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DIY: Thor Helmet

Theme parties are fun, but not so much when you end up spending a lot for a costume you only wear a few times. After my boyfriend and I received an invite to a Superhero themed party we decided to be as resourceful and creative as possible by making our own costumes.

Sticking to a Marvel theme,  I quickly decided Thor would be my costume of choice. Using primarily cardboard we found in the apartment recycling room, silver duct tape and some red cloth; I put together Thor’s helmet, cape and hammer. This post provides a step by step visual of how the helmet specifically was assembled.

I didn’t follow any specific instructions but basically measured my head and created a skeleton using strips of cardboard secured with duct tape. I also covered the entire base with silver duct tape and added two winged ears to each side. See below for the visual creation of Thor’s signature headpiece.

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The final outcome on party night. My boyfriend also used duct tape, cardboard, dollarstore headlamp and paper plates to create his Iron Man masterpiece.

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