DIY Android Halloween Costume for $20

Welcome to Halloween 2013!

Stacy "The Droid" Wylie for Halloween 2013!

Stacy “The Droid” Wylie for Halloween 2013!

Time to Completion = 1 Hour


– 12inch Round Hollow Half Styrofoam Ball (Craft Store ~$10)

– 1 1/2 inch foam tubes (got in a Pack $4.99)

– Blue Acrylic Paint ($1.99)

– 2 Toothpicks (FREE from any restaurant)

– 2 or 3 sheets of Blue Posterboard ($1.10/sheet)

– Tape (Blue painters tape/scotch tape/whatever you have)

– Blue 550 Paracord ($1.99)

– Some Screwdriver or knife to poke holes (who doesn’t have something to poke holes?  FREE)


Step 1 – Outline and Paint your Round Styrofoam 


Step 2 – Cut and Paint your Antennae

Step 3 – Put The Toothpicks halfway in the bottom of your Antenae

Step 4 – Push the Antennae into the Styrofoam “head”

Step 5 – Cut some Paracord and Thread through some Strap holes


Step 6 – Tape together sheets of Posterboard into a cylinder

Step 7 – Poke Holes in the Cylinder for Strap holes 

Step 8 – Wear it! 


Comments on: "DIY Android Halloween Costume for $20" (2)

  1. Hi Stacy,

    Cool costume. Would you want to write it up for MAKE?

    Stett Holbrook
    Senior editor, MAKE

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