Introduction: Sugar Skull Wall Hanging for Halloween

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I decided to use some of the leftover pallet wood from the doghouse and create a Halloween decoration. It's a Sugar Skull Wall Hanging.

You will need:

- Scrap wood

- Glue

- Screws

- Stencils

- Acrylic paint

- Stencil brush

- Screws

Step 1: Cut Four Pieces of Wood Cut to Similar Lengths.

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Step 2: Cut Two Pieces of Wood That Are Cut Slightly Shorter Than the Size of the Previous Four Put Together.

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Step 3: Put Glue Onto the Two Back Pieces and Apply to the Back of the Four Pieces Put Together.

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Step 4: Screw the Two Pieces to the Back of the Four Pieces - It Will Keep Them Together. I Used 8 Screws. Make Sure They Are Not Too Long. You Don't Want to Drill Through and Have Them Poking Out the Front.

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Step 5: Using a Gray and White Acrylic Paint, Mix With Water and Give the Wood - Front and Back - a Wash. Allow to Dry.

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Step 6: Stencil the Skull Onto the Wood. My Stencil and Crossbones. I Taped Them Off, So I Wouldn't Stencil Them Also.

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Step 7: Once Dry, Use Other Stencils, or Parts of Other Stencil to Create Patterns and Designs on the Skull. Make It Colorful.

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Step 8: I Used a Flat Brush to Paint Teeth.

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Step 9: I Used a Golf Tee to Make Small Polka Dots.

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Step 10: Stencil Roses Around the Skull.

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Comments

MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-10-12

Wow it turned out so pretty! Here's an instructable on how to use the editor in case you want to get rid of that extra blank step: https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Ins...

Thanks for sharing!

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