Broom parking DIY Halloween craft

How to Create a Broom Parking for Halloween

This broom parking craft project is a great way to liven up your entryway and spend some time with your family. Plus, it only takes five easy steps. Just remember, it’s broom-only parking—any other vehicles will be "toad"!

Difficulty level : 
Duration : 
2 hours

1
Cut the Pine Planks

  • 1.1Use a mitre or circular saw to cut the four pine boards for a rectangular box thick enough to accommodate all the broom handles (dowels). We went for a 28” x 2.5” x 5.5” box.
Mitre saw used to cut the wood planks
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Pro Tip

Ensure a square cut by using a carpenter square as a guide.

2
Drill the Wooden Dowels

  • 2.1Use a table clamp to keep the wooden dowels secure.
  • 2.2Cut the different broom handles to varying lengths.
  • 2.3Round off the end of each broom with a sander.
  • 2.4Drill a hole into the end of each dowel for a small rope to pass through.
Drill the wooden dowels for a small rope to pass through

3
Paint the Box and Broom Handles

  • 3.1Pick up a paint brush and paint the base black.
  • 3.2Paint the broom handles in different colours like orange, white, green, or purple. Alternatively, you can simply leave them natural.
  • 3.3

    Decorate the box with a sign, either by painting it freehand or using stickers. Here are a few ideas:

    • Broom Parking (or Rack)
    • Brooms Only
    • Happy Halloween
Paint the base and broom handles

4
Decorate the Brooms

  • 4.1Spiff up the brooms with your choice of accessories like straw, branches, ribbons, tape, stickers, glitter, and raffia.
Decorate the project using accessories

5
Bring It All Together

  • 5.1Position the brooms along the board as you prefer and attach each one using two screws.
  • 5.2Use finishing nails to connect the remaining box pieces.
  • 5.3Assemble the hardware necessary to secure the project to the wall.
Secure the brooms using screws
Finalize the craft

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