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Coolest Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea 70

by Kristen H
(San Jose, CA)

Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea

Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea
Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea
Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea
Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea

After being inspired by several peacock costumes on this site, I decided to make my Homemade Peacock Unique Halloween Costume Idea. I wanted to come back and share my results.

I bought the dress at Macy’s. I ordered 50 feathers (30”-35”) online for $20. Originally, I tried to sew and glue the feathers onto the front of my dress, but they were weirdly spaced out when I put it on after. I simplified it by gluing 5 feathers onto a piece a wood painted turquoise. I stuck a pin on the back of it and pinned it to the front of my dress.

For the tail, I cut out a Y shape from a cardboard box. I kind of held the feathers up to my back to see how tall I wanted them to be. I glued them in two rows on each side so it would look the same from the front and back (about 36 feathers here). All of the gluing I did was with a hot glue gun. To attach it to my dress, I just put it down the back of my dress (under my bra, too) and it stayed. It was a little scratchy with all of the ends of the feathers, so if you can cover it with felt or something, that might be better.

Lastly, I painted my nails turquoise and used turquoise, purple, and light blue eyeshadow + rhinestones on the corners. Oh, and I put my hair in a French braid then tucked the bottom under. I wanted to do a French twist, but that just wasn’t happening.

I hope this helps!

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Coolest Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea 67

by Alyson
(Houston, TX)

 Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea

Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea

 Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea
 Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea
 Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea
 Peacock DIY Halloween Costume Idea

I actually came to coolest-homemade-costumes.com to see if there were any cool fairy or butterfly costumes I could get ideas from, but when I came across a peacock DIY Halloween costume idea I thought "Yes! I have to do that!" So I found a place online that sold peacock feathers for only .35 cents a feather (which was the cheapest I could find), and looked up an easy no-sew tutu tutorial. After I bought all of my materials, I went to work...

I cut the base shape from some mounting board I had. Then I layered the feathers in a fan and continued each layer a little bit shorter than the one before it. After it was all full, I covered the base with black fabric and added elastic straps to make it easy and comfortable to wear. The tutu was even more simple... I just cut strips of tulle into 2-inch strips, and looped them around an elastic band that I measured to my waist. I just hand sewed the sequin band on top when I finished with the strips. That was the bulk of the project! Not hard at all!

I attached some more feathers to a headband that I had that had some black feathers on it already, bought a turquoise fitted tunic to wear under everything, pulled out my fishnets from last Halloween, and bought some bright green and turquoise eye makeup to finish the look. I absolutely LOVE the way it turned out!!! Now I have to find a way to top it next year :)

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Feathers
by: Jamie

Where did you get your feathers? And how many did you get? What did the back look like?

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Coolest Homemade Peacock Costume for Child 73

by Jennifer Reich
(Stillwater, MN)

Homemade Peacock Costume for Child

Homemade Peacock Costume for Child

To create my daughter's peacock costume, I hand-painted a basic long-sleeved tee with shimmery blues and decorated the collar with royal blue and teal jewels. To create the fan of feathers, I glued them with hot glue onto a paper plate, overlapping them as needed to create a full fan. This was then glued directly onto the tee. A poofy tutu made of royal blue, light blue, purple, and black tulle was adorned with more jewels. A basic headband was decorated with royal blue pipe-cleaners strategically bent to resemble the fancy feathers on the head. I then drew fancy eyelashes on with an eyeliner pencil and added a jewel to each temple and secured it with clear nail polish.

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