Nicole™ Crafts Feather Skeleton Coffin Ornament

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Feather Skeleton Coffin Ornament

Don't get spooked out by this project. All the supplies you'll need are at your local A.C. Moore!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint inside sides of coffin and part of its bottom Ebony Black. Let dry.
  • 2
    Trace coffin onto the Halloween decorative paper of your choice. Cut out inside traced lines.
  • 3
    Use Mod Podge to glue paper to inside bottom of coffin. Trim if necessary. Use Mod Podge to glue striped decorative paper around outside of coffin. Carefully trim paper to fit coffin with craft knife.
  • 4
    Paint top edge of coffin Ebony Black. Let dry.
  • 5
    Push a hole into the top small side of coffin with awl.
  • 6
    Cut a 16 inch piece of Black sheer delight ribbon. Fold ribbon in half and push folded end up through hole. Tie a knot on inside of coffin and pull ribbon to create hanger.
  • 7
    Glue a feather to each side of top of coffin.
  • 8
    Tie a bow with both the Black sheer delight and double face satin ribbons. Trim ends. Glue bow to top of coffin over feathers.
  • 9
    Glue skeleton to front of coffin.
  • 10
    Use template to cut bat from glitter foam. Attach bat to center of bow.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Paper Mache Ornament Coffin 104730268
  • Nicole™ Crafts Plastic Skeleton 2 Assorted 8 inch 104757519
  • Morex Double Face Satin Ribbon 5/8 inch x 10 yard Platinum 104194645
  • Morex Sheer Delight Ribbon 5/8 inch x 10 yard Black 104442540
  • Touch of Nature® Marabou Feathers 4 inch to 6 inch Black 104277123
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Sheet Glitter Black 104468064
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Finish Matte 104107932
  • X-ACTO® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Decorative Halloween Paper
  • Awl
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