Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Skull and Bones Wreath

From Joann fabrics instructions here


  • 2 3’ Tall Posable Skeletons
  • Small Screw Driver
  • Small Hack Saw or Craft Saw
  • Medium Grit Sandpaper
  • Strong Thick Quick Setting Adhesive
  • 4” x 6” Slate Sign
  • Chalk or Chalk Marker
  • Spiders and Spider Webbing


Refer to photo for bone placement.
Follow manufacturer’s directions and allow adhesive to set up completely.

  • Use a small screw driver to take apart skeletons; leave one set of hands attached to forearm bones.
  • Use a small saw to cut off joint hinges and spine below rib cage.
  • Where necessary, sand edges smooth with sandpaper.
  • If desired, fill holes with thick adhesive.
  • Lay skull with rib cage on a flat surface; place bones around in a 14’ – 16” circle.
  • Beginning with the shoulders, carefully glue bones together.
  • Use chalk or permanent chalk marker to write desired words onto slate sign.
  • Firmly adhere sign to bottom portion of wreath.
  • Adhere hands and forearms as if holding sign.
  • Place spiders and webbing as desired.

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