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Lizzy Mathis - DIY Jack-O’-Lantern Baskets

An adorable DIY, Jack O’Lantern Baskets perfect for the whole family to make together for Halloween.
DIY Jack-O’-Lantern Baskets
Level:
Beginner
How-To:
Home Decor
Seasonal Event:
Halloween

DIY JACK-O’-LANTERN BASKETS MATERIALS:

  • Shallow wicker baskets
  • Orange spray paint
  • Black felt
  • Stiff felt in green or brown
  • Chalk
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Ribbon

OPTIONAL:

  • Craft paint in Fall colors
  • Paint brushes
  • Cardboard

DIY JACK-O’-LANTERN BASKETS INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Paint the basket orange, allow to dry. PRO TIP: Dry brush of other fall colors of craft paint on once the spray paint has dried to add texture.
  2. Draw out jack-o’-lantern face pieces onto the black felt with chalk, two eyes a nose and a mouth.
  3. Draw a stem shape onto the stiff brown or green felt. PRO TIP: If you want to use soft felt for the stem, draw two identical stems. Cut a piece of cardboard slightly smaller than and to the shape of the stem then sandwich it between the stem cut outs, secure with hot glue.
  4. Cut out the face pieces and stems with scissors.
  5. Use hot glue to attach the face pieces as desired.
  6. Glue the stem to the top edge of the basket.
  7. Glue leaves around the base of the stem.
  8. Cover the bottom of the stem with a bow. Tie a bow with ribbon and attach with glue to over the bottom edge of the stem. Enjoy!

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