Witch's Broom Halloween Place Card Holders

These diminutive brooms add an enchanting touch of whimsy to any Halloween get-together, plus they make great party favors for guests.
Witch's Broom Place Card Holder

Witch's Broom Place Card Holder

These diminutive brooms add an enchanting touch of whimsy to any Halloween get-together, plus they make great party favors for guests.

Materials Needed:

  • twigs, approximately 6" long
  • 1 package natural raffia
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • scissors
  • brown paper bag
  • brown fine-point permanent marker

Gather Twigs

Take a stroll outside to gather clean, dry twigs. Cut or snap them to a six-inch length.

Witch's Broom Place Card Holders Step 1

Witch's Broom Place Card Holders Step 1

Take a stroll outside to gather clean, dry twigs and get a bundle of natural raffia. Cut or snap them to a six-inch length.

Cut Raffia

Cut a handful of raffia into a two-inch bunch.

Witch's Broom Place Card Holders Step 2

Witch's Broom Place Card Holders Step 2

Cut a handful of raffia into a two-inch bunch.

Affix Raffia to Twig

Apply a bead of hot glue around bottom of stick (Image 1) and insert stick into center of raffia bunch, ensuring raffia is evenly distributed around twig. Hold until glue has set (Image 2). Wrap a long piece of raffia around top of bunch, tying in a knot to fully secure (Image 3).

Trim Broom

Cut excess raffia used to secure bunch to twig (Image 1). Trim bottom of broom (Image 2).

Make Paper Name Card

Measure and cut a 3" x 3/4" pennant-shaped piece out of a brown paper bag (Image 1) and cut a small triangle out of right end (Image 2). Write guest's name on card using a fine-tipped permanent marker (Image 3).

Affix Place Card

Apply bead of hot glue to top of twig (Image 1). Wrap left end of place card around twig, holding it in place until glue sets (Image 2). Tip: If desired, form paper banner into "S" shape by squeezing it gently with fingers (Image 3). This will give the flag the appearance of movement (Image 4).

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