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Make an Octopus Wineglass Wrap

For an eye-catching way to dress up Halloween drinks, wrap them in tentacles. This clever octopus wineglass wrap is fun and easy to make.

What You'll Need

  • Octopus pattern
  • Scissors
  • A pencil
  • Glue gun and hotmelt adhesive
  • Self-adhesive gems
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Wineglasses
  • Purple crafts foam

How to Make It

  1. This Halloween drink is wrapped in an easy octopus. Simply print out the octopus pattern, and cut it out.
  2. Using a pencil, trace the octopus onto purple crafts foam. Cut out the shape.
  3. Hot-glue 3/4-inch-tall wiggle eyes to the octopus at the X's noted on the diagram. Hot-glue assorted-size gems to the tentacles, or use self-adhesive gems to decorate them.
  4. Decorate the back of the longest tentacle.
  5. Wrap the finished octopus around the stem of a wineglass.
  6. Overlap the cut ends of the body and hot-glue as noted on the pattern.
  7. Coil one of the legs up the stem and hot-glue the tip to the bowl of the wineglass.

Click here to download pattern


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