Sorry for the delay of this little tutorial - we spent last Friday in the ER with my oldest, getting stitches! Of course being a doting, guilt-ridden mama comes first. I know you all understand! So without further delay:
Ghastly Easy Ghosts!
You'll need cheesecloth, starch and items to form the ghost shapes.
We used toilet paper rolls, foil and sticks.
*Most directions for these ghosts call for liquid starch, which I could not find. I thought the spray starch worked extremely well!!!*
Cover your work surface well - the starch is a mess to clean up if it seeps through!
Now make the form that will shape your ghosts -
use pretty much anything you have around the house!
Now cut the cheesecloth and drape over your form.
Spray with starch.
Repeat with layers of cheesecloth until you get it as thick as you like.
I think we did about five layers - I wanted them to still be a little transparent.
Spray, spray, spray that sucker until it's pretty wet.
Allow your little ghosts to dry.
I am the queen of impatience, so I brought out the blowdryer. ;)
Carefully pull out whatever items you've used to make the form.
Then allow your little cuties to model their ghosts!
This is how I've displayed them.
I think we may make more though and hang them with fishing line throughout the house!
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