Witch Pumpkin on Broom
No Halloween celebration is complete without a witch on her broom. Add this hauntingly happy décoration to a party table for the perfect Halloween centerpiece.
Designed by Joann Pearson
- Craft Pumpkins: 6½-inch, 9½-inch
- Wooden Plaque: 9-inch x 12-inch
- Creative Paper Clay
- Sulyn Glitter Glue: Green
- Creatology Craft Foam: Lime Green
- Americana® Acrylic Paint: Green, Black, Warm White, Yellow
- Bandana: Black
- Ribbon of choice
- Walnut Hollow® Creative Versa-Tool
- Black Fur Trim
- Halloween Pigtail Headband
- Halloween Broom
- Witch Hat (or create your own)
- Foam Board (for moon)
- Craft Glue
- Paper Towels
- Paper Plate
- Low Heat Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Paint pumpkins with green and plaque with black. Let dry.
Follow directions on paper clay to create nose on smaller pumpkin. Add lips and eyebrows with paper clay if desired. Let dry. Paint face as shown or as desired.
Using Creative Versa-Tool cut small hole in bottom of smaller pumpkin so that the stem of the larger pumpkin will fit inside hole. Glue together, creating body.
Brush on a light coat of green glitter glue, avoiding the eyes and mouth. Let dry.
Cut hole in front and back of bottom pumpkin so that broom handle will fit through. Insert broom into holes as shown.
Wrap black bandana around neckline. Use ribbon to secure around pumpkin with some of the bandana folded over, as shown. Tie ribbon into a bow at center front.
Glue black fur trim around head for hair. Glue headband on top of hair. Glue hat in place.
Cut hands from green foam and glue to sides of body and to the broom handle as shown.
Cut 10-inch circle from foam board, paint yellow and let dry.
Glue moon to back of witch head. Glue pumpkin base centered on plaque.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturers instructions for all products used.
Use a ready made witch hat or create your own look.