Paper Mache Haunted House

Paper Mache Haunted House

What You'll Need:

Paper Mache House
Mini Halloween Ornaments
Colored Mini CRaft Sticks
Purple Moon Lights
Orange Glitter
Black Glitter
Gold Glitter
Orange Acrylic Paint
Black Acrylic Paint
Purple Acrylic Paint
Mod Podge
Sponge Dabbers
Foam Brushes
Empty Container for Glitter Mix
Hot Glue

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Paper Mache Haunted House

Only the most glamorous goblins and ghouls live in this glittered Paper Mache Haunted House! The project is the perfect combination of spooky and sparkly and will look absolutely frightful as a centerpiece or an accent in your home.
  • 1 Paint inside of house

    Paint the inside of the house purple and let dry.

  • 2 The the outside orange

    Paint the outside of the house orange and let dry.

  • 3 Paint base & roof black

    Paint the base of the house and the roof black and let dry.

  • 4 Apply glitter mix

    Mix gold and orange glitter together in an empty container. Apply Mod Podge to the outside of the house and sprinkle the gold glitter mix on. Let dry completely.

  • 5 Apply glitter to roof & base

    Apply Mod Podge to the roof and sprinkle with black glitter. Let dry completely and repeat with the base.

  • 6 Add shutters & door

    Randomly cut green mini craft sticks to make shutters and a door on the front of the house. Hot glue them together and glue them onto the house.

  • 7 Add embellishments

    Embellish the house with mini Halloween ornaments and spiders.

  • 8 Place lights

    Place purple moon lights inside of the house, and turn them on to case an eerie glow.