DIY Your Cosplay Costume this Halloween with EVA Foam

We all know foam mats make for a great flooring choice, but did you also know it makes for great armor?

Well not exactly, and before you go charging into battle with our EVA Foam Mats you should know that this foam armor isn’t for fighting, but it sure looks like it. Instead, it’s used for lookalike armor made to strut down the floor of your nearest entertainment convention or Halloween party this year.

Channel Your Inner Crafter

Dedicated Cosplay community members also take on the role of thrifty crafters, using every day household objects, craft store finds, and tools found in their garages. For most, Cosplay is an artform where dedicated fans spend months creating and perfecting a wearable masterpiece.

More often than not this means creating the costume from scratch with raw materials, and when it comes to simulating hard surfaces, it doesn’t get much better than We Sell Mats EVA Foam Tiles.

Why EVA Foam?

We Sell Mats EVA Foam is perfect for Cosplayers because it’s cost-effective and one of the most workable materials. Not only is it easy to cut, but it can also be molded to any shape with the use of heat. Similar to wood, EVA foam is porous enough on a microscopic level allowing it to be glued effectively.

Likewise, EVA foam can be sanded and painted to create countless colors and textures. Our EVA Foam Tiles come in a variety of thicknesses including 3/8”; ½”; ¾” and 16 different colors.

Need Inspiration?

Despite EVA foam’s forgiving workability, it can still take years to master the necessary techniques. Luckily for beginners, there is a vast community of Cosplay how-to video creators that can get you up to speed, like our friends Allison and Marlie at @divinecreationcosplay.

From Khaleesi, Night King, Black Widow, Gamora, Thor, or your favorite Star Wars character the possibilities this Halloween for Cosplay Inspiration are limitless, just like your imagination.


P.S. If you use We Sell Mats EVA Foam Tiles for your Cosplay costume this Halloween (or whenever!) be sure to tag us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, so we can see your creation!

Foam Floors? Really??

Okay, this isn’t shaving foam we’re talking about here. We’re talking flexible, supportive EVA foam. It’s a soft, durable copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate that has lots of different applications: flooring, sporting equipment, crafts, costumes, set design, and even your favorite summer-time flip-flops.  Continue reading “Foam Floors? Really??”

EVA Foam Cosplay

EVA Foam Cosplay

Cosplayers know, if you’re going to make a costume, you want to make it right, and among the various materials that have been used for making good pieces, EVA foam stands out for a few reasons. It’s often used in making sportswear, and for a lot of the same reasons, it’s also suitable for numerous applications in the cosplay world. So, let’s explore some of the things it can do for you and your outfit.

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Martial Arts Floor Tiles

Martial Arts Floor Tiles

Martial arts floor tiles make outfitting your gym a snap—literally. Interlocking EVA foam floor mats are easy to install and can be customized to whatever shape you need. When considering flooring options for your martial arts studio, EVA foam martial arts floor tiles should be at the top of your list. Easy installation, painless upkeep, superior grip, and excellent padding make We Sell Mats’s EVA foam flooring mats the best choice for martial arts tiling.

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3 Tests to Find the Best Foam Mats for Kids

When you’re looking for the best foam mats for your kids, there are certain questions you’ll have in mind as you shop. Will this mat protect my kids from bumps and bruises? My kids spill everything… are these mats easy to clean? Continue reading “3 Tests to Find the Best Foam Mats for Kids”