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Heckerty’s Halloween Hacks – Day 14 – Paint a Spooky House

Paint a spooky house!

What you need to paint a spooky house:

Wooden bird house to paint from craft shop

Painter’s tape

Black paint

Purple paint

Orange paint

Wooden slim coffee stirrers from Starbucks/Einstein’s etc

Foam Halloween stickers

Paint a Spooky House

Buy a plain birdhouse to paint a spooky house

Remove the little perch from the house.

We cut ours off and sanded the area so that the paint would go on flat.

Paint the roof of the house black being careful to paint along the sides of the roof too.

When the roof is dry, apply painter’s tape on the edges to stop the purple paint landing

in the wrong place.

Paint the walls of the house purple.

Paint a Spooky House

First paint the roof black and then the walls purple when you Paint a Spooky House

Paint a black door on to the front.

Carefully paint the wooden stirring sticks a muddy brown.

Break them unevenly into pieces.

Make a fence around the house using broken wooden stirring sticks.

When the paint is all dry – remove the painter’s tape.

Decorate the house with lots of Halloween foam stickers.

Paint a Spooky House

Your spooky house – painted


And next — Rubber Band Loom Jewelry – in Halloween Colors!