For my son’s Halloween birthday party last year, we went all out to spookify our house. I saw a great idea online to create a ghost on a mirror or glass using contact paper. (Sorry, for the life of me I cannot find where I originally saw it!) I created this ghost to go in the kid’s bathroom that we use for guests.

Contact Paper Ghost by Laura's Crafty Life

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Supplies needed for contact paper ghost

First decide approximately how big you want your ghost to be. Draw a ghost outline on the paper backed side of your contact paper. (Remember, when you are drawing on the paper side, your image will be reversed when you peel off the sticky contact paper.) Cut out the shape, including holes for the eyes and mouth, if desired.

Cut out ghost shape from contact paper

Carefully peel off the backing paper and apply to your mirror.

Peel contact paper from paper backing

You can smooth out bubbles and wrinkles with a plastic scraper. I used the one for my Cricut, but you could use a credit card.

Smooth out wrinkles with a scraper tool

This wasn’t the easiest project to get a picture of, but I think you get the idea!

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Do you decorate for Halloween? Do you like to do spooky or cute?

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