Garden and insect costumes are so brilliant. Think of everything you love about the outdoors just without the dirt, slime and creepy crawlies. Truly, the Halloween costume ideas featured in this impressive collection will stun you with their beauty.
One extremely popular costume choice in this section are lovely butterfly costumes. Especially noteworthy are the awesome glow-in-the-dark wings people have made here. They have kindly shared their DIY costume secrets so you can try them at home.
Of course, no garden would be complete without a scarecrow. The scarecrow costumes here are more than just clothes stuffed hay. It’s amazing to see the unique and artistic takes on each one. In addition, you will find spiders and spider webs, snails and even praying mantises.
Even more ideas include flowers, trees and garden ornaments. Enjoy this rustic inspired DIY costume section, and connect to your wilder, natural side!
Latest Garden and Insect Costumes
- Easy Do-it-Yourself Lady Bug Costume IdeasMy daughter’s lady bug costume is store-bought, but the baby’s costume is homemade. It’s a felt bodysuit, with studs at … Read more
- Cool Pile of Leaves Costumes and Other Easy Halloween Costume IdeasI was searching for easy Halloween costume ideas and this is what I came up with. This is my daughter … Read more
- Cool Venus Flytrap Creative Halloween Costume IdeasI was dreaming up creative Halloween costume ideas and one day while sitting in a friend’s apartment I noticed a … Read more
- Cool DIY Fly Costumes and Great Ideas for Insect CostumesMy son is crazy about bugs. We gave him ideas for insect costumes and he decided to be a fly. … Read more
- Cool DIY Can of Worms Costumes and Lots of Funny Costume IdeasMy mother-in-law always comes up with funny costume ideas and this time it was a can of worms costume. She … Read more
- Easiest-Ever and Most-Adorable Homemade Baby Sunflower CostumeI always made my kids halloween costumes! Halloween is my FAVORITE Holiday!!!! So my first granddaughter is born and my … Read more
- Original Girl in a Tree Illusion CostumeMy ten year old daughter came up with this idea and built just about all of this costume by herself. … Read more
- Artistic Homemade Madame Butterfly CostumeFirst off my inspiration came the day after Christmas of last year when I came across a picture of Luly … Read more
- Coolest Ever Homemade Topiary Bush Mickey Mouse CostumeI saw the topiary bush Mickey Mouse costume someone had made in child’s size and thought that I could do … Read more
- Cool Homemade Gnome Costume for a CoupleThis Gnome couple costume was really fun! Man’s Gnome costume: Hat was custom made from thick felt and sewn to … Read more
- Cool Legendary Green Man Tree Costume DIYHere’s the story behind our legendary Green Man tree costume DIY. daughter wanted to be something whimsical this Halloween and … Read more
- Beautiful and Creepy Homemade Spider CostumeMy daughter wanted to be something creepy yet beautiful for Halloween, so we decided on a Spider costume! I loved … Read more
Featured Garden and Insect Halloween Costume Ideas
I wanted to create a couple’s costume for my husband Philip and myself that was different and funny – here’s our Chia head and Chia Pet costume. Plus…who doesn’t love 80’s nostalgia. I started off by making the Chia head. Then I spray painted a bald cap green with paint I already had. I bought a bald cap for $5 and two artificial vines from the craft store 2x $8 with my coupon. Read more »
My 4 kids have always loved building and creating things, especially my youngest. Halloween has long been her favorite holiday. We get to build, paint and sew her costume (which then become part of the ever growing dress-up collection). This last year has seen her develop an obsession with snails. She builds homes for them, feeds them, etc. She even competes with her brothers to see how many she can stick on her face! Read more »
We started by trying to think of a family costume idea with things that light up and I came up with lightning bugs. Then we started to figure out what goes with lightning bugs that everyone could be and we came up with a little girl catching lightning bugs in a jar. I was the little girl, my husband was the jar and our kids were the lightning bugs. Read more »