DIY Ladybug Costume How-To

Prep this adorable insect ensemble in the blink of an eyelash: Glue extra large faux strips onto round sunglasses, and stick black felt dots on her favorite red jumper.

girl in ladybug costume

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What You'll Need


  • Washable craft glue
  • Large self-adhesive eyelashes
  • Round sunglasses
  • Black chenille pipe cleaners
  • Black pom-poms (Pictured: Darice acrylic pom-poms, 2", in Black)
  • Black headband, 1"
  • Black felt adhesive circles, 3 inches
  • Red dress
  • Black long-sleeve leotard (Pictured: Leotard Boutique black long-sleeve leotard)
  • Black tights (Pictured: Jeffries microfiber tights, in Black)


  1. Bug eyes: Glue faux eyelashes onto sunglasses; let dry completely.

  2. Feelers: Twist pairs of pipe cleaners together to make each feeler, and stick wires of each feeler into a pom-pom. Wrap opposite ends of feelers around headband; twist to secure.

  3. Peel backing off circles and stick on dress.

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