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Apothecary Curiosities Coffin

Creepy coffin, I love this one!  I saw these little wooden coffins at the $1 Store and had to get one.  I ended up making this for a class and everyone loved making them.  Halloween is the best!  All the creepy stuff I get away with creating!
 
 
I picked up these great skeletons at Michaels on a string of garland...6 per rope.  With a little force he fits!
 
 
I made a template of the coffin and cut Tim Holtz Laboratorie paper to fir in the back.
 
 
I accidentally broke my skeleton's arm.  Oops!  So, I glued his arm holding the glitter pumpkin.  SAVE!
 
I picked up these skulls on a bracelet for $1.  Layering the Curiosities Coffin is key!  You want to look at the layers, like mesh, pen nib and a spider!
 
I added the "shelves" using popsicle sticks cut to size.  This way it has a cabinet feel.
 
The Apothecary Remnant Rubs are so perfect of the glass bottles full of eyes!
 
 
Adding a little Spanish Moss makes it all creepy.
I LOVE HIM!
 
 
After the sprayed coffins were dry I sanded them to distress them.
The Movers and Shapers Mini Apothecary Bottles are so great.  Crackle, ink, glitter and the Remnant Rubs are awesome. 
If you plan it all out, the coffin will close for storage.  Keeping all the ghoulish goodies at bay!
Be sure to check back for more spooky crafts!
 
Check it out, Simon Says Challenge Blog is where you'll find my Coffin and other great crafts! 
 
Keep it Creepy!

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