Creepy Skeleton Wine Glasses

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I love to decorate for Halloween and make a few new things each year to add to my collection of Halloween Decor. This year I added in some creepy skeleton wine glasses.

I started with some wine/champagne glasses and some skeleton tongs both from the dollar store

We used the band saw to cut the hands off of the tongs then they got a coat of flat black primer spray paint.

I masked off the top of the glasses and used frosted glass spray paint on the top part of the glass.

Then I started the dry brushing process on the hands and the glass stems until I liked the way it looked.

For the dry brushing I used cream acrylic and silver acrylic paint and add small amounts at a time. Then I used E6000 to glue the hands to the glasses! I propped it up against the plastic lid to a container so it would roll around while it was drying and curing.

This is how they turned out. I love them. They are creepy and fun. I am not sure how "washing" safe they are. Probably a light hand wash focusing on the inside of the glass would be best and would probably be okay. I am using them strictly for decor.

I have made a couple of Halloween things this year and am still working on a few others. If you like this project you will probably love my blog. Sign up for my email/newsletter so you can get all of my projects right in your inbox. My email comes out about once per week. When you sign up you will receive a free gift too.

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Suggested materials:
  • Skeleton Tongs   (Dollar Tree)
  • Champagne glasses   (Dollar Tree)
  • Flat Black Paint/Primer Spray paint   (Already had - hardware store)
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Michelle James
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  • Ann Dougherty Ann Dougherty on Aug 12, 2022

    Im adding these to

    my to do list

  • Maude  LaFountain Maude LaFountain on Aug 20, 2023

    Well I have plenty of wine glasses so it looks like off to the dollar store for the creep hands … these are going to be a bit at my Halloween party this year….. thanks for sharing… I love it ..