Halloween Spiderweb Decoration
1 (6-inch) corrugated cardboard circle ( Wilton Cake Circles are perfect.)
8 (12-inch) wooden skewers
Black spray paint
5/8-inch orange jumbo rick rack
1 (2 ½-inch) plastic foam ball
Black acrylic paint32 (12-inch) black craft pipe cleaners or chenille stems (available from crafts store)
2 (2-inch) pieces 16-gauge florist wire, bent in halfDirections:
Paint cardboard circle and skewers with black spray paint. Carefully cut plastic foam ball in half, using a foam cutter or serrated kitchen knife. Paint plastic foam ball half with acrylic black paint. Let dry. Download and print “eek” and eye template here. Cut out letters and glue onto cardboard circle. Cut out eyes.
Glue rick rack around outer edge of circle, using straight pins to anchor. Let dry. Insert skewers into edge of cardboard circle, spacing evenly and leaving about 9 inches showing.
Twist pipe cleaners around skewers at intervals, securing with a dot of glue and trimming excess.
Cut four pipe cleaners in half. Poke four holes in each side of foam ball half, using a skewer; insert pipe cleaners. Bend to create spider legs. Glue on eyes. Place “spider” over rick rack seam, and anchor to skewer with florist wire.