I love a good Halloween craft, and this one is really easy. It is also a simple way to add some flair to any home!
Witch Hats – Target (I got three.)
2-3ft of Ribbon (1 1/2 inch width, colored. I used green.)
Tulle – Michaels Crafts (I used Sparkly Orange.)
Black Glitter Roses – Michaels Crafts (I used purple.)
Hot Glue Gun (with glue sticks)
Pony Beads (2 per hat)
Push Pins (One per hat)
Something to prop the hat up on while decorating. I used a plastic “megaphone” on a roll of paper towels. This helped to fill in the tall part of the hat, and made it easier to create on.
Place hat on your prop.
Take your ribbon and gently wrap it around the mid-point of the hat, crossing it in the back, edges should hang off the brim. The ribbon should be angled, see picture below.
Using your hot glue gun, glue top portion to the hat first, then glue the cross over in the back.
Prop hat up.
Remove two rose heads from the stems.
Using hot glue gone, glue the roses on the side of the hat where the “cone” part meets the start of the flat brim, be sure the bottoms of the roses are facing each other.
Prop up your last hat.
Using 5 feet of your tulle (be warned, if you’re using one with glitter, it is about to get everywhere). Wrap the tulle around the bottom part of the “cone” of the hat, and form/tie a bow.
Fluff out the loops of the bow, and the part around the hat.
Preparing to hang your hats:
(These are the steps you’ll take for each hat.)
Cut about 5 feet of the crystal thread, then slide two pony beads onto thread.
Hold both ends of thread together, so the beads fall to the middle.
Put both ends of the thread through the needle, and push through the top point of the hat.
Hanging your hats:
Decide how low you want to hang your hats, and tie the thread at that length around the push pin.
I tied mine multiple times, to be sure it wouldn’t come undone and fall down.
Decide where you want them to hang, be careful if you need to use a ladder, then simply push the pin into the ceiling!
I hung all of mine in our entry way, and they had such a fun element to this season’s decor!