Witch's Broom Halloween Place Card Holders

These mini brooms are easy to make and add an eerie touch to any Halloween get-together. Use them in your spooky dinner spread or give to guests as party favors.

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.

Cut Raffia

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

Affix Raffia to Twig

Apply a bead of hot glue around bottom of stick and insert stick into center of raffia bunch, ensuring raffia is evenly distributed around twig.

Affix Raffia to Twig

Hold until glue has set.

Affix Raffia to Twig

Wrap a long piece of raffia around top of bunch, tying in a knot to fully secure.

Trim Broom

Cut excess raffia used to secure bunch to twig.

Trim Broom

Trim bottom of broom.

Make Paper Name Card

Measure and cut a 3" x 3/4" pennant-shaped piece out of a brown paper bag.

Make Paper Name Card

Cut a small triangle out of right end.

Make Paper Name Card

Write guest's name on card using a fine-tipped permanent marker.

Affix Place Card

Apply bead of hot glue to top of twig.

Affix Place Card

Wrap left end of place card around twig, holding it in place until glue sets.

Affix Place Card

Tip: If desired, form paper banner into "S" shape by squeezing it gently with fingers.

Affix Place Card

This will give the flag the appearance of movement.