Frightfully Fun Milk Jug Witch

Friday, September 30, 2016

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Create a Witch Windsock Using Hiland Milk Jugs

I hope you’ve been saving your Hiland Dairy Milk¬†gallon jugs, because fall crafting is about to get exciting! Check out this adorable witch windsock you can make with a few crafting supplies and a repurposed milk jug. It’s super cute and easy!

What You’ll Need:

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  • Hiland Dairy Milk jug
  • Green spray paint
  • Black plastic tablecloth
  • Black permanent marker
  • Large googly eyes
  • Glue gun
  • Glue sticks
  • Tacky glue
  • Red acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Witch’s hat
  • Clear fishing line
  • Orange ribbon (optional)

Instructions:

  • Rinse jug and remove label with warm soapy water. Allow to dry completely.
  • Spray paint entire jug. Allow to dry completely, at least 24 hours.
  • Cut several strips from the tablecloth.
    • Tip: I made my strips approximately 12 inches long and 1/2 inch wide.

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  • Cut off 1/2 inch of the milk jug handle at the top, near the opening. Then cut a round hole for the mouth.

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  • Turn the milk jug upside down and draw eyes, eyebrows and warts using a black permanent marker.

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  • Glue the googly eyes inside your eye shapes. Allow to try completely.
  • Using a glue gun, adhere the tablecloth strips to the bottom of the milk jug to create hair. Allow to dry completely.
    • Tip: I cut the strips at varying lengths after gluing them on the milk jug to create a hairstyle for my witch.

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  • Paint red lips around the mouth opening. Allow to dry completely.
  • Glue the witch’s hat on top of the “hair.” Allow to dry completely.
  • Tie fishing line to the top of the hat.
  • Hang in a tree and be the envy of the neighborhood!

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Diva’s Tip

Add a few orange ribbon strips to the witch’s hair for a pop of color.

The Dairy Diva

~The Dairy Diva

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