Nicole™ Crafts Lighted Wood Tree Witch

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Lighted Wood Tree Witch

This ingenious Wood Tree-turned Witch will be a favorite décor item for many Halloweens and will be a best seller for your Holiday Craft Fairs!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Note that the front of the tree is the side with the small holes showing on the front. The back of the tree has a larger hole to allow the plastic portion of the light to sit, allowing just the bulb to show through to the front of the tree! Begin by painting the wood tree and base Ebony Black to create the look of the witch hat.
  • 2
    Paint wood disc, finial and button Yellow Green.
  • 3
    Glue finial nose to center of disc (face) and glue button to the end of the finial to be a wart on the witch nose.
  • 4
    Using pouncer and Baby Pink paint, create cheeks. Draw on a black mouth using marker.
  • 5
    Glue face centered on front of tree approximately 3 inches up from base.
  • 6
    Brush satin varnish over hat, face and base. When dry, glue on 25mm wiggle eyes.
  • 7
    Cut several 2 inch pieces of tubing. Glue above eyes for bangs.
  • 8
    Cut several 10 inch pieces of tubing. Glue to each side of face for hair.
  • 9
    Remove backing from glitter foam. Attach to plain foam to create a thicker surface. Using template cut out brim.
  • 10
    Insert top of hat through slot in brim. Push brim down to meet hair and glue in place.
  • 11
    Cut a 15 inch length of ribbon. Cut a V in ends.
  • 12
    Glue ribbon brim where it meets hat. Glue bat to ribbon.
  • 13
    Use dimensional paint to draw a spider web near top of hat. Allow to dry.
  • 14
    Glue spider to top of hat. Glue 10 mm wiggle eyes to spider.
  • 15
    Cut a 2 yard piece of mesh. Thread a 12 inch length of cloth-covered wire through one long edge and gather to create ruffles.
  • 16
    Wrap ruffled mesh under face to create collar. Twist wire to secure. Trim off excess.
  • 17
    Insert lights. Tip: When gluing face, ribbon, bat and spider to hat, make sure you leave 20 light holes open for lights.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Christmas Tree with Holes 29-1/2 inch 104142634
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Adhesive Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black Glitter 104468064
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Black 104570281
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 25 mm 20 pcs.104233383
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 10 mm 104233379
  • Nicole™ Crafts Lights Brown Wire Clear Bulb 20 pc 104593860
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Finial Pawn Small 2-3/4 inch 104751953
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Button 1/4 inch 104139630
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Circle 6-1/2 inch 104150264
  • Darice Expressions™ Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard Purple 104718760
  • Nicole™ Crafts Halloween Bat Pick 8 inch 3 assorted 104753963
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 10 yard Halloween Mix 3 104755501
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Spider Pick Large 4 assorted 104755465
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cloth Wire 30 gauge 10 yard White 104179230
  • ILovetoCreate® Tulip® Dimensional Fabric Paint 4 oz. Puffy Black 104130908
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104106661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Green 104385003
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ebony Black 104106681
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 12 104118907
  • Nicole Crafts™ Medium Foam Pouncer 3 pack 104110703
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Sharpie® Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128524
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