How to Make Creepy Tombstones
Set the stage for terror with time-battered-looking headstones.
What You Need
1-1/2-inch-thick plastic-foam planks
Gray spray paint
Black acrylic paint
11-inch tall wooden cross
Faux-stone spray paint
Glue for plastic foam
Floral spray paint
How to Make It
Using a serrated knife, cut tombstones from the plastic-foam planks, referring to the photos for design inspiration. (Ours measure about 18 x 30 inches.)
For the "Help Me!" tombstone: Spray-paint the tombstone gray, leaving some of the white foam unpainted to further distress the piece.
Lightly spray the tombstone, using both
of granite spray paint.
Add the words with a paintbrush and black paint.
Finish the tombstone with Glossy Woodtone, randomly spraying it over the piece.
For the tombstone with the cross: Glue the wooden cross to the front of the foam shape. Paint the tombstone as directed above, spraying more granite paint on the cross for design emphasis.
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