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A&W Root Beer Can Costume

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A&W Root Beer Can Costume

Front of the root beer can

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Photo #1 - Front of the root beer can Photo #2 - Back of the root beer can
Costume type:  Costumes for Boys
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for boys entered our 2016 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Kellie, the 'A&W Root Beer Can' costume creator:

My son, Jakob, is modeling his root beer can costume. I asked him back in a July what he wanted to be for Halloween, and for 2 months he told me "a root beer can!" So, I made him a root beer can costume and modeled it after an A&W can.

I started with a pop-up laundry hamper, and cut out the bottoms. I then purchased duct tape that had a wood grain pattern (yes, they make that!), and taped it to a couple of pieces of poster board, and stapled that to the hamper. I used felt pieces and cut out the logo (all free hand while using a can as my guide). I then hot glued all the pieces to the front of the "can". I even put nutrition facts and a barcode on the back. He loved it! We got so many compliments on it while trick-or-treating!

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#1 comment by Susan October 12, 2017

Kelli,This costume is awesome!!
I'm about to make this for my grandson.
Would you please tell me what thee material is on the top, that your son head goes through?

I have no idea what kind of pen to buy to do the writing.
What does not kind of pen does not bleed on marker?

Thank you for helping me.

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