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DIY Bat Window Clings



I had some leftover black plastic table cover in my Halloween supplies and discovered a new use for it. The plastic is naturally staticky and clings to a window or mirror with ease…

No tape needed for this – just cut out the bats from the plastic table cover and press them onto the window. They stick and they stay – so easy and inexpensive.

For this you will need a plastic table cover (I got mine at Party City) and a pair of scissors.

Cut out a square, fold in half and cut out your bat design. I found folding the plastic in half made it easier to cut. We did ours freehand. Using a Sharpie, you could also draw out some designs for your kids to follow.

Open your bat.

Press bat cling onto window. I found the backside of the plastic clings better than the front – try both sides to get your best fit. You can also rub the bat against your shirt to build up more static cling if needed.

Plastic table covers come in so many colors – you could try several different designs. The kids will love this one!


Discussion

  1. catie  September 29, 2013

    there is no end to your crafty creativity!

    i had a dream two nights ago that i opened a door and 20 furry, gross bats tried to fly in!
    i reacted quickly enough that only one made it inside – phew!
    bats in my belfry? yup.

  2. Michelle H.  September 29, 2013

    Very clever, thanks for this idea. Because these are so pliable I’m thinking of maybe cutting shapes and gluing/podging them onto pumpkins and glass vases.

  3. KayleneP @ The Links Site  October 2, 2013

    I love this idea, and because you don’t use any adhesive there is no mess to clean up!