Nicole™ Crafts Coffin Mummy

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Coffin Mummy

This mummy is adorable and fun to make!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Paint inside of coffin and inside of lid Zinc. Let dry. Paint outside of coffin and lid Canyon Orange. Let dry.
  • 3
    Using pouncer and Zinc paint, shade edges of Canyon Orange areas on coffin and lid.
  • 4
    To create mummy, push one end of a White chenille stem into Styrofoam ball.
  • 5
    Curl each end of another White chenille stem and twist around itself to secure, creating arms and hands. •Wrap center of arms around stem in Styrofoam ball so each side measures 3-1/2 inch.
  • 6
    Repeat the same curling method on the ends of another White chenille stem to create legs and feet. Wrap legs around the stem from Styrofoam ball about 2 inch down from arms so each leg measures 3-1/2 inch.
  • 7
    Wrap center stem around leg stem a few times then trim.
  • 8
    Glue wiggle eyes to head.
  • 9
    Glue Poly-fil to chenille stems for fullness.
  • 10
    Cut strips of cheesecloth and wrap around body of mummy, leaving hands, feet and eyes exposed. Glue mummy into coffin as shown.
  • 11
    Download and print project template onto Parrot Green cardstock. Cut out with zipper-edge scissors. Punch a hole in top center.
  • 12
    Attach one end of 3 mm Yellow chenille stem to hole. Curl stem. Attach to hand of mummy where desired.
  • 13
    Trim excess chenille stem.
  • 14
    Glue lid to side of coffin.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Paper Mache Ornament Coffin 104730268
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm 25 pc. White 104277475
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3 mm Multi-Color 30 pc. 100383994
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 2 inch 104183633
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 12 oz. 104236978
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 12 mm 75 pc. 104233380
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Parrot Green 104061420
  • McGill Hole Punch Round 1/8 inch x 2 inch 104094610
  • Nicole™ Crafts Scissors Zipper 104068906
  • Nicole™ Crafts 2 square yard Cheesecloth 104148942
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Canyon Orange 104113285
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Zinc 104770333
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Medium 104110703
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
Download Project Template