Light Post Halloween Scarecrow


This quick decoration transformed our light post into a frightfully spooky Halloween scarecrow! The perfect way to greet of trick-or-treaters as they make their way up the front walk.
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We used an old witches costume dress for the body and simply hung the dress over the light post. We attached large branches to create longer arms.
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Using a "Funkin" or hollow foam craft pumpkin, we carefully carved a scary face, creating a Halloween jack-o-lantern. We made the hole in the bottom of the pumpkin large enough to fit over the light post topper.
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At night... the scarecrow has a spectacular glow. To be safe, we switched our light bulb to a low watt, cool burning LED bulb. We only had our scarecrow "on" and glowing for a few hours each night and we checked to make sure the light stayed cool and it did.
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Around the neck, we tied some decorative raffia. The raffia waved in the breeze adding to the overall look of our Halloween scarecrow.
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This was a great way to add a little Halloween decor to our yard, without breaking the bank. For more information and photos, please visit the blog listed below.
Karri @ Blue Ribbon Kitchen

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