I hope you had a great week! Are you ready for the weekend? I’m happy to report that we have absolutely nothing planned this weekend! It’s a rare occurence when we don’t have plans for the weekend, so when it happens I make sure to savor it! Hmmm, how will I spend my time? Reading? Catching up on some of my knitting?
I know, my life is sooo exciting! But I wouldn’t have it any other way. 🙂
I’ve been really getting into dollar store crafts as of late! I’m finding there is a lot of great stuff that can be used as a “base” for some really cool projects! I’m excited to see what I can come up for Christmas. 🙂
Anyhoos, here’s a spooky ooky Halloween vase made with a glass vase and doilies I bought at the dollar store and a few Halloween odds and ends I already had in my craft stash.
Spooky Ooky Dollar Store Vase Halloween Makeover
- dollar store glass vase
- dollar store doilies
- Folkart Home Décor Chalk Paint in Rich Black where to buy
- Folkart Home Décor Clear Wax where to buy
- Prima Marketing Shabby Chic Treasures Resin, Victorian Frames where to buy
- Mod Podge in the matte finish where to buy
- Skull (I had a sticker pack with one; you can find skull clip are online to print out)
- String beads and ribbon in Halloween colors
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- Paint and Wax brushes. I really like the Folkart Home Decor Chalk and Wax Brushes where to buy
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Cut the doily in the middle to fit over the top of the vase and trim on the sides as you like. I drew in where I cut my doily. Your doily might be different, but if you cut a star in the middle, you should get a similar effect.
And yes, cutting the doily will cause it to unravel in places. Since this is for decorative purposes only and not meant to be handled a lot, it shouldn’t get to the point where it’s a problem. And this is for Halloween, so it’s meant to look a little worn around the edges. 😉
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and it gets your creative juices flowing for Halloween! If you have any thoughts or questions, please leave them in the comments section below!
Have a safe and happy Halloween!