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How to make a detective costume
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How To: Make Detective’s Props

What You Need
2 Baseball caps (in beige)
Black ribbon
Canning jar lid
Sponge brush handle
Black spray paint

1. Remove the center of a canning jar.
2. Glue a sponge brush handle to the canning jar lid.
3. On a piece of newspaper in a well-ventilated area, paint the handle black.

How To: Make Hat
1. Take two hats and glue one inside the other with the bills facing the opposite directions.
2. Glue black ribbon on top of the hat. Make a bow.

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