The Claw Costume
|Costume type:||Costumes for Adults|
This homemade costume for adults entered our 2013 Halloween Costume Contest.
A word from Cindy, the 'The Claw' costume creator:
The Claw – Halloween 2011
This is me wearing my costume.
On an outing with friends, these machines were everywhere. We had a great time trying to win prizes for everyone in our group. This inspired me to create my own version.
Unable to find the right size box, I bought two "Display Boards" and glued them together. The only cost was for the boards and a couple cans of spray paint. Half of a Mountain Dew fridge pack for the front, an old marker for the lever, and the cap from the spray can for the drop button. A foil covered coat hanger for the claw, Craft foam letters on the back, and some borrowed stuffed animals (all unharmed) completed the project. The animals were loosely tied to a ledge glued inside. I also glued paint stirrers, for stabilization, above the windows. Dowel rods glued low across the side windows served as handles to carry the box. I love hot glue!
Add a funny mask or one of those animal hats and get inside.