Additional Materials:

Wood Chest, Patterned Vinyl

About this Project

Hey boo-tiful, if you’re looking for an alternative to the usual trick-or-treat bowl, the A.C. Moore Craftologists™ have you covered! This spook-tacular ghost candy chest will make your porch stand out among the rest on Halloween night.



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  • 1
    Paint entire chest black and let dry.
  • 2
    Attach 12" x 12" sheet of patterned vinyl onto inside lid of chest.
  • 3

    Download template. Use cutting machine to cut out ghosts from multi-colored vinyl. Weed out and discard excess vinyl. Place vinyl ghosts onto outside of trunk.

  • 4

    Use the template and cutting machine to cut out words from coordinating colors of cardstock. Weed out and discard cardstock. Cut out (2) 10” strips of twine. Lay out the cardstock letters to spell out the phrase “TAKE SOME CANDY BOO!”. Reverse and flip the letters, with the front of each facing down. Lay a drop of hot glue onto each letter and place the twine on top. Let cool.

  • 5

    Attach the letter banners to the outer rim of the chest lid with hot glue. Let cool. Fill chest with assorted candy.