Black Carved Skull Pumpkin

skull pumpkin

image: michaels

Time Required: About an hour

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Scare away the riffraff partaking in Mischief Night and give your family and friends a fright while you’re at it with this spooky spider-topped, skull-filled pumpkin.

What You Need:
9” pumpkin
Thumb Tacks
Professional hot knife
Grey multi-surface chalkboard paint
Hot glue sticks
Hot glue gun
Black onyx sparkle kinetic sand
Glittery black spiders
Grey fabric
Styrofoam skull   

What to Do:

Use a pencil to draw a zigzag circle on the front of the pumpkin.

Use hot tool to carefully cut out the traced section.

Paint the inside of the pumpkin using grey chalkboard paint. Let dry.

Stretch black gauze around the pumpkin and use silver tacks to hold it in place. Pin tacks as desired all over the pumpkin.

Hot glue spiders around the pumpkin on top of the gauze.

Fill the inside of the pumpkin with black kinetic sand.

Place skull inside, on top of the sand.

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