Skulls and Bones Chandelier
ITEM # 2779514P59
Print Description
Crafting Time
Weekend Project
Skill Level
Advanced
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Large skull
  • Small skulls (10)
  • Large bones (8)
  • Small bones (3)
  • Blue Moon 24" Metal Chain (2 pkg.)
  • Paints: white, off white. gray, tan, brown, black
  • Paint tray & water
  • 1" & 1/2" paintbrushes
  • Natural sponge
  • Craft knife
  • 11 flameless LED tea lights (11)
  • Toothpicks
  • Super glue gel and/or hot glue gun & sticks
  • 1" cup hooks (2)
  • 1/2" cup hooks (6)
  • Spiders & spider webbing

DIRECTIONS:

    Two coats of paint may be needed. Allow paint to dry thoroughly between each coat and color.
    Tooth picks are used for positioning and adding strength to chandelier.
  1. Carve off jaw of large skull below the top teeth to create a separate jaw.
  2. Cut of ends of 2 large bones so that only 5-6 inches is left to create the spine.
  3. Carve out rivets to create a spine look then glue 2 pieces together
  4. Paint skulls and bones as desired; refer to photo.
  5. Using tea light as guide, cut a hole in the top of each skull approximately 1/2" deep with craft knife. Leave one skull uncut.
  6. Use tooth picks to position spine at base of large skull.
  7. Use tooth picks to position jaw bone and uncut small skull in place. Note: jaw bone “chin” will be touching spine piece.
  8. Pull pieces apart slightly and glue in place with hot glue or super glue.
  9. Glue 2 small skulls on top of spine behind large skull.
  10. Layer 4 large bones into a square shape; secure and glue as above.
  11. Glue small skulls to corners.
  12. Layer 3 small bones into a triangle shape; secure and glue.
  13. Glue small skulls to corners.
  14. Screw 1" cup hook into top of large skull behind the tea light hole; secure with glue.
  15. Screw 1" cup hook into bottom of spine; secure with glue.
  16. Use tooth picks to position two remaining large bones at the corners of square bones approximately 4" up.
  17. Use tooth picks to position large bones to spine sides.
  18. Pull apart slightly and glue.
  19. Screw 1/2" cup hooks into the backs of the small skulls on the triangle piece.
  20. Separate the chain into 4 12" pieces.
  21. Attach three pieces to the hook under the spine and hook to back of skulls.
  22. Attach the remaining piece to the top for hanging.
  23. Place tea lights in holes and place spiders and webbing as desired.

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REVIEWS +
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