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How to Make a Halloween Gravestone With Zombie Decoration

Updated on February 10, 2018

You will need

Piece of scrap wood ( rectangle or square any size you desire.... ) 2 ½ ' x 2' is a good size

2 Wood stakes (one should be long enough to stake in the ground and hold the wood up)

Jig saw

Paint (Acrylic) Black, white, green, red, yellow

Round bowl

1 cup flour

½ cup white glue


News paper scraps

Tinfoil or clear wrap

A pair of old gloves

Paints brushes

Black cloth or hood

3 screws

Using your jig saw cut a corner off of the piece of wood. Paint wood to look like a tombstone. Use black and white to make a grey, add details and lettering.

Paint grey wih streaks
Paint grey wih streaks

For the head....Cover bowl with foil or plastic wrap, mix together flour glue and add water to make a paste. Paste on strips of news paper until a head shape has formed, add a nose and let dry for 1-3 days.

paper mache
paper mache
face, let dry
face, let dry

When paper Mache head is dried use remainder colors to paint on a scary face. Let dry, attach head to a piece of the wood stake. Use screw to attach to head stone. Place gloves over edge as if your creature is peeking over the tombstone corner.

Add details to mask and gloves
Add details to mask and gloves

Attach last stake to back of head stone leaving enough exposed on the bottom to drive into the ground.

Make a few more for a scary graveyard.....Happy Halloween

Great halloween decoration  Easy grave with Zombie...
Great halloween decoration Easy grave with Zombie...


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      Head Stone13 

      8 years ago

      this is a great tombstone prop building article.

      The materials are easy to come by the effort level is relatively easy and the finished Halloween tombstone is great looking! Love the zombie peeking over the gravestone! nice touch!

    • Bbenson19 profile image


      9 years ago

      How can you possible find this type of article on Halloween? This is Amazing, it's really great, I really love what you wrote.

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      Meagan Elaine 

      10 years ago

      time for halloween decorations...heres my idea whats yours...leave a link :)

    • starrkissed profile image


      11 years ago from Arizona

      That is really cool!


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