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Halloween Crafts | Make a Spooky Stairway Vampire

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Halloween Crafts | Make a Spooky Stairway Vampire
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Deck your house out with this spooky stairway vampire. Or try your hand at creating a witch or goblin. We think they’re all frightfully fun!

Stairway Vampire
Photo/Art by David Foster
Stairway Vampire

Materials to Make a Stairway Vampire

6 sheets black Canson card stock paper
White gel pen
Double-stick tape
Pumpkins, candles, squash

Instructions to Make a Stairway Vampire

Measure the kick plate of the riser of each step. Lay the paper out on the floor and tape together on the back; then have the tallest member of your family lie down on the paper and trace around him or her using the white gel pen. Once you have your silhouette, draw exaggerated details on the shape — a bigger nose, outstretched hands, a ghoulish forehead. Cut out the silhouette and divide into pieces the height of each stair riser. Hold in place with double-stick tape. To add more spooky atmosphere, decorate the stairs with pumpkins, squash, and candles (if using candles, be sure to keep them at a distance from the silhouette and use only on a stairwell with no traffic).

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3 Responses to Halloween Crafts | Make a Spooky Stairway Vampire

  1. Geraldine Rider September 21, 2010 at 8:07 am #


  2. Wanda Nevills September 21, 2010 at 12:41 pm #

    Love this idea! Going to find a good witch for my front porch!

  3. Brenda Darroch September 22, 2010 at 3:35 pm #

    We would love to see your results! You can post them to our Halloween gallery here:

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