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Monday, October 10, 2011

Halloween Fun: Faux Stain Glass Ghosts

I have been wanting to do some faux stain glass projects with the Lil Divas to decorate our windows.  I asked them what they wanted to work on and they decided on ghosts!

Craft: Faux Stain Glass Ghosts


What You Need:
Black Construction Paper
Con-Tact, Tracing or Wax Paper
colored tissue paper
(we used black, orange, yellow & white)
glue
stick or brush to apply glue


What To Do:
Note: I used tracing paper for this craft because we have lots of it from a back to school clearance sale.

1. Make a basic ghost template 
2. Cut template out of black construction paper. Fold and cut an outline.
3. Cut/tear tissue paper into small squares.
4. Apply glue liberally to ghost template and affix colored tissue paper squares.




5. Allow to dry.


6. Add black construction paper outline to top of tissue paper ghost.
7. Trim any excess paper around edges.


8. Display on window! (I took the photo at night so I put it up to the light to show that tracing paper let's the light shine through just like wax paper)


Books:


Be sure to check out our other Halloween crafts - we have more "Ghostly Fun" to come tomorrow!

Bern

11 comments:

  1. These are so cute! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. so super cute I just shared a craft for stained glass leaf on my blog love your idea as well come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  3. Yet another reminder to me I NEED to get out the clear contact paper. I keep meaning to.

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  4. Wow there is NO STOPPING you.. one idea after another. Adorable ghosts!

    Maggy xx

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  5. I love how you layered the colors of tissues! The project looks great!

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  6. I love this idea. I'm going to have to do this with my older son. The younger isn't quite 2 yet so he may need some help, but I'm thinking of making this before Halloween this year!
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  7. Love this! I featured it this week!

    Check it out!

    http://delicateconstruction.blogspot.com/2011/10/made-by-little-hands_16.html

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  8. love this - they will look awesome hung in a window! thanks for sharing on momstown arts and crafts!

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