DIY Shrunken Heads in Cider. Tutorial and Video from Martha Stewart here. This is much easier than it looks. You dry the carved apples in a 250 degree oven for 90 min., speed up drying process. I also posted DIY Shrunken Apple Heads here (or as I like to call them from my area “Folk Doll Heads that tourists pay a ton of money for).
DIY Shrunken Apple Heads. Tutorial at Martha Stewart here (for head on top). Heads on bottom by Sharon Hays $80 at BDDW.com, found at NYT here. What’s interesting is that these apple heads were made into dolls in my area in the late 1700s and 1800s - scary old looking people dolls, but doll nevertheless! Now they are expensive folk art.
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