My girls both wanted to be witches this year for Halloween. We're on a budget, as always, so I thought it would be cool to buy these cheap witch hats from Walmart, $1.97 a piece, and embellish them a little bit.
First I used a seam ripper to remove that funky green hair. Then I plugged in my glue gun and got to work. I measured the base of the hat using the feather boa that I also bought at Walmart (in the fabric/craft section) and then cut it and glued it to the base of the hat. Then I glued some ribbon around the hat to make it look like it had stripes - which turned out, like, majorly ugly. I wound up ripping all that off.
It probably wasn't the best idea to glue the sort-of heavy bats towards the top of the hat, but I sorta, kinda remedied that by stuffing a plastic bag inside the hat.
I think they turned out pretty cute. My little witches liked them and that's all that really matters, right?