A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News:  Vote for your favorite Bottle It Up project now! Smiley
Total Members: 302,476
Currently Running With Scissors:
420 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: How-To "Grow A Zombie Planter Box Halloween Decor" for only $12.59  (Read 560 times)
Tags for this thread: zombie , walkers , living_dead , decor , halloween , planter  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
prettysoldier77
Offline Offline

Posts: 141
Joined: 17-Sep-2009

Dayman, aa-Aaahhhh!


View Profile
« on: October 30, 2014 10:51:03 AM »




Hello Craftster community! It has been a while  Grin

So here is a quick run down of a gift I recently gave, The zombie planter! This entire project cost $12.59, (plus dirt...which is free)

I bought my hand plaster at Michaels Craft store. (http://weeklyad.michaels.com/coupons) I used the 50% off coupon, so it cost me about $11.00

I also used a scrapbooking sheet of brown paper for the planter tag. I think it turned out much better than plain white cardstock. It cost .59

Lastly, I picked up a planter from the dollar tree ($1.00 of course)

There are instructions inside the plaster kit on how to cast your hand. After the hand is cast, wait a good 13 hours. I didnt wait the full 24 hours that it suggested because I am impatient. After the hand was dry enough, I used makeup foundation and painted it directly onto the plaster hand. Then I took my eye shadow pallet (http://www.coastalscents.com/makeup/eyes/eye-palettes/pl-001.html) and a thin brush, and detailed the hand. I used brown, and green to give it a deteriorated look. Lastly, I scrubbed dirt all over it! yay

Here was my finished project.
 



These are the tags I used (I googled zombie planter tag) if you don't scale them down, they will be as large as the tag in my photos

« Last Edit: October 30, 2014 10:53:06 AM by prettysoldier77 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
kittykill
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Needlework Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 32204
Joined: 25-Sep-2004

I got 99 problems, but a stitch ain't one.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2014 10:57:26 AM »

This is so rad. So very very rad!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

yoopidou
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2014 05:21:57 PM »

Creepy!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
prettysoldier77
Offline Offline

Posts: 141
Joined: 17-Sep-2009

Dayman, aa-Aaahhhh!


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2014 03:55:03 PM »

Thank You ^_^
THIS ROCKS   Logged
pocketwatch
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2014 06:16:00 AM »

I love the proportions of the hand and the planter.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

prettysoldier77
Offline Offline

Posts: 141
Joined: 17-Sep-2009

Dayman, aa-Aaahhhh!


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2014 09:10:50 PM »

LOL looking at it, it does seem super small. Only large enough to grow a hand lol. But it was dollar tree, cheap o_o I cant pass up cheap
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Barbie Hair and Makeup Tutorial
Learn About Toxic Beauty Ingredient Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
How to Create a Braided Headband with Your Hair
Jamie Lynn Spears Inspired Makeup and Hair Tutorial
How to Make Headband
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Coffee Mug Cozy
March 25, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: How to Make 110 Prayer Flags

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.