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Rick Rack Witch Hat


Last year I saw these rick rack trees from A Pumpkin and a Princess and I fell in love, I also never got around to making them. But! I decided to use the same technique with a Halloween spin. Here is some proof that I can make a Halloween decoration without spiders! (Ok technically there is a tiny spider on the witch sign but I didn’t do that!)

I used an old frame I picked up at a garage sale, mod podge, a piece of textured purple card stock for the background, some paper accents from a Halloween stack, black and green jumbo rick rack and my hot glue gun.

I started by using the mod podge to glue the card stock to the glass, I’ve got a huge stack of picture frames from garage sales so I wasn’t worried about not being able to re use this one.

I used a really scientific method to cut the rick rack based on the humps. Enjoy my diagram:


The key to getting the shape right is paying attention to the ends, make sure they go the same way.

The little good witch/bad witch sign was cut off a piece of scrapbook paper and glued on.

Simple, easy and adorable!  I love my little Rick Rack Witch Hat (it’s easier to make than it is to say I promise!)

Check out my Halloween page for more spooky and sweet projects


  1. What a cute idea!! I have a ton of ric-rac, I think I’ll have to try to make one.:)

  2. Took a long time to load, and once I realized I needed to click to continue to next page, the comment box did open. Creative Blogger friend.

  3. oh, yeah, the rick rack witches hat is really adorable!

  4. Super cute! Thank you for sharing at my Our Favorite Things Link Party.

  5. The witch hat is cute and clever.

  6. This is so cute and what a great tutorial:)

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  7. What a great idea! Why do I never come up with these things,lol. I think this would look cute on a little tee as well. Thank you for the great idea!

  8. Super simple and super cute – stopping by from the Tater Tots & Jello weekend wrap up 🙂

  9. So fun! Love rick rack ! Thanks so much for sharing! I’d love for you to visit my blog.
    Happy weekend!

    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  10. Really cute art for Halloween.


  11. So cute, and totally going on the list of must makes for this week!

  12. This is such a cute idea.
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  13. This is super cute! I found you through the Pinterest Promoting Bloggers FB page. This has been pinned! 🙂
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  14. Very creative and cute!

  15. What a great idea! I am all for cute Halloween decor. I am a big baby when it comes to scary stuff!
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  16. This is so cute, and simple, too! Thanks!