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Halloween Decor Using Sticks and Leaves

Spray painting sticks and leaves is an inexpensive and easy way to make Halloween décor! All you need are the supplies from your yard and a few cans of spray paint. You’ll be Halloween ready in no time!
Course craft
Cuisine American
Keyword decor, Halloween, Halloween craft, mantle decor
Active Time 30 minutes
Drying time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • Sticks and leaves from your yard or artificial ones from a craft store
  • Spray paint in any color I used black and gold
  • Pine cones optional


  • Pick up sticks from around your yard. I choose some that still had leaves on them as I wanted a spooky effect.
  • Next grab your spray paint, and paint the sticks and leaves with black spray paint. Then, add a few touches of gold spray paint toward the ends. This will give your branches a spooky effect with just a touch of glam.
  • If you choose to use pine cones, be sure to bake them to get rid of any bugs. Then, spray them with gold spray paint.
  • Allow everything to dry before adding the items to your display.


Tip: Hang the branches from a wire with some clothespins outdoors to easily spray the entire thing at once.