DIY Manicured Lawn Halloween Costume 1

DIY Manicured Lawn Halloween Costume 2

I’m soooooooo excited to finally reveal my Halloween costume series in collaboration with Lizzie Darden!!!! Whether you’ve heard of her or not, check out her Insta — this is where I got inspiration from her brilliant puns-turned-reality work, and then I turned them into Halloween costumes!

And today’s punny Halloween costume is “a manicured lawn!” (See Lizzie’s interpretation of it here!)

DIY Manicured Lawn Halloween Costume 3

DIY Manicured Lawn Halloween Costume

Supplies:

  • 2 foam poster boards
  • Xacto knife
  • Sharpie
  • Ruler
  • Artificial grass carpet
  • Hot glue + hot glue gun
  • Fake flowers
  • Ribbon
  • Baseball cap
  • False nails OR a manicure

 

  1. Measure out a square of 18 inches by 18 inches on both foam poster boards.
  2. Use the Xacto knife to cut out both squares.
  3. Using a Sharpie, trace the foam poster squares onto the back of the artificial grass carpet.
  4. Cut out the traced squares on the artificial grass carpet using the Xacto knife.
  5. Apply hot glue to the back of the artificial grass and press it firmly onto the foam poster square. Repeat for the other foam poster square.
  6. Cut off the flowers from their artificial stems, and glue the blooms onto the “lawns.”
  7. Measure out a length of ribbon, then cut it in half — these are the straps.
  8. Flip over a foam poster square. At the top, hot glue one end of a piece of ribbon. Hot glue one end of the other ribbon to the top, about 10 inches away from the first strap.
  9. Repeat step 8 with the loose ends of the ribbons. Glue them to the other piece of foam poster square.
  10. Cut off the flowers from their artificial stems, and glue them to the front of the baseball cap.
  11. Apply fake fingernails to your nails, OR treat yourself to a manicure!
  12. When you’re ready to be “a manicured lawn,” put the lawn costume over your head, pop on the baseball cap, and flaunt your mani!

DIY Manicured Lawn Halloween Costume 4

DIY Manicured Lawn Halloween Costume 5

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