Decorative Halloween Witch Hats

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I am so excited about this post today! I am the newest member of the FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Team! Yay! Each month we get a new theme and we are challenged to come up with a unique crafty idea using Make It: Fun® Foam! This months challenge was to recreate one of new craft projects in their Halloween Booklet of with our own style and flair!


I chose the Witch Hat Topiaries to recreate. You can find the original project in the Halloween Idea e-Booklet along with lots of other creative projects and fun templates.

I chose to use trendy Ikat and tribal fabric, added some tulle, then played around with pops of orange and purple! This project is easy enough for a beginner. Here’s how I made my version~

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Decorative Halloween Witch Hats


  • Floracraft® Make It: Fun® Foam, (2) 3inch discs, (2) 6-inch disc and (2) 17-inch cones
  • 1 sheet of black poster board
  • 2  7/16 x 36-inch dowels, cut down to around 19 inches each
  • Black & white contrasting fabric, 1/2 yard of each
  • Black fuzzy fabric, 1/2 yard
  • Coordinating ribbon for base
  • 2 flowers
  • Roll of black tulle
  • Hot glue & gun, use on low temp for foam
  • Black acrylic paint and brush
  • Black aluminum  floral wire 4.6m
  • Scissors

Fun Foam for Witch Hats


Paint Fun foam to make a base

Paint your round foam discs with black acrylic paint. The foam will soak up the foam, so apply the paint liberally. For best results, let the paint thoroughly dry overnight.

Cut the tip of the cone to make witch hat

Slice 4 inches off the top of both foam cones.

Insert floral wire into foam to make witch hat

Cut two 12 inch pieces of floral wire and insert them into the top of the cones.

trim foam to make it concave

With a sharp knife shave out the center of the bottom of the cone so it is concave. This will allow the brim lay more naturally.

Glue fabric to cone

Lay the cone on the fabric, roll and trim the fabric to fit around the cone. Trim excess fabric, but leave the top end of the cone fabric longer than the wire. Glue the fabric to the cone. Tuck and fold the fabric over the wire and glue together.

Glue spooky fabric to poster board

Cut out two large circles on the poster board. Then cut out two larger circles out of the black fuzzy fabric. Make sure the fabric circles are larger than the poster board. Hot glue the fabric to the poster board by folding the edges over the board and pressing down.

Make a base out of foam

Glue the smaller disc to the center of the larger disc. Poke a hole through both discs, insert and glue the dowel into the base. Cut a hole in the center of the hat brim. Place the brim on the dowel and slide it down to the center of the dowel. Make a hole in the center of the cone and place on a dowel. Push down hard, inserting the dowel around 3-4 inches inside the cone. Slide the brim back up and glue it to the bottom of the cone.

Embellish the Hats:

Cut decorative ribbon and glue it around both foam layers on the bottom bases. Gather tulle and glue in small sections around the hat brim.

Add glitter to silk flowers

Dab glue inside the center of the flower and add glitter. Let it dry. Glue the flower on the hat. Repeat with the other hat and that’s it! These hats came out super cute!  What a unique decoration, so different than the ordinary Halloween decor you find in stores this time of year.

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30 thoughts on “Decorative Halloween Witch Hats

  1. These hats are so adorable. I featured them today on More the Merrier Monday link party. Can’t wait to so what you link up this week.

  2. These are very pretty and your tutorial is awesome. My hubby paid big bucks for one at Pier One to give our daughter. He should have just followed your tute and made one!

    1. I’ve seen the ones in Pier One they are great! She’s a lucky girl to have a fun hat from them!

  3. How fun! I love the fabric you chose for the hats. Whimsical and fun are my favorite ways to decorate for Halloween. Your tutorial is great. Pinning to my Halloween Board.

  4. I love them!! I’m always making hats for the witches I sell. I need a change of pace and would like to learn how to do the hats only (for a change of pace). Yours are adorable will bring smiles. Thanks!

  5. I love this project and want to let you know that you were featured on our bowdabra feature friday favorite five projects.

  6. LOVE these adorable witch hats! Pinning these for future Pinspiration!

  7. Congrats for being featured on the #HomeMattersParty.

    I am decorating for Halloween on the cheap this year, and I think I have everything on hand to make these.

  8. Hi just stopping by to say that this yummy post was picked as one of the features for the #HomeMattersParty this week. Stop by and check it out here Also make sure to grab I was featured button for your sidebar. Congrats on being chosen.

  9. These are adorable! My daughter loves these type of decorative hats. I just might have to try this out and surprise her! Thanks for the idea!

  10. This is such a clever idea to make your own custom hat. I wish I could come over and see all your Halloween decorations. I bet it’s awesome.

  11. Those are absolutely adorable!! They could even go with Alice in Wonderland style. Pinned them!! Thank you for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty

    1. I’m so glad you liked them! They are very whimsy I agree they would go with an Alice theme.

  12. Kim these are so cute! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. Watch for your feature on Monday xo

  13. Hello cute lady! I’m just stopping by to let you know that we are featuring your witch hats at our party that starts on Monday at 7 pm. Happy Dance Time! Pinned and tweeted! Lou Lou Girls

    1. Yay! Thank you!! I’ll be by to see it!

  14. I love this idea! The hats are so cute and festive!

  15. So cute! I am going to have to make some of these for Halloween. Thank you for sharing such a great project.

  16. These are so cute, Kim! I’ve always wondered how to make a crumpled, pointy tip and now I know. Great idea for Santa’s hat, too. Thank you!

    1. Thanks so much Sharon!It is a great idea for a Santa hat! 🙂

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