Use an old hardcover book and cover it with black construction paper. Use card stock or construction paper to craft a spooky label highlighting the book's magical contents. Then find a small bat or spider "talisman" and glue it to the cover.
She draws her design on a Dollar Store vase, but wait until you see the final step! (EEk!)
Shaddow boxes idea for work! DIY Creepy Specimen Boxes - Black shadow boxes lined with Halloween craft paper feature a host of ghoulish specimens. You can find most specimens at the dollar store, secure with t-pins.