Nicole™ Crafts Spooky Shutter

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Spooky Shutter

Great decoration for your next Halloween party!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Paint shutter Zinc. When dry, brush a coat of Crackle Medium over painted surface. Let dry completely.
  • 3
    Apply a coat of Bleached Sand over Crackle Medium and let dry.
  • 4
    Apply vinyl transfer letters to spell out the word SPOOKY according to package instructions. Accent letters with Iridescent glitter glue and let dry. Glue a 15 mm wiggle eye to center of each O.
  • 5
    To make ghost, cut one White chenille stem in half. Push one end of one half into Styrofoam ball for head and body. Wrap the other half around body stem several times under head for arms. Curl ends of each arm.
  • 6
    Cut five pieces of White glitter tulle that are 10 inch each. Place center of White glitter tulle pieces over head of ghost. Gather at neck and wrap White wire around neck and twist in back to secure. Cut excess.
  • 7
    Cut bottom of White glitter tulle in a zigzag pattern. Cut back pieces of tulle up the center.
  • 8
    Glue on 7 mm wiggle eyes. Tie a piece of Orange ribbon around ghost's neck and tie a bow. Trim ends.
  • 9
    Repeat to make two more ghosts, changing the ribbon to Kiwi for one and Purple for the other.
  • 10
    Place chenille stems of ghosts into slats of shutter and glue chenille stems onto back of shutter to secure. Trim if necessary.
  • 11
    To make bat, paint one foam ball Eggplant. Let dry.
  • 12
    Cut five pieces of Purple glitter tulle that are 7 inch each. Wrap around ball and gather on each side. Secure with Black wire. Trim excess. Spread Purple glitter tulle to create wings.
  • 13
    Glue on 7 mm wiggle eyes. Glue bat to top of shutter.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Shutter 6-1/2 inch 104784099
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Zinc 104770333 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bleached Sand 104521675 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Eggplant 104770415
  • Plaid FolkArt Crackle Medium 4 oz. 104114045
  • Nicole™ Crafts Trendy Expressions Vinyl Transfer Pattern Sheet Calligraphy Alphabet 5 pc. 104786813
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Tulle 6 inch x 10 yard White 104596184
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Tulle 6 inch x 10 yard Purple 104733910
  • Darice Dura Foam Ball 12 pc. 1 inch 104746760
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm 25 pc. White 104277475
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 7 mm 170 pc. 104233386
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 15 mm 60 pc. 104233381
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Orange 100392107
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Kiwi 104430736
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Purple 104188397
  • Panacea Cloth Wire White 32 gauge 18 inch 12 pc. 104679776
  • Craft Wire Black 32 gauge 18 inch
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1/2 104118912
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928