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Last-Minute Couple's Cactus Costume

Looking for a last-minute couple's costume idea? Or just looking for something that's super easy to throw together and still looks fab? You've come to the right place! This last-minute couple's cactus costume is super easy to make in an afternoon with a few basic supplies and Aleene's Fabric Fusion. No sewing needed for a cactus costume you might just get stuck on wearing year after year.

What you need:

Aleene's Fabric Fusion

- Green sweatshirt (or you can do 2 green sweatshirts instead of a dress for the second costume)

- Green dress

- Green beanie

- Headband

- White chenille stems

- Assorted silk flowers

- Scissors

Aleene's Last-Minute Couple's Cactus Costume

Make sure your sweatshirt and dress (or both sweatshirts if you're creating two instead of a dress) are clean (wash and dry without fabric softener). 

Aleene's Last-Minute Couple's Cactus Costume

Cut chenille stems into small pieces and bend into a V shape to create cactus needles. Glue in place randomly over front of sweatshirt and dress. Let dry completely.

Aleene's Last-Minute Couple's Cactus Costume

Repeat gluing cactus needles randomly on beanie.

Aleene's Last-Minute Couple's Cactus Costume

Glue faux flowers onto dress where desired.

Aleene's Last-Minute Couple's Cactus Costume

Glue faux flowers to top of beanie. Glue flowers onto headband as well. Tip: hold in place with sewing needles or a clothespin while drying. 

Aleene's Last-Minute Couple's Cactus Costume

Everyone at your Halloween party will defintely be talking about what a cute pair you are in this couple's cactus costume! Easy, affordable and adorable ... you'll be glad you waited until last minute to get started!