If you've yet to see SNL
's David S. Pumpkins skit
, then TBH, you haven't really lived. In fact, the goofy character (played by none other than Tom Hanks
) is returning for an animated half-hour special
on October 28. So, it's time to educate yourself on the funky wonder that is this Halloween icon, and after you're done laughing, you're gonna wanna get to crafting. Scroll on for step-by-step instructions on how to DIY
your own hilarious David S. Pumpkins and Skeleton B-Boy sidekick costumes.
We also ordered a Halloween Decor Stencil
($13) to ensure we got our pumpkins right — and then we went to town. To re-create the goofy hair, we bought a curly wig
($15) and lightly dusted it with some gray spray paint to get that signature subtle streak just right.
"I'm David Pumpkins, and I'm gonna scare the hell out of you!"
"And David Pumpkins is? His own thing. And the skeletons are? Part of it."
It was very time-consuming, but let's just say we were *pretty* impressed with ourselves. We decided to stay true to the skit and our oh-so-talented HMU really nailed this makeup.
"Ready or not, here we... dance?"
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DIY Production and Styling: Lindsey Graham-Jones and Lesley Chen
Hair + Makeup: Dayna Hajiali
Models: Erin Browner, Kristina Elkus, Sydney Smith, Lesley Chen, and Kurt Andre
Photography: Brittany Griffin
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