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Coolest Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume 18

by Lindsay K.
(Frisco, Texas)

Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

This year my friends and I were determined to win the group costume contest in an annual party that grows every year. Since it is the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters, we decided that was a WONDERFUL theme! With the help of a dear friend, I designed and made all the costumes for all the characters in the movie.

This is my Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume, the Stay Puft Marshmallow- WOW-man! I made the arms and legs out of fabric by folding it in half and sewing, 4" for the arms & 8" for the legs, horizontal stripes. I stuffed the stripes and then folded the pieces over like a pillow case and sewed them together making sleeves and leggings. On the arms, I had to taper it a bit to fit my wrists at the bottom.

Since I am a girl, I added sequins in all the folds (a little bling never hurt anyone!) Then I made the hat out of a piece of cardboard, covering it with white fabric and putting a ribbon around it; black letters on the ribbon spelt out "Stay Puft" like the original guy had! I stuffed an extra piece of fabric with stuffing and attached it to the top of the hat and glued the entire thing onto a head band.

The dress was a white slip dress, from another costume, that I cut and fitted to myself. The collar/bib was made from a piece of blue fabric and I glued the ribbons around the collar to make it look like the original.

This was a super FUN costume that won 'Best in The Show' at the party we were at!
Enjoy!

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Sell?
by: Erica

Are you willing to sell this? Please email me.

Thanks, ericaleeallen@hotmail.com

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Coolest Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume 17

by Kimberly B.
(Green Cove Springs, FL, USA)

Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

I made this Homemade Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume for my son, Nathan, who is 19 months old and we really wanted him to be Stay Puft! We are both big Ghostbusters fans and couldn't wait to see him in it, now that he was old enough to walk and endure the costume!

I made the collar and the hat completely from scratch and the body was two white stretchy tops and pants (SO hard to find white infant stretch pants), lined together and stuffed. I topped that off with white shoes and voila! Mr. Toddler Stay Puft!

He was so good the whole night, he got tons of compliments on it and people even stopped me to take his picture! One person got ME to take a picture of the two of them with their camera! I must've had at least 5 different people mention things like, "Wow, I didn't see this on any website!", or (on the cell phone) "I swear, he really is a stay puft!". I would just nod and smile but, when I did tell people I made it, they were blown away so that tells me I did a great job! It will be hard to top this one next year but I know I can come up with something great!

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Marshmallow man
by: Amanda S.

I would love one of these costumes for my daughter, she wears 18 month size.

Wanting a costume....
by: Kim B.

I could possibly make you one, I have just had another interest from parents of a 2 year old boy. I am still considering it but if you would like then post again with your contact info of some sort in the way of an e-mail or something and I can get in touch with you once I come up with a price quote and time needed. This is if I decide I can do it, I am not sure if I will have the time to tackle one let alone two! but please feel free to get me any sort of contact info, I will check back frequently.

stuffing?
by: Chrystal

This costume is adorable, but what did you use for the stuffing? I think the rest I can figure out but curious what you used to make him plump... lol. Thanks

Stuffing
by: Kim B

I used poly-fill stuff, they sell it in packs at Walmart :)

temperature
by: Nini

How hot was it when you son wore the costume? Was he comfortable wearing all that stuffing? I'm in TX and it will be in the mid 80's. My husband is going to be a ghostbuster so my son has to be Stay Puft. My fear is that he will be too hot as some of the Halloween Parties and Fall Festivals are outside.

Temperature
by: Nini

What was the temperature when your son wore the costume? Was he comfortable walking around in all the stuffing? I live in TX and its going to be in the mid 80's. Some are the Halloween parties and fall festivals are outside and I'm wondering if he'll be too hot. My husband is going to be a ghostbuster, so I have to figure a way to make this work.

Stay puft
by: Melissa P

Hi there! I saw you mentioned in a previous comment that you may be willing to make this for someone? Can you let me know if you are still willing and how much? I am very interested. We saw 1 online, but is quite expensive. Trying to get our whole family ghostbusters themed costumes for a party, but trying to do it all at a reasonable rate. I would attempt to make myself but can't sew for the life of me :)

Stay puft costume
by: Melissa P

Kim B. Please email me at Missfish7485@aol.com

Stay Puft Toddler Costume
by: Anonymous

Hello, Would you be able to make one of these costumes before Halloween 2014? For my almost 3 year old? You can please email me at: anniefrederick[at]yahoo.com. Thank you!

Pants?
by: Melisa

I was wondering where did you end up finding the white pants? Thanks!

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Coolest Homemade Infant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume 28

by Lindsey
(Omaha, NE, USA)

Homemade Infant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

Homemade Infant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

Homemade Infant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume
Homemade Infant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Costume

Q as Stay Puft Marshmallow Man: I received a plain white huge snow suit for my son before he was even born, and as soon as I saw it, I knew he had to be Stay Puft for Halloween. For some reason, that was the first thing to pop into my head when I saw it.

Using felt, cardboard, ribbon and hot glue, it took me a while to get the homemade infant Stay Puft marshmallow man costume right. I ended up using a plastic button and cardboard to keep the hat steady. My son didn't like the hat very much, but with some elastic around it to keep it on, he just fell asleep after I put it on.

I like creative Halloween costumes, and I would prefer not to buy any from the store, so I was really excited that I came up with this one so fast. Hopefully I can come up with something creative next time!

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