Paint

Trick-or-Treat Wall Art

By  Dondi Richardson  for  FloraCraft

size: 24"x12"

  • Trick-or-Treat Wall Art
  • Diagram

Materials

  • FloraCraft Make it: Fun Foam Sheets, 1/2”x12”x36”, two

Tools

  • FloraCraft Make it: Fun Tools: Foam Cutter or serrated knife, StyroCutter
  • Foam-safe spray paints: black, white
  • Low-temp glue gun and sticks

Basic Supplies

  • fine-tip black marker, scissors, ruler, newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Using foam cutter or serrated knife, cut 12"x24" panel from foam sheet for canvas. Spray paint canvas black; let dry. (Note: Hold can at least 12" from surface; apply light coats, letting canvas dry between coats. Too heavy an application can melt foam.)
  • 2. To make bones, measure and mark fourteen 4"x1-1/2" rectangles, seventeen 3"x1" rectangles, and seven 2"x3/4" rectangles onto foam sheet. To hand-draw bone shapes, draw heart at each end of rectangle so points face middle; connect hearts with two lines. Lines need not be straight; hearts need not be perfect. Bones should be unique. See Diagram and use photo as guide.

    Diagram
  • 3. Following manufacturer's instructions, use StyroCutter to cut bones from foam sheet.
  • 4. Using photo as guide, adhere bones together to form letters. (Note: T uses two large bones; R uses one large and four medium bones; O uses four small bones; etc.)
  • 5. Spray paint letters black; let dry.
  • 6. Arrange and adhere letters to canvas.
  • 7. Lightly spray paint tops of letters white; let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. Cut and paint additional bones and adhere temporarily around a mirror or doorway.