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Castaway Couple Costume

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Castaway Couple - Homemade costumes for couples

Castaway Couple

Costume type:  Costumes for Couples
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Movie and TV Show Costumes

This homemade costume for couples entered our 2011 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from John, the 'Castaway Couple' costume creator:

After going as food item the previous two years my girlfriend and I decided to go as one of our favorite movies Castaway. I dressed up as the Tom Hanks Character. I went tanning and lost about 20 pounds for the role, although the beard was fake. I added a fed ex box and to complete the costume. For wilson we paper mached a big beachboll and painted it white, then painted wilson in burgundy. She wore a wilson headband with palms coming out of the back for added effect.

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#1 comment by good design August 30, 2012

terrific couples costumes-- relatively simple to create and very effective !

#2 comment by malinda October 9, 2012

what was the ball made of???

#3 comment by Robyn T October 11, 2012

how big of a beach ball did you get? totally stealing your idea!

#4 comment by John C October 12, 2012

Hey Robyn it was a 4 foot beach ball. I propped it up on a garbage can for paper machete process. I eyeballed the holse for the head and arms. But we wound up cutting the arm holes a little bit more after it was done drying.

#5 comment by Mitch October 21, 2012

How many layers of paper mache did you do?

#6 comment by Mlou bennett October 8, 2013

Trying to make this,thanx for a perfect idea, however,it's a lotta work makin Wilson ball,how thick was urs?

#7 comment by ATX May 27, 2014

This is the perfect costume for us this Halloween since I will be 8.5 months pregnant. No paper mache needed, will just wear a huge white t-shirt and put Wilson's "face" over my tummy :)

#8 comment by Amy September 2, 2014

So brilliant! Great job!

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