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Bumpit for FLO

Every year, my company has a halloween costume day, lunch as a group and then happy hour following work and the winner with the best costume gets $50.00.

So, with a few days left, I literally had NOTHING.  No ideas NOTHING.  I posted on twitter that I needed help and within minutes, Shannon suggested I should be FLO from the Progressive.Commercials and I was set.

I ran out to GFS and got a white apron. printed out PRO.GRESSIVE on word and traced it onto the apron and colored it into the apron.  I bought a bump it.  I had a friend help me make a button with the "I heart Insurance" google image that I found.  I wore my $4.88 white pants that I bought at Ann Taylor.Loft and a white polo from the thrift store.  Ta da... it was done and only about $23 dollars later.

Before I show you how it came out, I have to show how to use these little bastards.  It's not as easy as the commercial leads you to believe...

Here's the video that made it work for me...  basically they want you to tease the CRAP out of your poor hair...

And now, with the outfit/costume:

And the full length view:

It was a hit!

The best part was that I won!!!  So Shannon, I owe you!!!


Iris Took said…
FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!! Did you run around going POWER TO THE PEOPLE all night?

Great costume! You deserved a win!
Love your costume! So creative!!! Great job on winning!!! You made $27 profit-woohoo!!!
SassyTimes said…
I love it! How creative! Congrats on winning.
Mickey D. said…
Awesome! You definitely had her 'look' down.

Congrats on the win!
Simi said…
Thats so cute!! Really good idea, and perfectly executed!!!
Love it. You look awesome!

I'm bummed that the bumpit was so hard to use. UGH. That's a huge bummer.
Julie said…
That costume is fabulous! I love Flo...what a creative idea!
Hillary said…
LOVE it! You are so creative :) Can you and your friend come up with my costume next year? haha
Brooke said…
What a great costume!
Whitney said…
I had no idea what her name was, but of course I knew the commercials! What a perfect match for you! I wonder if Shannon could make a living as a costume consultant ...
Alyson said…
Great costume!
I have a bumpit. They are not easy to put in but they do work!! They come in several different sizes that work with different hair types.
tbonegrl said…
OMG! Great idea!!!
Anonymous said…
Jill, that is great! What a creative costume. I am so glad that you won. congrats. Nikki

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