We all know that Halloween is the best holiday, because you get to dress up as all the people you wish you could be but aren’t. AKA, the reason I have been Beyoncé for the past three years :) This year I had another dream — to be one of the fab five gymnasts. Squad up with your gals that have the same Olympic dreams and create these gold medal winning leotards for your Halloween costume this year.

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We bought these basic Capezio White Leotards ($23) from Amazon and were blown away by how soft they were! I buy A LOT of things off of Amazon, and am often quite disappointed, but these leos were very comfortable to wear.

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A couple months ago I found out about Tulip Fabric Spray Paint ($9). It is AMAZING! It’s so easy to use and doesn’t make your clothes stiff. Use painter’s tape to tape off the blue shoulder and red wavy stripes — then spray away!

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Let’s be real — it would be a little uncomfortable to wear a leotard around all night, so we added warm-up pants to this costume. We bought these Vertical Sport Track Pants ($20) from Amazon and hot glued USA letters that are cut from felt.

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And, of course, top off the costume with a gold medal!

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Throw on some tights underneath your leo because 1) it will most likely be cold and 2) you’ll feel more comfortable ;)

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Now start practicing those gymnastics moves! This was my favorite leap, called a wolf jump. Not sure why it’s called that, but you will want one leg bent and the other straight.

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And then, of course, handstands.

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Squad up and show off that gold!

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Show us your project by tagging us on Instagram + using the hashtag #iamcreative!

DIY Production and Styling: Kelly Bryden
Models: Alonna Morrison, Kelly Bryden, Natasha Thomas, Elena Buenrostro, Cydnee Taylor
Photography: Chris Andre

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