Me and my girlfriend love dressing up for Halloween, Friday the 13th and any other excuse we get. Blood soaked limbs, faces and brains are usually the order of the day but this time we tried something a little different, a Homemade Frankenstein's Monster Couple Costume. No blood this time which was hard to do because blood is such fun.
We dressed up as Frankenstein's monster and bride. Started by painting my face a dark green using makeup, face paint and a few other things. It didn't take too long and looked great. Next I put stitches on my neck and forehead using a make up crayon. To seal the deal I attached the bolts which were hard to find. I COULD NOT fine any from fancy dress shops or anywhere so I made my own. I got rubber stops for the bottom of chair legs and I spray painted them a dull gray and they attatched apiece of black elastic through them and tied them to my neck.
It was a great idea because it was tight so the bolts didn't move all night. Of course Frankenstein's monster had black, oily horrible hair but I have a massive 30cm mohawk so I just put it up anyway.
The dress and bandages were purchased at a thrift store, make-up at a 99 cent store and the hair at a Sally Beauty supply.
The dress is a simple long dress. With regular bandages, I wrapped the left arm up to the shoulder, through the dress to the right shoulder and down again to the other hand. I painted my daughter's face white with a tinge of gray. I looked up a picture of the Bride of Frankenstein and painted the face based on the picture.
The hair was a little tricky. All the wigs I looked at seemed to be so fake. I went to Sally's and bought hair extensions. I cut through a hairband, got some foam, put wire through the foam and sewed the hairband around it. I hot-glued nylon around the wire and shaped it. I hot-glued the hair extensions onto the nylon. When putting on the hair, I fluffed out some of my daughter's hair and hair-sprayed it to the wig.
I didn't think this Bride of Frankenstein costume would come out as good as it did!
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Homemade Bride of Frankenstein Halloween Costume
I had bought two (yes 2!) old wedding dresses from the local thrift store. Because I didn't realize how much weight I gained recently, I didn't bother trying them on. On "party" day, I tried each dress on, neither fit. So my very clever sister took me to BigLots, bought a $5 white bed sheet and a $5 sheer curtain. She cut, slashed, safety pinned and created this GREAT looking Homemade Bride of Frankenstein Halloween Costume! Should have saved my $ and done this from the beginning!!!