Amazing Tin Man 75th Anniversary Commemorative Costume

Amazing Tin Man 75th Anniversary Commemorative Costume

Every year my group at work participates in the company costume contest. The competition is growing fiercer with each passing year and we are the reigning champions for the last three years. This year we decided on the Wizard of Oz for our theme and I took the tin man. I did some internet research … Read more

Challenging Tin Man Costume

Newly finished Tin Man costume - front view

One of my favorite films as a child was MGM’s The Wizard of Oz, and I remember dressing up in my mom’s cocktail gowns and twirling around the house pretending to be Glinda. The film continued to be a favorite throughout my life and it prompted me to design a Glinda costume for Halloween one … Read more

Half Tin Man Half Scarecrow Costume

Half Tin Man Half Scarecrow Costume

Made all the bolts with hot glue painted them glued with eyelash glue to face silver paint for face the empty heart made out of paper towel painted with black and red paint with some vasaline for the Tin Man, Scarecrow was made with straw and moss with a bird on the arm half Scarecrow … Read more

Homemade Tin Woman Costume

Homemade Tin Woman Costume

I wanted to come up with something original and had never seen a tin woman so I went for it.  I found the boots at a yard sale and spray painted them.  Found the dress and silver leggings at a hoochie shop in the mall and the wig at a Halloween store.  I hot glued … Read more

Coolest Wizard of OZ Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

Wizard of OZ Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

We decided to do a Wizard of Oz theme this year. I was elected to be the tin man. After looking for Wizard of OZ Tin Man DIY Halloween costume ideas, I found that everything looked to bland and wanted to have an authentic look. Before I started my costume I had not idea how … Read more

Cool Tin Man Costume

The Tin Man Costume

Dryer vents worked great for this Tin Man costume. The hat and turtleneck were spray painted with a metallic paint and the hat is a funnel also spray painted.

Coolest Tin Woman Halloween Costume

Tin Woman Halloween Costume

I went in a Tin Woman Halloween costume. I modified a silver dress to make it strapless, covered thigh high boots I had with glitter and silver paint, painted a red funnel silver and covered it in glitter too, and attached ribbon to keep the hat on. It was very cute!

Original Homemade Tin Man Costume

Homemade Tin Man Costume

This Tin Man costume was made for my office Halloween party. My group decided to do the theme of The Wizard of Oz. I wanted to be the Tin Man since he is the coolest-looking character from the movie. I made the entire costume out of posterboard (except for the funnel and ax). I spray-painted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tinman Costume

Homemade Tinman Costume

What to be for Halloween this year? That was the question that spurred a marathon 20 hour pursuit for the perfect recognizable costume. It was four days before our annual Halloween party and I still had no idea what I was going to do. My wife finally decided to do characters from the Wizard of … Read more

Cool Homemade Tin Man Costume

Homemade Tin Man Costume

For the body of this homemade Tin Man costume I used a cardboard envelope (used for shipping), hot glued embroidery rings (cut in half) on the inside of the costume to make it more structurally sound. I then glued fabric to the entire outside and made sleeves out of the fabric. I created a clock … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tin Man Costume

Homemade Tin Man Costume

13 Months ago when I came up with the brilliant idea to go to Disney in Florida for Halloween, the stipulations were all people going had to dress up. I came up with the idea of going as the Wizard of Oz cast. We had 6 adults and 5 children. Perfect. All childrens costumes had … Read more

Awesome Homemade Tin Man Costume

Homemade Tin Man Costume

Our group decided to go out dressed as characters from the Wizard of Oz. I decided to be the Tin man. I made the main parts of my Homemade Tin Man Costume with tag board and brads and painted them with silver spray-paint. I found long silver skirt that I cut and sewed into pants … Read more

Coolest Tin Man Costume

Coolest Tin Man Costume 10

I chose to make the Tin Man for my 2011 costume since he is truly one of the most recognizable of characters for people of all ages. I mean, who has NOT seen the Wizard of Oz? My Tin Man “Tinny” stands 9 feet tall, has LED lights which I later changed out for Neon … Read more

Coolest Homemade Tin Man Halloween Costume

Homemade Tin Man Halloween Costume

Each year since my son was born I try to think about a great costume for him at Halloween. Last year he was a Oompa Loompa. He was awesome. This year I let him choose and he chose a Homemade Tin Man Halloween. I remember that, when I was a kid, my brother had been … Read more

Coolest Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

Homemade Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume

This Tin Man DIY Halloween Costume is my version (from the Wizard of OZ). First I found an old pair of jeans, a funnel, and an old thermal shirt. Second bout metallic silver spray paint, face paint, hair spray and red spray paint, all found at Wal-Mart, costing approximately $15.00. Spray paint the clothes and … Read more