I got these silicone ice cube molds at the dollar store that are shaped like skulls. I thought of several projects you could make with them, and have posted tutorials for a bunch of them over at Dollar Store Crafts. I didn’t realize just how fun a one dollar mold could be! I still have four or five ideas I haven’t had time to make yet.
Recycled Wax Tarts are my most recent project (photo at top of post). Wax tarts are scented wax you can use in a potpourri warmer. I made them from recycled wax off of a cheese – yes, yes you can do that!
Molded Papier-Mache: this technique was new to me, and made for fun teeny tiny Day of the Dead calavera decorations.
Molded Sugar Skulls: a fun twist on traditional sugar skulls, and you can eat them! Serve them with coffee or tea.
Melt & Pour Soap on a Rope: cheap ‘n easy soapmaking project using the dollar store skull mold.
A few other silicone mold crafts: