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Family Vampire Portraits for a Freaky & Spooky Halloween by Brenda Ponnay for Alphamom.com

Family Vampire Portraits for a Freaky & Spooky Halloween

By Brenda Ponnay

Do you need to add some chill to your Halloween party this year? Something classy but just a tiny bit freaky too? How about adding some vampires to your family tree?

Family Vampire Portraits for a Freaky & Spooky Halloween (how-to) by Brenda Ponnay for Alphamom.com

It’s the easiest Halloween craft and it’s guaranteed to make your guests take a second look. All you need are:

  • old family photos (or score some at a local antique store if you don’t have any)
  • ruby rhinestone/gemstone stickers
  • a scanner or a copy machine
  • white sticker or label paper

First scan your pictures and turn them black and white, if they aren’t already. Then carefully apply ruby gemstones to the eyes. Cut out tiny teeth and add them to each person’s mouth. Really the hardest part of this craft is removing the sticker backing paper so you might need some tweezers if your portraits are very small.

Then assemble your photos back into their frames and create spooky vignettes around your house! Your guests won’t want to turn their backs on these glowing red eyes!

Family Vampire Portraits for a Freaky & Spooky Halloween (portraits) by Brenda Ponnay for Alphamom.com

And if they recognize themselves, even better! There’s nothing like a school picture turned vampire for the night. You always knew they had it in them.

Family Vampire Portraits for a Freaky & Spooky Halloween (children's portraits) by Brenda Ponnay for Alphamom.com

Happy Halloween!

(Shout-out to Markt restaurant in NYC where we were inspired by their Halloween decor. Their bistro food is delish!)

Brenda Ponnay
About the Author

Brenda Ponnay

Brenda Ponnay is a stealthy secret agent who juggles parenthood to her adorable daughter by day and freelance graphic design/illustration by night. Whether it’s painting, baking, drawing, mak...

Brenda Ponnay is a stealthy secret agent who juggles parenthood to her adorable daughter by day and freelance graphic design/illustration by night. Whether it’s painting, baking, drawing, making castles out of cardboard boxes or just doing the laundry with flair, Brenda Ponnay has learned that what really makes her happy is being creative every single day.

You can read about all her crazy adventures on her personal blog: Secret Agent Josephine.

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  • Alpha Mom (TM)

    Came out so great!