Thursday, 15 October 2015

Spoonful of Halloween - by Lesley

Its nearly Halloween! Yay!!
So....this week i created a little Halloween assemblage!

The base of this creation is a chunk of rusty metal that my bossman found down on the marina.....a remnant from an old, old boat. The colours on it are so beautiful!
Keeping with the colours of the rust, i added some different size leaves which were painted with Decoart colours. 

I used a spoon from my stash and bent the handle and gave it a coat of black gesso. Then i glued it to the metal base......which took some doing!!
The pumpkin was painted and randomly stamped on and a wash of black paint on top.
I used sand texture in the scoop of the spoon and wedged the pumpkin in it. Once it was dry, i gave it a coat of paint and sprinkled on some teeny tiny beads.

I added random patches of black sand to the weeny bats and used rusty wire to attach them to the handle of the spoon.

Little finishing touch was a few weeny skulls painted black and gold.

And there you have it........a fun Halloween altered piece!

Thanks for reading.

Ingredients used
Carved pumpkin
Various leaf shapes
Flying bat colony


  1. wonderfully rusty. love the pumpkin sitting in the spoon. I just got out my spooky spider and bat mobile that you gave me 2 years ago :)
    still going strong and appearing every halloween time.

  2. Wow! Such a cool idea! I love your rusty spoon and those bats flying! Love that pumpkin and the tiny skellies as well! Great piece! ")

  3. Really spooky creative make! Love that bendy spoon and the pumpkin marooned on the sandy beach.
    Alison x