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Halloween Wine Bottle Craft

Posted by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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I saw this posted in another group and thought it was a super cute idea!!


5 Spooktacular Wine Bottle Crafts

Turn empty glass vessels into scary Halloween decorations with these easy projects

By Woman's Day Staff Posted October 20, 2010 from Woman's Day; November 1, 2010

This Halloween, bring empty bottles back from the dead to haunt your home.

Vampire & Ghost

1. Using a paint scraper, remove labels from empty bottles of wine. Soak to loosen glue, scrubbing with a sponge. Dry. (You can also use Goo Gone, found at most grocery stores.)

2. With black and white paint pens, draw on faces.


Jack-0’-Lantern

1. Remove label from an empty green bottle using the instructions for Vampire & Ghost (see above).

2. Wrap blue painter’s tape around the barrel of the bottle, stopping where the base begins to curve toward the neck. Using a pen or marker, draw triangle eyes and a toothy grin in center.

3. Lay bottle faceup on a dishtowel to keep it from rolling around. Carefully cut along the markings with an X-Acto knife. Peel off the surrounding tape, leaving the eyes and mouth stuck to the bottle.

4. Using orange spray paint, cover the bottle from the base to the neck. Let dry until paint is no longer tacky, then remove the tape.


Witch

1. Remove label from an empty green bottle using the instructions for Vampire & Ghost (see above).

2. Wrap blue painter’s tape around the barrel of the bottle, stopping where the base begins to curve toward the neck.

3. Using black spray paint, cover the untaped part of the neck to form the cone portion of the hat. Let dry until the paint is no longer tacky.

4. To make the brim, cut a circle about 8 inches in diameter from black card stock. Center the bottom of the bottle inside the circle, trace it and cut out with an X-Acto knife. Peel off the tape. With a black paint pen, draw on eyes, nose, mole and scowl. Slip circle over bottle neck and rest at black spray paint edge.


Ghouls

1. Remove labels from empty bottles using instructions for Vampire & Ghost (see above).

2. Cut out droopy eye and moaning mouth shapes from copy paper. Imperfections in shape will only add to the spookiness.

3. One at a time, hold the paper pieces up to the bottles. Using white spray paint, lightly spray the pieces. The paint will bleed through the paper and land softly on the bottles.

4. Slightly heat bottoms of taper candles with a flame, then set in bottles; don’t leave lit candles unattended.


Spiderwebs

1. Remove the labels from full bottles of red wine using the instructions for Vampire & Ghost (see above). (When soaking bottles, be careful not to get the corks wet.)

2. Using a fine-tipped white paint pen, mark a dot for the web centers and draw lines outward. Starting near the center, connect lines with arcs that curve toward the midpoint, spacing arcs farther apart as you go out.

Photographed for Woman's Day by Antonis Achilleos

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by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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usmclife58
by Nikki on Sep. 23, 2011 at 7:19 PM

Cute ideas!!

WaresWife
by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 7:20 PM

CUTE!! 

JMmama
by Kara on Sep. 23, 2011 at 7:28 PM
Cute!
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MrsMWF
by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 8:22 PM

Cute! Maybe I should start emptying the bottle ;)

Klynn-whitlow
by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 10:15 PM

That's kinda what i was thinking!! ;) LOL.

Quoting MrsMWF:

Cute! Maybe I should start emptying the bottle ;)


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armywife1229
by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 10:22 PM

I "pinned" it. I'll be doing this.

jonellg
by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 10:31 PM

I better start drinking...

ASigler86
by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 10:35 PM
Very cute!!
LOswald0314
by on Sep. 23, 2011 at 11:54 PM
I love these!!
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ma2calebzoeyeli
by on Sep. 25, 2011 at 3:46 PM

Love these!  Now I have a reason to drink more wine ;o)

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