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DIY Peacock Costume

DIY Peacock Costume

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Photo #1 - Peacock Photo #2 - Peacock Photo #3 - Peacock Photo #4 - Peacock
Costume type:  Costumes for Women
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Animal Costumes

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

A word from Narin, the 'Peacock' costume creator:

Friends of mine had a peacock-themed wedding and every guest received one peacock feather at their table setting. At the end of the night, there were so many feathers left, so I got the idea to ask the bride and groom if I could take the leftovers to use for a halloween costume. I made the tail of the costume by using a glue gun to paste all of the feathers in a "fan" pattern to a piece of cardboard, which i covered with blue sequins cloth. I attached two pieces of blue ribbon on both sides of the cardboard, and tied them under my arm/over my shoulder to hold up the tail. I made the tank top by sewing the same sequins cloth onto an old tank top that I no longer wore, and then gluing more feathers onto the stomach. The skirt was made by cutting about 50 strips of black and blue tulle, and tying them into knots around a thick elastic band around the waist. I taped more feathers around a hairband for my head. To top the costume off, I used face paint to make my face look like a peacock, added rhinestones above my eyebrows, and taped feathers into the toe part of my shoes! The costume was a huge hit and cost me less than $20!

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#1 comment by Blaze September 16, 2014

Super cute costume and awesome practical use of leftover items!

#2 comment by anuj joshi September 16, 2014

Looks awesome...well done!

#3 comment by Lincy September 16, 2014

Beautiful and creative !!!

#4 comment by Dipa September 16, 2014

Creative and beautiful!

#5 comment by Sujavanthy September 16, 2014

Very beautiful, I like your costume......Way to go Narin....wish you all the best

#6 comment by Prioty September 16, 2014

Absolutely stunning, deserves to win the contest!!

#7 comment by Alvina September 16, 2014

Most creative costume I've ever seen! The best part about a costume like this is to find out how inexpensive an extravagant costume like this could be, all you need is creativity like Narin!

#8 comment by Claudia Bachofned September 16, 2014

So stunning and creative! Love this!

#9 comment by AG September 16, 2014

That's awesome Narin. Keep it up!

#10 comment by hena September 16, 2014

Awesome idea! You look great! best costume ever! :)

#11 comment by Jami September 16, 2014

Fabulous. Very proud of my super talented niece.

#12 comment by yashima bhatia September 16, 2014

Amazing costume! It's creative, different and so professional! I would love this costume!

#13 comment by Rahul September 16, 2014

This costume is so cool! Good job, it looks really well put together.

#14 comment by Roohi Hasan September 16, 2014

Creative and a gr8 idea. Looking amazing as always! Hope you win. :))

#15 comment by Kimberly Toussaint September 16, 2014

This is ridiculously creative and BEAUTIFUL!!!!

#16 comment by poojam September 16, 2014

This looks so pretty and super creative!

#17 comment by Ankita September 16, 2014

FABULOUS, as always, Narin!

#18 comment by chandrei o'neil September 16, 2014

I love this costume! What a great idea!!

#19 comment by Samar El Youssef September 16, 2014

This is a very impressive costume! I remember the creator was collecting all the peacock feathers she was able to in order to create it years in advance. A lot of thought went into this costume and it turned out awesome!

#20 comment by Priya Sharma September 16, 2014

Love this!

#21 comment by Khan haroon September 16, 2014

Great design ,colors make it shine

#22 comment by Candy September 16, 2014

Awesome costume! Definitely one that stands out in a crowd. Great job Narin!

#23 comment by Mona Singh September 16, 2014

Great costume!!! Very beautiful!

#24 comment by Nidhi September 16, 2014

That sounds so simple when you write it out but looks amazing!!!

#25 comment by Reena Bhansali September 16, 2014

I can't believe you made this - I love it!

#26 comment by Erin Hamilton September 16, 2014

Amazing costume

#27 comment by Laeka September 16, 2014

Great job! Love the costume, and the reuse ethos behind the idea!

#28 comment by bolti photography September 16, 2014

Looking awesome really so pretty

#29 comment by Geatali Tampy September 16, 2014

absolutely beautiful costume! takes talent to make!!

#30 comment by Ami September 16, 2014

Amazing job! I saw the costume in person, and the creator did an amazing job assembling each part of the costume.

#31 comment by zahra September 16, 2014

looks great!

#32 comment by Natasha September 16, 2014

Looks amazing!!

#33 comment by Anita Joshi September 16, 2014

Wow!! So creative!!! Love it!

#34 comment by Lily Islam September 16, 2014

Beautifully crafted, very creative. Proud of you.

#35 comment by Reginald September 16, 2014

Great costume! Really used the theme well!

#36 comment by Michele Sharr September 16, 2014

You look beautiful, even as part of the bird family (hehe).

#37 comment by CB September 16, 2014

This is such an amazingly creative costume!!! Love it!

#38 comment by Sneh September 16, 2014

SO creative!! One of the BEST costumes I've seen!

#39 comment by Tanam September 16, 2014

AMAZING COSTUME!!! Absolutely perfect!! Very proud of my little sister :)

#40 comment by Danna September 17, 2014

So creative and beautiful!

#41 comment by Tai tai September 17, 2014

Such amazing talent!!! Great taste and handy work!!!!

#42 comment by Jig September 17, 2014

Such an impressive and beautiful costume!!

#43 comment by Felicia September 17, 2014

You're so talented Narin!! Such a beautiful and creative idea!

#44 comment by Mimi September 18, 2014

What a creative an innovative costume! Looks vibrant and real!

#45 comment by Tasfia September 21, 2014

This outfit is absolutely GORGEOUS! The colours on the sequined top match very nicely with the natural colours on the peacock feathers. The rhinestone makeup also goes very nicely with the overall peacock look. Overall, this outfit is the best one I've seen in the petition.

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