I hope you are safe and warm as Hurricane Sandy makes her way out. We experienced quite a bit of wind and rain, but fortunately lost only one tree and power for a few short periods of time. Stay safe!
Frankenstein. Frankenstorm. Frankendoor.
I “pinned” this adorable Halloween door a few months ago – before we even had a green door!
I knew I had to make it happen!
After I painted our front door a friendly shade of green this summer, it was ready for a Halloween costume.
I’m not sure how the original door was made, but I used:
- craft foam
- hot glue
- painter’s tape.
I bought three Creatology craft foam sheets from Michael’s for $5.00 – one white sheet and two black sheets.
Then I measured my door to make the hair the same width as my door.
I cut (freehand) the hair, 2 eyeballs, 2 eyedots, 2 teeth, 1 mouth, 1 scar, 6 spider legs and 3 pieces of a spider body.
I used my hot glue gun to put together the eyes, the hair (my foam wasn’t wide enough to do it in one piece), the spider and the mouth.
I cockeyed the eyeballs and teeth to make him look goofy
To attach the pieces to my front door, I used a few pieces of blue painter’s tape (protect the doorpaint dude!).
I put mine underneath our window, and I like it because it will be eye-level with our trick-or-treaters.
Our door is protected from the elements by our screen porch, so I can’t say how the painter’s tape will hold up to wind or rain.
Still no screen door though!
I love it!
Even if we get no trick-or-treating kids, it was totally worth it!