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Flying Place Cards

Set the stage, and the table, for Halloween with these strange creatures -- half bat, half pumpkin.


  • 7-inch wooden skewer
  • Black crepe paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Awl
  • Tags


  1. Step 1

    Bend a 7-inch wooden skewer one-third from its blunt end.

  2. Step 2

    Fold a square of black crepe paper into a triangle over two-thirds of bent skewer, and secure with a glue stick.

  3. Step 3

    Fold top point of triangle down, and glue. Cut scalloped edge.

  4. Step 4

    With an awl, punch holes in opposite sides of a mini pumpkin, and insert wings.

  5. Step 5

    Write names on small tags; scorch edges for extra spookiness.

Martha Stewart Living, October 2002

Reviews (2)

  • karlaunderwood 10 Sep, 2008

    What a great project!...It's perfect to do with my 5 year old son! ;)

  • HeatherStokes 4 Sep, 2008

    SO CUTE! What a great idea!