Day 10 and we still have 10 more Crafty Days of Halloween to go! I hope you are enjoying this series, I know I am! My good friend, the Rocky Mountain Mama, is here today to show us how to make the most adorable glitter spiders. I’m swooning over these things and I have a serious case of arachnophobia, that should tell you how cute they are! Don’t forget to link up your Halloween crafts, recipes and decor HERE.
Over the past few years, I have been doing several DIY Halloween projects including these spooky silhouettes. This year isn’t any different, and I am all about decorating our house for the holiday. I got this idea last year while shopping at Pier 1. I saw these adorable glitter spiders and thought, “I could make those!” so I gave it a try. This project turned out to be a lot of fun!
Styrofoam balls – 2 different sizes (I used 1.5-inch and 2.5-inch)
black floral Wire
Step 1: Using a foam brush spread a generous amount of Mod Podge onto your Styrofoam balls. Do small sections at a time.
Step 2: Sprinkle glitter onto glue. Don’t be afraid to use too much! There is no such thing as too much glitter. Continue to put glue on Styrofoam ball and add glitter until the entire ball is covered. Let both balls dry.
Step 3: Cut a small piece (about 1-inch) of floral wire. Push into larger Styrofoam ball, and then add hot glue around the wire. Push the smaller ball onto the wire, attaching the head and the body together. Hold down for a few seconds until they are secure.
Step 4: Cut 4 pieces of floral wire at least 6-inches long. If you want a taller spider, make them longer.
Step 5: Put a dot of hot glue on the bottom of your spider and center the wire over the glue. Push down and hold until secure. Do the same for the remaining legs.