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Small glittered skull and bones

My glittered skull shape candle holder was the inspiration for my glitter skulls.

I bought two "Bag of Bones" from Pound Land. Each bag contained six plastic mini skulls and six bones, and cost £1 for the bag! I painted them in PVA glue and then covered them in silver glitter. I used a spoon to spoon up the excess glitter and re-cover the skulls and bones. A 50g glitter shaker covered all the 12 bones, 12 mini skulls and 2 larger skulls. On the smaller skull I put pink beads for the eyes to give them more definition. I love how they turned out!

24 Decorations

How-to step by step

  • Glittered mini skull

    Step 1

    Brush PVA glue onto front half of skull and immediately sprinkle glued area liberally with glitter before glue starts to dry. Lightly tap to remove excess glitter and leave to dry. Paint PVA glue onto another section and sprinkle glued area liberally with glitter and so on until the entire skull is completely covered in glitter. You can touch up areas with glue and glitter on any spots you have missed. Leave to dry Repeat above steps with the plastic bones, leave to dry

  • Glittered skull tutorial

    Step 2

    Glue small pink magic beads into eye sockets using a dab of PVA glue. Leave to dry

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