here are some tombstones I made from the clearance things I got at Hobby Lobby a couple of months ago, I hope they turned out all right. I also used foam coolers to make 3 of them. I hope you like them!!
Love your use of other materials besides the foam board that I cannot seem to find here in my area (no need for it I guess). Made me remember there are plenty of other ways to make cool tombstones for next year.
thank you, everyone, the urn, and decorative finials came from Hobby Lobby, they had a 90%off decorating section and 80% off garden section that I got those things from, the most expensive was like $2.80 I attached them with liquid nails, and painted, the one that is a single pole is a scrape piece of PVC pipe, the one with the taller pole and angel next to it actually had another pole just like it, but it was very tippy, the finials were quite heavy, so until I get a chance to see it I can fix it, I stuck the angle on the spot that it broke off!LOL!
Love Hobby Lobby - I see you used one of those little wooden crosses for a topper - I had my hand on one of those yesterday but went with one of the other 3 styles. Broke it during construction - they're only glued together (so be prepared to fix at some point).
LOVE THE LOOK! I'm extremely impressed with your work!
Hey, BevAnn, thats why we are all here, to give help, and as I have many times, receive help! well, the bottom of the coolers is scrap foam pieces that I had around, , I glued them with liquid nails, . To paint, I basecoated them with white latex paint, them took a camo-type color and black, sprayed the tombstone down with the hose, then sprayed with the spray pain, watched it run, if I wanted more, I resprayed with water and resprayed with pain, if it was too dark just resprayed with water. Then when dry I took various craft paints, a olive green, grey, white, burnt sienna, and dry brushed it on gradually til I got the look I liked, if it was too dark, used the white, etc. I like the cooler idea, you can get them cheap, but with a few cheap ad-ons, you can make a great 3 dimentional tombstone