Make a sunflower skulls bouquet to create your own gothic Halloween decor.
After years of thinking about it, I decided to finally try selling at a craft show this month. I’ve been working like mad, cranking out one of a kind Halloween decor projects to sell. I’m excited to share my creations with all of you! This one was a really fun. It’s a sunflower skulls bouquet!
I don’t have step out images for this project, since I was making these things to sell. I’ll explain how I made them in case you want to try to make one, too. I like the juxtaposition of the creepy skulls with the bright cheery flowers, and I’ll definitely be making more of these soon!
Supplies Used to Make a Sunflower Skulls Bouquet:
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- Small skulls (Dollar Tree)
- Artifical Flowers
- Vintage Seam Binding
- Brown Paint
- Metallic Lustre by DecoArt
- Foam Pouncer
- Hot Glue Gun
Cut the backs off the plastic skulls. Use a craft knife to do so carefully. See this stacked skulls vase I made for DecoArt to get a closer look at how I cut the skulls.
Paint the skulls brown. Let them dry.
Use a foam pouncer to rub the metallic texture paste over the skulls and highlight the raised areas. Do not work the paste into the recessed areas, like the eyes.
Hot glue the skulls onto the centers of the flowers.
Fill the vase with Spanish Moss. Add the flowers, and tie off the vase with some vintage seam binding.
This is one of my favorite pieces that I made, and it sold quickly. I’ll just have to make another one to keep for myself! If you enjoyed this project, you might enjoy making a cement skull planter for your front porch, too!