Last-minute Halloween costumes made of Duck Tape

October 26, 2010 (PRESS RELEASE)

You can find photos, printable directions, patterns and materials lists on Michaels' website, according to Alaina Pearling, a crafts specialist. You'll instructions for traditional favorites including create spider webs, dragons, princesses, super heroes and robots. You can make several of them from Duck Tape.

If you want to put your own creativity to the test, you can enter the "Spook-duck®-ular Costume Contest" that runs through October 31. Enter your original Duck Tape® costume creations in the adult or children's categories for a chance to win a $100 Michaels gift card. If you're 14 years old and older, enter at

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You can also find last-minute decorations at Michaels. The Ravenhead Manor™ collection of Halloween decorations, includes skulls, framed photos, candles and frightening floral arrangements for less than $15. Party essentials like themed plates, cups, napkins and a spider web table runner start at $1.29.

Chicago area Michaels stores are holding Free Family Events on Saturday, October 30. They include in-store kids' costume parades, face painting and crafts. Visit for locations and complete schedule of events.

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