Ghostly Door Hanger
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Ghostly Door Hanger

Family fun - make a door hanger for every door in the house, or to give as a gift.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • CraftSmart™ Acrylic Paint - White, Terra Cotta, Dark Orange, Black, Espresso, Mustard Yellow
  • Varnish
  • Unfinished wavy door hanger
  • ¾" flat brush
  • #12 flat brush
  • #4 flat brush
  • #0 liner brush
  • Small stencil brush
  • Paper Plate
  • Tracing paper
  • Transfer paper
  • Stylus
  • Water container
  • Paper towels
  • Pattern (download button below)

Project Instructions

Use a ¾" flat brush to paint surface Mustard Yellow. Allow to dry.

Trace and transfer pattern onto door hanger.

Using a #12 flat brush, paint pumpkins Dark Orange. Allow to dry.

Paint bat Black and pumpkin stem Espresso using 0 round brush. Allow to dry.

Use #4 flat brush to paint ghosts White. Allow to dry.

Dip brush into water and tap on paper towel to remove excess water. Dip corner of brush into Terra Cotta and blend on palette. Using photo as guide, shade pumpkin sections and bottoms of pumpkins. (Let each shaded area dry before moving onto next area.)

Using liner brush and Black, paint features on ghosts and outline pumpkins and ghosts. Allow to dry.

Using White and same brush, paint bat's eyes and wing lines, and highlight ghosts' eyes. Allow to dry.



Make sure surfaces are clean and dust-free before painting.