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How to make a cactus couples costume

Make a Cactus Couples Costume

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Gather your supplies.

Gather your supplies.

Cut pipe cleaners into 1 \u00bd inch pieces, fold in half and hot glue little prickers all over the sweatshirt. Fill in empty spaces with small pipe cleaner pieces.

Cut pipe cleaners into 1 ½ inch pieces, fold in half and hot glue little prickers all over the sweatshirt. Fill in empty spaces with small pipe cleaner pieces.

Cut four sheets of tissue paper into a 8 x 5 inch rectangle then fold in an accordion pattern.

Cut four sheets of tissue paper into a 8 x 5 inch rectangle then fold in an accordion pattern.

Use a pipe cleaner to wrap around the center of the tissue paper fold.

Use a pipe cleaner to wrap around the center of the tissue paper fold.

Pull up each layer of paper to create a flower.

Pull up each layer of paper to create a flower.

Hot glue flowers to the right shoulder of the sweatshirt.

Hot glue flowers to the right shoulder of the sweatshirt.

Cut a cactus shape out of cardboard.

Cut a cactus shape out of cardboard.

Cover with green fabric.

Cover with green fabric.

Use pipe cleaners to add spikes to the cactus.

Use pipe cleaners to add spikes to the cactus.

Use pink tissue paper to add a flower (it's all about the details, right?).

Use pink tissue paper to add a flower (it's all about the details, right?).

Attach onto a headband.

Attach onto a headband.

Voila!

Voila!

You'll be the sharpest looking couple at the party.

  • 2.0 green cotton sweatshirts
  • pipe cleaners
  • pink tissue paper
  • hot glue gun
  • 2 headbands
  • cardboard
  • green cotton fabric