Halloween Photo Cubes

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Display Halloween photos from previous years with these fun photo cubes. Made of bare wood, each one measures three inches and comes with the wire photo holder. Paint them in orange, tan and green or the colors of your choice. The haunted house stencil for this design is included with the instructions. Silhouette users can download the cut file at the top of this page.

Directions

step 1 - Download the instructions and stencil.  Print on card stock and cut out the stencil with a craft knife or Silhouette machine.  Mix a little mocha paint with the white to create the tan color.

step 2 - Cover the black wire with masking tape to prevent it from getting sprayed with paint.

step 2 - Cover the black wire with masking tape to prevent it from getting sprayed with paint.

step 3 - On a protected surface, airbrush each cube with one color on four sides.  Allow the paint to dry and apply a second coat.

step 3 - On a protected surface, airbrush each cube with one color on four sides.  Allow the paint to dry and apply a second coat.

step 4 - Spray the back of the circle stencil with adhesive and press it to the cube.  Mask off the rest of the cube and spray the stencil with yellow paint.

step 4 - Spray the back of the circle stencil with adhesive and press it to the cube.  Mask off the rest of the cube and spray the stencil with yellow paint.

step 5 - When the yellow paint is dry, spray the back of the haunted house stencil with adhesive and press it to the cube matching up top and side edges. Airbrush the open area with black paint.

step 5 - When the yellow paint is dry, spray the back of the haunted house stencil with adhesive and press it to the cube matching up top and side edges. Airbrush the open area with black paint.

step 6 - When the black paint is dry, use a small brush to add the windows.  A single stroke with the brush using the color of the block is all that’s necessary.

step 6 - When the black paint is dry, use a small brush to add the windows.  A single stroke with the brush using the color of the block is all that’s necessary.

step 7 - Center the letter stencil over the design and close to the bottom of the cube.  Mask off the rest of the design and airbrush the letter with orange paint.

step 7 - Center the letter stencil over the design and close to the bottom of the cube.  Mask off the rest of the design and airbrush the letter with orange paint.

step 8 - Use a fine marker to draw window panes.  With a paint brush, touch up any imperfections in the paint lines of the design.

step 8 - Use a fine marker to draw window panes.  With a paint brush, touch up any imperfections in the paint lines of the design.

step 9 - Tie bows on the wire photo holders with orange polka dot ribbon.  Add your photos.


Supplies

At Testors,com

  • Aztek airbrush
  • 9443 orange paint
  • 9440 white paint
  • 9482 mocha paint
  • 9465 Fluorescent green paint
  • 9442 yellow paint
  • 9441 black paint

At Craft Shops

  • masking tape
  • craft knife
  • ribbon
  • fine black marker
  • Scotch Spray Mount Repositionable Adhesive

At Plaid

At Oriental Trading


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