We have what I call our “Irreverent Tree” onto which I put, shall we say… “darker”, decorations. Krampus, Belsnickle, saucy/salty ornaments. ANYWAY, this is for that.
I had picked up the skull beads earlier in October for a project that never came to be and before they were put into stash I spotted something similar on Pinterest.
When searching for appropriately sized red or plain wood beads and not finding any, I did find these red-enough glass “pearls” which I am pretty pleased with. They give it a little glamour, I think.
For some reason the smiles on these skulls seem actually cheery between the bright beads and in the shape of a candy cane!
LOVE IT! I have the same beads in black
I like that you turned the top bead around so it’s right side up.
Nice catch! As I was stringing the beads I thought, “if I don’t turn these around it’s going to drive me nuts” so I immediately made sure to get them how I wanted.
Love this! It’s so macabre and fantastic. I adore that you have to take a closer look to really get it. You could hide this on a tree for a touch a fun.
@gozer said what I was gonna say! I love that it’s so “sneaky”!
Cool and subtle. It’s like it was created by the people of Halloween Town when Jack wanted to take over Christmas