My 2011 Costume Contest Awards
I just finished making my trophies for this year's costume contest.They are made out of the cement decorations from the Dollar Tree and wooden plaques from Hobby Lobby. I didn't like the cement look they had, so I painted them gold to make them look kind of fancy. I tried to bring out the details by using black and sometimes black mixed with gold. Each one cost about $1.50 is all, but they look more expensive. For the labels, I dug out my old electronic typewriter (it still works
Halloween costume awards. . Halloween trophy Thrift sports trophies ($2.99 each) . plastic sculls . blade . hot glue gun . metallic paint I cut the sculls open on the base to fit over the head or the ball one of these little figures held. Attached each with hot glue and paint the entire composite/assemblage in one color. The trophy figures are attached with screws and are easily taken apart to only paint certain parts without taping 10-30min depending on detail
DIY skeleton trophies -- made from Dollar Store skeletons, wood plaques from Michael's, spray paint, glue, and sections of toilet paper rolls as the sashes! Made these for our soccer team's Halloween costume party... Dreadful Disguise (worst/least effort), Original Individual (most unique), Mr. Funny Bones (funniest), and King Costume (best)!