cane== http://www.instructables.com/id/Riddler-cane/
==Riddler cane== - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/W6LB/I1CBZTAW/FW2W6LBI1CBZTAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/W6LB/I1CBZTAW/FW2W6LBI1CBZTAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/W6LB/I1CBZTAW/FW2W6LBI1CBZTAW.SMALL.jpg TheBigEc The Riddler's cane draw cane on 2x6 get 2x6 draw what you are thinking of for can design cut cut out sand down and paint to your preference
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:10:59 PDT
==Riddler hat== http://www.instructables.com/id/riddler-hat-1/
==Riddler hat== - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/W3SK/I1CBYZMS/FWAW3SKI1CBYZMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/W3SK/I1CBYZMS/FWAW3SKI1CBYZMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/W3SK/I1CBYZMS/FWAW3SKI1CBYZMS.SMALL.jpg TheBigEc ==Riddle baller hat=== stencils get card stock (1$ store) draw your. ? cut it out w/ razor blade (BE CAREFUL ) stenciling get green baller hat take stencils and color in w/ sharpy. have fun use your own ideas.
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:07:52 PDT
Fake Facial Hair! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Facial-Hair/
Fake Facial Hair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LNCX/I1B7Q01Q/F77LNCXI1B7Q01Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LNCX/I1B7Q01Q/F77LNCXI1B7Q01Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LNCX/I1B7Q01Q/F77LNCXI1B7Q01Q.SMALL.jpg MaraDoesNotSparkle I figured out an easy way to make fake facial hair. I've been using Instructables for a while now and decided to upload it for others to use. This is my first Instructables, enjoy! What you'll need! - A wig (I've also heard that you can use coarse rope or crepe wool). Make sure that your wig i...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:27 PDT
Venus Flytrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Venus-Flytrap-1/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:15:40 PDT
Statue of Liberty Snowglobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Statue-of-Liberty-Snowglobe/
Statue of Liberty Snowglobe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/UX8W/I1B62HU5/FKJUX8WI1B62HU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/UX8W/I1B62HU5/FKJUX8WI1B62HU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/UX8W/I1B62HU5/FKJUX8WI1B62HU5.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs Our family loves visiting New York City. We thought what better way to honor one of our favorite places than by turning one of the kids into a giant Statue of Liberty snow globe? The Globe First of all, credit where credit is due, much of this build was inspired by the work of a gentleman I know...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:39:50 PDT
Got a Mask On? http://www.instructables.com/id/Got-a-Mask-On/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQK/TH97/I1B63JGX/FQKTH97I1B63JGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQK/TH97/I1B63JGX/FQKTH97I1B63JGX.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQK/TH97/I1B63JGX/FQKTH97I1B63JGX.SMALL.jpg alcurb Latex Mask Foam Predator Mask Making a Head Mold This is a collection of mask-making techniques. Full face prosthetic mask - Part 1 Sculpting, mould and casting Creature prosthetics and makeup Gelatine alien prosthetic application " Two faced Harvey make up and costume" ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:05:34 PDT
Zoltar http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoltar/
Zoltar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PDBK/I1AVM83U/F79PDBKI1AVM83U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PDBK/I1AVM83U/F79PDBKI1AVM83U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PDBK/I1AVM83U/F79PDBKI1AVM83U.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs We came across one of these classic fortune telling machines in Las Vegas while on a cross-country family vacation. Our oldest daughter thought it would be funny to be one for Halloween so we did our best to oblige. The Basic Box - Part 1 The first step is to find just the right cardboard box to...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:08:57 PDT
Mona Lisa http://www.instructables.com/id/Mona-Lisa-1/
Mona Lisa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ZIMN/I1AVM80U/F66ZIMNI1AVM80U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ZIMN/I1AVM80U/F66ZIMNI1AVM80U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ZIMN/I1AVM80U/F66ZIMNI1AVM80U.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs Our daughter's nickname is Moe so the idea of turning her into the "Mo"na Lisa for Halloween seemed like a natural fit. The foam finger To start with we used 1" green foam to create a large envelope for our daughter to fit into. The locations for the holes for the face and arms were based on the ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:08:04 PDT
Mr. Potato Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Potato-Head-1/
Mr. Potato Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/RDE2/I1AVM7XL/F5NRDE2I1AVM7XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/RDE2/I1AVM7XL/F5NRDE2I1AVM7XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/RDE2/I1AVM7XL/F5NRDE2I1AVM7XL.SMALL.jpg Tollefson Designs My wife keeps a large collection of Potato Head pieces in her office for people to play with when they come to visit. Our youngest daughter especially loves to build things with them so when it came time to build her Halloween Costume we thought a life-sized, fully-functional Potato Head would be i...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:07:10 PDT
EXTREMELY last minute DIY Halloween Costume ideas! http://www.instructables.com/id/EXTREMELY-last-minute-DIY-Halloween-Costume-ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/285Y/I1946S5C/FL1285YI1946S5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/285Y/I1946S5C/FL1285YI1946S5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/285Y/I1946S5C/FL1285YI1946S5C.SMALL.jpg DIYlover89 Hi guys!! So I know there is still plenty of time for halloween but if you don’t have time to prepare a costume or you are invited to a last minute party, in this video I will show you some super simple ideas to make a costume. For this idea you will need: A gray shirt, yellow tape, red cardstock a...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:30:45 PDT
3D Print an Articulated Warhammer 40k Power Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-an-Articulated-Warhammer-40k-Power-Fist/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:07:54 PDT
Jackalope Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Jackalope-Costume/
Jackalope Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/Z4WK/I169RKUQ/FUIZ4WKI169RKUQ.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell This wall mounted taxidermy Jackalope costume is one of my most favorite things I've ever made. Not only did it help me win a costume contest at work last year, I'm pretty sure I now understand what it must feel like to be Bill Murray, Kristen Wiig, or some other well paid jokester, bringing famous ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:24:53 PDT
Whiteboard Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Whiteboard-Costume/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:15:56 PDT
Superhero mask tutorial + pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-mask-tutorial-pattern/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:33:40 PDT
Make a super-heroine shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-heroine-shield/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:54:16 PDT
Elsa Detachable Cape http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Detachable-Cape/
Elsa Detachable Cape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/OC3S/I19413OM/FUHOC3SI19413OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/OC3S/I19413OM/FUHOC3SI19413OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/OC3S/I19413OM/FUHOC3SI19413OM.SMALL.jpg JHebert214 This instructable is a continuation of my Elsa dress, which can be found here: Elsa Dress Instructable This cape is meant to be detachable from the dress, so it can be put away when not in use and to avoid being stepped on.A bit of warning: this cape took close to 70 hours for me to make. 67 of thos...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:00:34 PDT
Elsa/Frozen Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/ElsaFrozen-Dress/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:59:58 PDT
Bubble bee helment http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-bee-helment/
Bubble bee helment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/ZZP8/I15L5TR7/FPWZZP8I15L5TR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/ZZP8/I15L5TR7/FPWZZP8I15L5TR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/ZZP8/I15L5TR7/FPWZZP8I15L5TR7.SMALL.jpg evangelinaisawesome123 First I started off with a pair of glasses. Second I made a cross from cardboard taped it on top of glasses and started to tape using masking tape inside and out till it made a head. Then I cut out plastic accessories such as the arrow, under eyes ,ears and side pieces to make the helmet 3d. The pan...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:00:49 PDT
Star-Lord Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Lord-Helmet/
Star-Lord Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZHY9/I15639UX/FQIZHY9I15639UX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZHY9/I15639UX/FQIZHY9I15639UX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZHY9/I15639UX/FQIZHY9I15639UX.SMALL.jpg designsbyleon In this tutorial I will be showing you how to make a Star-Lord helmet from Guardians of the Galaxy using a pre-existing pepakura template (see step 1). I encourage you to play with different techniques in this process. This helmet is not meant to be 100% movie accurate.Tools Hot glue gun Cut...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:56:50 PDT