Easy Halloween Silhouette Craft

Yes, it is August. I know. I can't help it when ideas pop into this crazy old brain of mine. Think of it this way, you have plenty of time to make these for you and your extended family! It is sooooo easy.

Take a profile photo of your little ghoul, goblin or witch wearing a distinct Halloweenie (hee-hee) prop. Print out on regular printer paper. I did mine 8x10.

Glue picture onto black construction paper with a glue stick. Do not use regular wet glue. It will wrinkle the paper. Use the glue stick sparingly. It really is meant to prevent the paper from moving while your cutting. It doesn't need to be cemented on.

Using your (good=sharp) scissors and cut out your picture.
Once you've cut out your picture, flip paper over to reveal the black construction paper silhouette.
Mount. I used a painting of Em's as the background.

So cute! I am trying to hunt down the cat for his silhouette. Maybe harder than I think!

Seriously this is soooo easy. No tracing involved. Just remember you end up with your picture reversed - so plan accordingly. I am also thinking this would be so cool covered in black fine glitter. Have fun! Let me know if you come up with some creative props.


Gabrielle said...

This is adorable!! I can't wait to try it with my boys.

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

I love this! I can't wait to start posting Halloween Roundups!

***Sharon*** said...

I LOVE Halloween crafts...and this one is going to be at the top of my list!!!

Sippy Cup Central said...

That is really adorable, good job! Karen

Beth- the mama bee said...

that's great! I think the cat will make a lovely addition.

Let's Lasso the Moon said...

This is absolutely adorable! I am bookmarking it in Evernote. For the last two years my daughter has gone as a "scary witch" for Halloween. She usually contemplates other choices but ends up back at the witch.

We are going through our dress up bin (which is out of control) to donate a few items. I didn't want to accidentally donate something the girls might use in October so I asked, "What do you think you will go as this year?" {You got it.} Scary witch!

Thank you for sharing this wonderful idea! Love it.

Amanda said...

Just stopping by to let you know that I have featured your project on Fun Family Crafts! You can see it here


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