Bear with me as this is my 1'st instructable.
Having moved into a new front garage home with no lawn to speak of I endeavored to come up with a new decoration for Halloween.
Sitting and watching cartoons (Monster House) with the nephews .....(Bulb)
Lets make the whole house a monster.
This is an Instructable for making monster teeth for the Garage Door
Sorry for the lack of pictures as I lost my the camera with all the action shots before posting.
Happy Haloween :)
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Step 1: What You'll Need
1 plastic or cloth taro that is approximately the size of your garage door.
(mine was 12x16 for my 7x16 door)
1 small container of paint thinner or other solvent
2 cans plastic spray paint
1 roll masking tape
Step 2: The Work!
I sketched up the teeth using a drawing program to come up with some rough dimensions.
Stretch out your tarp in a large flat area. (I used my cul-de-sac)
Clean the tarp thoroughly with the paint thinner . this helps the plastic paint adhere better to the surface.
Using your diagram use the masking tape to lay out your Teeth.
Paint Away. I ended up using 2 full cans. Best to do 3 or 4 light coats to get better coverage.
Remove your masking tape.
Admire your work
Step 3: Hang Your Teeth
Stretch tarp over your garage door. This was a little tricky to do solo so i would suggest recruiting a helper. I tensioned the tarp using regular bungie chords but you could just as easily use rope or tape even.
lower the door and Voila one monster house.
Bad Pic I know. cheapo camera!
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Elaina M made it!