Skull Planter

Skull Planter

What You'll Need:

4" Clay Pot
Human Look Wiggle Eyes
Natural Shred Paper
Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Paint:
  -Sweet Potato
  -Beetle Black
Plastic Spider
3D Glue Dots®


Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes (Not Including Drying Time)

How to Make a Skull Planter

Decorate for Halloween with a Skull Planter! Paint a skull with a devilish grin, add your favorite seasonal plant and set the planter on any desk or shelf.
  • 1 Paint the pot

    Paint the pot orange and let it dry. Apply a second coat of paint. Let dry.

  • 2 Paint the skull's face

    Paint a white circle for the face onto one side of the pot.

  • 3 Paint the skull's head

    Paint two black circles for the eye sockets, a nose and stitched mouth.

  • 4 Attach the skull's eyes

    Using the photo as a guide, Glue Dot® the wiggle eyes onto the eye socket area.

  • 5 Add shred & a spider

    Add paper shred to the pot and glue on a spider with a Glue Dot®.