A Glitzy Halloween Coffin

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 Glitter anyone?

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Have you seen these cute wooden coffins at Michaels?
I couldn’t resist picking up a couple.

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Earlier this week I picked up an awesome paper pad full of flocked and glitter scrapbook paper in blacks & creams. So perfect for an elegant Halloween. I traced all sides of the coffin onto the paper and cut it out. I used double sided tape to adhere to the coffin.
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It turned out pretty sweet if you ask me.
But I couldn’t stop there.
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How’s this for a glitzy & glamorous coffin. I used plain old Elmers school glue {the kind that dries clear} on the inside of the coffin and then sprinkled a ton of glitter.
A quick tip: spread your glue with a small paint brush, works like a charm.
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Mr. Skeleton is ready for some Saturday Night Fever.
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If only he could dance.
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Q: Why didn’t the skeleton dance at the Halloween party?
A: It had no body to dance with.
{Hee, hee, hee}
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All glitzed out and no where to go.
{yes that’s a word, I just made it up!}


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Comments

  1. Obsessed.

    You will be featured next week, and I will also feature this at The Classroom Creative, when we run our Halloween Crafts week.

    Pinning to my queen of Halloween board at the-most-popular-website-ever.

    I’ve been hunting for cool coffin crafts. Love. You had me at glitter.
    N

  2. Love it, totally cute:@)

  3. This is great! I think Halloween and Glitter are like PB & J!
    -Jacque @ theDIYvillage

  4. That is all kinds of glitterific awesomeness.I might have to do a copycat.

  5. This is awesome!!! I love the fun paper on the sides and the sparkly glitter inside!!! Mr. Skeleton is stylin in his coffin!!!

  6. I think he is wonderful and his little coffin is sparkly fantastic!!

  7. adorable! I have seen them and loved then and could not figure out how to make em look cute!Ty!

  8. No bones about it – you have the best little coffin I have seen yet!

    Distressed Donna Down Home

  9. What a great feminine twist on holiday decorating. Love this!

  10. What a fancy skeleton! haha! LOVE this idea for a Halloween display!

    Thank you so much for joining us at the CHQ Blog Hop this week! We hope you’ve made some new bloggy friends!

  11. that is so…rad…? cute didn’t sound right, lol, but it totally is!

  12. I love it! I hope you don’t mind but I may copy your idea. I’d like to use it as a unique invitation/favor to celebrate my father’s birthday Oct 27th. Mennie

  13. It’s ‘frightfully’ cute ;)
    JoAnn

  14. I love it! You make the skeleton look so cute!!!

  15. How fun, I can’t believe Michaels has little wood coffins.

  16. CReepy (in a good way!)

  17. So cute! I love it, if you have a chance please come link up to I Freakin’ did it Fridays

    http://www.missinformationblog.com/2012/09/hey-everyone-welcome-back-to-this-week.html

  18. How Fun is this! Again Thank you so Much for linking up!!!! to http://www.onemoretimeevents.com/2012/09/share-it-one-more-time-party-and.html I really do appreciate it!

  19. Thanks for joining us again this week @ Keep Calm & Link Up! We’re thrilled you chose to link up with us!

  20. Adorable! Love this coffin! And the skeleton joke was really cute! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning!

  21. Off to Michaels now ….

    Popped in from Fab Friday.

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  22. So adorable and glitzy and spooktacular!!!! Elegant Halloween is right!!!! You take the scare right out of it with all the glamour! Thanks for sharing at TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS!!!! BOO!

  23. Love this!!!

  24. So cute! We love halloween in our house. This will make a great addition!

  25. I looooove this!! Great job!

  26. What a cute project. I love it! Stopping in from Thestuffofsuccess. Have a terrific week. Athena

  27. Cute idea! Thanks for stopping by for our Pretty Things Party. Hope to see you again next week!

  28. Thanks so much for sharing at the Fall Bucket List link-up! Love this and your pumpkin-sweater craft, too.

  29. Awesome! Super cute idea!

  30. This is too cute Sarah. I was looking at these at Michaels this weekend and am going to have to go pick up a couple. I featured this as part of my link party wrap up today!

  31. So super cute! I don’t think I ever thought I’d use ‘cute’ and ‘skeleton’ in the same sentence but that is one cute skeleton. Thanks for sharing at Etcetorize this week~

  32. A lovely coffin! (never thought I would say that) Thanks so much for joining our Countdown to Fall link party! Hope you have a great week! :)
    http://dixie-n-dottie.blogspot.com/

  33. So cute! & stlish too.
    Pat from Topiary Rose

  34. Very cute. Joining you from fall crawl. Your joke cracks me up. :-)

  35. I love this.. Sooo cute.. What a great halloween project : )) LOVE it.. : ))

  36. I love this fancy little skeleton! What a cute and fun project! LOVE it :)

  37. OMG – LOVE IT! I love all the cute Halloween decorations. I can’t wait to make one of these. Where did you get the skeleton? Michael’s? Thanks for sharing at Creative Thursday.
    Michelle

  38. I totally love this! And I really can’t wait to share the joke with my kids. They love a good joke. ;) I featured this at my Weekend Wonders round-up last night. Come grab a button if you want.

  39. That’s a scream!!!Thank you for sharing it at the Tuesday To Do Party!
    Smiles!
    Jami
    http://www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

  40. I have to say it look cute after decoration!

  41. This is beyond cute!

  42. So cute! Thank you so much for sharing this at All my Bloggy Friends last week. I can’t wait to see what you share tomorrow! :)

  43. Such a cute coffin you made. Shall I scare you with the fact that we found similar wall paper in our house when we were cleaning out a closet? Yes, flocked wallpaper in a closet. Frightening! Thanks so much for sharing on Tout It Tuesday. Hope to see you tomorrow.

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