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Flying Place Cards

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

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2002


  • 7-inch wooden skewer

  • Black crepe paper

  • Glue stick

  • Scissors

  • Awl

  • Tags


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

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

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

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

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

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