I saw a post on The Graphics Fairy where someone had made Halloween potion bottles so I thought I could come up with my own more macabre creation.
I had two paper mache skulls that had been rolling around the house waiting for me to do something with them. First I cut a hole in the bottom to fit the bottle cap. I painted them red and black, let them dry, then applied crackle medium. Once that was dry I painted over the black with a subtle yellow, and over the red I painted white.
While they were drying and doing that magical crackling effect, I found some vintage looking Halloween labels on Love Manor's flickr group, but you can find many different ones online. I printed them, cut them out and then made them into stickers using my Xyron machine. I adhered the labels to the bottles and then dripped paint in and on them for added interest.
Now to make a spooky vignette somewhere in the house. I will post pictures when I get it all together.