When Henkaa asked me if I would participate in their Henkaaween DIY Halloween Costume Challenge, there was no doubt I was going to say yes. I thought long and hard about what I wanted to be, and what colour and style Henkaa dress would be best for me.
All of Henkaa’s dresses are convertible, meaning you can wear them in a variety of ways. They also come in a variety of lengths depending on your style. While this makes them great dresses for wedding bridal parties, it also makes them perfect for a capsule wardrobe, or for traveling light.
Because of my obsession with plants these days, when Henkaa mentioned that they were announcing a new colour, Hunter Green, I was excited to DIY a Cactus Costume for this year’s festivities! This is a super easy and cute costume, and can be done with any green dress/outfit! It would look extra cute with brown tights/leggings, or a green top & brown pants as well!
How to get this look:
- Dark Green Dress, Henkaa Sakura Dress in Hunter Green (available in one size, or plus size!)
- Felt in Green/Black/Yellow
- Double Sided Tape, I used Henkaa’s Double-Sided Body Tape
- Paper Flower (I used this tutorial from Ash & Crafts and made it a bit smaller)
- Text or Card Stock Paper
- Glue Gun
I cut my black and green felt into long rectangle strips, added my double-sided tape, and taped them all to the dress. I cut out the words ‘Can’t Touch This’ in yellow felt, and used the double-sided tape to adhere that to the dress as well. I used Ash & Crafts tutorial to make a paper flower and glued it to a headband. Volia! A super easy way to make a super cute cactus costume!