(20 crafty days of halloween) witch pumpkin craft

Hi everyone! I’m Shannah from Just Us Four
and I am so excited to be part of Vanessa’s 20 Crafty Days of Halloween!
Today, I am sharing my witch pumpkin with you.

Ever since I had my two children,
Halloween has become one of my absolute favorite holidays. I love to
incorporate crafts and activities into our holiday preparations, like
these stenciled trick or treat bags, that I can get my
kids involved in or that I know they will love. This witch pumpkin is
definitely one of those things because, while I did most of the
painting, I let them direct what I painted!

We started with two basic items to get
started: a pumpkin and a hat.
My daughter chose the paint carefully and ended up with black and orange
in both satin and glitter finishes.

We painted the witch hat in the satin paint first…black on the rim and
orange on the peak.

Then, we added glitter to the rim for a fun little touch. Originally,
the glitter started in striped but quickly changed to the rim of the hat
being covered in glitter.

The face was created using some Martha Stewart adhesive stencils and
paint. The adhesive stencils are perfect for round objects like the

While our paint dried, we brainstormed on what to use for the witch’s
hair. My daughter had a little hair clip she used last Halloween so we
just clipped that to the stem of the pumpkin. We placed the finished
hat on top and our witch was done.

Thanks so much for reading along! I hope
you will come by my blog for visit or stop by and see me on Facebook,
Twitter, Pinterest or
Instagram. I am always sharing new crafts and
recipes with some DIY projects thrown in from time to time too.

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I'm Vanessa and it's my mission in life to spread my love of hot glue guns and glitter to others. I suffer from craft ADHD, regularly working on at least 10 projects at the same time and my craft room looks like a tornado hit it. My first craft book, Party in a Jar, was published in 2014. I look forward to crafting with you!


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