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Coolest Homemade FedEx Mail Order Bride Costume 2

by Bianca J.
(Santa Clara, CA, USA)

Homemade FedEx Mail Order Bride Costume

Homemade FedEx Mail Order Bride Costume

I was looking online for creative Halloween costume ideas and stumbled on a picture of a lady who was a Mail Order Bride. She was wearing a wedding dress and stuck stamps all over the dress. I thought that is a great idea, and original. No one does mail order bride for Halloween. So I thought it would be awesome to make a Homemade FedEx Mail Order Bride Costume out of envelopes!

I told my mom this:
I want a corset top that laces up in the back, a full tea length skirt, and a veil with lace and bubble wrap; then I handed her a stack of Fed Ex envelopes and said here is your fabric. She is a very experienced seamstress so she had no problem bringing my idea to life, and EXACTLY how I wanted it!

To finish the costume, I made a bracelet and necklace out of packing peanuts and bought a huge (fake) ring.

Tips:
Use big fiber envelops as you will have more flexibility with them, and an easier time sewing them together. There are not a lot of postal services that have fiber envelops. I only found Fed Ex and the post office that had them. I originally wanted to have a tiered skirt and each tier would be out of different companies, but that did not work out.

Although I do like how it is all matching and white as I only used Fed Ex envelopes. If I had used UPS my dress would have been brown, and wedding dresses are NOT brown!

 Fedex Mail Order Bride Costume

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Awesome!
by: Anonymous

Very creative!

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Coolest Mail Order Bride Costume

by Dale M.
(Elmira, NY)

Mail Order Bride Costume

Mail Order Bride Costume

I needed something quick and easy, and something that I could still do my job at work in. I started looking around the house for things I could make a costume with when I spied the tape that I use to send packages with. I then came up with this mail order bride costume idea that involved very little expense.

I bought some lace material, pearl strings, cheap plastic flowers, and a costume shop brides veil. I wore a white blouse underneath, and topped it all with the priority mail tape that I already had. I bent the flowers so they would look like a wilted bouquet, but forgot to hold them while being photographed.

I was a hit at work.

It was interesting and fun to see who could figure this one out. My co-workers and customers were making comments about my costume for about a month afterward.

They also wanted to know if I had found a husband yet. LOL.

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Awesome
by: RL

What a great idea! I am doing this for this coming Halloween. I purchased a wedding dress at a thrift store for $25! Looking around for some accessories really paid off.

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Coolest Mail Order Bride Costume 2

by Stacey R.
(Lexington, NC, USA)

Mail Order Bride

Mail Order Bride

My name is Stacey and I dress up every Halloween and I am like a kid. I have to have something new or different each year. I have been like that since I could walk. I kept trying to come up with something this year that I hadn't used in the past 30 years and was having no luck. Until I talked with my sister and she said she was mailing packages and it hit me. I will be a Mail Order Bride.

So I began getting my outfit together and she picked me up some priority stickers. As I was walking around with my son on Halloween, I was telling these guys what I was and they said, you need to leave us a catalog. Afterwards I went to a party and everyone just loved the idea I came up with. I only wished I would have made some catalogs, that would have really shocked some people.

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by: Lou Ann

Hey neighbor,
You never looked purtier! If you and Monroe decide to renew your vows you should definitely dress as a mail order bride.

Love ya!

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