The idea that vampires burn in the sun is actually a relatively new one. It first appeared in 1922, with the film NOSFERATU. Count Dracula, Varney the Vampire, Lord Ruthven and other early vampires could all walk in the sun with no detrimental effect.
These GIANT gilded insect art pieces are such a crazy, glam 3D addition to my living room! They were super simple to make and you can get ALL the supplies you need at the craft store! (Or order them from Amazon and you don't even need to leave the couch!)