In case you haven’t already guessed, our minds are fully set on recreating the stunning autumnal scenes from New England, US, and this craft is a simple but fun way to channel that seasonal beauty.

 

What you will need:

  • A terracotta flower pot
  • Cream, black and red paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Straw
  • Newspaper
  • An old hat

 

 

What to do:

  1. Place your pot on some newspaper, and coat it in cream paint for the head. Leave to dry.
  2. Once dry, tip upside-down and draw on some black button eyes, a triangular nose, a smile and some rosy cheeks (we want our scarecrow to be happy and welcoming!).
  3. Next, pop your old hat on the upside-down pot head, stuffing some straw ‘hair’ in for effect.
  4. Put in pride of place on your windowsill or outside in your flower bed.

 

Images via Pinterest.

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