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Gemstone Ghost Sign

Decorate for Halloween with this fun gemstone ghost hanging sign!

Materials



Jumbo Craft Sticks
Ghost Printable
Paint
Paint Brush
Gemstones
Mini Craft Sticks

Pencil

Scissors

Glue

White Colored Pencil

Instructions



Step  1.

Glue 8 jumbo craft sticks together. *Tip!* Glue craft sticks to the back of the jumbo ones to easily secure them together!

Step  1.

Glue 8 jumbo craft sticks together. *Tip!* Glue craft sticks to the back of the jumbo ones to easily secure them together!

Step  2.

Print out a ghost printable from our Ghost Shadow Puppets project.

Step  2.

Print out a ghost printable from our Ghost Shadow Puppets project.

Step  3.

Carefully cut out your favorite ghost.

Step  3.

Carefully cut out your favorite ghost.

Step  4.

Paint the craft sticks white.

Step  4.

Paint the craft sticks white.

Step  5.

Trace the outline of your ghost.

Step  5.

Trace the outline of your ghost.

Step  6.

Begin gluing purple jewels around the outline of the ghost.

Step  6.

Begin gluing purple jewels around the outline of the ghost.

Step  7.

Add silver jewels.

Step  7.

Add silver jewels.

Step  8.

Complete the ghost outline with black gemstones.

Step  8.

Complete the ghost outline with black gemstones.

Step  9.

Decorate the rest of the sign with various size and color jewels.

Step  9.

Decorate the rest of the sign with various size and color jewels.

Step  10.

Paint 2 jumbo craft sticks black.

Step  10.

Paint 2 jumbo craft sticks black.

Step  11.

Glue them together using 2 mini craft sticks.

Step  11.

Glue them together using 2 mini craft sticks.

Step  12.

Cut 12 inches of cording and tie a knot at each end.

Step  12.

Cut 12 inches of cording and tie a knot at each end.

Step  13.

Glue cording to the back of the sign.

Step  13.

Glue cording to the back of the sign.

Step  14.

Cut the cording at the center and tie together.

Step  14.

Cut the cording at the center and tie together.

Step  15.

Tie the cording into a bow.

Step  15.

Tie the cording into a bow.

Step  16.

Cut off any excess cording from your bow.

Step  16.

Cut off any excess cording from your bow.

Step  17.

Use a white colored pencil to write a message on your sign.

Step  17.

Use a white colored pencil to write a message on your sign.

Step  18.

Paint over your message with white paint.

Step  18.

Paint over your message with white paint.

Step  19.

Paint purple polka dots around your message. *Tip!* Use the handle end of the paint brush to paint small dots.

Step  19.

Paint purple polka dots around your message. *Tip!* Use the handle end of the paint brush to paint small dots.

Step  20.

Cut 2 small pieces of cording, about 1 inch long.

Step  20.

Cut 2 small pieces of cording, about 1 inch long.

Step  21.

Attach the message to the bottom of the sign by gluing them together via the 2 small cording pieces.

Step  21.

Attach the message to the bottom of the sign by gluing them together via the 2 small cording pieces.

Step  22.

Your hanging sign is now complete and ready to decorate for Halloween!

Step  22.

Your hanging sign is now complete and ready to decorate for Halloween!