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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

{Halloween} Cheap Arrangement

I'm not the type that has crates of decorations for every season. Mostly because I don't have the storage for it, but also because I prefer more original decor. (Christmas is a different story, I find space for those decorations!)

It's also fun to create things when you have kids. However, this project did make me question what's left of my sanity....I mean, spray painting sticks?!?!


We gathered the sticks from our neglected side yard, gave them a quick shot of flat black spray paint, then arranged them in an old bucket I found in the pool shed.


Throw in a skull head from the Dollar Store, and a black tulle bow, and you have a fun, cheap, creative Halloween arrangement. (And you tricked your kids into cleaning up the yard! muahahahaha!!)


I'm using it on my porch (I'll show you the full, completed porch Friday).
What is the craziest thing you ever painted? Do you have any favorite cheap Halloween projects?

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  1. neat idea....Ashlyn did all our decorating this year all by herself:)

  2. Great idea, and super cheap too!

  3. I don't have any ideas but girl, I'm lovin' this one!! I have a tree right outside my window that's calling my name ;-)

  4. I love it! And I'm all about putting those kids to work thru trickery! lol

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  5. i don't paint projects... i just have a compulsive disorder that compels me to repaint rooms in my house all.the.time... i'm ridiculous!

    this is super cute... good job!

  6. Now that is cute! I'm not big on halloween stuff or skulls, but for some odd reason this works. :)

  7. That is a Halloween decoration I could actually live with! Most of them are so cheesy, but I really like this. Extra nice that you tricked your kids into cleaning up...bwahaha!

  8. This looks very cool Cassy. The kids are gonna love coming to your house on Halloween. My Halloween decor is sorely lacking- I only have a giant spider (like 4 feet wide) that I found at Pier 1- but nothing to go with him!

  9. I LOVE IT!!! I hope you don't mind but I will have one of those on my porch by tomorrow...LOL

  10. Thats a very cute idea and very simple! Thanks for sharing!

  11. Cheap??.. well, I suppose maybe.. But I LOVE the idea!!! Love how he's ready to greet all who dare to enter!! muah-hahahahahahaha!! ~tina

  12. ha, i love it!! If i had a porch, i'd copy this in a flash!


  13. Super cute! Love it- I saw those heads at the dollar store- creepy!!! Great job! :)

  14. Super cute! Love decorating on the cheap- I raided our yard waste bags too to decorate our porch- similar idea : ) You can check it out here- Simply Cottage Love's Porch posts


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