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Ice Queen Costume

Ice Queen Costume

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Costume type:  Costumes for Girls
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Fictional Character Costumes

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

A word from Suzanne, the 'Ice Queen' costume creator:

My 12 year old daughter, Brooklyn, wanted to be something scary, but I wanted her to be something pretty, so we compromised on her being an Ice Queen. I made her crown from Chrismas decorations and crystals that I hot glued onto a base for a crown.

My good friend made her costume cape and I sewed several feather boas to the bottom of it. Her dress was an old plain costume dress that we got from a thrift store and altered to fit her.

I made her ice fingers out of nylon tubing and coated them with resin and then crystals and shaped them along pipe cleaners to bend in a creepy way.

Rating: 4.6 of 5. Votes: 45

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#1 comment by Shirley October 11, 2012

Love, love, love this!! Gonna try to make a grown-up version for me. I'm sure to win the the first place prize.

#2 comment by Ron October 15, 2012

Wow ! Best costume I've ever seen !

#3 comment by Amie October 18, 2012

just wanted to know how you did the face crystals...do you mind sharing???


#4 comment by Shirley October 18, 2012

Amie, I tried something the other day that works very well for the ice crystals. I had bought some sparkling sugar flakes in the cake decorating section of Joann Fabrics and my daughter suggested using honey as an adhesive. The honey "glued" the flakes to my skin and that way, if any flakes fall off into my drink or food, it's edible, not metallic or plastic glitter. And a good benefit of using honey is that it's very good for your skin. ;-)

#5 comment by Amie October 18, 2012

Perfect! We will try that. Thank you! Also any suggestions for the white face make up? And did you use the same stuff for the hands?

#6 comment by Shirley October 18, 2012

I am doing this costume for this Halloween, so I don't have it all together yet. However, I don't like the white white makeup (what I call clown white) so I found some "real" makeup that gives a pearlescent white-ish look. For a base coat, I will use L'Oreal Magic Lumi. Over that I will use Maybelline Color Tatoo eyeshadow in "Too Cool", a pearlescent white. I think it may take 2 or 3 layers of that. I've practiced with it a little and I think it will look good. However, if you want to be more frugal, the costume whit will work. You may want to put it on with a damp sponge to keep it from looking like clown white. As for the hands, yes, I will use the same thing on all visible body parts. Btw, I think you can just use the Maybelline eye shadow. I just tried it without the L'Oreal and it's pretty white on its own.

#7 comment by Suzanne October 18, 2012

I used crystals that I found at Michaels and used surgical adhesive (similar to eyelash glue) to glue them around her face.

As far as the white makeup, I airbrushed her face with a makeup that is resistant to wearing off through the night. There are several nice face paints out there, Wolfe brothers is my favorite. The hands were airbrushed as well, but could very well be done with a sponge or brush

#8 comment by Jennifer October 19, 2012

This is an awesome costume, and unique! Great job!

#9 comment by Mb October 23, 2012

Would you mind telling us how you made the fingers? Most costume fingers aren't long enough? Bad ass costume!

#10 comment by Ilia October 25, 2012

I'm working on my costume and is coming out great Thank you

#11 comment by Mb October 25, 2012

Anyone have any ideas for the fingers?

#12 comment by ilia October 29, 2012

I did my fingers with plastic tubes

#13 comment by rose November 3, 2012

me podria decir como hacer los dedos gracias

#14 comment by Juanita November 27, 2014

Awesome! Best costume ever.

#15 comment by Amber October 13, 2015

Any suggestions on how to attach the fingers to the hands???

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