Saturday, September 26, 2015

Poison Jar

I am not quite sure why, but I love to decorate for Halloween.  I even like skull decorations, as long a they aren't gruesome.  I found a really cool jar when I was out thrifting and had to make something new for Halloween this year.

What you will need:
Glass jar
Embellishments - I used skull rings
Brillo pads

First, I spray painted the jar, lid & skulls black.

After the bottle was dry, I cut the skull rings apart so just the skull was left, dabbed on some E6000, and attached them to the bottle.

I wanted the jar to have some depth, so I sprayed the black bottle with a layer of my favorite silver paint.

After it was dry, I used a brillo pad to rough it up.

Here it is when it was finished!

What are you creating for Halloween?

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  1. Very nice. I love the little skull embellies. I need to go look for jars!

  2. This was such a fun Halloween DIY! I love pumpkin carving and just decorating for the season in general. I'm visiting from the #TipMeTuesday linky!

    Elizabeth (Plant Based Bride)

  3. This skull jar is so cute that you made.
    Thanks for joining and sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.
    We hope to see you again!

  4. This is an awesome idea! I love the way it came out!
    I'd love for you to share this at our Wake Up Wednesday link party!

    Kate | The Organized Dream

  5. I love this! I have some bottles i could totally do this with. I've been saving them for the right project. thanks

  6. Haha! This is so cute! :)

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  7. This is a cute idea and very good tutorial, thank you!

  8. What a cool bottle, Brenda! I love what you did to "spook" it up!
    Thank you for sharing this week at Brag About It link party on VMG206 (Mondays at Midnight). I plan to feature you next week!
    ~ Megin of VMG206

  9. I also love to decorate for Halloween and that bottle is gorgeous! Love the skull and the cauldron with it. I would like if you share this with us at the party


  10. Hey, Brenda! Just wanted to let you know that we loved your Poison Jars so much when you shared it at the #HomeMattersParty last week, we’ve FEATURED it THIS WEEK! Hope you can check it out when you get a sec! Happy Friday!!!

    Life With Lorelai / Home Matters Linky Party

  11. I love the original bottle! And the finished project is cool too. Congrats on the feature on the #HomeMattersParty

  12. Glad you came to share this wonderful poison jar with us! I really love it! OMHGWW


  13. That is adorable!! What a great way to decorate in a bit more sophisticated way, verses just plastic pumpkins! :) #HomeMattersParty

  14. Hi Brenda! Thanks so much for linking up to Thriving on Thursdays. I'm hosting a Halloween Round Up post tomorrow and your post will be featured. Thanks for your support.

    Anne @ Domesblissity

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