9/18/09

Goofing around~

I am still working in my yard like a crazy person, so much so that I totally forgot about getting my entry form submitted to my local fair to enter all the things I've been making this past year. *gasp* all that hard work for not.... oh well, I'll box the stuff up I've made and enter it next year for sure!
In between working in the yard and watching my grandkids I've been playing around making some Halloween decorations for my home. I've been wanting to make a spooky spice cabinet... and tonight I started working on it. I picked up this shadow box this past summer and pulled out all the decorations that were inside...
Here it is with a new paint job. The antique gold/yellow is so bright in this photo, but in person it looks like its rusty! A perfect beginning for my spooky spice cabinet~I took three small jars and added some skulls to the lids using e6000 glue. The skulls were once plastic rings, I just cut the ring parts off and glued them in place.Once the glue had set up a little bit...I spray painted them with some textured spray paint. I think it made the lids look like rusty metal.I added some black paint to age them up a bit and added some red rhinestone eyes to the skulls. I also dripped some black paint down the sides of the jars. I hear witches are a messy-lot~ Now I just need to fill them with some fun spooky stuff and add some labels.

The cabinet is off to a good start~

10 comments:

Alison Gibbs said...

Love what you have done with your cabinet for halloween
Alison

Carol Ann said...

Love the cabinet and the jars have worked out great too! Will watch with interest to see what else you decide to do with your cabinet! x

Jen R. said...

Very cute! Those are cool! jen

~~Carol~~ said...

Oooo, it's going to look so spooky when it's all done! Love how the cabinet turned out, and the jars are awesome!

Nancy @ Live love laugh said...

Those lids came ot so spooky! Can't wai to see what else goes on there!
~Nancy

Dogwood said...

Spooky! Sounds like you are having fun between your yard and your creativity. Love what you have made to decorate you home for the Halloween holiday.

Have a nice Sunday afternoon.

Wendy said...

That is really cool!

AwtemNymf said...

OMG GENIUS! I love that! Your so creative!
WoOhOo!

Tracy Suzanne said...

Cheryl - wow! AwtemNymf is right that was just genius. It just amazes me at the ideas some people just come up with. Those lids look awesome. What a great idea. They looked super just with the rusty look but then you took it up to a whole nother level (as they say on mad tv).
I just found your blog tonight but you can bet I will be following.
Tracy

Laurie said...

You are so creative!