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Optimus Prime Costume

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Optimus Prime Costume

Optimus Prime

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

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

A word from Steve, the 'Optimus Prime' costume creator:

My 5 year old son is wearing the costume. He came across the 80's version of The Transformers on Netflix and fell in love with Optimus Prime. I have to admit that I have fond memories of the show and toys from my childhood. When he asked to be Optimus Prime I was all in for making it happen. I searched the internet for pictures and drawings of him as well as pictures of costumes other people have made. I then collected cardboard and cereal boxes and went to work cutting, folding, hot gluing and spray painting until he looked he looked like the leader of the Autobots. Materials used: Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, hot glue sticks, spray paint, Velcro, toy construction helmet and wheels from a beat-up toy truck. Cost $20

Rating: 4.3 of 5. Votes: 7

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#1 comment by Christine September 14, 2014

This is awesomeness!

#2 comment by Fiona October 24, 2014

That is so awesome!

#3 comment by Nadia November 16, 2014

Can you email me the instructions?

#4 comment by Nicole Brown October 15, 2015

I love it! More importantly, my 4 yr old who wants to be optimus prime, will love it:-) Could you email me instructions?

#5 comment by Adele August 20, 2016

Would love some instructions too! can you pls email me too?

#6 comment by Karen October 11, 2016

Would love a copy of your directions e-mailed to me if you don't mind

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