There’s only one week left before Halloween but you still have time to make something cool for your party. Sugar skulls are traditional decorations for Mexican Day of the Dead and they are getting more and more popularity as Halloween decorations, too. They are colorful and bold but a bit spooky, though you may avoid any creepy looks and keep them more glam-like. Here are some tutorials for sugar skull decorations you may rock this Halloween, let’s craft something!
Wreaths And Garlands
This super bold and eye-catchy Halloween wreath is made of grapevine, fake flowers and a sugar skull. The flowers are very bright and the skull is also painted in bright shades, the wreath and ribbon are taken in neutral shades to create a contrast. Such a wreath will be an amazing piece for Halloween, both inside and outside and it looks very awesome while taking you just some bucks to make.
Fun Halloween crafts like this sugar skull corn husk wreath make it easy to decorate for the holiday. It’s simple and perfect Halloween decor. The point is that it’s very contrasting: neutral and rustic corn husks contrast the bold chalkboard skull in the center making the piece more interesting. Find out how to make one for your front door in the source!
This candy-colored DIY sugar skull garland is super cute for the Halloween season and beyond! If scary-spooky skulls aren’t your thing, this is a colorful alternative to your decorating. This tutorial is great for kids and beginners as well, as it’s basically a matter of just painting and gluing. Dress up your windows or other parts of your home with these cute glam skulls!
If you love decorating for Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos and need an idea, check out this neon sugar skull canvas. It is easy to make with a stencil and Americana Neon Lights. The neon paints really pops off of the canvas and looks like it is glowing. This canvas is perfect to display on a mantel, shelf, or wall.
Buy a usual plastic skull and turn it into a gorgeous artwork! This project is actually super easy and fun, since you get to express yourself completely and it takes nothing more than a little paint), some fabric and fabric stiffener. You could also use plastic or silk flowers, but it is pretty cool to make you own! The final look is bold, scary and contrasting: who could think it’s a usual $1 skull?
This tutorial will tell you how to make a bright Halloween decoration of a usual pumpkin. The author tells how to paint a sugar skull on a pumpkin using bright paints and how to make the black gourds, too, so that you could create a whole stylish arrangement anywhere you want. Get inspired and get crafty reading the tutorial!
Make your Halloween decor more colorful with this tutorial! Sugar skulls are creepy but also very artistic and beautiful, and you may create a chic artwork displaying them for your Halloween party. Simply find a photo of a sugar skull and use various colorful pens and paints to make it bright, invite your kids to help. Then just hang your artwork or frame it and put on a table or mantel – and voila, your art is done!
These puffy paint sugar skull rocks are a great project for all ages to help learn and celebrate Day of the Dead or Halloween. There’s a secret weapon though when it comes to making them; not all puffy paint is created equal. Read the tutorial to find out the secret and make some cool rocks to decorate your home or let your kids and grandchildren play with them.
Nothing better than a funky plate to make your dinner table look amazing, don’t you think?! These sugar skull plates are super easy to make and you can eat off of them or display them as art. Because all of the paint and decoupage is on the back, they’re completely food safe. Read how to make them and make your Halloween dinner special!
Make these clay pots inspired by sugar skulls or calavera! They look very bold and festive due to catchy patterns and bright shades, just take a look! You’ll need simple plain pots and a touch of imagination – use the tutorial to find out how to paint these. You can use these planters for storage, too, put there candles, crayons and other stuff you want. Get inspired!
Sugar skulls are a popular motif for Day of the Dead and decorating other items to look like sugar skulls has become quite popular as well. If you love the holiday and its aesthetic, it’s time to make these DIY Day of the Dead sugar skull planters. Check out how easy they were to make and consider making some yourself. They are a great craft to make with kids or alone.