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Ghost in a Jar

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

Capture the spirit of Halloween with this ghost in a jar!
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 8 oz.
Item #1550
Create permanent fabric projects quickly and easily using Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener with most fabrics. Creates beautiful fabric bows, stiffens needlework. Add lace, ribbon and trims to craft projects or mold or drape dollies and lace.

$6.19

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Steel Gray, 2 oz.
Item #2561
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.
Item #479
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Wide mouth Mason jar
Green moss
2” Foam balls
Plastic spider rings
Small dowel rod
Wood picket fence pieces
Hot glue
Cheesecloth
#1 Script liner
Houndstooth paper

Instructions

  1. Cut a 2” ball in half and hot glue to the inside of the lid. Paint the foam with Steel gray.
  2. Insert the dowel rod into the uncut foam ball and hot glue in place. Cut cheese cloth and soak in Stiffy medium. Drape the cheese cloth over the foam ball and allow to dry.
  3. Cut a dowel rod long enough to attach the picket fence pieces together. Paint the cut dowel rod and picket fence pieces with Steel Gray. Hot glue the fence pieces together. Using a dry brush and Pure Black, distress the fence.
  4. Cut the ring part off the plastic spiders and hot glue a spider to the fence. Hot glue the fence to the side of the foam ball on the lid.
  5. Add small drops of hot glue to the other spider’s legs and attach to the inside of the jar as shown.
  6. Once the ghost is dry cut to the dowel rod to where the ghost will fit in the jar. Insert the dowel rod into the foam ball on the lid and glue in place.
  7. Hot glue the green moss to the lid covering the cut foam ball. Put the jar over the ghost and tighten the lid.
  8. Cut a piece of hounds tooth paper and glue to the rim of the lid as shown using Mod Podge.
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