13 Days of Halloween: Cardboard Tombstone!

Looking for a festive way to decorate your yard this Halloween season? Try a cardboard tombstone! Sure, purchasing Halloween decorations can take the hassle out of do-it-yourself projects, but these tombstones are fun and easy to make. With just a few things laying around the house you can make the perfect decorations that the whole family will enjoy.
13 Days of Halloween
Cardboard Tombstones

What you will need:


Let's Get Started!

Step 1

Tombstone Cutout
Sketch out the shape of the grave stone on to the cardboard. We went for more of a decayed look. You can be as creative as you'd like!

Step 2

cardboard tombstone cutout
Cut the cardboard along the sketch using either an exacto knife or a box cutter. Use the first cutout as a pattern to trace and cut another piece that will act as the rear of the headstone. Also cut a strip of cardboard, this will act as the sides of your grave stone.

Step 3

Tombstone Painted
Tape it all together and enjoy!

Step 4

Tombstone Painted

(Optional) Take it one step further and you can spray paint the grave stone dark grey, allowing you to get even more creative. You can also add a name or an epitaph to make it even creepier.

Wattson Lumen
Wattson Lumen

Certified receptacle. Amped up electrical supplies enthusiast. International Popstar and unqualified lifequard. Wattson prefers to lighten your day with humor and led lights (Just don't ask him to jump in if you're drowning).

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