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Watermelon Costume

Your kid is "one in a melon." (See what we did there?) So try this no-sew costume — party hat included — that says it loud and proud.

watermelon costume

Photography: Shanna Sullivan

Source: Martha Stewart


This costume idea comes from our friends at Kids clothes or a color-coordinated pair of pajamas all work as the base for this outfit — simply use stick-on seeds and a party hat to top off the look. When shopping for crafting supplies, check out your local dime store: they will have most items on the list of materials.


  • Tunic (Pictured: Primary The Long Sleeve Tunic Tee, in Raspberry, $16,

  • Green leggings (Pictured: Primary The Legging, in Grass, $14,

  • Black electrical tape

  • White electrical tape

  • Pink party hat

  • Scissors


  1. To make watermelon seeds, cut teardrop shapes out of black electrical tape.

    watermelon costume
  2. Affix to the party hat.

    watermelon costume
  3. To make a watermelon rind, cut a strip from white electrical tape and affix to the hem of tunic. Affix more seeds to the tunic.

    watermelon costume

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