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Chalkboard Tombstone Banner

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Add some decoden flair to a tombstone banner with Collage Clay.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Glitters
Item #24914
Use Mod Melts to create custom embellishments for crafting projects that can be decorated with craft paint. Each package contains sixteen 10" long mini melts.


Mod Podge ® Collage Clay - Vanilla White
Item #25144
Mod Podge ® Collage Clay is a lightweight whipped clay available in 2 colors, Pink & White. Use to embed decorated Mod Mold embellishments to create fresh and fun decoden or kawaii projects. Dries permanent in 24 hours. Use on any surface.


FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Steel Gray, 2 oz.
Item #2932
This is the only paint you'll ever need! Paint wood, glass, ceramic, metal, terra cotta, rigid plastic, canvas, styrofoam, slate, paper mache and fabric with the same bottle. Our patented, self-sealing formula offers superior coverage for fewer coats and quicker drying times. With a dishwasher-safe glossy finish, this water-based non-toxic formula resists moisture and rust comes in a wide color palette including basics and trend-right shades.


Other Supplies
Wood chalkboard tombstones
Plastic cup
Plastic knife
Plastic spoon
Icing bag and star tip
Halloween Embellishments
Hot glue
Gold ribbon


  1. Add Collage Clay to the plastic cup. Squeeze in a dime size amount of FolkArt paint. Use the plastic knife to stir.  Add a little more paint for a deep color or add more Collage Clay to lighten the color.  Spoon into a prepared icing bag with a star tip.
  2. Working at the base of the tombstone, apply star dollops of tinted Collage Clay. Poof silver glitter over the Collage Clay.  Embed Halloween embellishments into the Collage Clay.
  3. Repeat for each tombstone. Allow to dry for 24 hours.
  4. Hot glue a gold ribbon across the back of the tombstones and chalk a message.

PROJECT TIP: Soak the Collage Clay off icing tips in soapy water and a disposable cup.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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