Just in case you were wondering…..
….I’m not that into scary Halloween door decorations.
Like eyeballs in a punch bowl?
Or things that pop up from coffins?
Or light-up skulls that talk?
No thanks. I’ll pass.
I like my pumpkins smiling and my decorations noise and coffin free.
I bought these spider webs at Michael’s. But I found some webs on-line (complete with spiders) here.
I cut out the edges and simply hung them where the real spider webs hang when it’s not Halloween.
2. Spray paint branches black
I bought these trees at Target last year on clearance.
But in case you missed the tree-clearance sale….why not DIY your own?
Take branches from the yard and spray paint black. You could even add spray glitter if you wanted to add some texture to the branches. Then paint a large flower-pot black and insert branches into foam inside the pot.
Lastly, finish off with cotton spider webs from the dollar store.
(total aside: my spiders that live on the porch year round were so inspired by the decorations they added their own webs to the trees, too)
3. Create a monogram for the door
Just say no to an expensive wreath.
I bought this frame at a yard sale for $1.00.
Then I added a piece of scrapbook paper in black and white chevron and glued a letter onto the frame.
Buy a bag of these from the dollar store (the real dollar store where everything is $1.00).
Scatter then to the wind.
Glue them to pumpkins.
Add them in the spider webs on the trees.
I almost hung them from black string and tied them from the front of the porch…..
…..but I was worried I would forget they were there and scream when I ran into one in the dark.
Finish decorating with lanterns and urns and extra pumpkins to finish off the Halloween decor.
And the best part?
This might be the year of the spider…..
….but I just spotted a lady bug on the lantern coming along for the ride.