Lighted Halloween Garland

Skill Level: Beginner

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Supplies

  • FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam:
  • Balls: 1.5”
  • Acrylic Paint: Orange and Black
  • Tissue Paper: White and Green
  • Wiggle Eyes
  • Chenille Stems: Green and Black
  • White LED Light Strand

Tools

  • Low-Temp Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Paint Brushes
  • Toothpick

Instructions

Bat

  1. Paint ball black and let dry.
  2. Bend lengths of black chenille stems into wing shapes. Glue wings on each of the black balls.
  3. Glue wiggle eyes in place.

Pumpkin

  1. Paint ball orange and let dry.
  2. Coil a 1” piece of green chenille stem around a toothpick and remove from toothpick. Insert the curly green stem into the top of the orange ball. Glue small pieces of green tissue paper next to the stem for leaves.
  3. Glue wiggle eyes in place.

Ghost

  1. Cut a 9” circle of white tissue paper. Glue the tissue paper around the top of the ball. Glue the tissue paper in place around the neck as well. Glue wiggle eyes in place.

Light Assembly: Insert a light bulb from the light strand into the top of the balls. If you prefer to keep the bat black and not glow, remove the lightbulb and paint the inside of the hole black and let dry. Reinsert the light.

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