Easy Upcycled DIY Packing Tape Ghost

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Easy

Having a munchkin of my own and a neighbourhood full of young kiddos means coming up with Halloween decor that is more creepy-cute than horror-scary, is a task that has turned out to be much easier said than done, akk!

Thankfully my refashionista brain remembered an oldie but goodie ghost creating method from my childhood:

Raid your kitchen drawers and whip up my cute and quirky and oh-so easy upcycled DIY packing tape ghost!

Grab a roll or 2 of packing tape, plastic wrap and a large-ish sized doll.

Completely wrap the doll in plastic wrap (and feel incredibly bad doing it).

Wrap the plastic covered doll in 5 or more layers of packing tape (and feel even worse doing it).

Once you’re happy with the thickness of the tape carefully chop up the back of the plastic/tape wrappings, gently pull off the ghostly cocoon and free your grateful dolly.

Tape up the back and any other open areas.

Et voila! A fantastic (yet delicate) ghostly figure is born!


Display your Halloween spirit peeking out from some foliage

or eerily floating in the window:

Check out all of my upcycled Halloween tutorials and stay tuned for more spooktacular DIYs!


Share what you’re creating this spooky season in the comments below!

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