Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - halloween - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:04:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Borderlands Psycho Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Psycho-Mask-2/
Borderlands Psycho Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/UWWM/HRWNBBLX/FHIUWWMHRWNBBLX.SMALL.jpg Eireannach This years halloween costume. The mask is made from air dry clay and a cpu fan. There is a layer of plasti-dip on the top to strengthen and give a "distressed look". There is a hidden toggle switch under the chin that to control the interior lights. I'd like to apologies for the lack of photos, I ...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:36:24 PST
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-full-scale-Dragon-Age-Inquisition-Helme/
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props OK, here is my first and hopefully not last.......Instructable!!!!!  My name is Steven K Smith and I am a freelance illustrator turned prop maker living outside KC, Missouri.  This demo will detail my full build of the dragon helm from Bio Ware's highly anticipated video game Dragon Age Inquisition...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:00:54 PST
Tonio's Halo Flood-Infected Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonios-Halo-Flood-Infected-Costume/
Tonio's Halo Flood-Infected Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AIG5/HR9V92Q9/FLQAIG5HR9V92Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AIG5/HR9V92Q9/FLQAIG5HR9V92Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AIG5/HR9V92Q9/FLQAIG5HR9V92Q9.SMALL.jpg azolina3 My son, Tonio, is a die-hard fan of the Halo franchise, so what would be better than to infect him with the Flood virus! We created this costume using about five cans of insulation foam spray, PVC pipe and glue, a rubber glove, plastic aquarium plants, Halloween makeup art, glue, wire, acrylic paint...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:52:56 PST
Quick and easy costume animal ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-costume-animal-ears/
Quick and easy costume animal ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/65ZG/HNE3VOON/FT565ZGHNE3VOON.SMALL.jpg Entanglement It's the last minute, and you need a costume, fast! This method lets you make a pair of comfy animal ears with a realistic shape in about half an hour.  It's pretty flexible - whether short dainty cat ears or giant swaying bunny ears, they'll come together in a jiffy!  Mine are pretty bright, but s...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:45:57 PDT
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorgeous-and-Warm-Hooded-Capes/
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Capes or cloaks are amazing! They can be formal and classy, they can be rugged and not much more than a poncho. They are easy to make and make a statement-- Great for costumes, fancy dresses or keeping warm! And, We've been watching 'Once Upon a Time'...any other mildly obsessed fans out there? Whe...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:01:24 PST
Jellyfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Costume/
Jellyfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/QX6K/HO2336B4/FD6QX6KHO2336B4.SMALL.jpg lebowski I made this jellyfish costume for my wife during on our Halloween build day here at Instructables. It turned out to be a great lesson on the value Instructables brings to the Internet. The costume idea came from a few costume sleuthing searches, probably some Pinterest results, and then onto an unna...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:31:08 PST
Horsie http://www.instructables.com/id/Horsie/
Horsie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/O68X/HNTTFT4X/F6PO68XHNTTFT4X.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh My baby girl loves the horses near our home and gets excited each time she sees one. It's sweet to watch. There is all sorts of pointing, neighing and smiling going on. This year I started into her costume and wondered if she'd even try it on. Once she recognized it for what it was though, she was g...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:09:16 PST
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-6-Barrelled-Volley-Gun/
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SMALL.jpg Steamcrunk I have been making large steampunk styled props and weapons for when I cosplay at cons about 5 years now.  In the past I modded plastic toy guns with paint, added new barrels and accessories and had a blast doing it.  Last year I did my first scratch build (a 6 foot hypodermic syringe) and have been...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:30:58 PST
T-U-R-T-L-E POWER http://www.instructables.com/id/T-U-R-T-L-E-POWER/
T-U-R-T-L-E POWER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IVZ2/HO7XHYGD/FW3IVZ2HO7XHYGD.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I knew Halloween was going to be good this year when I brought home 2 yards of bright green dance spandex. Before you discredit yet another Ninja Turtle costume I must tell you that it is one of my most favorite costumes I have made in the seven years of homemade Halloween costume goodness. Mostly,...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:56:41 PST
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SMALL.jpg canida My daughter loves Finding Nemo, so when she asked to go trick-or-treating as Nemo, with her dad dressed as Marlin, I whipped up these super easy no-sew clownfish costumes from orange hoodies, some cheap felt, and hot glue! They really are easy, I promise: the hardest part is sourcing an orange hood...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:58:39 PST
Homemade "What Does the Fox Say" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-What-Does-the-Fox-Say-costume/
Homemade "What Does the Fox Say" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/LAQE/HNSDZGRE/FLXLAQEHNSDZGRE.SMALL.jpg awunderman This is an easy, homemade DIY costume for Ylvis' "What Does The Fox Say" music video. The concepts here can be applied to other animals or any full body costume. This is my first Instructable and my first sewing project, so I would love feedback on how to make it better. Are you the kind of Hallowe...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:21:42 PST
Holy Grail Coconut guy Patsy costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Monty-Python-Coconut-guy-Patsy-costume/
Holy Grail Coconut guy Patsy costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/RARA/HNUEWK3S/F7MRARAHNUEWK3S.SMALL.jpg solipsism My friend made this costume and I thought it was so well done, he let me document it and show describe how he built it. It doesnt take a lot of skill, but several hours. We had a Monty Python themed Halloween party and he was a big hit. Patsy (the guy who follows the king around and claps the coco...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:14:21 PST
Toddling Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Pumpkin/
Toddling Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SMALL.jpg Phydeaux This was the first Halloween that my daughter was able to come up with her own costume. For a while, it changed every week, then settled on "pumpkin." So, I used her pumpkin-shaped trick-or-treat bucket as a pattern to make her a wearable giant pumpkin costume. It took a couple weeks of spare time, ...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:43:09 PST
Bjork Costume (Or "Just A Swan") http://www.instructables.com/id/Bjork-Costume-Or-Just-A-Swan/
Bjork Costume (Or "Just A Swan") - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NL5H/HNT42PJ5/FBHNL5HHNT42PJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NL5H/HNT42PJ5/FBHNL5HHNT42PJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NL5H/HNT42PJ5/FBHNL5HHNT42PJ5.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood My last costume of the year - and it's my favorite one I've done to date (well, next to Ryuk.) Who *wouldn't* want to make and wear this kooky costume?? The construction is very easy, however it is pretty time consuming! So read up on how to do it now, to get ready for next Halloween (or your next r...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:53:22 PST
Jaguar Shark Costume from 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' http://www.instructables.com/id/Jaguar-Shark-Costume-from-The-Life-Aquatic-with-St/
Jaguar Shark Costume from 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/IIJR/HNT42A0Q/FJ1IIJRHNT42A0Q.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood My husband and brother-in-law have recently gotten into scuba-diving and consequently have been watching Sea Hunt, Jacques Cousteau documentaries and the Wes Anderson movie, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, starring Bill Murray, multiple times. So for Halloween this year the family decided to dre...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 20:48:50 PST
Character Costume Makeup - Things To Consider, Tips You Can Use! http://www.instructables.com/id/Character-Costume-Makeup-Things-To-Consider-Tips-Y/
Character Costume Makeup - Things To Consider, Tips You Can Use! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/N0IC/HNSDY846/FAYN0ICHNSDY846.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood I really love Halloween (...and wearing costumes to cons...and just dressing up in general), so I like to go-all-out when I can. To help push those certain costumes over-the-top and have you looking your very best (or worst) there are some wonderful little changes you can do to your face to help tra...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 00:12:41 PST
Rainbow Tutu http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Tutu/
Rainbow Tutu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura First off, I love rainbows. My roommate has a saying, "my favorite color is rainbow". I often challenge myself to pull off wild color combinations, and have delved into a new medium recently - the world of tulle! This year for Halloween, I was a clown. To support my clown costume, I decided I neede...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 18:00:57 PST
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Sunshine-FLUDD-Water-Gun/
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SMALL.jpg ELDOOGIE The water shooting FLUDD from Mario Sunshine is here! and Yes. It does shoot water. Luckily for you it is easy to make and should cost around $50. Review Instructions before begining. You will need: Empty shampoo or medium sized bottle with a dispenser. Small medium sized plastic fish bowl 78 ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 08:50:28 PST
Make a bunny ear top hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bunny-ear-top-hat/
Make a bunny ear top hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/NMK7/HNR049TS/FIMNMK7HNR049TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/NMK7/HNR049TS/FIMNMK7HNR049TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/NMK7/HNR049TS/FIMNMK7HNR049TS.SMALL.jpg pojken Takes only 30 minutes to make. Made it for a friend's birthday. :D Cut out bunny ears pattern and sew Use the attached PDF or make a quick template of your own. Cut out 4 pieces from satin. Sew it inside out, then flip inside out, and then iron smooth. (Optional) Fold ear flap a...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:31:21 PST
Fully Functional Working Digital Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Camera-Costume/
Fully Functional Working Digital Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/PYFL/HMFQLHVT/FDAPYFLHMFQLHVT.SMALL.jpg rwelgosh We made a working DSLR for a halloween costume.  Here is how we did it. Check out the video too! Materials list:   Cardboard Box for main body   Cardboard for pop up flash   2 gallon bucket for lens   Plexiglass for flash cover   Construction paper   Duck tape   Pictures of camera parts (mode dial,...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 19:17:31 PDT
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
Gary Sterley's 40k Space Marine http://www.instructables.com/id/Gary-Sterleys-40k-Space-Marine/
Gary Sterley's 40k Space Marine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/RBRL/HNM459R9/FKPRBRLHNM459R9.SMALL.jpg gsterley This is my Warhammer 40k Space Marine Costume. It is a Crimson Fist and was completed just in time for Halloween this year. This is my second ever costume build and I have been working on it since March of 2013. I have a full build thread located on the RPF forum here: http://www.therpf.com/f24/syl...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 15:09:54 PST
Secret of Kells Costume - Aisling http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-of-Kells-Costume-Aisling/
Secret of Kells Costume - Aisling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/7Y1P/HNM456C6/F757Y1PHNM456C6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/7Y1P/HNM456C6/F757Y1PHNM456C6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/7Y1P/HNM456C6/F757Y1PHNM456C6.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood The Secret of Kells is a truly beautiful movie, and when I saw it, I wanted to make a costume of the faerie Aisling. This is actually a pretty simple-and-quick-to-make costume (and fairly quick to put on, minus the body paint!) So go watch the glorious animated movie, get inspired, and make a 'diffe...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 12:07:02 PST
Functional Lit Costume Goggles for Mr Freeze http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Lit-Costume-Goggles-for-Mr-Freeze/
Functional Lit Costume Goggles for Mr Freeze - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/RHTR/HNM4I5GC/FCARHTRHNM4I5GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/RHTR/HNM4I5GC/FCARHTRHNM4I5GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/RHTR/HNM4I5GC/FCARHTRHNM4I5GC.SMALL.jpg orvis Egads!  LED Goggles you can see through (surprisingly well, too)!  They pulse subtly, making them so cold and dehumanizing. They were totally perfect for the character I was going after - Mr Freeze.  It was my first time really playing with LEDs and Arduinos, so it was a good learning curve hugely a...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 10:07:18 PST
Rock'em Sock'em Robot Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockem-Sockem-Robot-Costumes/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:49:30 PST
Last Minute Ceiling Fan Pun Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-Fan-Pun-Costume/
Last Minute Ceiling Fan Pun Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/ST1Z/HNE421LC/FJNST1ZHNE421LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/ST1Z/HNE421LC/FJNST1ZHNE421LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/ST1Z/HNE421LC/FJNST1ZHNE421LC.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I saw someones Ceiling Fan Costume online and knew I had to do it after finding pom poms at the dollar store!  It's a really fun, quick, last minute costume that is perfect for Halloween! Inspiration, but you will probably see it multiple places on the internet. Supplies This can very.  Use what...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:22:04 PDT
Mad King Thorn says... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-King-Thorn-says/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 16:49:38 PST
PONG Video Game Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/PONG-Video-Game-Costume/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 16:12:38 PST
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-of-Muppet-Fruit-and-Vegetables-Costume/
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SMALL.jpg kieshar This year’s Halloween costume stemmed from a very obscure desire (Muppets are cool and I wanted one).  About the time of last year’s New Years I had started watching shorts, both recent and very old, of Jim Henson’s Muppets. They are so funny. The ones I remember so fondly were the vegetable/fruit ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 07:40:12 PST
Dusty Crophopper Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Dusty-Crophopper-Halloween-Costume/
Dusty Crophopper Halloween Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/54B5/HNM4GIWE/FNT54B5HNM4GIWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/54B5/HNM4GIWE/FNT54B5HNM4GIWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/54B5/HNM4GIWE/FNT54B5HNM4GIWE.SMALL.jpg lordna My wife and I decided to make our son a Dusty Crophopper costume for Halloween, but we wanted it to have a little something extra. So, I made a motorized propeller. Materials Needed * cardboard (I used diaper boxes)* duct tape (plenty of it, and the right colors)* hot glue gun and glue* razor kn...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 04:17:20 PST
Darksiders- War costume EVA Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Darksiders-War-costume-EVA-Foam/
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 18:19:12 PST
BE the Hottest Toy of The Year - The Rainbow Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/BE-the-Hottest-Toy-of-The-Year-The-Rainbow-Loom/
BE the Hottest Toy of The Year - The Rainbow Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/JPJW/HNE3UNFK/FKGJPJWHNE3UNFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/JPJW/HNE3UNFK/FKGJPJWHNE3UNFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/JPJW/HNE3UNFK/FKGJPJWHNE3UNFK.SMALL.jpg lovethemmadly Rainbow Loom is wildly popular in America right now - and especially in my house.  My son Ryan wanted to BE a Rainbow Loom for Halloween and we figured out how to do it.  You can see the rest of my family's Halloween and few more Rainbow Loom photos here. Measure and Plan Take careful measurem...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:12:08 PDT
Modern Medusa http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Medusa/
Modern Medusa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/WO48/HNM4GD2I/FSLWO48HNM4GD2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/WO48/HNM4GD2I/FSLWO48HNM4GD2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/WO48/HNM4GD2I/FSLWO48HNM4GD2I.SMALL.jpg beccaschmehcca This year, I wanted to keep the facepaint aspect of costuming that I've worked with in the past, but try and go for a scarier approach. What better way, then by scaring the bejeezus out of people with creepy skin effects, and a snake wig that moved independently? For this costume, I used clothes th...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 14:00:51 PST
Pong Playing Flexible Screen on a Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pong-Playing-Flexible-Screen-on-a-Shirt/
Pong Playing Flexible Screen on a Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4KXF/HNICS7ML/FU64KXFHNICS7ML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4KXF/HNICS7ML/FU64KXFHNICS7ML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4KXF/HNICS7ML/FU64KXFHNICS7ML.SMALL.jpg TheGreatS This is my Halloween costume for the year 2013. It's been in the works for about a year and has taken quite a few man hours to create. The screen is 14 by 15 pixels, so, pretty low resolution but it can still do some fun things. It is physically flexible in all directions, although it cannot be fold...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 22:05:31 PDT
Boo Mario Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Boo-Mario-Costume/
Boo Mario Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/D40B/HNICKECT/FZND40BHNICKECT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/D40B/HNICKECT/FZND40BHNICKECT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/D40B/HNICKECT/FZND40BHNICKECT.SMALL.jpg SlippingHalo This is my completely home-made Boo Mario costume. The Boo (ghost) is a Mario Bros. video game staple from very early on, but this particular version is a power up attained in Super Mario Galaxy where Mario turns into a Boo by going into a haunted mansion level and picking up a Boo mushroom. The cos...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 00:00:28 PDT
Two Dark knights. http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Dark-knights/
Two Dark knights. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/Y6VY/HNLCDARD/FJ9Y6VYHNLCDARD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/Y6VY/HNLCDARD/FJ9Y6VYHNLCDARD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/Y6VY/HNLCDARD/FJ9Y6VYHNLCDARD.SMALL.jpg nbehling Last Christmas I promised a couple of my friends I would make them Dark Knight costumes for Halloween.  It seemed like a long time away but I ended up needing every minute of it.  This is my first time ever sculpting and making molds. I hope I can offer some insight on the process.  First tip : It ...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 11:33:58 PST
No sew MAP Costume-Easy kids costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-sew-MAP-Costume-Easy-kids-costume/
No sew MAP Costume-Easy kids costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/WM7E/HNICRXLJ/FH3WM7EHNICRXLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/WM7E/HNICRXLJ/FH3WM7EHNICRXLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/WM7E/HNICRXLJ/FH3WM7EHNICRXLJ.SMALL.jpg petiteallergrytreats Easy last minute costume idea.   All you need is fabric, a glue gun, scissors and 1 hour.  My son loves geography and wanted to be a MAP for Halloween.  Not exactly a popular costume, so I came up with this.  I don't sew and I don't consider myself crafty.  If you've seen my other instructables, yo...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 23:41:00 PDT
Dinosaur/ Dragon Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Dragon-Costume/
Dinosaur/ Dragon Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/1IIO/HNICTSD0/F811IIOHNICTSD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/1IIO/HNICTSD0/F811IIOHNICTSD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/1IIO/HNICTSD0/F811IIOHNICTSD0.SMALL.jpg LadySewalot This is the first of two costumes I have been commissioned to make for Halloween this year! I asked Jake (my commisioner) to find me a onesie to save time and then I got cracking. I think it would work equally well with an old T-Shirt and jeans if you can't find a onesie. The onesie wasn't cut into ...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 03:33:00 PST
Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube People http://www.instructables.com/id/Wacky-Waving-Inflatable-Tube-People/
Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/OMUL/HNKGH28G/FYLOMULHNKGH28G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/OMUL/HNKGH28G/FYLOMULHNKGH28G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/OMUL/HNKGH28G/FYLOMULHNKGH28G.SMALL.jpg boston09 We've all seen them on Family Guy and at those cheesy store grand openings, and even at car dealerships. This costume is very easy to make, I made it from things I had from around the house. Not only is it a fun costume but it is the best costume to make someone laugh. Everyone knows what it is when...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 03:21:24 PST
Geico Made of Money Man Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Geico-Made-of-Money-Man-Costume/
Geico Made of Money Man Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/DOYF/HNKGGZ9M/FTYDOYFHNKGGZ9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/DOYF/HNKGGZ9M/FTYDOYFHNKGGZ9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/DOYF/HNKGGZ9M/FTYDOYFHNKGGZ9M.SMALL.jpg lildarlin1982 I've made a couple of homemade Halloween costumes in the past, but didn't think I would this year as I moved to a new apartment in the summer (I like to start on Halloween early) and didn't really have a good costume idea anyway.  I had seen the Geico Made of Money Man commercial many times before, ...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 11:31:55 PST
Grumpy Cat Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Grumpy-Cat-Mask/
Grumpy Cat Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/B656/HNICWXNR/F04B656HNICWXNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/B656/HNICWXNR/F04B656HNICWXNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/B656/HNICWXNR/F04B656HNICWXNR.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood Do you, or does someone you know, embrace the attitude of a feline who "embodies" a particular serious president? Well, why not make your own grumpy cat mask! This was a cheap-and-quick mask I made for my friend Colin - who doesn't wear costumes, can't wear costume makeup, and whose frown is remini...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 22:30:46 PDT
Ice Phoenix Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Phoenix-Costume/
Ice Phoenix Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/VIKS/HNICZYDZ/FS1VIKSHNICZYDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/VIKS/HNICZYDZ/FS1VIKSHNICZYDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/VIKS/HNICZYDZ/FS1VIKSHNICZYDZ.SMALL.jpg sbass2 I had known what I wanted to be for Halloween since last year after Christmas. The craft stores had all of their sparkly Christmas decorations on sale, and I saw them and immediately thought "I need to wear all of this." But how.... The only logical explanation is to create an Ice Phoenix costume. ...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 12:00:23 PDT
Impressionist TWO-FACE Costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Impressionist-TWO-FACE-Costume/
Impressionist TWO-FACE Costume! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/5GSN/HNE3QGXB/FOQ5GSNHNE3QGXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/5GSN/HNE3QGXB/FOQ5GSNHNE3QGXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/5GSN/HNE3QGXB/FOQ5GSNHNE3QGXB.SMALL.jpg pokiespout Having had some success a few years back with my Impressionist Joker Costume, for 2013 I decided to take a crack at another Batman villain, Two-Face.  One of my reasons for taking this route is that I've grown weary of putting huge effort into costumes that accurately represent my inspiration, but w...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:41:44 PDT
Easy "No Sew" Soft Minecraft Zombie Costume. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-No-Sew-Soft-Minecraft-Zombie-Costume/
Easy "No Sew" Soft Minecraft Zombie Costume. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/DL6O/HNHOR1UC/FULDL6OHNHOR1UC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/DL6O/HNHOR1UC/FULDL6OHNHOR1UC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/DL6O/HNHOR1UC/FULDL6OHNHOR1UC.SMALL.jpg minecrasher  This is a quick and easy project that will take approximately 3 hours or less to complete depending on how detailed you want to make it.  We purchased the ½” thick green upholstery foam from Jo-Ann’s Fabric & Crafts for $11 a yard. Use a Jo-Ann's printable coupon from (www.joann.com/coupon) when yo...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 15:46:44 PDT
Hoot Hoot - Owl Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoot-Hoot-Owl-Costume/
Hoot Hoot - Owl Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/KCU1/HNE3XP0L/FN3KCU1HNE3XP0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/KCU1/HNE3XP0L/FN3KCU1HNE3XP0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/KCU1/HNE3XP0L/FN3KCU1HNE3XP0L.SMALL.jpg HannahK13 Halloween is my favorite time of the year so I always try to make my own costume. This year I decided to be an owl! Here is how I did it! After searching Google images I took a few different costume ideas and compiled different aspects to make my own costume.  What I used:  A cotton fitted beige ...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 16:18:19 PDT
11th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/11th-Doctors-Sonic-Screwdriver/
11th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/EA3M/HNE3QHL4/F5REA3MHNE3QHL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/EA3M/HNE3QHL4/F5REA3MHNE3QHL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/EA3M/HNE3QHL4/F5REA3MHNE3QHL4.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler Time for a Halloween ible! This year I decided that I wanted to put together an 11th Doctor costume for Halloween.  Of course, this meant that I needed to get myself a sonic screwdriver!  Without the time or funds to make a decent working version from scratch I decided to buy one of the spring-load...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:34:05 PDT
Twilight Sparkle Equestria Girls Cosplay/Costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Twilight-Sparkle-Equestria-Girls-CosplayCostume/
Twilight Sparkle Equestria Girls Cosplay/Costume! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/T0UD/HNFZENYA/FYLT0UDHNFZENYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/T0UD/HNFZENYA/FYLT0UDHNFZENYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/T0UD/HNFZENYA/FYLT0UDHNFZENYA.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft We love My Little Pony! Last year my daughter was Pinkie Pie in the Grand Galloping Gala Dress. This year we went with the Equestria Girls Twilight Sparkle in the Fall Formal Gown! If you haven't watched Equestria Girls...it's pretty cute.  It sure makes dressing up like the ponies easier... sinc...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:36:22 PDT
Mummy Ballerina Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Mummy-Ballerina-Costume/
Mummy Ballerina Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/C3LQ/HNE3ZL98/FRCC3LQHNE3ZL98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/C3LQ/HNE3ZL98/FRCC3LQHNE3ZL98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/C3LQ/HNE3ZL98/FRCC3LQHNE3ZL98.SMALL.jpg lipglossandthread After much thought and research, for this Halloween I decided to be a Mummy! And not just your typical mummy, I wanted to do it in a way that was scary couture. None of that sexy mummy stuff for me. It had to be creatively creeptacular! ;) Materials For this costume I used stretchy jersey knit, m...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:08:29 PDT
Bat Crown (glow in the dark) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bat-Crown-glow-in-the-dark/
Bat Crown (glow in the dark) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SMALL.jpg Stargazer0506 Every Queen needs a crown! Wow people with your bat guards hovering over you all evening. Add glow in the dark eyes for nighttime effect.  My goal each  Halloween is to only spend $20-30 for 3 costumes and yard decorations. So far I have accomplished this for the past two years!  I just don't see t...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:36:18 PDT
Vanellope Von Schweetz Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Vanellope-Von-Schweetz-Costume/
Vanellope Von Schweetz Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/PJKA/HNE3V95V/FRAPJKAHNE3V95V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/PJKA/HNE3V95V/FRAPJKAHNE3V95V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/PJKA/HNE3V95V/FRAPJKAHNE3V95V.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick For Halloween I decided to be Vanellope Von Schweetz, aka President Fart-feathers, aka, Baroness Boogerface.   I love Wreck-It Ralph so I just had to be Vanellope Von Schweetz for Halloween!  She's fun, she's crazy and she was perfect for me! Isn't it perfect!  Penolopy is Venellope!  I gathered ...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:52:09 PDT