Your friends and neighbors will be creepy-crawling with jealousy when they see your upscale Halloween decor. This year, your doorstep jack-o'-lantern will have a sophisticated friend, thanks to a bag of bugs and plaster of Paris.
What You'll Need:
- Paper to protect surface
- Crafts adhesive E6000
- Plastic creepy-crawlies
- Terra-cotta flower pots
- Disposable plastic container & spoon
- Measuring cup & measuring spoon (clean immediately after using)
- Flat off-white latex paint
- Plaster of Paris
- 1 or 2-inch paintbrush
Step 1: Prepare Your Pots
Spread paper over your work surface. Use crafts adhesive to attach plastic creepers to clean, dry terra-cotta pots. Let the glue dry completely.
Step 2: Create Paint Mix
In plastic container combine 2 cups flat off-white latex paint, 5 Tbsp. plaster of Paris, and 3 Tbsp. water. Use a paintbrush to cover pots with plaster mixture; let dry. Apply two more coats. Let pots dry completely. Fill with dramatic houseplants like succuelnts.
Try clustering the finished pots on the table or mantel for a creepy Halloween centerpiece.