Nicole™ Crafts Owl Topped Mache Witch Hat

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by Denise Bianco, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Owl Topped Mache Witch Hat

Witches are one of Halloween's most popular costumes - and with this decoration, witches will also become popular to decorate with.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint paper mache hat Ebony Black. Let dry.
  • 2
    Glue mesh ribbon around base of cone and trim excess.
  • 3
    Glue mesh ribbon around top of cone, crisscross ribbon in front and glue down to brim. Trim excess.
  • 4
    Cut a single row strip from mesh ribbon roll and glue around brim of hat. Trim excess.
  • 5
    Insert owl pick into top of hat, leaving one inch of pick wire showing. Glue in place from inside hat.
  • 6
    Glue a single row of mesh ribbon on top of exposed wire as shown.
  • 7
    Cut large and small spiders from wires. Glue large spider to front of hat between mesh strips and small spider on top of brim.
  • 8
    Cut an 18 inch piece of both purple and lime tulle. Place both pieces together and make a small bow. Glue bow to top of hat.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Paper Mache Witch Hat 8 inch 104761284
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pick Owl w/Glitter 2 inch 3 assorted 104755383
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pick Spider w/Glitter Medium 4 assorted 104755463
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pick Spider w/Glitter Small 4 assorted 104755461
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Tulle 6 inch x 10 yard Lime 104733892
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Tulle 6 inch x 10 yard Purple 104733910
  • Darice° Bling on a Roll Mesh Ribbon 3 mm x 3 yard Black/Silver 104743943
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 6 104618376
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Wire Cutters