Nicole™ Crafts Halloween Tree Clothespin

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Halloween Tree Clothespin

Add your favorite Halloween photo or artwork to give this tree a personal touch. Stick the finished project along with the Black Cat, Witch and Halloween Mummy Clothespins into Styrofoam covered with Reindeer or Spanish Moss, or perhaps a Light Brown paint, to create a frightfully awesome Halloween centerpiece!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint clothespin Milk Chocolate. When dry, cover with Mod Podge.
  • 2
    Cut smaller pieces of brown chenille stems and wrap ends around longer pieces. Bend at different spots to make branches. Glue to clothespin at various spots to look like a tree.
  • 3
    Place spider web on several branches as shown.
  • 4
    Glue two black pompoms together for spider. Cut eight 3 inch pieces of orange chenille stems. Glue to sides of spider and bend for legs.
  • 5
    Glue on eyes. Glue one end of stretch cord to back of spider. Tie other end around branch of tree.
  • 6
    Embellish foam bat with dimensional paint. Let dry. Glue on eyes. Curl wire around a pencil. Glue one end of wire to back of bat and the other end to tree as shown.
  • 7
    Use pinking scissors to cut orange card stock to fit behind your photo, leaving a 3/8 inch border. Cut decorative paper to fit behind card stock. Glue together and place in clothespin.
  • 8
    Using templates, cut pumpkin from card stock. Embellish with markers and glue behind photo as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Clothespin 9 inch 104147178
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3 mm Multi-Color 30 pc. 100383994
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm Brown 25 pc. 104277480
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1 inch Black 45 pc. 104276853
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1-½ inch Black 18 pc. 104276849
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 5 mm 144 pc. 104234510
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 7 mm 170 pc. 104233386
  • Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker Brown 100386301
  • Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker Orange 100386319
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Orange 104061369
  • Nicole™ Decorative Edge Craft Scissors 6-1/2 inch Pinking 104068916
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® 8 oz. Matte Finish 104107932
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint Value Pack 18 paints 104136879
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Milk Chocolate 104106618
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 12 104118907
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • iLOVEtoCREATE Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Panacea™ Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Copper Wire Black 18 gauge 3 yard 104179257
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stretch Magic Cord 1 mm x 5 mm Clear 104244243
  • Spider Webbing
  • Halloween decorative Paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
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