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Project

Skull Potato Stamp

Use these simple and inventive skull potato stamps to add a spooky touch to Halloween treat bags, or any other object you feel needs a little decoration.

Materials

  • Potato
  • Paring knife
  • Melon baller
  • Acrylic paint
  • Skull template
  • Treat bags or other object to decorate

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cut potato in half.

  2. Step 2

    Scoop out eyes and cheek with melon baller; carve nostrils and teeth with paring knife (reference template for design).

  3. Step 3

    Apply acrylic paint to potato and stamp treat bag.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, October 2008

Reviews (5)

  • AmandasCrafts 6 Oct, 2011

    Love these! I've featured them on Fun Family Crafts :) http://funfamilycrafts.com/skull-potato-stamp/

  • graziela 20 Oct, 2010

    These are super easy and fun to make!

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=57500530688

  • courtfink 19 Oct, 2010

    I haven't tried it yet, but I think it's going to be AWESOME!

  • Tryingsomethingnew 10 Oct, 2008

    I love how easy this is!

  • NorbieK 10 Oct, 2008

    how ingenious! I love you guys for coming up with this clever idea.