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Monday, September 10, 2012

Halloween Grave Yard

I absolutely LOVE to decorate for Halloween!  Even more than Christmas!  A few years ago (before I started blogging so sorry for the lack of pictures) I made some "tombstones" for our yard Halloween decorations.


We had some extra OSB from a project we had done. My husband cut out the "tombstones" for me with the scroll saw.  Then I spray painted them gray.  After that I spray painted black from far away and a very light coat.

Then I just used a foam brush and black paint to write the names on them.  We used 1x2's cut to a point and nailed on the back to stick them into the ground. ALL DONE!





This one was my favorite with the hand sticking out of the ground,  but then the neighbors dog got into our yard, and torn up the arm.  Luckily he left it in our yard.  I can only imagine how funny it would have looked for a dog to be running down the road with an arm in his mouth.  LOL

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7 comments:

  1. I love Halloween too! It's by far my favorite!
    Loving your tombstones! :)

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  2. How fun! I hope you'll link up to my Wickedly Creative Halloween Ideas Party.

    http://www.itsybitsypaperblog.com/2012/09/2012-wickedly-creative-halloween-ideas.html

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  4. i am so super jealous of this, b/c i begged the boyfriend to do this with leftover foam board that we have, and he wouldn't cut it up! he said it'd get ruined with the paint, but yours didn't! how fun!

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  5. These are so cute!!! I love the names.

    If you get a chance come link up at my Fall Edition Pin Party.
    http://sarahdawndesigns.blogspot.com/2012/09/pintastic-monday-fall-edition.html

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  6. I was just thinking about making a graveyard for our front yard! Thanks for some great ideas!

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  7. What a great idea for Fall! I am hosting an "It's Fall Y'all ~ Linky Party" .... I would like to invite you to share this project, and other Fall related projects/recipes, you may have. All links will be pinned to a board dedicated to the party. You can find the party at Love Bakes Good Cakes. Hope to see you there!

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