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The Exorcist!! Reagan Costume

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The Exorcist! Reagan - Homemade costumes for women

me standing outside, this is how I will be scaring trick or treaters haha!

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Photo #1 - me standing outside, this is how I will be scaring trick or treaters haha! Photo #2 - another more detailed shot and it shows me sitting with the bed still attached to me Photo #3 - close up of the face so you can see the makeup and the eyes better Photo #4 - closer so you can see more detail Photo #5 - this is a far away shot so you can see the whole bed thats attached!
Costume type:  Costumes for Women
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Movie and TV Show Costumes

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

A word from Christine, the 'The Exorcist Reagan' costume creator:

I have been a big fan of the exorcist for years, I was watching the film when I got the idea to be her for halloween..some people have told me that we have the same facial features so i thought..why not? at the time of this costume, there were no costumes for her that you could buy so I had to do everything myself!..

I bought a cheap old fashioned looking gown from the thrift shop and bought green paint and oatmeal for the vomit (mixed green paint and oatmeal together and just splattered it all over the gown!)

I did my own special effects makeup and I used green demonic contacts (the contacts really made the costume)

I dont normally have bangs so I bought a little bang hair piece that I attached to my own hair which I made VERY unruly (took forever to get all the snarles out- ouchy!)

Once I was all done up I decided..I needed something..the BED! so I took a large long piece of cardboard and used styrafoam cups and tennis balls for the bed posts and a piece iof styrafoam cut into the shape of a headboard..taped all of that onto the cardboard and then draped an old bed sheet all over it to hide everything..then I made a fake little pillow and stapled that to the bed right where my head was going to be.. I then attached another set of sheets to cover me like a blanket...once the bed was completed, I thought to myself..ok..now I need to "get inside it" somehow lol..so I went in from the inside and cut a slit in the middle and sort of "slipped into the homemade bed and strapped it on me with a very long scarf that i had to make it secure so I could literally walk around with this bed strapped to me and it would stay upright..I could also sit with it as well..and the way I secured it everything was hidden so all you could see was me covered by a blanket in a bed from the front and the backside of the bed (no blanket) from the back..even my feet were covered..I must say, I did a pretty good job! but I'll let you judge yourself..it was alot of fun to make..and also a lot of time, patience and hard work..not to mention some pretty good imagination lol

Rating: 4.5 of 5. Votes: 15

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#1 comment by rebekah October 22, 2012

I need to know where to get contacts for this awesome costume!

#2 comment by Christine October 22, 2012

here is the site i bought these from...

http://www.lens.com/contact-lenses/lens683.asp

#3 comment by Rebekah October 22, 2012

I don't wear contacts. My local eye doctor said I needed to get fitted for the demon contacts. Did you? Thanks for such a quick response.

#4 comment by Christine October 23, 2012

Yeah, I normally wear contacts so I already knew my measurements, if you have never worn them before, you will need to get fitted for them, he is absolutely right, unless you buy the non prescription ones..then you don't have to

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