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Turn Your Box Into A Costume!
Hallowee’en is coming up quickly, and with everything else on the go, costumes for the kids might have fallen under the radar. Maybe you're just looking to get creative this season! Crafting a DIY costume can be a fun activity for the whole family to get involved!
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Hallowee’en is coming up quickly, and with everything else on the go, costumes for the kids might have fallen under the radar. Crafting a DIY costume can be a fun activity for the whole family to get involved!  

Your truLOCAL box isn't just for delivering your mouthwatering AAA beef, or wild-caught salmon filets. It can also transform into the perfect toddler costume! With a few strokes of paint, and a little creative thinking, your online meat delivery box can be turned into a truck, train, or whatever your little Halloween fan desires! truLOCAL connects you to the source of top quality meat and fish AND top-notch, adorable Hallowe'en costumes.

What you need to get started:

Directions:

1. Lay out a tarp or several garbage bags to protect your work area

2. Cut the flaps off of the box, so that you are left with just the 4 sides of the box

3. Paint the outside of your box in one solid colour, based on your intended costume ie. Red for a firetruck, blue for a police car, white for a carriage, etc.

4. Allow paint to dry fully, and apply a second and third coat if needed

5. Add any decals or motifs

6. Fasten the paper plates to the sides of the box, to act as wheels. Pro tip: use coloured paper plates!

7. Fasten the rope or ties to the inside of the box using a stapler or strong glue

8. Have a Happy Hallowe’en!

Article by:
Trish Carnahan

Bonus:

Here's the author's original inspiration from 1995!

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