Craft a spooky ghost with Purex Sta-Flo Starch

By Purex | Oct. 2, 2014 | Crafts, Videos

This DIY craft is made with cheesecloth and Purex Sta-Flo Liquid Starch, is fun to do with the whole family, and is a décor centerpiece that the kids will love!

What you’ll need:

  • Purex Sta-Flo Starch
  • Medium Styrofoam ball
  • 2-liter soda bottle
  • Strong wire
  • Black felt
  • Cheesecloth
  • Craft glue
  • Mixing bowl
  • Scissors


  1. Wrap wire around the mouth of the bottle and shape the ghost’s arms
  2. Push the ball onto the bottle to form the “head”
  3. Put the cheesecloth in the mixing bowl
  4. Soak the cheesecloth with Purex Sta-Flo Starch for at least five minutes
  5. Wring out any excess Purex Sta-Flo Starch
  6. Drape the cheesecloth over and around the Ghost’s body
  7. Let the Ghost sit overnight to dry
  8. The next day, take out the bottle, Styrofoam ball, and wire arms
  9. Cut out a pair eyes from the felt
  10. Finally, glue the felt eyes to the Ghost

For more Purex Sta-Flo craft ideas check out our Pinterest page.