I’m just going to throw this fact out there… I love going to Michaels. As a kid, every time there was a school project that required getting art supplies I always looked forward to taking a trip to Michaels to pick up what I needed. I love combing through the aisles getting inspiration– especially now, when all the seasonal holiday craft supplies are out.
On a recent trip there, I found this awesome cookie cutter set from Wilton. It has every shape you would need to make a 3D graveyard scene– a ghost, a dead tree, a tombstone, and a grass platform to rest everything on. I bought the set and (with a 40% off coupon) it came to be about three bucks.
When I opened up the box and stared at the shapes, I wasn’t really feeling the dead tree/ghost cutters. Although, I was still digging the graveyard idea. (see what I did there? digging… graveyard… ) Anyways, I thought maybe I could take this graveyard concept to the next level and make it my own somehow.
I’ve been on this weird zombie kick lately. And with Halloween approaching it’s amplified. Plus, ads for the new season of Walking Dead can be seen everywhere you go. (starts this Sunday. squeal!) I also spend way too much time trying to finish off a few levels of Plants vs. Zombies. Continuing to feed my zombie fascination, I decided on building a zombie graveyard cookie.
Let me show you how. I started with these pieces…