mummy

Mummy craft

A fun mummy craft perfect for kids and adults.

mummy craft

Not many supplies are needed to throw together this simple mummy craft, but, it is a great craft for kids and adults. Do it together for a fun craft day when the fall weather is too brisk to go outside. I made mine in an 8×10 size, so you can add it in a frame and share year after year.

You will need:

Brown or black paper (construction or cardstock)

white printer paper

distressing ink *optional

googly eyes

glue stick

mummy-craft-supplies

Begin tearing your paper into strips. I like them to be “messy” but you can rip your paper more carefully for a more clean look. Once you have some strips torn you will want to distress them. Ink pads are great for this, because you can just rub it across the ripped edge for a nice aged look.

I also chose to cut my paper down. I wanted the strips of paper to go all the way to the ends without the edges showing. So I cut my paper to an 8×10 size, leaving some overhang when I glued down the strips.

Now glue your strips down onto the paper starting at one end. Be sure to leave a small space where you will glue your googly eyes so they can peek out. Once I was done with that, I simply trimmed off the edges that hung over my paper giving it a straight edge.

I think it is a perfect, easy, Halloween craft perfect for any age.

mummy-craft-2

You might also like these ideas:

healthy-halloween-treats-halloween-party-food-perfect-for-school-parties-zombies-or-trick-or-treaters

21 Fun and Healthy Halloween Treat Ideas

Dry Ice Fog, EASY HALLOWEEN Party ideas that will make you have the best party ever, fun games for kids on Halloween, where to get dry ice

Easy DIY Halloween Fog , for the best SPOOKY party ever

Halloween ideas made EASY, Halloween crafts recipes decor and more all SUPER EASY, SImple Halloween party ideas, Healthy Halloween recipes, side

55 Easy Ideas for HALLOWEEN 

Juice box mummy

Mummy Pineapple healthy Halloween treats and ideas #Halloween, #Healthy,

Mummy pineapple

halloween jack o' lantern votive holders, #jackolantern, #pumpkin, #halloween, #partydecorations, #halloweenparty, #fall, #fallparty, #thriftypartydecorations, #thriftyhalloweenparty, #thriftycraft

Jack o lantern diy

 Quick and easy Halloween treat idea

Mummy in a can

***********************

 You can take advantage of FREE Shipping with Prime and get it in two days… remember you can try prime for FREE for 30 days.

Try Prime for FREE!

Looking for More Online Deals?  Click here for more  THRIFTY DEALS. Please note that Amazon prices tend to change often so prices may be higher or lower without notice.

Disclaimer: This post may or may not contain affiliate links.
SUBSCRIBE and never miss a thing!
Disclaimer and Official Rules for Sweepstakes

Leave a Comment: 1 comment

Filed Under: DIY, Look What I Made, Thrifty Craft Ideas, Thrifty Crafts for Kids

Tags: , , , , ,

Candy wrapper gift card holder mummyHalloween Candy Wrapper and Money Holder~ Mummy

The next in our series of candy boxes for Halloween, the Mummy.  If you missed the box tutorial, click here.

 For the directions for the Pumpkin click here,or the Black Cat click here,

For the mummy you will use white or cream card stock for you box.  Go ahead and make your money/gift card holder and attach it to the back.  Now that you have that part done, it is time to start ripping paper.  You don’t want this to be perfect and clean cut. The strips don’t all have to be the same size, shape or ripped identically.  After I ripped my paper, I wanted to age them.  I got crazy with one of my favorite products for this type of project.

 Candy wrapper money holder mummy

I love this stuff.  It gives a great distressed look and is really easy to use.  If you want to use this you can get it on Amazon here.  There are lots of color choices, but I really love this one the most.  To distress the paper, simply take your strip and rub the edge against the stamp pad like this:

candy wrapper money holder mummy 2

Do that all the way around, on all four sides.  Continue to do that to all of your strips.  If your fingers aren’t dirty when you are done, you aren’t doing it right. 😉 For the mummy’s eyes I simply cut two 3/4 inch circles and then rubbed them on the distress pad as well to make sure they were the same color as the edging.  After they were dry, I took to black circles that I cut out with a regular hole punch.  Easy enough, right?  Glue the eyes on where you want them first.  You don’t want to forget about them!  Once the eyes are attached to the box, begin gluing your paper strips.  I alternated one on each side of the box.  I also glued them on at a small angle.  I didn’t want them going straight across.

candy wrapper money holder mummy 4

Close up of the eyes and also how I attached the strips of paper.

Do that until he has the amount of coverage you want.  By using the same color paper for the strips as you used for the box, no one will notice if you have a few blank spots.  All you have left to do is add your box of candy, your money/gift card and you have a great, thrifty gift for anyone!

Candy wrapper gift card holder mummy 2

Come back tomorrow to find out how to make this spunky witch!

Candy Wrapper gift card holder Witch 2

If you want to make the box click here, for the pumpkin click here, for the black cat here.

Looking for More Online Deals?  Click here for more  THRIFTY DEALS. Please note that Amazon prices tend to change often so prices may be higher or lower without notice.

 

Disclaimer: This post may or may not contain affiliate links.
SUBSCRIBE and never miss a thing!
Disclaimer and Official Rules for Sweepstakes

Leave a Comment: 1 comment

Filed Under: DIY / Crafts, Halloween, Halloween Tips, Thrifty Craft Ideas, Thrifty Crafts for Kids, Uncategorized

Tags: , , , , , , ,