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Ghost Silhouettes

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Are you looking for cute decor to haunt your house this season? These super fun Ghost Silhouettes will be the star of the show! All you need is foam sheets and paint to create this eerie Halloween decor.

These spooky ghouls are made large to fit in a big window on the front of my house. They are fully customizable, just measure your window and foam before beginning the project. They look great inside your home too!

Supplies needed to make this project:

  • (5) FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam Sheets: Size: 2 x 12 x 36″
  • FloraCraft® StyroCutter® Plus, FloraCraft® Foam Tools or Serrated Knife
  • Fine Grit Sandpaper
  • Acrylic Paint: White, Medium Grey, Black
  • Low-Temp Glue Gun and Glue

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Instructions:

Follow the guide below for an easy reference to cut the foam.

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Large Ghost: Approx. 55 Inches Tall

Small Ghosts: Approx. 30 Inches Tall

Base: Approx. 5 x 12 Inches

Cut each piece out using a foam cutter or sharp knife. Gently sand the foam to smooth out rough edges and remove loose foam.

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Using a low-temp glue gun, glue the larger ghosts’ head and shoulders to the body.

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Paint each piece of foam, front and sides with black paint.

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Paint the bottom of the ghost onto a white sheet of foam as shown (do not cut this piece out).  Let the paint dry overnight or until completely dry.

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Paint a white face on each silhouette.  Glue the large ghost to the painted bottom section.  Glue the shoulder and extra base to the small ghost.  Paint grey shadows on the lower white portion of large ghost and side portion of small ghost. This will hide the white foam when placing them in a window.

Use the leftover foam to create a base for each ghost.  Add an extra thin piece of foam to the back of the ghost as a brace for added stability.

Tip: Using a base allows them to be more stable when standing them in a windowsill. You can omit this step if they are sturdy enough for your decor.

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How fun are these guys?  These spooky ghosts are sure to be a great addition to your next Halloween party!

 

kimp-1

 

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