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Angels are fun because they can be as beautiful and sparkly or simple as you want. Need More? Visit our complete guide to Costume How-To's and Ideas.
Adult Angel Costume How To

Adult Angel Costume How To

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The outfit:
Fold a sheet in half and drape it over your body so that you have determined where to cut a hole for your head. Trim the sheet so that it isn't too long. Cut a large 'T' into the sheet to shape it to the form of your arms and torso. Tie around the waist with a rope or braided ribbon.

The Halo:Bend a coat hanger to make a halo, then wrap with gold or silver ribbon. Attach the halo to a headband by bending the remaining hanger around the middle of the headband. Add spray-on glitter if you want it sparkly.

The wings:
My hottest tip for fairies is to make your own wings. Bend a hanger into a wing shape, repeat with another hanger. Use pliers to twist the four ends of the hangers together so that the wings are attached. Cut the legs off of a pair of tights. Cover each hanger with a leg of the tights, gathering the extra fabric at the ends of the hanger. Wrap the twisted ends in the extra fabric. Attach two lengths of ribbon where the hangers meet to hang the wings at your shoulders. Make small wings if you are attending a crowded party! No one likes to get his in the eye with a wing.

The shoes:
Sandals work best for angels, though I've seen a few in silver heels!

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