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The Garbage Man

Contest Photo by: ahausladen
Highlands Ranch, CO
Category: Creative Creatures

Brief Description:

What more could a little garbage man ask for than his own garbage truck for Halloween! The truck is complete with all of the same equipment as a real garbage truck. It even comes with its own hopper and caution signs. For his trick or treat bag he carried a little WM garbage desktop garbage can. It is just too cute not to keep forever!

Materials:

Cardboard box, utility knife, paint, glue, paper, printer and string

Time to Create:

About 10 hours total with preparation and assembly
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