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Tippi Hedren from The Birds Costume

Time: 1 to 2 hours

Effort: Quick and easy - no sewing required

Materials:

  • Green dress (from a thrift store)
  • Old nylons
  • Black shoes
  • Blonde wig and bobby pins
  • Fake blood
  • 3 black crows from craft store
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scar kit (optional)

Instructions: Cut small holes in dress here and there. Apply blood lightly around holes. Pull back hair on wig and fasten. Then tug it 'til messy. Apply a bird to the back like it's pecking at your head. Put streaks of blood in hair. Put on nylons. Tear some runs and a hole or two. Apply streaks of blood on legs. Apply a bird to the shoulder of the dress to look like it's pecking at your neck. And attach one to the arm. After dressing, put on mascara and red lipstick. Apply blood streaks like scrapes to face and hands. If you get a scar kit, apply a gash to forehead.


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August 30, 2014



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