September 20, 2017

The Purrrfect DIY Black Cat Ornaments for Your Halloween Tree

Posted by Jennifer Perkins in Decorating Ideas for Every Christmas Tree | Halloween Decorating Ideas
DIY black cat ornaments

DIY black cat ornaments for a candy corn tree by Jennifer Perkins

All week I have been sharing DIY Halloween ornaments. So far, we’ve talked monsters and doll stew. Today, let’s show the cute side of creepy with some kitties. This Halloween, I decided to give my beloved Candy Corn Tree the witch treatment, and no witch is complete without her black cat.

DIY black cat ornament

DIY black cat ornament by Jennifer Perkins

Meowsers! These are some cute kitty ornaments! Not just any kitty, black cats purrrfect for a Candy Corn Halloween tree. Not only that, these kitties are super duper easy to make. Grab yourself some black round ornaments and let’s do this!

DIY supplies for cat ornament

DIY black cat ornament by Jennifer Perkins


  • Black ornaments
  • Stiffened black felt
  • Orange craft foam
  • White craft foam
  • Scissors
  • Black pipe cleaners
  • Googley eyes
  • Sharpies
  • Pink pompom
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue
DIY black cat ornaments

Glue ears onto black cat ornament.

Cut two triangles from stiffened black felt. Cut two smaller triangles from orange craft foam. Add orange triangles to black triangles. Glue what are now ears onto the top of the black ornaments.

DIY black cat ornaments

DIY black cat ornaments for a Halloween tree by Jennifer Perkins

Using a Sharpie, draw a mouth onto the white craft foam. Glue a pink pompom for a nose on top. Attach it to the center of the ball. Cut 6 short pieces of black pipe cleaner. Using hot glue, attach them under the white muzzle. Add eyes and any other embellishments.

Candy corn tree with DIY black cat

Candy corn tree with DIY black cat ornaments by Jennifer Perkins

No candy corn themed witch tree is complete without the black cats! These cuties look perfect next to the DIY Witch ornaments I made.

Want more DIY Halloween ideas? Keep reading!

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Air dry clay Halloween black cat planter by Jennifer Perkins

Air Dry Clay Halloween Planters

You can have fun with clay even without a kiln or a wheel. Try making your own Halloween horticulture, including this black cat planter.

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DIY black cat bobble head by Jennifer Perkins

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black wreath with cat ears

Adorable black wreath for Halloween by Jennifer Perkins

Black Cat Wreath

All you need are some ears, pipe cleaner whiskers, and a bow tie to add to your black wreath and you’ve got yourself a black cat wreath.

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