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DIY Halloween Spooky Bats and Boo Buckets

 

TOOLS

  • Metal Buckets (3)
  • Burlap
  • Alphabet Cookie Cutters
  • Craft Paint (white and black)
  • Paint Brush
  • Spray Adhesive (3M Super 77)
  • Paper Brads (optional)
  • Drill with metal bit (optional)

Step By Step Guide:


Step 1

Cut burlap into 3–3" squares


Step 2

Mask off a 1/2–3/4" border using ScotchBlue™ Painter's tape.


Step 3

Paint the burlap that is inside the ScotchBlue™ area with white crofters paint.


Step 4

When your paint is dry leave the tape in place and dip your alphabet cookie cutters into your black crafters paint. Center the cutter in your square and press down firmly. Remove cookie cutter and paint inside the lines.


Step 5

Wait for your paint to dry and remove the tape and apply spray adhesive to the back of the burlap and press onto buckets. (For a more finished look you can drill holes into your buckets and use paper brads to hold the burlap in place.)


Bat Materials

 

TOOLS

  • ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape 1.88"
  • Craft Wire (cut into 16–18")
  • Craft Paint (Black)
  • Paint Brush
  • Marker
  • Scissors
  • Greenery (real or faux, mine is from IKEA©)
  • Bat Silhouette (cut out of paper)
  • Napkin (optional)

Step By Step Guide:


Step 1

Trace outline of bat onto tape and then cut out.


Step 2

Mask off a 1/2–3/4" border using ScotchBlue™ Painter's tape.


Step 3

Take one length of wire fold it in half and twist the wire onto itself leaving a small loop at the top.


Step 4

Attach the wire to the back of your bat cut out using a small piece of tape.


Step 5

Paint bat's using black craft paint.


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