A fun and easy Halloween haunted house craft using a wood house purchased at The Dollar Tree.
Every time I would shop at the Dollar Tree, I would see shaped wood cut outs and wonder how crafters would use them. One day I saw the haunted house one and knew my kids would love a festive haunted house. All 3 of my kids are really into Halloween right now and spooky things (spooky, but not too spooky, LOL!). So I brought the haunted house cut out home in the hopes to paint it fun and spooky.
I started by painting it with Apple Barrel black paint.
Then I added a pumpkin for each member of my family using orange acrylic paint.
Then I added some ghosts coming out of the windows using Waverly white chalk paint.
Next, I added some gray scallops to the roof to make them look like roof shingles.
Then, I used a chalk marker to add some spiderwebs.
Are used a black paint marker to paint faces on the ghosts.
Next, I used the same black paint marker to add grooves to the pumpkins.
Then, I added some skulls to the bottom of the Haunted House, using my white chalk paint marker.
Next, I glued down the haunted house using Elmers glue. I glued it to a piece of black construction paper.
I added spooky eyes in the windows, and a ghost as well.
Then I added a small piece of yellow construction paper to the top window of the haunted house.
To display the haunted house, I used a frame that had a cream colored fabric inside it. I then got a piece of scrapbook card stock in orange buffalo check. I used masking tape to adhere it to the cream colored fabric. Then, I used masking tape again to adhere the haunted house to the card stock. For a finishing touch, I used the black creepy cloth that I purchased at the dollar tree and draped it across the top of the frame. I plan on creating a creepy corner in my home for Halloween, and I think this will make a perfect addition to that little creepy corner.
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