Print Project

Coffee Can Scarecrow

Author: Amanda Formaro


  • Coffee can
  • 2 sheets tan felt
  • Small scrap of orange felt
  • 2 large mismatched buttons
  • 18 ” twine
  • Scissors
  • White craft glue
  • Instant grab glue
  • Raffia
  • Small straw hat
  • 2 silk flowers


  • Put lid on coffee can. Cover coffee can with tan felt using white craft glue.
  • Place coffee can on its side and use instant grab glue to pipe on the mouth. Cut twine to fit on the glue smile and press in place. Cut remaining twine into one inch pieces. Use instant grab glue to attach to the smile in a stitch type fashion.
  • Cut a triangle from orange felt and use instant grab glue to attach to the face above the smile.
  • Use instant grab glue to attach two buttons for eyes.
  • Stand coffee can up and pipe a generous amount of white craft glue onto the coffee can lid. Cut raffia into 18” lengths and place on top of lid, covering the lid (be sure the raffia lines up properly with the facial features!). Let dry.
  • Glue the hat onto the raffia hair.
  • Glue 2 silk flowers to the hat.