Headless Bride and Groom




These costumes were pretty easy to make once I figured out how I was going to pull it off. I wish I had taken pictures as I was making them but I will try to explain the process as best I can. I found the brides dress and grooms coat and shirt at a thriftstore for@  $10.00. I had to buy 2 coats and shirts so I could add extra length to the grooms attire. To get the height of the costume I used backpacks which we wore. I attached a large piece of foam for the back and shoulders to a piece of cardboard which was long enough to attach with ducktape to the backpack also. I filled nylons with stuffing for the armes and tied them together  so they could be secured to the foam with the ducktape. I used golves for the hands and added pipecleaner to the stuffing so I could position the fingers a bit. The necks are made from paper mache that was formed right on the top of the foam.Add some hot glue to keep the arms in place, a few excessories, and some blood - and your done. I have to say using the back packs was the best part of this costume because the held the weight of the costume and kept it centered.



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    3 years ago

    We won first place in a huge Halloween costume party. Around 600-1000 people thanks to your inspiration. I found your pic and we decided on making it for the party. It was a big hit! People were coming up to us all night asking if they could take our pic.