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Are you ready for a fun Halloween DIY? This rusty witches cauldron DIY project will transform your black plastic cauldron into a real witches cauldron just in time for Halloween. Get your little witches and warlocks into the Halloween spirit and apply a rusty finish to your plastic trick-or-treating cauldrons!

DIY rusty witch cauldron for Halloween #FlauntYourHaunt

For centuries, witches have used cauldrons to brew magical potions. They were used for outdoor rituals and now are most notably used by little witches to collect treats on Halloween night. Our Inspiration for this Halloween rusty cauldron DIY comes from the 240 piece Mars Chocolate Variety Mix Stand-up Pouch featuring a cackling witch. You can find this bag of treats at Walmart.

Walmart Halloween Candy

This bag of treats comes filled with SNICKERS® bars, TWIX® cookie bars, 3 MUSKETEERS® bars, and MILKY WAY® bars. The individually wrapped candies make the perfect treats to fill your rusty cauldrons and for handing out to trick-or-treaters on Halloween.

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DIY Rusty Witch Cauldron

What You’ll Need

DIY Halloween Rusty Cauldron Materials

Step 1

Begin by dabbing your sponge in the brown paint and sponge paint your way across, and up and down the cauldron. Leave some areas bare for the orange paint. You don’t need much paint to achieve this effect, so go sparingly. One tablespoon of brown paint is plenty for an entire cauldron.

Painting Plastic Cauldron To Look Rusty

Step 2

Dab a clean edge of your sponge into the orange paint. Very little paint goes a long way here, too. Sponge the orange paint onto the cauldron, turning the sponge to a clean side to blend the orange paint in with the brown paint.

Adding Orange Paint to Create Rust Effect On Black Plastic Halloween Witch Cauldron

Step 3

Finally, you can use the teal paint to create a patinated look. Simply dip a clean corner of your sponge into the teal paint and dab it around the handles.

Making a rusty Halloween witch cauldron from a plastic black cauldron.


Step 4

Allow the paint to dry completely overnight. Then apply the chalk paint wax. Allow the wax to dry and then buff it with a clean, lint-free cloth.

Rusty Halloween DIY Trick or Treat Cauldron

Step 6

Grab your rusty cauldrons and fill them with treats from the and the 110 count SKITTLES® Candy and STARBURST® Fruit Chews FUN SIZE® Variety Mix from Walmart to hand out to all the ghosts and goblins that knock on your door. Or grab your rusty cauldrons and head out for an evening of trick-or-treating with your little witches and warlocks!

DIY Rusty Witch Halloween Cauldron #FlauntYourHaunt

Halloween Rusty Witch Cauldron

The rusty witch Halloween cauldron DIY project is fun for the whole family. Especially if you have a little witch trick-or-treater ready for an evening of collecting loot! The candies found within the Mars Chocolate Variety Mix Stand-up Pouch and SKITTLES® Candy and STARBURST® Fruit Chews FUN SIZE®​ Variety Mix will surely delight all the trick-or-treaters who ring your doorbell on Halloween!

Making a faux rusty Halloween cauldron #FlauntYourHaunt

Want more witch fun? Play Witch Pitch, at your Halloween party!

Witch Pitch Halloween Game

Witch themed Mars Chocolate Variety Mix Stand-up Pouch Nutrition Facts:

Halloween Candy Witch Bag Nutrition Facts

SKITTLES® Candy and STARBURST® Fruit Chews FUN SIZE®​ Variety Mix Stand-up Pouch Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition Facts for Starburst and Skittles

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