Saturday, 31 October 2015

Halloween Lantern - Miniature Project

Hello friends,

Halloween! So spooky night it is! This means that this will be the last post for the month of October. It is not one of my favorites but it does bring sweet memories of my childhood when I used to go trick or treating. My first years of my upbringing was in Canada and Halloween was and still is very popular. I enjoyed visiting the neighbor hood for yummy goodies. In Malta it is still very new so today I carved the pumpkin in a Jack O lantern. The kids love it.

Halloween Lantern
After that I decided to make a little Halloween Miniature Scene. I  never thought of actually making one before but I had found the little lantern and thought that it would look just perfect to make a spooky project.


I started by covering the metal T light candle holder and set it up as a small table. I used orange cardboard and printed a Halloween pattern to make a table cloth. Then I cut out a piece of black cardboard to cover the floor for the scene.

Table for the setting

I got myself some copper wire that I had and made some spooky style trees. I covered the copper wire in floral tape.

I made three of these trees and painted them in a very dark brown. I set them up against the window sill and glued them to the flooring. Then I added some cobwebs which I made out of the quilting fabric and printed out some bats that I cut out and stuck around the trees.

Adding the trees, bats and cobwebs

After that it was time to add some miniatures and so my polymer clay was out of the box. I made some pumpkins, a skull, a cauldron full of sweets, a baby dragon, a spider cake, some spooky cupcakes and a pumpkin tea pot and cup.

Spider cake and cupcakes

Pumpkin tea pot and cup with candles

baby dragon and cauldron full of sweets

A stack of carved pumpkins

A skull
Like always not all miniatures fitted in the scene as it was quite a tight space but I am just pleased how it looked.

I still thought that there was something missing to the scene so I added a small rice bulb on top to light it and it was just perfect. I couldn't believe that it could come out so well.

The Lit Halloween scene

So tonight I am enjoying seeing this little lantern all lit up. This proves that you can use anything to create a miniature scene. In the past few weeks I was also busy making Halloween Miniature Ceramics which you find available at My Miniature World Shop at Etsy

So this is all for today folks. I hope you are enjoying your Halloween. Next time we will be meeting there will be an update on Kate's Cottage and it's progress so make sure to keep tuned.

Happy Halloween to All 
and to All a Fright Night!

Take Care and See you soon.


Rebecca xxx


  1. A perfect Halloween creation.

  2. How more cuter can it get? What a brilliant idea. So inspirational like always.

    1. Thank you so much Marie. I am so pleased that you liked it x

  3. Great idea, Rebecca must try a Halloween scene although it is not very big in Australia. Cheers

    1. Thank you Helen. I can understand you perfectly. In Malta it only started being introduced for the last 4 years.