Saturday, October 6, 2012

Halloween Coffin!

Halloween is one of my favorite celebrations during the year.  It doesn't have all the pressure of cooking a big meal, the big family gathering and all that goes along with other holiday.  I love table top decorations around the house.  Today I am making a little scary creature for my tiny coffin using Creative Paperclay®.
Supplies:
Creative Paperclay®
Coffin from Michael's
Sakura Crystal Lacquer
Terri Sproul Mixer's Gold
Articus Frozen Charlotte Mold
Amazing Mold Putty
Items Made with Creative Paperclay®
Frozen Charlottes (large and small)
Fleur-De-Lis
Skull and Cross Bones with a Crown
Heart

Stash:
Rhinestones - Red
Dresden Crown & Wings
Black Craft Paint
Red Craft Paing
Heart cookie cutter
Shiny red fabric
Trim - black lace

With Creative Paperclay® make the doll elements and decorations for your coffin. Using the Articus Frozen Charlotte Mold make a  doll (I used the tallest doll).  With Mold Putty make a mold of a doll head a little bigger than the Frozen Charlotte's head.  Also from a mold of a wooden Fleur-De-Lis from the craft store or hardware store and a Skull and Cross Bones with a Crown charm make additional pieces with Creative Paperclay®. Make small herar with the cookie cutter.
Paint the Creative Paperclay® doll with clear Sakura Crystal Lacquer while the lacquer is still wet add the red rhinestones for the eyes. Attach the over sized head to the body with Sakura Crystal Lacquer. Attach crown and wings. set aside to dry.  Paint the Fleur-De-Lis and crown on the Skull & Cross Bones with Sakura Crystal Lacquer and Terri Sproul Mixer's Gold. Adhere the rhinestones to the Skull and Cross Bones with Sakura Crystal Lacquer.
Paint the coffin black with black craft paint, let it dry. Then paint with clear Sakura Crystal Lacquer, set aside to dry.  Line coffin with shiny red fabric and trim with black lace. Adhere the Fleur-De-Lis and Skull & Cross Bones with Sakura Crystal Lacquer.
 Here you have a small,
 but creepy coffin for Halloween!
Hope you enjoyed this project. 
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1 comment:

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

This is a fab doll! I love the way you mixed and matched the different size doll head and body.

I'm off right this minute to search for the doll mold. I'm gonna make a bazillion of 'em!

Thanks for the excellent tutorial!