Saturday, October 29, 2011

Mega Man!






This year our youngest wanted to be Mega Man for Halloween.  I had the perfect colored stretch lycra material already in my stash.  I picked up the rest of the supplies at a thrift store.  I used a basketball for the helmet.  It worked perfect because it was soft and pliable and I was able to cut the shape with scissors.  I used a football for the mega blaster.  These were both covered with the lycra and glued in place on the inside with the glue gun.  I cut a hole at one end of the football and wedged a flashlight in it.  It serves two purposes.  One, to use as a handle to hold the blaster, and two, as a cool light-up power source.  I covered the lens with transparent red tape.  The boots were made using thick plastic/foam placemats.  They were also covered with the fabric.  He LOVES it so I'd say it was a success!










2 comments:

  1. Well no surprise Hyrum loves this - it's incredible! It looks just like the picture. The mega blaster is super cool! How many times have you been blasted? Good luck on getting Hyrum to ever wear normal clothes again!

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  2. OMGosh! That is amazing! I'd love it too!! Thank you for the visit and the sweet comment on my Ballard Designs chest @TheDedicatedHouse. It means the world. Hope you're having a grand day. Toodles, Kathryn

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Thanks for taking the time to comment. I appreciate the feedback and always look forward to reading what you have to say! Susan

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