Silver cardboard boxes
Some adorable costumes have come to light using little more than a cardboard box, some paint, and lots of imagination. Here are several ideas to choose from. Happy Halloween! All of the costumes listed here use a cardboard box.
1 large box 1 small box gray hooded sweatsuit silver spray paint gray, white, or black gloves silver face paint markers 4 plastic milk jug lids aluminum foil Seal one end of box with silver duct tape. Leave other end open. Do this with both boxes. Spray paint silver, let dry. When dry, cut circle out of small box so when placed on child’s head, the hole will be there for his/her face. Cut open ends off or fold inside box. Follow above instructions for large box, then cut holes for arms. Wrap milk jug lids in aluminum foil, then glue lids on box in front, along bottom as control knobs. use markers (or paint if you prefer) to draw horizontal lines across the front of the box for effect. Paint face silver.
large box red spray paint yarn black spray paint 5 paper plates black marker 4 yellow plastic milk jug lids (other colors will do as well) 1 red plastic milk jug lid for horn red construction paper white construction paper craft glue Fold sides of box in on both ends. Attach yarn to go from front of box to back of box and rest over child’s shoulders. To attach, poke holes with a pen or screwdriver into the box, then run yarn through and tie off. Spray paint box red. Let dry. Spray paint the paper plates black. Let dry. Glue 4 of the 5 paper plates onto the box as wheels. Glue the plastic milk jug lids on to the plates as hub caps. Take last plate and cut out a steering wheel. Glue red plastic milk jug lid onto last plate as the horn. Glue plate to box. Cut tail lights from red construction paper, glue on. Cut headlights from white construction paper, glue on. Draw a grill on front with black marker.
large box marker small trinket type toys post it notes empty box of cereal white spray paint Fold top of box closed, leave bottom open. Paint box white and allow to dry. Cut hole out of top for head and holes for arms out the sides. Use marker to draw a handle on fridge. Use different small trinket toys as magnets, glue on. Stick a couple of post it notes on with messages such as “Don’t forget to walk the dog!” and “Pick up dry cleaning”. Added effect, glue a box of cereal on the shoulder of the costume.
large box wrapping paper large bow shiny ribbon Tape up one end of box, fold in sides of other end. Wrap box up in wrapping paper. Tape or glue ribbon around the box and adorn with a bow!
Cakesuppyshop Cjk87a -Two / Three Tier 16inch Tall 16x16x16 Cake Box with 16inch Elegant Silver Corrugated Round Cake Drum Board
Kate Aspen Sparkle and Shine Silver Glitter Favor Box, Set of 24
Home (Kate Aspen, Inc)