Espresso Can Scarecrow – Crafts by Amanda


Recycle your empty espresso cans into lovely fall decor! I’ll present you the best way to make my espresso can scarecrow, worthy of a spot in your mantel or entrance porch.

Why this challenge works

As a result of, recycling! I’ve all the time liked turning gadgets into one thing new and enjoyable. You may even have many of the gadgets readily available.

Other than shopping for the little hat, most crafters will be capable of scrounge up buttons, felt, twine, and raffia!

Coffee Can Scarecrow on a living room side table

Useful Mission Info:

  • Age Degree: 7 and up
  • Mess Issue: Low (glue)
  • Degree of Issue: Straightforward-Medium
  • Time to Full: lower than 20 minutes
  • Value Estimate: Roughly $12.00 every (relying on the price of the hat)

Craft provides you will have

labeled supplies for coffee can scarecrow

Easy methods to Make a Espresso Can Scarecrow

These step-by-step photographs and directions are right here that will help you visualize the best way to make this challenge. Please scroll down to easily print out the directions!

  1. Put lid on espresso can. Cowl espresso can with tan felt utilizing craft glue.
adding glue to felt
wrapping coffee can with felt
  1. Place espresso can on its aspect and use instantaneous seize glue or E6000 to pipe on the mouth. Lower twine to suit on the glue smile and press in place.
  2. Lower remaining twine into one-inch items. Use instantaneous seize glue to connect to the smile in a sew kind style.
supplies for scarecrow craft
glueing smile to coffee can scarecrow
  1. Lower a triangle from orange felt and use instantaneous seize glue to connect to the face above the smile.
  2. Use instantaneous seize glue to connect two buttons for eyes.
triangle cut from orange felt
glueing buttons to felt
  1. Stand espresso can up and pipe a beneficiant quantity of craft glue onto the espresso can lid. Lower raffia into 18” lengths and place on prime of lid, masking the lid (make sure the raffia traces up correctly with the facial options!). Let dry.
cutting raffia
glueing raffia to top of coffee can
  1. Glue the hat onto the raffia hair.
  2. Glue 2 silk flowers to the hat.
adding silk flowers to straw hat

That’s it, you’re completed! You may show your new scarecrow in your porch or deck, as a centerpiece to your vacation desk, on a shelf, aspect desk, or fire mantel. 

Coffee Can Scarecrow on a mantel

Knowledgeable Suggestions & FAQs

  • You should utilize any measurement espresso can. Simply eyeball the buttons for measurement. You may like actually small buttons relying in your choice.
  • Makes an excellent centerpiece to your Thanksgiving desk.
  • To measurement the hat, the dome ought to be across the identical diameter because the can.
  • In case you don’t have a espresso can, use an oatmeal container!
Coffee Can Scarecrow on table next to couch

I’ve all the time liked scarecrows. They add such enjoyable whimsy to the autumn season. Nice for adorning!

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My unique espresso can scarecrow from 2010. This one makes use of a full sized espresso can. The brand new photographs present it can be made with a smaller espresso can!
Coffee Can Scarecrow

Print Project

Espresso Can Scarecrow

Do not put that espresso can into the trash. Seize some craft provides and switch it into an lovely espresso can scarecrow!

Prep Time10 minutes

Crafting Time20 minutes

Whole Time30 minutes

Age Group: Grownup Crafts

Mission Sort: Fall

Creator: Amanda Formaro

Provides

  • Espresso can
  • 2 sheets tan felt
  • Small scrap of orange felt
  • 2 massive mismatched buttons
  • 18 ” twine
  • Instantaneous seize glue
  • Raffia
  • Small straw hat
  • 2 plastic flowers

Directions

  • Put lid on espresso can. Cowl espresso can with tan felt utilizing craft glue.

  • Place espresso can on its aspect and use instantaneous seize glue to pipe on the mouth. Lower twine to suit on the glue smile and press in place. Lower remaining twine into one inch items. Use instantaneous seize glue to connect to the smile in a sew kind style.

  • Lower a triangle from orange felt and use instantaneous seize glue to connect to the face above the smile.

  • Use instantaneous seize glue to connect two buttons for eyes.

  • Stand espresso can up and pipe a beneficiant quantity of craft glue onto the espresso can lid. Lower raffia into 18” lengths and place on prime of lid, masking the lid (make sure the raffia traces up correctly with the facial options!). Let dry.

  • Glue the hat onto the raffia hair.

  • Glue 2 plastic flowers to the hat.

Knowledgeable Suggestions & FAQs

  • You should utilize any measurement espresso can. Simply eyeball the buttons for measurement. You may like actually small buttons relying in your choice.
  • Makes an excellent centerpiece to your Thanksgiving desk.
  • To measurement the hat, the dome ought to be across the identical diameter because the can.
  • In case you don’t have a espresso can, use an oatmeal container!
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