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DIY Lifeguard Costume
When you are coming up with an idea for a costume party, the possibilities really are endless. There are so many different looks that you can recreate. If you want your costume to be fun and one that you can make out of your wardrobe from home, it might be a good idea to consider a DIY lifeguard costume. This is a costume that is really easy to make and one that is fun to wear. Now you can look sun tanned and beach ready at the next costume party that you attend. You just need to know the tips and tricks that will help you make the best lifeguard costume on your own with items that you can find in your home. Who wants to buy a costume when you can make a great lifeguard costume on your own for free.
Here is everything you need to know to make a DIY lifeguard costume on your own:
One of the most important parts of your costume is a lifeguard shirt. You probably don’t want to go shirtless or in a bathing suit to a costume party, so having a lifeguard shirt is the best choice. To make a lifeguard shirt, all you need is a red shirt. Red is the most popular color for lifeguard so you want to wear a shirt that is red. You can even attach lettering to the shirt to make it more of an authentic costume. You can add the words rescue or lifeguard to the shirt to give it more of an official feel. As long as your lifeguard shirt is red, it will look like the real thing for sure. You most likely have a red t shirt in your closet that will do the trick.
The best part of your costume is the shorts. As a lifeguard, you will be comfy in a pair of shorts at the party. You can get a pair of red shorts with white stripes down the sides if you want to have a costume that looks very believable. This will help you to have the complete look of a lifeguard that is on duty and ready to help save lives at the beach.
Whistle for Real
If you want to help tie your lifeguard costume together, you need to have a whistle that you can wear around your neck. This will help you have a real look that others will notice. You can even take out your whistle during the costume party and have a little fun. You just need to make sure that it has a tie you can use to wear around your neck. This is a part of your costume that you will most likely be able to find at home. Just about everyone has a whistle of some type just laying around. This will help you complete your costume with ease.
If you have a float of some type laying around the house, you can use this to help you complete your look. All you have to do is take the floating device and attach it to some type of rope. You can then take the rope and place it over your shoulder for a complete look. If you have a red or orange floating device this will look best, but just about any color will do.
Now you have the ability to make a diy lifeguard costume on your own with ease. The best part is that you will not have to buy much because there are so many items that you will have around the house.