I wanted to do something that was recognizable, but different. I was thinking I would be a bunny of some-sort, yet that seemed too ordinary. The Energizer Bunny, now that was going to be something different.
I bought the standard ear and puffy tail. For my body part I bought a pink too-too with attached pink leotard, then found pink tights and pink fluffy slippers. I was going to go for sexy, but opted for fun, for which I am glad. The high-light was my battery and drum. I carefully researched Amazon and had to find a child’s drum that resembled the outer design of the drum. I then printed out the an Energizer logo, and with the ribbon from a Victoria’s Secret Bag I was able to suspend the drum around my neck. I made the battery from an empty soda bottle which I spray painted silver and attached the Energizer logo. I then attached it to a childrens backpack which I also spray painted silver. I found the perfect sunglasses for $2 at Walmart.
And Voila…I brought the Energizer Bunny to life.
The reactions were great. People loved the drum and the battery. I have a bit of an energetic personality, so they thought the costume was perfect for me. It was fun, and it was a great way to create something for which I could be really proud. It was the perfect costume to help me keep going, and going, and…