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Edward Scissor Hands Costume

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Edward Scissor Hands Costume

Edward Scissor Hands

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

This homemade costume for boys entered our 2014 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Monique, the 'Edward Scissor Hands' costume creator:

My nephew is 9 years old and he wanted to be Edward Scissor Hands so bad so I figured I would give it a shot so I went to every thrift store for several weeks collecting belt buckles,I bought a leather jacket from the thrift store and some black jeans and bought some old boots.. I also bought the wig at the goodwill. I went to the dollar tree and bought binder rings and silver plastic knives and two pairs of scissors. I used E6000 glue. And bought 2 pairs of real scissors..
Ok this is how I did it:
I got a bunch of belys cut them had him wear the jacket then glued all the bels exactly where I wanted it I attached binder rings on some of the belts.

I also had him put them on I glued the belts on as he was wearing them so I could get an idea where I wanted them but make sure your careful because the glue will go through the pants.

I got some tall boots and glued some of the belts on the boots made it easier instead of glueing more belts to the bottom of the pants.

I measured out one of the belts and cut it added some binder rings to it.

This is the fun part so I took the handles apart from the real scissors I cut the silver plastic knife and I sanded them down until they got slanted like real scissors. I drilled a hole inside them and put a tiny nail to attach the scissors I was afraid they were going to fall apart so I also glued them. Then as soon as I had them looking like scissors I glued them to some black gloves. And they looked so real.

I just got a black rocker wig from the goodwill and I had him put it on I cut it and pieced it out with some glue and hair spray.

I watched a tutorial from youtube but I used my mac makeup since it was way lighter then his skin tone I wanted his face to look real instead of using the halloween makeup. I also used a glue stick to hold his eyebrows down covered it up with my Mac foundation you can use any foundation you have. Then I used black eye shadow and made it look grey to reshape his eyebrows and I used it under his eyes. Then I bought some fake skin from Spirit and I used them as scars and on the side of each scar I lighly went along with black eye shadow I used a really thin makeup brush. For his lips I used the same thin brush and I used a dark black eyeshadow so it gave him a matt look. For his cheek bones I also used a light black and brushed it lighty across his cheeks.

Thank you I really enjoyed making this costume me and my nephew had so much fun doing it!

Rating: 5.0 of 5. Votes: 2

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#1 comment by Hector October 1, 2014

What a awesome costume!!!

#2 comment by Patricia Locz October 1, 2014

Wow what an amazing job how could you not win this contest!!!!!!!!!

#3 comment by melisa October 1, 2014

Wow thats really good he looks just like him

#4 comment by Tg October 1, 2014

Omg it fits him perfect mo u did such a good job ;)

#5 comment by Estia October 1, 2014

I hope he wins.... he looks just like the real thing, Goooo De'Angelo ��

#6 comment by Betty October 1, 2014


#7 comment by Mary October 1, 2014

He looks just like Johnny Depp. This costume is very detailed! I love its a great idea.

#8 comment by Melissa October 1, 2014

Wow! That's incredible!!!! Looks like the real rhing from the movies!!! Way to go!! I have some hedges that need some trimming ! :)

#9 comment by Patricia Rubio-Corona October 1, 2014

How awesome and very creative!!

#10 comment by Kiki Munoz October 1, 2014

Love It

#11 comment by Sandra October 1, 2014

Amazing costume!!! It's very unique and original. Looks very custom designed, not like anything you could order! I love it!

#12 comment by Lion October 1, 2014

Awesome! But I'm finna have nightmares tonight! I is scurred!

#13 comment by Sanae October 2, 2014

Super Awesome Costume! very unique and so DETAILED! he looks amazing!

#14 comment by Magali October 2, 2014

Loved it! The best!

#15 comment by Elmo October 4, 2014

Awsome! Look jus like him!

#16 comment by alina October 6, 2014

great costume looks real

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