Saturday, October 26, 2013

DIY Spooky Halloween Decor

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I stumbled across this while looking through Better Homes & Gardens website. I'm still working on a few details so stay tuned...

Foam Board
BGH suggests cutting out the shapes on foam board and simply taping them to your garage. Maybe it works if you're in a warmer climate but here in the STL our nights have been dipping down into the 30s. I quickly discovered that the tape would not hold. :( A few sites suggested using magnets so I bought this from Michael's.
I asked the hubby if we had metal garage doors and he said yes. But when I tried to stick the magnets to the door they wouldn't stay. I asked him again if he was sure it was a metal door to which he replied, well it's aluminum... so magnets won't work. :( So I'm trying to find something else now.

BHG has a few free patterns. I found a few more through Martha Stewart. Good luck and let me know if you find something that works!

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  1. What a fun idea. I love this. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  2. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday over at Sugar Bee Crafts - I featured you today!

  3. So very cute! Have you ever tried glue dots? They work super great. Thanks for sharing with SYC.


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