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Coolest Homemade Soap and Loofah Couple Costume 27

by Nicole
(Baltimore, MD)

Homemade Soap and Loofah Couple Costume

Homemade Soap and Loofah Couple Costume

After seeing some adorable loofah costumes on this site, I decided to make my own and have my wife dress as a bar of soap! It was a really cute Homemade Soap and Loofah Couple Costume and here's how I did it:

For the loofah: I found a bright pink cotton romper on the sale rack at the mall for $7. I then used a HUGE pack of safety pins and at least 20-30 yards of pink tulle. I cut the tulle into long strips and just bunched it up and pinned the pinched part of the bunch randomly all over the romper until it was completely covered. I actually pinned while WEARING the romper to make sure I placed the tulle bunches properly... so I needed a little help pinning to the back. Once it was fluffed up, I looked exactly like a bath loofah! Then I pinned a long piece of rope purchased from the craft store right in the center. I accessorized with a rubber ducky glued to a headband. I liked that it looked like I wasn't wearing anything under my costume. People absolutely LOVED it! And they were really entertained when they saw that my wife was soap.

For the bar of soap: I wanted to make something she would be comfortable wearing all night so I knew wearing a cardboard box was out. Instead, I hot glued seams down the sides of 2 pieces of large white felt and then flipped it inside out. Basically, it created a giant felt pillow case. I then cut holes for her arms and head to stick through and she could just pull it right over her head and wear it like a tunic. I cut out giant blue letters for SOAP out of foam that and hot glued them to the front. At the last minute, I decided to accent with some bubble wrap. I even added it to a headband so it looked like her hair was soapy and covered some old white shoes with it. The little details really made a difference!

We had the best time making "suds" on the dance floor and we even won the costume contest for Most Creative!

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by: Anonymous


I am planning on making this costume this year and I also plan on using a romper (makes the most sense). But the question is: how easily can you use the restroom? Does the entire costume come off easily enough to use the restroom throughout the night?

Thanks so much and cute costume! :)

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