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Using Household Objects for Cosplay

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Don’t let being on a budget stop you from trying to cosplay. There are a large amount of items in your home or at the dollar store that you can use or repurpose. The Bumblebee costume pictured above was made by Peter Kokis from parts like dish drain parts, ice scrapers, ponytail holders, bicycle lights, and more. I’ve featured several household objects in a series here about using everyday objects like cereal boxes and bungee cords for cosplay (and will continue to do so) but this time, I thought we’d work backwards and go from result to object instead of from object to result if that makes sense. For example, if you want to make armor you can use cardboard, plastic trash cans, etc.

Armor
Cardboard
Empty cereal boxes
Plastic trash can (you can cut up a Rubbermaid style trash can or tote)
Craft foam
Styrofoam
Tupperware containers or bowls
Empty two liter bottles
Ping pong balls

Weapons/shield/ammunition
Garbage can lid
Plastic container lids
Old broom or rake handles
Cardboard tubes from paper towels or wrapping paper
Flashlight
Clothes hangers
Pill bottles
Wine corks
Styrofoam

Wings
Metal clothes hangers
Saran wrap
Shower curtain

Boot covers/bags/accessories/hats
Belts
Old jeans
Craft foam
Faux fur
Clear gems
Coffee cans
Empty cereal boxes
Old computer cords
Old purses
Blankets
Glue gun sticks
Shoelaces

Top photo by Carlos A. Smith


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