These eerie eyeballs will add a mischievous touch just about anywhere -- from your mantle to your table.
- Old candelabra or candlestick holder
- Wood plaque
- 2-inch 1-by-2
- Black spray paint (krylon)
- Gray acrylic paint
- 2-part epoxy
- Black and gray eye shadow
- Small wood block for mounting with hooks
- Wax buttons
- Ceramic doll heads
- Shredded black toile
- Flora Lyte (red LED disposable lights)
- Naked wire LED light string
Paint an inexpensive or old candelabra black.
Add the doll heads, which can be purchased from doll-parts suppliers.
Paint them with diluted gray acrylic paint to create a wash effect. Let dry.
Using black or gray eye shadow, add detail around the eyes.
Add a disposable red LED light. If you are using a larger head and need more support, use a round wooden stick inside of the head.
Attach them to the candelabra using wax buttons.
Drill a hole in the center of the plaque.
Feed the naked wire LED though the drilled hole.
Secure the battery pack to the back of the plaque with 2-part epoxy.
Roll the naked wire LED into a tight ball and place inside of the head at the base of the neck.
Glue head to plaque with 2-part epoxy.
Attach a 2-inch 1-by-2 to the back of the plaque with 2-part epoxy, which will be used to hang the plaque to wall.