September 07, 2012

Creepy Shrunken Head

Day 8


This creepy little project started out with a head and some hair gel, both from the dollar store and a pickle jar.


 First thing I did was spray paint the pickle jar lid black.
While it was drying  I added a very small drop of green food coloring to the gel. I didn't want to add to much because I just wanted a hint of green.
 Then I put the creepy head into the pickle jar.
 Three of my grand kids were helping me with this. Ages two, five and seven. They thought is was hilarious when I started squeezing gel onto the head. When it was full I added the lid.
They didn't laugh to much at the finished product. They thought is was kind of scary! I think I might put this on my husbands night stand when he is sleeping. LOL!


25 comments:

  1. Wow! The gel makes that look amazing! Thanks so much for stopping my my blog. I am following along now and can't wait to see what other creepy projects you have. :)

    - Megan
    www.polishthestars.com

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  2. I love that! So cool!

    Katie @ Horrific Knits

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  3. Very cool! Shoving a glow stick in the head would give it an interesting effect too ;o)

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  4. Holy moley that's one spooky jar! I love it! If it won't scare the kids at school that I work with too badly, I'll make it for our Halloween party!

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  5. This is seriously creepy! Bet the kids LOVE it... :)
    Not so sure if I would... :(

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  6. Seriously, that is nasty! Ha ha, but I like your blog :)

    I have my first linky party going on right now too, if you'd care to come link up! http://westernwarmth.blogspot.com/2012/09/weekend-warmth.html
    There are no rules involved :).

    Thanks!
    Bobi
    http://westernwarmth.blogspot.com

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  7. My teens are going to LOVE this!

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  8. Okay that looks really scary, I gotta make one! Thanks for sharing on the We Made That Linky!

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  9. Hi, I love this for table decor at our annual family party. I am standing in Dollar Tree looking for the head; it's not here. Can you tell me which dollar store you bought your head from?

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  10. LOVE this idea! And of course I have about a million empty jars hoarded in the basement :)

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  11. Really, REALLY cool...especially, as someone else said, for teenage kids who don't get scared easily!

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  12. Ooo! Creepy is right. What a great Halloween decoration.

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  13. This is awesome!! Love it!
    Kim~madeinaday

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  14. Where did you find the head? i cant find it anywhere. i went to dollar tree and target

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  15. im so going to try this, but might have to wait till my four yr old is at school, she might not think its funny! Love the idea!! thanks

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  16. I put one of the cheap flexible rubber masks with hair in a method soap refill bottle with narrow mouth and filled it with water, the gel would make it better,.

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