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Baby Mouse Costume

Baby Mouse in a Mouse Trap Costume

Costume type:  Costumes for Babies
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Animal Costumes

This homemade costume for babies entered our 2012 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Shawna, the 'Baby Mouse' costume creator:

This is my daughter Inara's first Halloween so we wanted to do something fun. She is a mouse in a trap! I saw something similar online and just added my own little touches to it. My husband and I made the costume together, mostly with pieces from Home Depot. It's simply a piece of foam covered in veneer that we stained (it came out a little darker than we'd planned, but that's OK). To cover the fact that it was veneer and foam, we outlined the outside edges with black duct tape and added the V in red duct tape. We also lined the inside of the mouse hole in soft foam and take in case our daughter decided she needed to chew on it (which she did). The spring/hinge piece is PVC sprayed with copper spray paint and the cheese is a piece of florist's foam sprayed with paint as well. I used a melon baller to carve out the holes. We laid the whole kit and caboodle on a wagon and voila - perfect costume for a non-walking baby! We just pull her around in it and people think it's hilarious :)

Rating: 4.5 of 5. Votes: 56

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#1 comment by Jane October 28, 2012

She's too cute!!! I love her! Great costume!

#2 comment by Leah October 28, 2012

That is absolutely adorable and very creative!

#3 comment by Lisa Underwood October 28, 2012

Brilliant! Very cute and creative.

#4 comment by aunt liz October 28, 2012

awesome baby picture!! my neice is soooo cute!

#5 comment by Breanna October 28, 2012

Love it!! You guys are the best parents ever!

#6 comment by Tina October 28, 2012

Adorable idea! Very creative :)

#7 comment by Mitzi October 28, 2012

Love it! Very creative :)

#8 comment by Susana October 28, 2012

Super cute and very creative!

#9 comment by Jennifer nolley October 28, 2012

I love it soo much wish I had thought of that when mine were younger :-) she deserves to win hands down. !!!!!

#10 comment by Debi October 29, 2012

So adorable! What a great job you did on this costume. BRAVO!

#11 comment by NANNY October 29, 2012

FANTASTIC costume. You and Jason did a wonderful job on my the costume cuz it to sure is hard to make my granddaughter any cuter & you 2 did it to.

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