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Princess Bubblegum
Adventure Time

Inspiration: Adventure Time is an amazingly clever, adorable show that I’ve wanted to cosplay from for years. I’m not usually one for wearing a lot of pink, but Princess Bubblegum is just brilliant. This particular outfit was from season 2 and I really liked the Lady Rainicorn shirt she wears.

Materials/Construction Details: I bought a yellow shirt from Walmart and painted the rainicorn design on it with pink fabric paint. The shorts, shoes, and socks were all purchased. My friend, Samu-chan, made the crown for me out of sintra, which I then painted yellow and glued the blue gem on.

I mixed together white and bright pink Ben Nye creme body makeup to tint my skin light pink. It wasn’t very difficult, but it was time consuming and I had issues with the paint getting on the white shorts and socks despite having sealed it with powder.

Wig: I bought a 48 inch bright pink wig from ebay for this costume. I trimmed the bangs and then spent weeks spraying the wig down with Motions spray and brushing it out. Despite my efforts, it still tangled quite easily, but it was still much more tolerable than it would have been without the work.

Prop: I made the backpack for our Finn and will be wearing it myself soon when I make my Fiona costume! (One of my cats completely looks like Cake!) The backpack is made out of cotton and stuffed with poly-fiber fill. The straps have a layer of upholstery foam between the layers.

If you want to learn more about the Beemo in the pictures below, please check out this blog on how it was made!

3 Comments to

“Princess Bubblegum”

  1. Avatar October 19th, 2011 at 6:56 pm obliviooon Says:

    If by chance you do know, can you tell me who created Jake’s costume? It’s the most realistic one I’ve seen but I can’t figure out what they used to make it. At first glance it seems like felt but closer up it seems more plastic-y.

  2. Avatar February 5th, 2012 at 8:34 pm Alyssa Says:

    I’m curious about the Jake costume as well. I want to go cosplay with a whole group as Adventure Time Characters, and I’m trying to make a Jake costume & a Cake costume.

  3. Avatar September 14th, 2012 at 1:57 pm Miranda Says:

    I have a question. I want to make this shirt because is awesome!
    but how is in the back? I mena, lady rainicorn go in horizontal form but she have a continue down and I don’t know if in this shirt makes a curve or something discontinued ._. please answer me >.<
    pd: great job!

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