Podcasts & RSS Feeds
Most Active Stories
- No, Chinese investors aren't 'buying up Detroit' – but they do have an eye on the Motor City
- The average Michigan family needs $52,330 a year to 'make ends meet'
- If Arizona's bill to discriminate surprises you, you won't believe what's legal in Michigan
- What all the snow and ice will mean for Great Lakes water levels
- Here are our 10 favorite photos of what your winter looks like
Tue May 8, 2012
Michigan teen from Ishpeming makes prom dress out of Starburst wrappers
I remember making little chains out of Starburst wrappers when I was a kid, but building an entire garment with them?
That's what Diane McNease of Ishpeming High School has done.
WLUC-TV produced a short piece on McNease and her dress. Here it is (I like the host's reaction to the lead of the story):
McNease definitely has some artistic flair. She said she strung wrappers in the dress below the corset to "give the illusion that the dress is, kind of like, falling apart."
She said friends donated around 18,000 wrappers for the corset, matching hair bands, and purse. It took her around 5 months to make.
More evidence that young kids today are far from slackers. We stopped after stringing 10 Starburst wrappers together.