Create a glowing "Fun House" sign from our clip art. Replace lightbulbs around the house with red and blue ones for a moody atmosphere -- and an even more circuslike setting.
Tools and Materials
1/2-inch-thick black foam board
Drill fitted with 3/4-inch bit
2 screw eyes (1 1/16 inches)
- Have clip art printed at a copy center, or print it yourself and tile it. Using spray adhesive, mount clip art to foam board.
- Use box cutter and a ruler to cut into sign shape. Drill holes for lights.
- Remove bulbs from lights. Feed sockets through back of sign, and reattach bulbs. Tape excess cord to back of sign.
- Apply glue to threads of screw eyes; screw into top of sign (3 inches from sides). Hang sign from 2 pieces of chain (from hooks in ceiling or wall).
Foam board, 1/2", $22.25 for a 30"-by-40" sheet, aifriedman.com. Room Essentials clear globe lights, $13 per strand, target.com. Screw eyes, 11/16" each, $2.50, hardware.hardwarestore.com. Crown bolt #2/0 x 50' decorative chain, $41 per roll, homedepot.com.