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When the world gets crazy all around me, I love to just take a couple of hours and craft. Crafting, especially when I am making something I am really excited about, like this Witch Garden, really helps me unwind. This craft is the perfect girls night or me time. It is easy to pull together, and who doesn’t love little miniatures? So pull out your crafting supplies and your favorite flavor of Snapple® and organize a fun, stress free girls night.
For the Witch Garden Girls Night You Will Need:
a faux pumpkin
Snapple 64 Oz bottles
Check around at your local crafts stores for the fake pumpkins. They come in all shapes and sizes and even in quite a few colors. I was delighted to find this pumpkin with the cutout already in it because it meant one less step for me. If you buy a pumpkin without a cutout, you will need to carve an opening into the side of it. You could use a real pumpkin but it will only last a few days and this is such a cute decoration you are going to want it to stick around.
Fill the bottom of your pumpkin with rocks. I bought two bags of river stones from the dollar store and I needed both of them. I really loved the way the black stones looked in the pumpkin, but any stones you can find would work. You could even pull them from your yard and save yourself a couple of dollars.
Add a layer of moss on top of the stones. I used a Cherry Spanish Moss to keep with the orange and black theme.
After you add your moss your pumpkin is ready for the figures. My pumpkin has a total of five pieces in it. Two pumpkin stacks, a little witch, a Halloween gate and a black cat. The pumpkins and cat came from a craft store but the little witch and gate came from the dollar store. I was able to create a garden that I loved for an awesome price.
Whenever I have a craft night, whether by myself or with my friends one of the most important parts of the night is the snacks. What is a girls night without snacks? We have fallen in love with Kiwi Strawberry Snapple, my family calls it “pink juice.” It is the perfect drink to unwind with anytime.
I love to cut up some fresh strawberries to go with it. My favorite is sharing Snapple with a whole fruit tray!
Right now, only at Walmart, 64 Oz. Snapple products are on Rollback at Walmart from $1.98 to $1.50. So you can have your girls night or me time for a great deal! I always feel better after a little me time, and I am sure you will too!
Which Snapple do you take a flavorful break with?
Terri Steffes says
Like an adorable fairy garden in a pumpkin! Cute idea. I know I will love making one of these!
That is just too much cuteness in one pumpkin! My daughter would love this – might be a great craft to do with her.
Julie D says
What an absolutely adorable project…and clever! I've never seen something like this before but it would be a fun way to decorate during the fall!
The witch garden is super adorable. You are so creative. I want to do something like this.
Karina Pacheco says
Omg, how cute is this. A Halloween garden in a pumpkin. My kids would love to make this, especially my daughter.
Cool. If I have time I'm going to get the stuff to make this for our annual Halloween party.
Six Time Mommy TEST says
I saw this on your facebook page and just thought it was darling! I seriously think my kids would go nuts for one of these gardens, its so cute! – jeanine
Karen Morse says
I totally love the vibe of this Halloween themed garden! I want to get the materials today and make my own! So fabulous!
Kimberly Stroh says
I love this little garden. It's so cute and a great spin from my typical fairy garden. My son would love it!
Taylor Mobley says
That is SO CUTE! I love anything Halloween. Especially halloween decorations!! It is such a darling spin on a fairy garden that I used to make with my little sister when we were kids 🙂
Teresa | Simply Made Fun says
What a fun and creative project. I absolutely love the witch garden and how it came out!
Angela Campos says
This is a super cute idea! My kids will love doing this with me. I have pinned this to make 🙂
Amber N says
A fairy garden in a pumpkin! That is such a great idea! Looks like a fun project.
Such a great twist on the fairy garden. This would be a fun project to do with my little nieces. I know they would love it.
My kids would love this! They love to make fairy gardens. Gosh, I haven't had a snapple in years – I loved the iced tea when I was in school.
Jessica Knott says
This is just the cutest thing ever! I'd love to make one of these for my mom since she won't be able to do much decorating this year!
Nicole Escat says
Wow. This is so cute. My son will surely love to have this in our garden.
alexandria waning says
This is too cute. I just got out my Halloween decorations today. Very excited for the start of the holidays.
Whitney S. says
This is so cute!! This reminds me of the dioramas that I used to make when I was younger!
Amanda Love says
I absolutely love the idea! It's awesome and it's not that difficult to make either. I would love to add this to my decor for Halloween.
Brittany F says
I love Snapple and so do my kids. They would also love doing a craft/activity like this pumpkin garden. We might not put a witch in it since witches still scare them but the idea is wonderful!
Reesa Lewandowski says
This looks like such an awesome project. My kids would love to make something like this for the house.
Kendall Rayburn says
This is such a cute and creative idea! Love this for both kids and adults!
Hil'Lesha O'Nan says
My family and I have a fairy garden, but I'd have never thought of a Halloween oriented fairy garden. You're very creative! 🙂
Kristin Swenson says
This is such a cute idea and a fun alternative to fairy gardens. It would be fun to make one with my kiddo!
Megan McCoig says
This is such a good idea. I've never thought to stuff a pumpkin and decor it out, must try this this year!