Tombstone Markers

Materials

  • Recycled plastic mouthwash bottle (with cap)
  • Black alphabet stickers
  • Craft moss
  • Plastic spiders
  • Cotton batting
  • Rocks, small handful

Tools

  • Gray acrylic paint
  • Adhesive remover

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, black marker, paintbrush or sponge scrap, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Remove label from plastic bottle. Wash and dry bottle using adhesive remover.

STEP 2

  • On covered work surface, paint bottle gray. Let dry. Apply second coat if needed. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Position tombstone with opening on bottom. Apply alphabet stickers on tombstone. Use black marker to add stone details on tombstone.

STEP 4

  • To display, insert small handful of rocks into bottle. Position bottle upside down with cap inserted into front lawn or ground.

STEP 5

  • Embellish gravestone with cotton batting (cobwebs), plastic spiders, or craft moss.

Tip

  • 1. For faster and better coverage when painting, have an adult use a spray paint that's made for coating plastic.
by Steven James
Tombstone Markers
Tombstone Markers