How to Make a Pinterest Costume

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How to Make a Pinterest Costume
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Wow your friends with this interactive and totally hip Pinterest costume. Use your favorite magazines to "pin" your favorite things and then let your friends "heart" the ones they love.

Materials
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Materials

Gather your supplies. You will need one white display poster board, twine or string, white and red construction paper, a glue stick, scissors, a hot glue gun, and magazines or catalogs to cut up.

Creating the Pins
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Creating the Pins

Cut out strips of white paper 4 inches wide with varying lengths.

Making Pin-able Images
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Making Pin-able Images

Cut out images from magazines 4 inches wide with varying lengths.

Prepping the Pins
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Prepping the Pins

Use a glue stick to stick the magazine cutouts to the top of the white construction paper strips.

Adding the Details
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Adding the Details

Add details to your "pins" such as a pencil rule line at the bottom, a thumbnail image of a Pinterest user, and a simple description to make it even more true to life. Use pictures from magazines to create the user thumbnail and text from magazines to look like the description and user's name. Adhere with a glue stick.

Adding the Pinterest Logo
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Adding the Pinterest Logo

Print the Pinterest logo or cut it out with construction paper. Glue it at the top center of the poster board.

Gluing Pins to Board
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Gluing Pins to Board

Glue the pins to the Pinterest board in even columns.

Creating an Interactive Costume
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Creating an Interactive Costume

Cut out little hearts from red construction paper. Stick tape loops on the back and place them in the top right of the poster board. Friends can use these to "heart" a pin, making this costume interactive and social!

Adding a "Friends to Follow" Box
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Adding a "Friends to Follow" Box

Use magazine photos of people and text to create a "Friends to Follow" box in the upper left corner.

Adding the String
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Adding the String

Use a string long enough to fit over your head. Use a glue gun to glue the ends to the board so it hangs evenly.

Ready for "Heart-ing!"
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Ready for "Heart-ing!"

Show your friends how they can "heart" their favorite pins!

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