Friday, 10 October 2014

DIY Shrunken Heads



After including these awesome Shrunken Heads in a recent roundup I decided they were too good not to try out for myself... and I'm glad I did. The final look of the heads, which are simply made from apples, is striking and would be great for any Halloween party, plus they were a lot of fun to make!

To make your own simply peel an apple, cut it in half and remove the core. Use a knife to carve facial features into the surface of the apple, coat with lemon juice, place on a lined tray and bake at a very low temperature for a couple of hours. To find out more about how they're made in more detail watch Martha Stewarts original video!

diy shrunken apple heads halloween e-elise etc

These would be the perfect addition to any bowl of cider you might be serving at your Halloween party this year! Here are a few recipe ideas to compliment this DIY...

- Easy Crockpot Apple Cider (via The Frugal Girls)
- Adult Hot Cider Recipe (via Budget Savvy Diva)
- Caramel Apple Cider (via Lady Behind The Curtain)

diy shrunken apple heads halloween e-elise etc

As always I'd love to hear from you if you try out this or any other project from my DIY Archives - if you liked this project don't forget to Pin it!

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