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Metallic Skeleton Dome

Americana® Acrylics

Metallic Skeleton Dome
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Metallic Skeleton Dome

designed by Regina Davis

This glass dome, decorated with Americana® Acrylics, will set off any porch or mantle this Halloween.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Mulberry (DA294)

DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™

  • Copper (DPM10)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • wax paper
  • decorative paper (Halloween)
  • baker's twine
  • paintbrushes
  • skeleton
  • cloche with metal base (Michaels)
  • screwdriver


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a screwdriver (or other tool), dis-assemble the skeleton (if applicable).
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint portions of the skeleton using Lamp Black. Add a second coat if needed.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint other portions of the skeleton using Mulberry. Add a second coat if needed.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the rest of the skeleton using Copper. Add a second coat for best coverage. Let all pieces dry.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Once all the skeleton pieces are dry, re-assemble them inside the cloche.
  6. Create a garland with baker's twine and "pennants" of Halloween paper. Loop the garland around the cloche.