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 Here’s a great Halloween craft idea using upcycled towels!

:: What you’ll need ::

Upcycled towels
Scissors
Hot glue gun
Ruler
Buttons (for the eyes)
Gray & Black Felt

 

:: FOR THE GHOST::
:: Step 1 ::

Using an upcycled towel, measure and cut your lil’ monster. Ours was 5.5″. Make it double layer with the folded part on top.

 Upcycled Monsters by oh! rubbish! blog

:: Step 2::

Hot glue the left side and right side (leaving a small opening on each side for the arms). 

 Upcycled Monsters by oh! rubbish! blog

:: Step 3 ::

Using an extra piece from your upcycled towel, cut enough squares to fill your lil’ monster.

 Upcycled Monsters by oh! rubbish! blog

:: Step 4 ::

Now stuff your lil’ monster with the pieces. Our lil’ guy is pretty good-hearted, so we gave him a heart, and they made a special wish too:) Then, seal the wish and guts with the glue gun.

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:: Step 5 ::

To MAKE THE LIMBS:: First estimate how long/short you want the arms. Then cut the strip of upcycled towel and roll it up. Seal the edge of the roll with hot glue gun. Then, insert the arm into the body and hot glue gun in place.

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 Upcycled Monsters by oh! rubbish! blog

:: Step 6 ::

ADD DETAILS:: Trim corners, add scalloped edges, button eyes, and felt mouth!

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:: FOR FRANKENSTEIN::
:: Step 1 ::

Repeat the above steps for the body. Cut and glue black felt for the hair and scar. Measure a similar size and length for the pants as well.

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:: TO MAKE FRANKENSTEIN’S ELECTRODES ::
:: Step 2 ::

After cutting t-shape from gray felt, start from the top left side of the “T” and roll across. Glue in place. It should look like the picture below.

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:: Step 3::

Hot glue together the rolled part onto the flap. Let dry. Cut excess off.

 Upcycled Monsters by oh! rubbish! blog

:: Step 4::

 Then, insert the electrode into the body and hot glue gun in place. It should look like this:

 Upcycled Monsters by oh! rubbish! blog

:: Step 5::

 :: To MAKE THE LIMBS::
First estimate how long/short you want the arms & legs. Then cut the strip of green upcycled towel (for the arms) and black felt (for the legs) and roll it up. Seal the edge of the roll with hot glue gun. Then, insert the arm into the body and the legs into the pants. Hot glue gun in place. Keep in mind that you will need to cut two slits in the pants to insert the legs.

 Upcycled Monsters by oh! rubbish! blog

:: Step 6::

ADD DETAILS:: Add button eyes and felt mouth!

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