Witch Pumpkin on Broom
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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 Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • 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)
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Paintbrush
  • Craft Glue
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Plate
  • Low Heat Glue Gun and Glue Sticks

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Paint pumpkins with green and plaque with black. Let dry.

Step: 2

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.

Step: 3

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.

Step: 4

Brush on a light coat of green glitter glue, avoiding the eyes and mouth. Let dry.

Step: 5

Cut hole in front and back of bottom pumpkin so that broom handle will fit through. Insert broom into holes as shown.

Step: 6

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.

Step: 7

Glue black fur trim around head for hair. Glue headband on top of hair. Glue hat in place.

Step: 8

Cut hands from green foam and glue to sides of body and to the broom handle as shown.

Step: 9

Cut 10-inch circle from foam board, paint yellow and let dry.

Step: 10

Glue moon to back of witch head. Glue pumpkin base centered on plaque.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

Use a ready made witch hat or create your own look.