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Post by Reepicheep » Sun Sep 26, 2004 6:17 pm

Does anyone have any ideas about how to make a budget-friendly Marge Simpson wig? Josh and I are throwing a costume party..and Sera and I are going to be Maggie and Marge. I think I'll have to make the dress, and spray paint a necklace and some shoes..but the hair is killing me. I've gotta have a tall, blue beehive somehow!!

What is everyone dressing up as this year? Obviously, I don't mean to offend anyone who isn't going to. We just decided this year, that halloween is what you make of it. We're not casting spells or anything :lol:
we just like the idea of dressing up :)
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Post by FredProgGH » Sun Sep 26, 2004 9:51 pm

Sounds like paper-mache time to me!!

The real problem is that it leans, which means you need a firm anchor or heavy base because the center of gravity will be off. Maybe hollow sculpted styrofoam would work. Do each bulge as a seperate ring.
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Post by EIwing » Sun Sep 26, 2004 10:16 pm

FLO. That's awesome!!!!!!!
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Post by Bnielsen » Mon Sep 27, 2004 7:26 am

make a lightweight frame with pipecleaners and coathangers, wrap it with light gauze or terrycloth, then buy one or two bright blue curly clown wigs, pull them apart, and sew onto the frame viola!
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Post by Bnielsen » Mon Sep 27, 2004 7:27 am

as far as the necklace goes,

spray paint ping pong balls white, thread them together, it should be the right proportions =)
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Post by Reepicheep » Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:25 pm

FredProgGH wrote:
The real problem is that it leans, which means you need a firm anchor or heavy base because the center of gravity will be off.
That's especially true considering that if I want to do this thing to scale, the hair should be half my height. Which ...um, I guess isn't that tall after all :oops: hee hee
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Post by Sam Gamgee » Wed Oct 27, 2004 6:33 pm

I wasn't going to be anything for Halloween, but now I'm scraping together a last minut costume for Persephone, Goddess of the Dead.... :twisted: Ok, so she's more of a victim type of goddess of the dead, since she was kidnapped and everything, but the fact is, she's queen of the dead's realm. :) Muahahah!

I know what I'm going to be next year though... A chinese grandpa! (you know, like with the special straw hat, bamboo cane and all... heehee)
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Post by MayorOfLongview » Wed Oct 27, 2004 8:18 pm

Jon-Michael will be appearing as a bumble bee (at a church function). Our neighborhood has no trick or treaters or we'd be out there with 'em. He calls his character "happy bee".
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Post by FredProgGH » Thu Oct 28, 2004 12:42 am

MayorOfLongview wrote:Jon-Michael will be appearing as a bumble bee (at a church function). Our neighborhood has no trick or treaters or we'd be out there with 'em. He calls his character "happy bee".
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Post by thor156 » Thu Oct 28, 2004 9:06 pm

I was contemplating going as walter this year...guitar,hair and everything.

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Post by Sam Gamgee » Thu Oct 28, 2004 11:04 pm

Rofl!!! That would be so awesome! :lol:
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Post by CanarioAB » Fri Oct 29, 2004 1:41 pm

With the hair au naturale, or would you take a flat iron to it ala Live Lex?

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Post by thor156 » Fri Oct 29, 2004 4:00 pm

[quote="CanarioAB"]With the hair [i]au naturale[/i], or would you take a flat iron to it [i]ala [/i]Live Lex?

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naturale, actually my hair is longer than his now so i will have to get it cut.

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Post by King » Sat Oct 30, 2004 5:31 pm

wow, that is really cool, welcome to the forum, younger brother of Walter!
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Post by thor156 » Sun Oct 31, 2004 5:29 am

Thanks for the welcome. How did the Marge Simpson costume work out?

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