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Halloween Tombstone

Craft a spooky and eerie Halloween Tombstone that is easy to make and to use in your decor. Give your trick-or-treaters a spine-tingling experience when they visit your house.

At a Glance:

#2722 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Gray, 2 oz. - 425

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Number Needed: 1 $7.09
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Other Supplies

3/4” flat brush, Palette knife or craft stick, Serrated knife, Wax paper, 12” x 12” white 3” STYROFOAM™ sheet


  1. Using serrated knife, cut Styrofoam. Cut two corners off of top and angle sides in as shown creating tombstone shape.
  2. Spread wax paper over work area. Using craft stick or palette knife, ice entire shape with White Texture Paint. Let dry.
  3. When dry, paint textured tombstone Medium Gray. Allow to dry.
  4. Dip brush into black paint and remove most onto a paper towel. Dry-brush the tombstone edges to “age” it.
  5. Paint Licorice "R.I.P." on front.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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