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Kurt Cobain Costume

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Kurt Cobain Costume

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are” ― Kurt Cobain This is funny only because she is dressing up as someone else. Him.

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Photo #1 - “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are” ― Kurt Cobain This is funny only because she is dressing up as someone else. Him. Photo #2 - Jelly Kelly Garbage Pail Kid Yes, it’s totally Real jelly! $2 dress, $1.50 wig and $1 bottle of jelly. $4.50 for this costume. A sandwhich game we have had forever. Photo #3 - Macho Man/Randy Savage Fringe jacket and curtains, washable paint, cardboard and puffy paint!! Oooo yeah! Cream of the crop! Photo #4 - Beetlejuice Dull scissors, cardboard and tinfoil fingers, belts and a plastic bag. Voila! Photo #5 - Fancy Nancy Front & back cover of one the little ladies fav Fancy Nancy books. Duster score at a thrift store for $1 - we jumped up and down with excitement. Curtain, scarf and a glued on rubber duck onto a parasol. Photo #6 - Amy Winehouse A found wig I was able to style perfectly (pat on the back) A good friends steady hand winging the liner, real Winehouse temporary tattoos from London. Photo #7 - Charlie Chaplin A perfect model to pull off a simple look. Pefect suit, wig with a slight wave, an endless search for a cheap hat close enough to mimic Charlies, some white face paint to dull her out like a silent movie. Cane=perfect thrift shop find. Photo #8 - Mother Nature ...”Nature is not only a place to visit. It is home.” - Gary Snyder Reuse of green dress, real bark and moss from my wedding, .99 thrift store nest. Photo #9 - Rosie Revere Engineer White t-shirt, started to actually color in with black sharpie then realized - electrical tape for the win Photo #10 - Lolipop Kid This hair is actually cut from a small mannequin into 7 pieces, painted yellow, hair sprayed until stiff and then hot glued in a bald cap. Weird accomplishment. Total cost $12
Costume type:  Costumes for Girls
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for girls entered our 2018 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Kelly, the 'Kurt Cobain' costume creator:

31 days of costumes! This is accomplished however, whatever and any which way I can. My muse is none other then my beautiful 5 year old little lady. The one...the only...Lumin Ziola Nash! I don't know how to sew but I can cut, rip, tie, tape, paint, glue and make magic happen. Most of everything is from thrift (half off days), reused, borrowed, from the back yard or from Nonna. It’s always a wild scavenger hunt to find specifc pieces to accomplish any costume and in a pinch you make something out of nothing. I consider myself a kind of creative MacGyver. I have some ideas, inspirations & pieces gathered, but it really is day to day. Environment (traveling), mood, schedule, tantrums (either by Mom or Lulu), ... are all obstacles. Most times the costume has not been tried on prior, so there's always a chance my vision is a fail. Some functioning better then others, but hey give me a break. I also am not a photographer, I use my phone. Not a hairstylist or do I know how to do makeup.

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