This year, I decided to create a Daisy Duck Costume for Halloween!
Materials Used for the Daisy Duck Costume
The Hat: I started with a plain white hat that I found online for less than 5 dollars. First I painted the bill as well as a little lump for the nose and sides of the bill orange/yellow. I used white felt to make the eyes, purple felt to make the eyeshadow, and black felt to make the lashes/pupils. I also accented the pupils with a little finger-nail shaped bit of white felt to make them pop.
The felt was 20 cents per piece and I only used a little bit from each piece. I made the bow out of pink ribbon I found at the craft store for under 3 dollars. I attached everything with superglue but I’m sure hot glue or even plain Elmer’s would have worked fine.
The Skirt: I bought a white skirt from the store. I ended up buying a nicer quality one that I can wear again but you can find cheap ones from stores like Forever 21 or Charlotte Russe for under 10 dollars (or search a local thrift store!). I ordered two 6-ft long feather boas from Amazon for about 4 dollars each (make sure you do this because I looked at the craft store first and they were $9 for 3-ft ones!).
Then, I tied them together and attached them on each end with safety pins… would have pinned more but I didn’t want to ruin my skirt and 2 worked out fine (although sometimes the boa bunched up or down… notice in the third picture). I ended up taking off the boa after the pictures because it shed a lot. The Daisy Duck costume still looked great even without it.
Jewelry: I bought the cocktail ring and necklace but made the bracelets and earrings using pink and purple heart beads and wire that I found at the craft store.
Shoes: I couldn’t find baby pink shoes anywhere that were in my price range so I decided to just cover the black heels that I already had in pink duct tape. First, I covered them in masking tape since its less sticky than duct tape. Then, I used pink polka-dot “duck” tape that was from Michael’s. I was going to get plain pink but the plain pink they had was hot pick so I figured the light pink with polka dots would work better.
Making the Daisy Duck Costume
It was a little tricky aligning the dots but they turned out great! I still haven’t removed it so I’m not sure how well it will remove. But, they were inexpensive heels so I’m not too worried about it.
I bought the yellow tights. I was going to just buy white and dye them with Rit dye since I couldn’t find yellow anywhere. However, then I found them at Forever 21 for just $4.50. It was great because the white tights + dye would have cost me around 10 dollars. I also bought the white gloves for $10 and I borrowed the shirt from a friend.
For the makeup, I used purple face-paint on my lids. I wanted it bold, but the purple wasn’t really the right shade so I dabbed the right shade of purple eyeshadow on top. Then I added fake eyelashes to make my eyes long like daisy’s. I used pink lipstick.
I had a blast making this Daisy Duck costume and think it turned out great!
Here are some more cool Donald and Daisy Duck costumes…
11 thoughts on “Cool Homemade Daisy Duck Costume – Easy and Fun!”
You, and your costume!
Thank you very much! I worked really hard on it!
I just wanted to give a HUGE THANK YOU for this incredibly crafty idea! My 5 yr old daughter was begging for a Daisy Duck costume this year, of which I could not find one ANYWHERE. I happened across your photo and was instantly relieved! I wish I could post my own picture of her outfit, she looks absolutely adorable! Lol thank you again for the crafty, outside-the-box idea! :)
For anybody who used this costume, where did you get a purple shirt from?
That is so sweet, glad I could make a difference! Thank you! I bet she looked adorable!
Thanks for sharing this! I loved it and just made one for me and a Donald Duck for my husband. Such a cute idea!
My purple shirt was borrowed from a friend but try looking in stores such as Forever 21, Target, Old Navy, or Charlotte Russe.
I was having trouble finding a Daisy costume that wasn’t revealing! This is perfect and, so cheap and easy!
Looking to sell hat or any part of costume??
I actually would have but just moved and got rid of it. Sorry!
How did you make the skirt?did you wrap it around and around your skirt? Any idea how I can make this into a running skirt or short?
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