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Homemade Witch Broom


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finished broomMy daughter wanted to be a witch for Halloween this year and wanted a broom for her costume. The broom I made was easy to make and can be easily customized to match any witch costume.

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Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 1 broom

Supplies:

broom supplies
 

Steps:

  1. Paint the dowel with the paint color you selected. It may take a few coats to achieve the desired color.
  2. painting handle
     
  3. Spread out twigs/grass (broom material) and carefully brush with glitter paint if you want.
  4. add glitter to broom material
     
    glitter on broom material
     
  5. Using a hot glue gun, run a thick line of glue at one end of the dowel. Attach a section of your broom material. Repeat, making sure to line up the tops of the material as you go around the dowel. Press firmly so that the glue attaches to as much of the material as possible.
  6. hot glue broom material
     
    hot glue broom material 2
     
    after gluing
     
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  7. Add additional layers of broom material to achieve the fullness that you want.
  8. after gluing 2
     
    add addition broom material
     
  9. Cut a small section of wire and wrap it around top part of the broom material. Be sure to pull it tight, then twist the ends together to secure it.
  10. attach with wire
     
    wrapping with wire
     
  11. Use the remaining wire to wrap around the broom, where the broom material and the dowel are glued together. This will help hold on any material that didn't touch the glue and gives the broom an authentic look. When you reach the end of the wire, carefully tuck the end of it into the broom material.
  12. wrap with wire
     
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  13. At this point you can add glitter paint to the handle and additional glitter paint to the broom material, if desired. Allow to dry completely before use.
  14. glitter on handle
     

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November 1, 20120 found this helpful

That's great.

 

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November 1, 20120 found this helpful

That's great.

 
October 7, 20130 found this helpful

Clear, concise instructions and excellent pictures of the project by steps. Thank you.

 

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