DIY Halloween Decorations : Cute Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

Trunk or Treat is upon us!  This fun night is one of my kid’s favorites.  Probably because it involves about 1000 kids in costume running from car to car over and over collecting more candy than they can carry.  Each year there’s a little contest for who decorates their trunk the cutest or spookiest.  I love to create something fun and cute that makes the kids excited to stop by our car.  This year I’m whipping up a few easy DIY Halloween decorations like this fun mummy candy bowl and I’ll show you how in just a few easy steps.

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DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

Here’s what you’ll need:

A Large Clear Plastic Bowl (I found mine at Walmart for just a few dollars)

1 Large Bag of Hershey’s Candy– the large candy bags like the Goodies Galore or Trunk or Treat Variety Bag, are perfect for an occasion like Trunk or Treat where you know there will be a ton of kids.  The bags are HUGE!

1 yard of white or cream fabric

A glue gun

2 large buttons (orange or black)

2 google eyes

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

Have you ever torn fabric before? Did you know that it will tear in a straight line? It is super easy and will give you a great frayed edge for the mummy look we want to achieve. First, fold your yard of fabric in half. We are going to tear 1.5″ strips, so starting at the edge of the fabric, make about a half inch cut 1.5″ in from the edge of the fabric.

Next, tear the fabric from the cut you have made… it will look like this:

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

Continue tearing strips of fabric in this same manner until your yard of fabric is a pile of long fabric strips. Then, cut each long strip into shorter (about 4-5 inch) strips. None of these measurements have to be exact…I am just telling you how I made mine, but the great thing about this project is that you can’t make a mistake! 🙂

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

After you have cut the smaller strips, begin gluing your fabric strips onto your bowl using your hot glue gun, layering ends over each other until you cover the whole bowl.

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

I tied knots in a few of my strips before I glued them on, just to add a little more dimension.  Now for the fun part.  If you want to give your bowl a little more life, you can add eyes to it.  I glued my google eyes onto buttons for a few reasons…to make the eyes bigger so they stand out more, to make it appear a little more 3-d, and to add a bit of color.  Once you glue the eyes onto buttons, you can then glue them onto your bowl, tucking them just under a bit of the fabric to make them look like they are peering out. 🙂

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

Finally, the most important step is to fill that giant bowl with the Hershey’s chocolate goodness! These Trunk or Treat Variety bags are so big you will have candy spilling over and might even be able to sneak a Reese’s Peanut Butter cup for yourself…not that I did that or anything. 😉

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

I picked my giant bags of candy up at Walmart in their Halloween aisle…

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DIY Halloween Decorations Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

DIY Halloween Decorations Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl Craft

Trick or Treaters are sure to love reaching into this cute bowl to pick out their favorite Hershey’s treat. Be sure to check out more Hershey’s Halloween Candy at Walmart. What is your favorite to sneak out of your kiddos trick or treat bags? I’m definitey a Reeses girl!

Looking for more fun DIY Crafts?  You can find lots of fun Halloween ideas in our Halloween DIY Gallery.  Check out all  of our DIYs for every occasion in our DIY Gallery.

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Happy Crafting!

Tammy

Tammy

Tammy

Owner at Pink Peppermint Design
Tammy Mitchell is the founder and creative director of lifestyle blog pinkpeppermintdesign.com. Along with being a homeschooling mom of two kiddos, she is also an in-demand prop and event stylist, photographer, interior and graphic designer. Here on Pink Peppermint Design, she aims to share creative DIY projects, easy entertaining and gift ideas, inspiring interiors and events, as well as her life, with thousands of readers every month. She lives in Southern California, with her husband and two children.
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