Halloween Display Ideas

Howdy! Our friend Sarah is hosting anĀ Outdoor Ideas link party today, so Kev and I are linking up our super scary gauzy ghost idea. Check him out…

He looked even spookier out there at night! Eek!
Click on the photo above to see how we made him, and hope to see you at Sarah’s party!


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  1. says

    I am so impressed.
    My kids would want to be your kids if they saw this.
    I need to be better about adding some spooky looky things to the house during October….my kids would give me the “cool mom award” if I did. :)

  2. says

    Eeeek! super awesome ghost!! My only concern would be how to store it. Do you think it would store well in a one of those rubbermaid storage boxes?

  3. Cindy says

    This is darling. Think I’ll try it this weekend. One question – did you leave the paint roller stick? I don’t see it in the final photo. Thanks for the tips!

  4. Betsy says

    Question Layla: I made small (table top) versions of these ghosts a few years back and when I displayed them on my porch, the morning dew (or mist?) cause the starch to go all limp. Do you have any suggestions on how to avoid this?

  5. Betsy says

    Kira – for storage – my comment above could be a solution. Maybe use a spray bottle filled with water to “mist” the ghost – causing the stiffness to lessen enough to store him easily in a plastic bin. Next Halloween – prop him up on the sticks and balls and re-starch!

  6. says

    This looks great! My children would love it if we had something like this outside our house, maybe one day when we have a little more outdoor space.

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