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Clippy Costume

Clippy the Microsoft Office Assistant Paperclip

Costume type:  Costumes for Women
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for women entered our 2013 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Amelia, the 'Clippy' costume creator:

I needed a "work appropriate" costume and Clippy was born! Clippy began with a wire coat hanger that I made into a paper clip shape. I found a slightly flexible hollow tube (1.5 inches in diameter) that I pulled over the wire coat hanger. I next took the tube (that now had the shape of a paper clip) and wrapped it in aluminum foil. For the eyes, I used sun glasses that were fastened to the "paper clip" with sliver pipe cleaners. I purchased white, black, and sliver foam paper for the eyes and eye brows. I received many compliments! Some people figured out who I was right away and others had an "ah ha" moment after I told them. Brings back memories of that little annoying paper clip that popped up every time you tried to write a paper! People had fun checking the "do not show me this again" box.

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#1 comment by Denise September 21, 2014

I love this! Especially for an office party. Too cute!

#2 comment by Ruth November 27, 2014

This is the coolest costume I've ever seen. Thank you so much for sharing!

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