October 28, 2016 9:30 am
Updated: October 28, 2016 10:07 am

Global Calgary affordable Halloween costume challenge from crafter Lori Gibbs

WATCH: Crafty comedian Lori Gibbs joins Global Calgary to judge the affordable Halloween costumes created by Scott Fee, Amber Schinkel, Leslie Horton and Jordan Witzel.


Crafty comedian Lori Gibbs challenged Amber Schinkel, Scott Fee, Leslie Horton and Jordan Witzel to create a Halloween costume for just $15.

Gibbs joined Global News Morning Calgary on Monday to present them each with a bucket full of affordable crafting items to use.


Inside the bucket:

  • Halloween fabric
  • Plastic drop sheet
  • Aluminum foil
  • Sparkle makeup
  • Pom poms
  • Glitter duct tape
  • Broom stick
  • Pet tunnel

Amber, Scott, Leslie and Jordan had to use the items to create a costume by Friday – at which time Lori returned to decided who did the best job.

Costume rules:

  • At least five bucket items must be used – this may include the bucket.
  • Additional items from around the house can be used – but no money can be spent.

The finished products

Leslie Horton


Jordan Witzel


Amber Schinkel


Scott Fee


And the winner is…

Lori congratulated Scott, Amber, Leslie and Jordan for their creativity and said she could see each of their personalities coming through.

However, Lori crowned Jordan Witzel the winner – because he managed to use every single item in the bucket.

As his prize, Jordan was given a hand-made Halloween trophy created by Lori.


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