DIY Glittery Skull

Glittery Skull Decoration by Wilde Designs

True to my promise to keep things simple this is another easy one. While it’s certainly appropriate for Halloween, I confess that my glitter skull will be up all year. First you need a skull. The one I used was a cheap paper mache one that I got on sale at Michaels for a few dollars after Halloween last year. Then gather up some Mod Podge (I used the glossy type) and some glitter (I used two layers of white with a layer of red on top).

Slather the skull with Mod Podge. Okay, okay, apply a thin layer of Mod Podge somewhat carefully. It doesn’t have to be perfect, just be sure you cover all of the exterior you’d like to have glittered. Then? Shake the glitter all over that baby. I recommend putting a piece of wax paper or something similar on your work surface to catch the glitter for re-use and to keep glitter from getting all over quite as many places. 

I left mine to dry for about three hours, but once it feels dry, you’re good to go. Then? Do it again. And, y’know, again. Like I said above, I did two layers of white chunky glitter, then I applied a layer of red micro glitter with a more multi-colored, multi-faced look on top. After your last layer of glitter, apply another layer of Mod Podge to keep that beautiful, sparkly stuff from falling back off again. 

Wait for it to dry. Done. Seriously, done. My glitter skull lives above my craft table. Where will yours live?

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