Decorating with pumpkin and witch hat wreaths is a unique way to get your household into the mood for the fall and Halloween seasons.
Witch hat wreaths are very versatile, and there are varieties to fit any style of home. Read on to learn more about how to make your very own witch hat wreath.
Common Dollar Store Supplies Needed for Crafting Pumpkin and Witch Hat Wreaths
Before you head out shopping, take a look at the list below to get an idea of the supplies you will need to buy to make witch hat wreaths.
- Witch hat wreath forms
- Ribbon in fall/Halloween colors
- Tinsel in Halloween colors
- Faux flowers (fall varieties like sunflowers)
- Faux pumpkins (small in size)
- Faux eyeballs
Depending on the wreath you choose to make, you may not need all these items, but try to get as many as you possibly can for the best results.
How to Make a Witch Hat Wreath
Ready to make your witch hat wreath? Below are step-by-step instructions you can follow.
- 1 witch hat wreath form
- Purple mesh
- Orange ribbon
- Black ribbon
- Hot glue gun
- Glue sticks
- Pipe cleaners that match the ribbon and mesh colors
Step 1: Prepare Your Frame
Sometimes the wreath frames at dollar tree come with décor already on them. Remove all of this leaving you with the plain frame.
Step 2: Wrap Ribbon
Take your black ribbon and wrap it around the pointy part of the hat. You could also alternate black and orange ribbon here, or use any other Halloween color of ribbon you want. Use hot glue to hold it in place.
Step 3: Cut the Ribbon and Mesh
Cut your ribbon and purple mesh into a variety of pieces. You will use these to make the bow and bottom of the hat.
Step 4: Scrunch
Scrunch your purple mesh and use pipe cleaners to hold it into poof shapes. Additionally, make a bow with your orange and black ribbon and use a pipe cleaner to hold it in shape.
Step 5: Add the Mesh
Using more pipe cleaners, attach the purple mesh poofs to the base of the witch’s hat.
Step 6: Add the Bow
Using hot glue, attach the bow above the mesh on the hat.
Step 7: Make a Hanger
If your wreath form doesn’t have a built-in hanger, use a length of ribbon, hot glued, to make one.
How to Decorate Your Dollar Tree Witch Hat Wreath
Sometimes the basic wreath can be a bit boring. Use the following steps to jazz up your dollar tree witches hat wreath.
- Faux flowers
- Faux pumpkins
- Ribbon in Halloween colors
- Hot glue
- Glue sticks
- Construction paper
- Halloween mesh
Step 1: Find Your Accent Piece
Every witch’s hat needs an accent. Whether this is a funky ribbon around the center or a faux pumpkin or flower, choose one and set it near the ribbon band.
Step 2: Select a Ribbon
If your witch’s hat wreath doesn’t already have one, select a contrasting ribbon to go around the base of the hat. It should go well with your accent piece.
Step 3:Add to the Bottom
Next, add to the base of your hat. You can hang ribbon, bunch mesh, or use construction paper to add witch legs. You can also add all three if you wish.
Step 4: Choose Something for the Top
Don’t leave the top of your hat bare. Select a nice ribbon to make a bow for the tip of your hat. You can also use a tulle poof.
Step 5: Glue Everything in Place
Once you have laid everything out and decide it all goes well together, use the hot glue gun to glue everything in place.
Let it dry completely, then you are free to hang your decorated witch hat wreath.
Dollar Tree Pumpkin and Witch Hat Wreaths
1. Dollar Tree Decorated Wreath
Dollar Tree carries already-made witch hat wreaths but they tend to be a bit boring and usually come all in one color. Jazz your witch hat craft up by adding some fun Halloween ribbon to the base as well as the top of the hat. You can also add witches’ feet if you desire.
2. Scarecrow Witches Hat
To make this scarecrow witch’s hat, you’ll need to start by covering a witch hat wreath form in twine. Then cut and tie colored burlap at the bottom of the wreath.
Add a faux sunflower for a cute accent and this wreath is ready to hang on your door.
3. Twine Scrap Pumpkin Wreath
Sometimes Dollar Tree has metal pumpkin forms. Grab one of them if you want to make this pumpkin wreath from The Shabby Tree.
You’ll also need to get some burlap, either in orange, or additionally grab so spray paint to make it orange, and a fat twig for the stem. All you need to do is cut up the burlap and glue it to the form, then glue it on the stem.
4. Old Jeans Witches Hat Wreath
Looking to upcycle some only jeans? Do so by grabbing a witch hat wreath form and covering it in twine.
Afterward, you will want to put the button of the jeans over the base of the hat and use cut strips from the jeans to decorate the bottom.
You can also add in some colored ribbon and a flower accent to mix it up.
5. Witch Hat Burlap Wreath
If you can’t find a witch hat wreath form, you can cheat the system a bit by using burlap and a round wreath form to make the base for this wreath from How To Make a Burlap Wreath.
Then glue a witch’s hat to the top. You can also add witches’ feet, or a broom as you see fit.
6. Mesh Pumpkin Wreath
Making a pumpkin wreath is just as easy as a witches hat wreath. Start by covering a round wreath form with copious amounts of mesh.
Then decorate the top with autumn faux flowers and ribbon. Affix a hangar if it doesn’t come with one and this cute wreath will make your home very welcoming this fall season.
7. Black and Green Witch Hat Wreath
Keep things simple with this black and green witch hat wreath from DIY Candy which can be made by combining black and green mesh on a witches hat wreath form.
Just don’t forget to add a faux purple spider to your basket at Dollar Tree to complete the look of this wreath.
8. Dollar Store Splatter Screen Wreath
Can’t find wreath forms? A splatter screen can be used to make a wreath base.
Grab two or three to make this cute splatter screen wreath which is especially versatile and can be decorated to be more elegant, or spooky depending on your tastes.
9. Colorful Witch Hat Wreath
Many people forget that purple can actually be considered a Halloween color. So when you want to break up all that black and orange on your porch, make this colorful witch hat wreath from Intelligent Domestications.
While this project requires lots of ribbons in various colors, it is very easy to make, even for beginners.
10. Witches Cauldron Wreath
A witch is a bit lonely without her cauldron. You can make one of these too by simply taking a round wreath base and covering it with black mesh. The shinier the better.
Then embellish with faux eyes, green ribbon, and maybe some plastic spiders on the top, and orange ribbon bunched beneath.
11. Boo Witches Hat Wreath
Witch hat wreaths don’t always need to be black or brown. Make this white version by Unicorn Dreaming, which includes black tinsel at the bottom as well as small paper ghosts.
Use black construction paper to cut out a face for this hat and the look is complete.
12. Elegant Pumpkin Wreath
Proof that pumpkin wreaths can be elegant. Make this one from Dane le Lakehouse without having to spend more than a few dollars at Dollar Tree.
Purchase a round wreath form, fake twigs, and some faux pumpkins. Spray the pumpkins in a metallic shade like gold or silver, then glue them to the twigs.
13. White Pumpkin Wreath
If you happen to see some faux autumn leaves during your shopping, snag them to make this elegant wreath from Stone Gable Blog. The instructions call for a round wreath form and some faux pumpkins.
Start by gluing the leaves to the wreath form first. Then add your pumpkins—which can be spray painted white for the most sheik look.
14. Witch Crash Wreath
Creating this witch crash wreath from Redefined Mom will really make it look as if a witch has collided with your door. Start by grabbing some black and purple tule, and gluing them in a layered look.
Then glue a hat to the top, and socks as legs to the bottom. Add a hangar and place it on your front door.
15. Wire Pumpkin Wreath
Dollar Tree also sells wire pumpkins at some locations. if this happens in your area, buy a couple to make these cute wire pumpkin wreaths from Simple Made Pretty.
You’ll be filling the form with burlap, and accenting it with your choice of ribbon and pinecones. You can also add a plaid felt bow cut from a scarf or other scrap of fabric.
You need at least 3 rolls of mesh to make a witch hat wreath. You can get all of these rolls in the same color, or each one can be a different color.
If you purchase the wreath form from Dollar Tree, it should come with a hanger on the back. If yours does not have one, or you took it off, simply glue a bit of ribbon near the top in a loop shape.
Witch hat wreaths are an excellent decoration for any location in your home. Hang them in the entryway so guests can see them as they walk in, over the mantel, or even on the back door.
Witch hat wreaths: Conclusion
Overall, making a pumpkin or witch hat wreath is a fun way to spend an afternoon while creating DIY Halloween decorations you can use for your home. Whether you make a spooky wreath, or a more friendly one, your wreath is sure to be the talk of the neighborhood. Can’t decide which to make? Make two or three as these wreaths also make great gifts.