As each guest arrives, give them an enchanting witch hat
filled to the brim with yummy treats!
What you Need
Free Printable Template
First Edition Textured Card Stock
Dovecraft A4 Gold Mirror card
Download your Free Halloween Printable Template
How to Make
Begin by printing your free template out and
cutting out the witch hat elements. Attach them to your chosen First Edition
Textured card sheet with Washi tape. Cut each piece out.
TIP: Ensure that you cut the band that will be used to wrap around
the witch hat, in an alternative colour.
Use a craft knife to cut the aperture from the
Cut out the witch buckle template onto a piece
of Dovecraft gold mirror card. Use a craft knife to cut out the small aperture.
Adhere a line of Dovecraft Perma Fix tape to one
side of the cone shape.
Wrap your cone to make the main section of your
Use Dovecraft glue to attach your witch hat to
the circular base. Leave to dry.
Add Dovecraft Perma Fix tape to the edge of the
band that will go around the witch hat. Wrap it around the bottom of your hat
design, ensuring that it’s secure.
To finish, glue your gold buckle to the front of
your witch hat!
Now your witch hat is ready to be filled with
trick or treats. You could create a variety of witches’ hats in different
To create the vampire lips prop, cut out the lips design from your free
template on to a sheet of Dovecraft black glitter card. Use the lips template on
an alternative Dovecraft glitter card colour but this time, cut out the
aperture. Cut out the fang template onto Dovecraft white glitter card, cut out
and adhere to the back of the coloured lips. With Dovecraft Perma Fix tape,
adhere your coloured lips to the black lip shape. Adhere a long cocktail stick
to the back so your guests can turn into blood sucking creatures of the night!
Give your candles an eerie edge with the Dovecraft red Enamel Effects
glue! Squeeze a large amount of red Enamel Effects glue 5cm from the top
and drag it vertically to the top of the candle. Repeat this around the candle,
ensuring to vary the design to create the dripping effect. Make sure the top
edge of the candle is completely covered*.
*Do NOT burn the candles decorated with Enamel Effects glue, this is just for decoration.
Transform your old wine bottles into creepy centre pieces using the
Simply Creative papers. Clean your bottles, cut small squares of decoupage
paper and layer it on to your bottle with First Edition Deco Mache adhesive and
gloss and a First Edition bristle brush. Drag lines of Dovecraft red Enamel
glue and glitter glue from the top of the bottle down a 1/3 of the way to add
Hobbycraft sell a selection of Mache Halloween shapes that
can be covered with spooky Simply Creative papers. Maxine has added a decoupage
bat to the centre of one wine bottle to add interest!
We have also added googly eyes to the decoupage
spider for fun!
To create your frilled bunting, fold a piece of Simply
Creative decoupage paper in half and cut a fringe along the non-folded edge. Open
it up and roll your paper ensuring the fringe is both at the top and the
bottom. Fold your roll in half, twist the top ensuring to leave a space to loop
twine through and secure it with a piece of Dovecraft Washi Tape. Create as
many as you like a thread a length of twine through the loop at the top of each
piece to create the bunting.
To create broomstick lolly pops, use a ¼ of a Simply
Creative Decoupage sheet, create a fringed effect along one edge and stick it
with Dovecraft Perma Fix tape around your lolly pop. Add a strip of Dovecraft
Washi Tape to the top to secure.
Your free template also includes a bat design that could be cut out on different coloured card to stick around your home!
This collection of creepy projects won’t take you long to
whip together and will definitely give your house the spooky edge you’re
looking for. We can’t wait to see your Halloween party decorations so remember
to upload them to the project gallery and when uploading to social media, to
Trimcraft design these templates to aid your crafting
projects, so we are always happy to see them being used and enjoyed. However,
we just ask you credit Trimcraft for the template design when you publish your
crafty makes online and on social media.