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Make Halloween Costume Contest Trophies

2 October 2011 8,155 views 3 Comments

by heather

halloween costume contest

I usually prefer cute Halloween over the gory kind, so I like to avert my eyes when I see the fake severed limb area of my local dollar store! Over at Very Vegan Holiday, Andrea had a different idea, and transformed the icky fake body parts into gilded trophies to give out as costume contest awards at her Halloween party. After the limbs get a good coat of gold spray paint, I can get over my heebie-jeebies and see how great this idea is! [how to make halloween costume contest trophies]

Project Estimate:

  • A fake plastic severed body part, $1
  • A wooden plaque, $1 and up
  • Gold spray paint, on hand or about $3
  • Black acrylic paint, on hand or about $1
  • Clear acrylic sealer, on hand or about $5
  • One long or several short wooden dowels, about $.50
  • Heavy-duty glue, on hand

Total: $2.50 and up

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  • Katie from Sew Woodsy said:

    Ummm this is seriously AWESOME! I think I might have to do the same thing for our Halloween party! I love the idea!

  • Laurie said:

    Such an amazing idea, I had to make them for a friend’s Halloween party. I posted about it on my blog here.

  • lorraine said:

    arrrrr what a brilliant idea i have been searching all over the internet looking for halloween trophies for my daughters school disco fantastic!!!