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Terrarium Costume Headband

Make a terrarium for your head as a last minute Halloween costume!

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16663 Skill Level: Intermediate
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 2957

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Engine Red, 2 oz. - 2948

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Vintage White, 2 oz. - 2939

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Camel, 2 oz. - 2945

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Plaid ® Color By Me™ Brush Sets - Flat Brushes, 3 pc. - 4931E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Other Supplies

  • 2 small paper plates 

  • Moss/greenery 

  • Wooden blank mushrooms (or large wooden beads) 

  • Masking Tape (black would be best) 

  • Headband 

  • Clear Acetate 

  • Hot glue gun w/ glue stick 

instructions

  1. Cut the raised rim off of two small paper plates.  

  1. Paint both sides of each paper plate in black and allow it to dry between sides. 

  1. Glue down your moss and greenery on one paper plate.  

  1. Paint your wooden mushrooms or beads to look like amanita mushrooms in red, white and beige.  

  1. Glue down your mushrooms into the greenery.  

  1. Cut your acetate in half and use both pieces to create your terrarium by hot gluing the acetate to the rim of the greery plate. Carefully glue your acetate seams where they meet.  

  1. Glue your second plate to the top of the acetate to create the roof.  

  1. Tape the rim on the top and bottom where the plates meet the acetate. Paint black.  

  1. Hot glue the terrarium onto your headband.  

  1. Wear and enjoy!

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.
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