If you saw the bat over the mantle trend of 2020 think of that just next level. The bats are still in all Halloween decor photos this year but a new idea has started to show up. If you want to take your decor to the next level and this hanging witch hats DIY is for you!
Hanging witch hats from the ceiling, hanging witch hats from trees, outdoor hanging witch hats, no matter what you call it the process will be the same.
The Hanging Witch Hats DIY is super easy and relatively cheap to accomplish.
What you will need for hanging witch hats
We ordered the witch hats from Amazon and they came in a 12 pack. The fishing line and clear push pins you might already have around the house and if you order from amazon you will get hundreds of feet of line and over 200 clear push pins.
That is WAY more than you need but with it being so cheap it’s worth it to have it as extras for anything else crafty.
Pull the witch hats out of the bag and let them sit. They will be a little wrinkled from the packaging, you can steam them if you would like.
Cut 12 at 4-5ft each of fishing line and set them aside
Pull out 12 clear pins and set them aside
Take a witch hat and a push pin and make a small hole at the top of the witch hat with the push pins. You do not need to make it any larger than the initial push-through of the pin, since the fishing line is thin.
If you make the hole too big you will need to make the knot on the fishing line larger so that it doesn’t pull through
Feed the fishing line through the hole you just made with the push pins and the top of the witch hat.
Grab the end of the fishing line that is on the outside of the hat and a push pin. Then tie a knot around the neck of the pin. We double knotted the fishing line because it seemed to easily untie when we used one tie.
Tie a loop knot (one that can easily be undone) on the inside of the witch hat. You will want to make it loose to adjust once you pin the hat to the ceiling at alternate lengths.
Time to hang the hats. Grab yourself a ladder and start to stagger the hats down your hallway, in a corner of a room, or outside.
Your hats should hang pretty low at this step because you cut a lot of extra fishing line and tied a knot semi-low.
Stagger the hats so they aren’t in a straight line and adjust lengths to create a non-cohesive look.
If you want to step up the witch hats you can buy tea lights and hang them on the inside of the hats. Since you have extra string this step will be simple.