How to: Dilbert Head

  Another easy. home-made costume idea for Halloween is Dilbert, all made dramatic and possible with the Dilbert head.   What you’ll need Poster Cardboard (painted flesh tone or bought in pink or flesh tone) Permanent marker White Paper Scissors Glue Sticky tape   Method Cut your cardboard to the width of your head (with…

How to: Tutankhamun’s Tomb Poncho

The Tutankhamen Tomb Poncho was possibly the most dramatic costume that I made throughout my year-long challenge. So for my second How To, I thought I’d take you through it. You’ll be surprised to learn that while simple, it is quite time-consuming due to the intricate hieroglyphic patterns.   What you’ll need Your height in…

Day 165: Emmett Kelly

Today is Emmett Kelly’s birthday. You may not recognise Emmett’s Kelly for his name, but you do know him. He was an American circus performer, who created the memorable sad clown figure “Weary Willie“, based on the hobos of the Depression era.   Photo credit: Holmes   Black Bowler Hat: Carnival and Party Warehouse Brown Suit:  Index Blue Shirt:…