Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Tips To Make Your Own Homemade Scarecrow Costume For Halloween

Want to make a scarecrow costume for Halloween this year? There are so many distinct ways to do it! However, if you are on a allocation like most population are this year, you don't have a lot of extra cash to spend on your costume. Here are some great tips to help make a homemade scarecrow costume for Halloween this year!

Use Old Clothes: The first thing you should do is find some old, ratty clothes. For our purposes you would do best with some old flannel shirts and a pair of old baggy pair of jeans. The more beat up your clothes are the better! If you don't have any old flannel shirts, visit your local Goodwill or Salvation Army store. Typically you can pick one up pretty cheaply.

Wizard Oz Costumes

Stuff Your Clothes: To look like a real scarecrow you can stuff your shirt with straw. But, to be more thrifty you can use old newspapers instead. Make sure that you stuff the front & back so that the shirt is fully filled out. Do the same with your jeans. Tie off the ends of your shirt and your jeans with a frayed rope.

Tips To Make Your Own Homemade Scarecrow Costume For Halloween

Use Real Straw: To give your scarecrow costume that realistic look make sure to have some real straw pieces sticking out of the openings of your shirt and pants.

Wear An Old Hat: Get an old hat to wear with your costume. Make sure you shove some straw up underneath it.

Use Makeup: Just like the scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz you may want to put black face paint in a triangular pattern on your nose. You also may want to use black eyeliner to make false eyelashes to give your eyes that wide open look. Put pink lipstick on your cheeks in a circle. Mainly, use your imagination! The more creative you get, the great your costume will look!

Make sure to take lots of pictures! You will want to remember this homemade scarecrow costume for many years to come!

Tips To Make Your Own Homemade Scarecrow Costume For Halloween