2020 Halloween Costume Contest
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CJ the DJ and his Pioneer Speakers Costume

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CJ the DJ and his Pioneer Speakers Costume

CJ the DJ

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Photo #1 - CJ the DJ Photo #2 - CJ the DJ Photo #3 - DJ Booth Photo #4 - The Pioneer Speaker Photo #5 - Family Costume
Costume type:  Costumes for Boys
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for boys entered our 2017 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Natalie, the 'CJ the DJ and his Pioneer Speakers' costume creator:

Hello! CJ, our ten year son, was a DJ for Halloween. Most recently, he campaigned for a student council position and we used the slogan, "You don't need a DJ, you need to vote for CJ".
Upon reflecting on this, his dad and I decided to go with the DJ theme for Halloween.

We started by selecting an Adidas jogging suit, Kangol hat, headphones, and bulky gold chain, however, we wanted his DJ booth to be the highlight of his costume.

To construct the booth, I, his mom, covered a moving box in a black, plastic table cover. To complete the turn table, I purchased a pie tin and a printed picture of a record. I then used a wire brush and cut off the bristles for the tone arm and stylus. I connected these to the DJ booth using a hot glue gun. Then, I used alumininum tea light candles, removed the candles, and turned them upside down for the amplifier and power buttons. I printed pictures of amplifiers and covered the pictures to give the table a 3-D effect. I purchased a mini disco ball and cordless microphone and used velcro tape to attach them to the booth. I used lettering stickers and DJ style pictures to design the front of the booth. All of the items for the booth came from a local dollar store and store where items are below $5. Overall, I was able to construct the DJ booth for roughly $15.

I then decided that a DJ booth is not complete without speakers. Therefore, I constructed speakers for me and his dad's costumes. We decided to wear all black and therefore, I opted on creating black speakers. I bought a foam poster board and more pie tins. I traced the pie tins and cut two circles out of the poster board. Then, using my hot glue gun, I glued the pie tins inside the circles. I also used black construction paper for the border and middle parts of the speaker. I found a Pioneer speaker label online and glued the label to the speaker. Both my husband and I carried a wireless speaker and we played music at each of the Halloween festivities that we attended.

It cost us roughly $2 to complete the speakers. We had a great time playing the part as a family!

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#1 comment by Pamela Cunningham November 6, 2017

Awesome thought and costume!! Definitely would dance to the music!

#2 comment by Peytan November 6, 2017

Go CJ that's my CJ

#3 comment by Betty Whitestone November 6, 2017

Amazing. Different and cleaver

#4 comment by Tammy Thompson November 6, 2017

Throw your hands in the air !!!! Awesome

#5 comment by Ms. Cunningham November 6, 2017

Great costume idea! Very creative

#6 comment by J Suggs November 6, 2017

He looks straight out the 80s...mini Jam Master Jay....great costume and great job CJ!

#7 comment by Shandrea Funnye November 6, 2017

Adorable! Very original and creative! Love this!

#8 comment by Paije November 6, 2017

Best costume I have seen !!! Very creative:)

#9 comment by Pittman-Webster November 6, 2017

Oh my goodness so Handsome! Hey Mr. CJ will you DJ at my party? :)

#10 comment by Alesha November 6, 2017

Super cute!!

#11 comment by Phan Savage November 6, 2017

Very creative!

#12 comment by Erin Portillo November 6, 2017

Very creative! Love it!

#13 comment by Mr. Means November 6, 2017

Loving the sweats, the cap and the mic!

#14 comment by Amoni Flemings November 6, 2017

So cute and creative !!

#15 comment by Ryan Johnson November 6, 2017

Awesome,awesome,awesome!the best and most creative idea I've seen!

#16 comment by Lynna S. Townsend November 7, 2017

CJ the DJ's costume was genius and unique; the most creative costume I saw on Halloween. The fact that they came up with a theme and it was homemade was awesome and you never would have known with all the detail. There was a lot of LOVE and work put into the costumes. CJ and his parents played the part to the hilt. Looking forward to 2018.

#17 comment by Brit November 7, 2017

The costume was amazing. It fit CJ real well. There was a lot of thought put into making the costumes. A job well done. Nice work.

#18 comment by kenyata Jones November 9, 2017

Awesome DJ costume CJ!!!

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