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Skittles Prom Dress

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(photo from Theperilouspopsicle)

Making your own prom dress can go one of two ways: you can end up with a Pepto-Bismol trapezoid with sleeves and a lace doily collar, ala Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink, or you might end up with a rainbow-inspired prom dress like the one designed by Theperilouspopsicle, a poster on Craftster.org – a killer candy frock made entirely out of Skittles wrappers.

She claims that it took 15 hours and 101 Skittles wrappers to complete her creation. Apparently, she only likes red Skittles, but luckily her friends were around to help her polish off the other colors in the Skittles rainbow. She also received wrappers from strangers after posting an ad on Craigslist. Candy Addict teamwork!

Have any of you ever seen any prom dresses made out of candy wrappers? If you could design your own, what would it look like? I’d love to try making one, but my prom days are long gone, and I don’t think Atomic Fireball wrappers are really appropriate evening wear material.

Thankfully, there are creative Candy Addicts like Theperilouspopsicle out there to design these candy couture wonders for us. In her post, she says that the Skittles prom dress “looks rather epic on”, and I have no doubt that it does. Anything made with this much love (and this much candy!) has got to be beautiful.



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11 Responses to “Skittles Prom Dress”

  1. 1
    molly(the perilous popsicle) says:

    oh wow…a blog…about moi!
    anyways i’m definetly flattered and thought i’d send you a little message to say i have new photos from the prom up…so you too can see the epic-ness of my dress, i just updated the craftster page so theyre over there.

    thanks for the blog (this is rather exciting)

  2. 2
    Sea Hag says:

    That is a million kinds of cool. I might get married in a dress made of Twizzlers wrappers.

  3. 3
    oakling says:

    she should be on Project Runway with skillz like these!

  4. 4
    LadySkittlehattington says:

    I’m offended that I knew nothing of this sooner.

  5. 5
    Sam says:

    I think that it would definately be an interesting alternative to the normal prom dress.

  6. 6
    Maya says:

    I like the Molly Ringwald reference. Cool dress. It’s a little short.

  7. 7
    Shelby says:

    Well One of my close friends Lizz barger. Made a dress out of starburst wrappers.. it was way amazing.. and I made a few different types this years dress will be a bead scupltered dress made with over 4 million different colored Beads..
    Peace out from the designers in PA

  8. 8
    Skittlefreak says:

    awsome dress, and i agree its a bit short (for prom)but i would definatly buy one if u make more….please make more….

    u rock from Skittlefreak

  9. 9
    Ellie says:

    Awesome!

  10. 10
    Cyiporah says:

    AMAZINGG!!! Im jealous!

  11. 11
    Rachel says:

    that dress is AMAZING!!!! i would totally wear it <3

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