One of my favorite things about Halloween is that people have the opportunity to be extremely creative when it comes to costumes.
I love seeing exactly how outrageous people can be with their Halloween costumes. And when it comes to people who excel at DIY work, the sky really is the limit as to what they can create.
So when I spotted what one DIY dad was able to make to wear with his very young son, I was absolutely floored!
I found this project on Imgur from user PutABowOnIt. The user shares details of her husband’s wildly creative Halloween idea, as well as photographs of her husband and son showing off the final product in the backyard.
I have seen some two-person costumes before, but this one truly takes the cake. Using quite a few upcycled materials, this DIY dad made something that looks like it is straight out of the movie Avatar.
What do you think of this dad’s costume creation? Let us know in the comments!
Imgur user PutABowOnIt shared this creative costume that her husband Ryan designed for himself and their son Geraint.
She wrote that Ryan had been dreaming up this costume for quite a long time, even before Geraint was born.
She said that the idea came from a computer game that Ryan used to play in high school, although it truly looks like it belongs in some kind of big-budget, futuristic film.
She wrote that Ryan upcycled quite a bit in the construction. "With so much baby stuff coming in the mail, we had plenty of boxes for him to work with, so he just had to buy a few things to make it."
It addition to the cardboard exterior, Ryan used PVC to create the frame and tied everything together with zip ties. He also used "some foam board details to add a true 3D effect."
The final results are absolutely incredible. Not only does the costume look professionally made, but Geraint adorably appears to be steering this large piece of machinery.
But, of course, Ryan is right there with his son the entire time. The Imgur user wrote that "the head and other pieces attach to the main body with Velcro tape."
"The legs are supported by a belt, which is hidden under the body."
"His arms slip into the gun pods and... the feet just fit over his shoes by gluing toilet paper tubes on the inside to take up the extra space."
This proud mother and wife concluded, "He did a wonderful job and I am so proud of him. It looks amazing and Geraint loves it."
This incredible DIY dad has truly made something special. This impressive costume not only shows off his creativity and skill, but it allows him to be even closer to his son all day on Halloween.
What do you think of what this DIYer created? Let us know in the comments.
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