Tag Archives: halloween

Zombie Lawn Gnomes

Each of these Zombie Lawn Gnomes by Design Toscano costs about $56. They are cast in resin and hand painted by artisans in protective bubbles.

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Alien Mind Control Halloween Mask: We Come In Peace… And Latex

This is, like, the extraterrestrial version of a video game. Except the video part is a manipulated human brain and the game is world domination. Which, now that I think of it, doesn't sound like a video game at all. HEY! YOU SAID THIS WOULD BE FUN! I THOUGHT.... (various suction noises) Hell-o, I am Zorr, please provide me your hand and/or colon.

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Hallo-Tatoo-Ween: Star Wars Jawa Candy Bowl

Jawa's aren't the most trustworthy creatures in the universe. I can't say I'd be surprised if a Jawa poisoned our candy with a tranquilizer, knocking us out just long enough to scuttle off with the $3 and the expired Red Lobster coupon we had stashed in our wallet.

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Homemade iPhone 4 Costume Brings Retina Display to the Big Screen

Last year, John Savio, Apple fanboy and avid Halloween fan, created an iPhone 3GS costume that impressed the geek community. It was both a thing of beauty and yet somehow aesthetically ‘off.’ He incorporated a display that made the costume look like a functioning device, but the form factor was all wrong. The corners were too squared… the width too ...

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How To Turn a Trashcan Into a Stormtrooper Helmet

This week in cheap Stormtrooper costume ideas, we examine Jason’s Stormtrooper trash bin helmet, an idea he was forced to employ after a student of his promised to lend him a costume for a school event, yet failed to deliver. In a blind panic, Jason grabbed the closest object within arm’s reach and improvised. Here is what you’ll need according ...

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DIY Halloween: Be Your Mii

Simple, yet effective. With a few artistic talents and some old junk you likely have laying around the house anyway, you can create your own Nintendo Mii costume. This guy used some spare cardboard to fashion a tennis racket and little red rubber buffers as peg hands. The solid red t-shirt seals the deal. I imagine the mask is simple ...

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DIY Jetpack Made Using the Contents of Your Recycling Bin

Hey, we never said it was a “functioning” jetpack. Function is overrated anyway. The creative process? Now that’s where the real entertainment lays. Using a few crafting supplies and the contents of your recycling bin, you can craft your own wearable jetpack. A much cheaper alternative to buying a real pack just to complete your Rocketeer costume. Instructables user ModMischief ...

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