Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - halloween - costume - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:21:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Realistic Eyeballs Out of Foam Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Realistic-Eyeballs-Out-of-Foam-Balls/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 07:16:22 PDT
Easter Bunny headband: Crochet ears that won't flop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Bunny-Headband-Crochet-Ears-That-Wont-Flop/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:18:24 PST
BB8 Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/BB8-Hat/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 20:08:40 PST
Paper-mache Frankenstein Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-mache-Frankenstein-Mask/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:04:31 PST
Female Frankenstein's Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Female-Frankensteins-Monster/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 12:41:14 PST
How To Make A Mascot Shark Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mascot-Shark-Costume/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 23:51:08 PST
Ouch! Screw in Head Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Ouch-Screw-in-Head-Costume/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 23:44:30 PST
transforming bumblebee costume http://www.instructables.com/id/transforming-bumblebee-costume/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 23:24:31 PST
DIY Gamora Sword Build http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gamora-Sword-Build/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 22:50:06 PST
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from Cabin in the Woods http://www.instructables.com/id/Dance-of-the-Sugar-Plum-Fairy-from-Cabin-in-the-Wo/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 12:05:48 PST
Little Red Riding Wolf http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Red-Riding-Wolf/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 05:45:00 PST
Alastor Mad Eye Moody Costume with Anamatronic Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Alastor-Mad-Eye-Moody-Costume-with-Anamatronic-Eye/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 14:39:21 PST
Werewolf Costume with Simple Animatronic Wagging Tail http://www.instructables.com/id/Werewolf-Costume-with-Simple-Animatronic-Wagging-T/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 17:12:06 PST
Beetlejuice-BeetleSnake-Paper mache http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetlejuice-BeetleSnake/
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 11:30:37 PST
Man Cut in Half Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Man-Cut-in-Half-Costume/
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 04:59:27 PST
Beetlejuice,The Maitlands, Paper mache http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-2/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 06:47:15 PST
Baby Groot Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Groot-Costume/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 23:56:20 PST
Glowing LED Stickman Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-LED-Stickman-Costume/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 21:25:00 PST
Nickelodeon TMNT http://www.instructables.com/id/Nickelodeon-TMNT/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 10:05:48 PST
Bionic El Wire Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Bionic-El-Wire-Mask/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 11:42:30 PST
11 year old Furiosa!! http://www.instructables.com/id/11-year-old-Furiosa/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 09:13:43 PST
ET: The Extra Terrestrial http://www.instructables.com/id/ET-The-Extra-Terrestrial-1/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 21:50:44 PST
The "Amazing" Lightning McQueen Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Amazing-Lightning-McQueen-Costume/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 19:28:25 PST
Flying Zero from Nightmare before Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Zero-from-Nightmare-before-Christmas/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 23:46:40 PST
Skyrim Dragon Priest Costume Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Dragon-Priest-Costume-Build/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 21:11:47 PST
Swedish Chef with an Instructables Twist | Instruct-a-Muppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Swedish-Chef-with-an-Instructables-Twist-Instruct-/
Swedish Chef with an Instructables Twist | Instruct-a-Muppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/EZXV/IGJQZ7GV/FIEEZXVIGJQZ7GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/EZXV/IGJQZ7GV/FIEEZXVIGJQZ7GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/EZXV/IGJQZ7GV/FIEEZXVIGJQZ7GV.SMALL.jpg acoens My group of friends decided to go as the Muppets for Halloween this year and the costumes were really fun to put together. I was given the role of the Swedish Chef, which was incredibly lucky as I already had a chef hat, bow tie, and my super awesome Instructables apron! The apron came in a prize pa...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 14:39:46 PST
Pint-Sized Predator http://www.instructables.com/id/Pint-Sized-Predator/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 13:02:51 PST
How to make a portal costume out of trash and in one day. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-portal-costume-out-of-trash-and-in-o/
How to make a portal costume out of trash and in one day. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/QC52/IGJARO37/FDUQC52IGJARO37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/QC52/IGJARO37/FDUQC52IGJARO37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/QC52/IGJARO37/FDUQC52IGJARO37.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo Let me set the scene: It's the night before Halloween, I had no ideas, I didn't want to be Daft Punk for the third year in a row (as cool as the costume was, I feel like I needed something else) but what? A zombie nurse? Nah, I've done that a million times too, a regular nurse? Nah, that's not spoop...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:53:42 PST
R2-D2 Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/R2-D2-Halloween-Costume/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 02:21:47 PST
Baby Centaur Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Centaur-Costume/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 08:37:00 PST
Muppet Swedish Chef Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Muppet-Swedish-Chef-Costume/
Muppet Swedish Chef Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W5TA/IGGW84Z4/FU0W5TAIGGW84Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W5TA/IGGW84Z4/FU0W5TAIGGW84Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W5TA/IGGW84Z4/FU0W5TAIGGW84Z4.SMALL.jpg craineum Last year my son's friend went as the Swedish Chef whom they both love. Ever since he saw his friends costume he was dead set on being the that this year.Again, we can't just do a simple thing so we built a full head. There were some tricky parts, and hopefully you will learn from my mistakes.Since...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 06:02:53 PST
Techno Zeus Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Techno-Zeus-Halloween-Costume/
Techno Zeus Halloween Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/XAQJ/IGGW5M99/F5SXAQJIGGW5M99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/XAQJ/IGGW5M99/F5SXAQJIGGW5M99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/XAQJ/IGGW5M99/F5SXAQJIGGW5M99.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu The concept of using projection mapping to bring a mask to life has been haunting me for a while now. When I saw the low-poly masks by Wintercroft I knew that I had to try to pull it off this Halloween. I cant say that the execution is very elegant (bulky bike helmet boom with massive counter weight...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 16:55:36 PST
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy travel guide book cover (DON'T PANIC) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hitchhikers-Guide-to-the-Galaxy-travel-guide-D/
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy travel guide book cover (DON'T PANIC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/S0IO/IGFCEJJL/FRZS0IOIGFCEJJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/S0IO/IGFCEJJL/FRZS0IOIGFCEJJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/S0IO/IGFCEJJL/FRZS0IOIGFCEJJL.SMALL.jpg The Smmetzler I am Arthur Dent for Halloween this year, and I had my costume, but! No Hitchhiker's Guide. So, I looked at pictures from the movie of what the Guide looks like and decided to make my own.The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a wholly remarkable book. Perhaps the most remarkable, certainly the mos...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 17:18:01 PDT
Hot Glue Mask! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Mask/
Hot Glue Mask! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/7B5W/IGFGO74M/FQB7B5WIGFGO74M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/7B5W/IGFGO74M/FQB7B5WIGFGO74M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/7B5W/IGFGO74M/FQB7B5WIGFGO74M.SMALL.jpg kilo_me Somewhere between fluorescent plankton, Pinhead (Hellraiser), Swamp Monster, Neon parties and Krang from TMNT this creature’s mask has come to haunt you! Let me show you how to make this simple, last minute mask for less than 3$ in less than 10min.!Things that you will need:Black light (UV light)Ine...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 06:24:52 PST
Pumpkin Beast http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Beast/
Pumpkin Beast - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/H39J/IGEYBFXL/FUNH39JIGEYBFXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/H39J/IGEYBFXL/FUNH39JIGEYBFXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/H39J/IGEYBFXL/FUNH39JIGEYBFXL.SMALL.jpg gpetit1 It's that time of year when my creativity goes into overdrive and I have to come up with a new killer costume. This year my focus was on my wife (When isn't it? :-) With the success of the Ultimate Grim Reaper last year, I wanted to give her something that would get "almost" as much attention.The ...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 09:50:55 PDT
Mini Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fireplace-1/
Mini Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SMALL.jpg Bebo1021 I decided I was going to make this one day, then I thought hey, why don't I make an instructable for it? So here it is!P.S this is my first instructable. Please comment if you make it! Also please Comment if I should post an instructable for an awesome battle hammer that I made! Materials/Tools ...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 13:51:04 PDT
Nightwing http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightwing-1/
Nightwing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/PJVR/IGFEJEDO/F5HPJVRIGFEJEDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/PJVR/IGFEJEDO/F5HPJVRIGFEJEDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/PJVR/IGFEJEDO/F5HPJVRIGFEJEDO.SMALL.jpg jedii72 My wife decided to be Poison Ivy for Halloween. I thought Batman would be a nice compliment. So my son decided he wanted to be Nightwing. For those who do not know, if you know who Batman and Robin are, it's Robin all grown up. That's Nightwing. However, there has not been any good costumes to bu...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 14:32:19 PDT
X-Wing Pilot (Red V) Kid's Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Wing-Pilot-Red-V-Kids-Costume/
X-Wing Pilot (Red V) Kid's Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/YVI8/IGDX16TQ/FBUYVI8IGDX16TQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/YVI8/IGDX16TQ/FBUYVI8IGDX16TQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/YVI8/IGDX16TQ/FBUYVI8IGDX16TQ.SMALL.jpg JesterPoet Not only is Halloween just around the corner, but so too is Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. I don't know about your house, but Star Wars fever is high in our home this year. Not surprisingly, my son wanted to be Luke Skywalker for Halloween this year. Of course, Bespin Luke simply wasn't e...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 21:51:17 PDT
Masquerade Massacre (Flesh Mask) http://www.instructables.com/id/Masquerade-Massacre-Flesh-Mask/
Masquerade Massacre (Flesh Mask) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/I66O/IGE17RMP/F01I66OIGE17RMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/I66O/IGE17RMP/F01I66OIGE17RMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/I66O/IGE17RMP/F01I66OIGE17RMP.SMALL.jpg TracyP19 Masquerade Parties are always fun but for Halloween tis year, we decided to add a twist by ripping the skin off our face which were the masks. We got so many compliments from this look! What you'll need... Masks. One of the more sturdier masks that will hold the paint well. Not the flimsy plast...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 06:50:38 PDT
Mr. Peanut http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Peanut/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:02:37 PDT
Magic Wand Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Wand-Flashlight/
Magic Wand Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/YVDZ/IGDWVWWX/FB7YVDZIGDWVWWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/YVDZ/IGDWVWWX/FB7YVDZIGDWVWWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/YVDZ/IGDWVWWX/FB7YVDZIGDWVWWX.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos This year for Halloween, my son wanted to be a wizard. To go with his wizard costume, I made him a flashlight in the shape of a magic wand. To make it even cooler, I designed the wand so that it is turned on with a magnetic reed switch built into the handle. That way when my son picks up the wand wi...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:52:04 PDT
Life-size Spartan Shield Made From a Papasan! http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-size-Spartan-Shield-Made-From-a-Papasan/
Life-size Spartan Shield Made From a Papasan! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SMALL.jpg fhidiort Unlike many modern day movie replicas, the shield used by Spartan Hoplites were very large- oftentimes more than 3 feet in diameter and capable of covering from the shoulder to the knee. Also called the hoplon or aspis, these shields were unique in design in that they had rounded edges, with the to...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 10:56:01 PDT
Neil deGrasse Tyson Badass Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-Badass-Costume/
Neil deGrasse Tyson Badass Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DBQG/I24LVXB1/FI9DBQGI24LVXB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DBQG/I24LVXB1/FI9DBQGI24LVXB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DBQG/I24LVXB1/FI9DBQGI24LVXB1.SMALL.jpg beccaschmehcca Ah, the internets. An endless source of inspiration and amusement. My willing boyfriend, who sends this meme on the regular, allowed me to paint him up to go out on the town with me. While I'm used to the face paint, this was a new experience for him. I'm not going to lie, he didn't love it all the ...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 05:38:49 PST
Borderlands inspired Nerf Centurion paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-inspired-Nerf-Centurion-paint/
Borderlands inspired Nerf Centurion paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/4DM5/IGC3FFBQ/FTR4DM5IGC3FFBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/4DM5/IGC3FFBQ/FTR4DM5IGC3FFBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/4DM5/IGC3FFBQ/FTR4DM5IGC3FFBQ.SMALL.jpg Darthorso This Ible is in the Halloween Prop Contest and Epilog Contest VII!Hi friends, it's Filippo from Italy!Well, it's been a LOT of time since my last Ible, which is dated August 2014. Unfortunately, due to difficult work time, I have very little time to be a maker, and even less to create Ibles about my...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:53:31 PDT
DIY Halloween | How to make a Witch Hat | DIY Crafts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Halloween-How-to-make-a-Witch-Hat-DIY-Crafts/
DIY Halloween | How to make a Witch Hat | DIY Crafts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/3UPU/IGB45EV6/FJ73UPUIGB45EV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/3UPU/IGB45EV6/FJ73UPUIGB45EV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/3UPU/IGB45EV6/FJ73UPUIGB45EV6.SMALL.jpg MORENA DIY I show DIY do it yourself step by step crafts halloween witch hat! This is a video tutorial on how to make a classy but also spooky witch hat!!!‚̧Please subscribe to my channel‚̧!!!!https://www.youtube.com/user/MORENADIY/featured Materials required! - Felt- Foam- Tulle- Glue gun- Scissors Co...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:15:54 PDT
T-Rex Skeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Rex-Skeleton/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 10:08:11 PDT
Sugar Skull Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Mask/
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 18:03:48 PDT
Dragonfly Fairy Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragonfly-Fairy-Wings/
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:24:32 PDT
Self Portrait Watercolor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Portrait-Watercolor-Costume/
Self Portrait Watercolor Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/WUFQ/I24LVXTY/FQUWUFQI24LVXTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/WUFQ/I24LVXTY/FQUWUFQI24LVXTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/WUFQ/I24LVXTY/FQUWUFQI24LVXTY.SMALL.jpg beccaschmehcca Oh man, I love Halloween. And costumes. And face paint. I've never taken a class, but played around with a Lichtenstein costume a few years ago and discovered a knack for using facepaint. In case you're curious, none of the photos have been photoshopped (although some may have an instagram filter or...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 05:42:10 PST
The Killbooth - a DIY Halloween Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Killbooth-a-DIY-Halloween-Photo-Booth/
The Killbooth - a DIY Halloween Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PTTP/IG9MKQL0/FF5PTTPIG9MKQL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PTTP/IG9MKQL0/FF5PTTPIG9MKQL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PTTP/IG9MKQL0/FF5PTTPIG9MKQL0.SMALL.jpg imcdonnell For our early Halloween party this year, I wanted to have a simple photo booth, that was easy to use and could take some abuse. What I came up with uses common photo equipment and some easy to find materials, and doesn't rely on 3rd party software or kits.Be sure to check out the video in step 6! ...
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:46:39 PDT