Happy Rainy Halloween
Then use a witch s hat for the covered scarecrow head. Punch a hole in the hat where the hook of the hanger can go through. Hang the body over windows doors or cabinet handles. For cobwebs you can use cottons which you can spread all over the place. Cotton cobwebs is great for any theme you may have in mind. You can also use washable paint on your windows-you can either use spooking green all over or apply splashes of red for "blood". Replace your white bulbs with black orange or red ones bulbs for an eerie lighting effect. You can also cover lamps with colored cloth or netting for eerie shadows. Halloween is a time when one can experiment with creative craft ideas to make wonderful decorations for the house. It is an opportunity to dabble in the wonderful world of art and craft.
With the white on top make angled cuts through the clay. You are trying to make triangular shaped pieces with the white being at the small tip and the yellow at the wider bottom. 3. Now to give them a more finished look smooth and round the edges. Now the candy corn is finished. Before you bake them decide if you are going to leave them as plain candy corn or if you would like to turn them into buttons earrings or maybe a necklace pendant. 4. To make buttons just poke two holes in the middle of the orange clay. Now the buttons are ready to bake. To make earrings you will need eye pins and earring hooks. Poke the eye pins straight down from the top of the candy corn. Then press the clay around the pin so it will hold. Now the earrings are ready to bake. To finish your earrings attach the earring hooks.
You might need to use needle-nose pliers to do this. To make a pendant poke an eye pin into the candy corn as described for the earrings. Now the pendant is ready to bake. 5. Bake your candy corn creations according to the package. I baked mine for about 10 minutes at 275F which worked well. 6. (Optional) After the candy corns have cooled you could spray them with acrylic sealer to make them glossy and have a more complete look. This may take a few hours to dry completely. The above suggestions are just a few ideas for how you could use these cute clay candy corns. Take a minute and think of other fun and creative ways you could use these little embellishments. On clothes or on a costume? In a table setting for a party? Maybe on a throw pillow? There are so many possibilities for these little candy corns.
Skeletons Legs The skeleton legs like the arms have string running through them. As before double the string up and wrap around a peg half so that the string slots into the groove that the spring grabbing bit of metal once was. Make a loop and feed the remaining string through the loop so that the peg half is attached to the end of the string (shaped side up). This is the skeleton s foot. Make the shin like the forearm with two peg halves the tapered end pointing towards the foot. The thigh starts off in the same way as the upper arm with two peg halves sandwiching the string and the rounded part meeting the rounded part of the shin. On top of this two more peg halves are attached. Join these peg halves with their rounded ends glued to the tapering pegs of the upper arm like pegs and stick their tapered tip together with the string sandwiched between.