Easy to Conjure: DIY Witch Broom for Halloween

 

Annual Witch Rides Come One Come All October 31st | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

Happy Wednesday!

The Annual Witch Rides are just 23 days away. . .

Time to dust off your broom, polish your shoes and buy a new hat!

If you’re in need of a new broom for the Witching Hour,

here’s one that’s easy to conjure!

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

I picked a crooked limb for my broom from a pile of downed limbs

and branches and gave it a coat of black craft paint.

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

Next I gathered a partial roll of black mesh left over from ‘Brella, the Floating Witch,

and some back Halloween picks, along with a black cable tie.

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

I gathered the mesh around the limb and zipped it up with the cable tie,

tucking the picks underneath the tie to hold them in place,

and then cutting off the excess.

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

I tied a little more mesh to make a knot to conceal the cable tie.

 Crow stake with witch hat | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

Since every good witch loves holiday sparkle, I attached

some orange and black Halloween tinsel garland leftover

from my Halloween Treat Cones.

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

A sparkly spider pick was added as the final touch, glued under the knot.

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

This DIY broom assembly took less than 30 minutes,

making me happier than a witch in a broom factory!

Smiling Jack for Halloween | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

It’s not Halloween without a smiling Jack. . .

Crow stakes for Halloween | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

And a crow or five. . .

Crow on Pumpkin for Halloween | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

And a pile of pumpkins, the wartier, the better!

 Pumpkins | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

Pumpkins with crow for Halloween | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

Crow, pumpkin, smiling JOL for Halloween | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

Crow stake Halloween | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Halloween Giveaway! | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #tablescapes #recipes #Halloween #witch

The lucky witches and winners of ‘Home is Where the Broom Is’

7th Annual Halloween Giveaway are:

Clara W.  | Sue B. | Patricia S. | Pat S. | Robyn S. | Karen B. | Ann W.

Your goodies are on their way, thanks to all who entered! <|;>)

Annual Witch Rides Come One Come All October 31st | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

Annual Witch Rides October 31st

Come One Come All!

Annual Witch Rides Come One Come All October 31st | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

 *Boo!*

DIY Witch Broom | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #DIY #halloween

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  21 comments for “Easy to Conjure: DIY Witch Broom for Halloween

  1. Pat
    October 7, 2020 at 7:42 am

    This is awesome! You are so creative and I love all the Halloween decor!

  2. Pam Richardson
    October 7, 2020 at 7:50 am

    Mary, this is such a fun and creative project. Using a downed limb and leftovers from other projects made this an inexpensive one. I should dust off my crafty self and get busy. Happy Wednesday!

  3. Cheryl A
    October 7, 2020 at 8:19 am

    Can i just say, “You are amazing”. You constantly surprise me with your creative ideas and your photography. you have an uncanny ability to capture your work beautifully in your photography. I thoroughly enjoy your posts. Thank you.

    • Clara
      October 7, 2020 at 9:01 am

      Thanks so much Mary! I’m excited to receive my package. I love the broom idea. We always have downed limbs and I try to recycle them when possible. Brella has a fancy broom now! Have a wonderful day. Clara ❤️

  4. Mary Odom
    October 7, 2020 at 9:13 am

    Thanks!! What a great project and so quick. On my way to the backyard to find a broom handle. Everything else in the craft room. Happy Halloween.

    • Cyndi Raines
      October 7, 2020 at 11:17 pm

      What a smart witch you are! Your new broom is perfect for the big ride! Love your iron gate with those pointy ends and the crow and pumpkins make a perfect setting. 🍊🍂🍊🍂

  5. melody reed
    October 7, 2020 at 9:46 am

    I love that the craft projects you present are so tasteful (and not tacky), you inspire me so much!

  6. Mary D.
    October 7, 2020 at 9:49 am

    Truly Witchy!! Thanks for all the wonderful Halloween decorating ideas.

  7. Mary Anne McWhirter
    October 7, 2020 at 10:02 am

    Thank you for loving Halloween and sharing your creativity…YOU ARE AMAZING!

  8. Barbara
    October 7, 2020 at 10:16 am

    That’s brilliant! You’re brilliant! Your site is my all-time favorite. Thank you. Give the girls tummy rubs and ear scratches.❤

  9. Dianne Chrestopoulos
    October 7, 2020 at 1:27 pm

    I love your broom, so cool so easy. I found your site over a year ago and was saving all kinds of great ideas of yours for our first annual Halloween Costume Bash, but alas, due to covid all get togethers in our neighborhood have been cancelled. So, hopefully next year but meanwhile I got some things from Grandin Road (which you suggested long ago) and am plotting recipes for next year. Thank you for all of yur fantastic inspiration!

  10. October 7, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    Your broom turned out great Mary! Lovin’ that fun pile of pumpkins too:@)

  11. Sue
    October 7, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    So creative and such fun!! It all looks great on the iron gate and I especially like the crows in their hats.
    I’m so excited to be a winner of “Home is Where the Broom Is”!! Thank you so much, can’t wait to receive my prize!

  12. October 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    You do love this season! Girl I got a slew of charred bloom handles to fly you to the moon, no paint needed! I love fall too, hutch is done and I have been playing with pumpkins like dolls daily, yesterday I was so sore I could barely move, I can garden all day, but twisting, turning, reaching, hauling pumpkins has worn me to a nub, think it is so funny this little hutch can wipe me out, but I can hold my own with acreage! you must have the witchiest house on the water, everyone must love driving by counting how many witches they can spot high and low!

  13. Ellen
    October 7, 2020 at 6:11 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the broom!! Perfect companion to he flying umbrella witch!! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!! I’m jealous but happy for y’all!! Mary, enjoy the ride on your new BROOM!! ♥️🎃🧙🏻‍♀️🧛🏻‍♀️🧟‍♀️🦇

  14. October 7, 2020 at 6:55 pm

    Your home is bewitching, Mary, with your new broom and your crows and warty pumpkins. Congratulations to all the winners!! 🍁 🎃 🍂

  15. Dorinda Selke
    October 7, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Mary~so crafty you are ! I love the broom, and I think I may have everything I need in my craft supplies. All I need to do is find a crooked branch which is easy to do as I live on the top of a mountain in Northwest CT

    Thanks for all your colors and creativity

    Happy Halloween

    Hugs, Dorinda

  16. October 8, 2020 at 8:48 am

    So cute Mary! And I love all the crows with their hats! Fabulous Halloween Fun! Great broom vignette with the pumpkins, falling leaves and crows and wonderful tutorial for making the broom, thank you!
    Jenna

  17. Gina
    October 8, 2020 at 11:56 am

    Mary your creativity is endless! Thank you for the DIY project. I’ll need to get on my broom and head over to the craft stores!

  18. Rita C.
    October 9, 2020 at 9:20 am

    Super cute – pinned! Congrats to all your lucky winners!

  19. October 14, 2020 at 11:39 am

    My project for next year!!! LOVE!!! Congrats to the winners!

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