Momma Hen

wife & mother, creator, decorator, DIY-er, and baker.

ENTER ::if you dare:: a spooky Halloween welcome

October 16, 2012 by momm7540
Last Thursday I shared a Halloween DIY project with you sponsored by Martha Stewart Crafts
DIY stenciled salvage door
I created that door to be able to be used year round. I simply swap out the wreath for different holidays to create a different look with the same neat vintage look.
Let me show you another option specifically for Halloween. I really wanted to focus on spooking up the door itself rather than the decor around it. 
Starting with the “wreath.” I really love creating creative and inexpensive wreaths. Like this Fall wreath I created out of a gifted (FREE!) antique grain sifter, found foliage from around my yard, and a few dollars spent in artificial decorative pieces from the Dollar Tree.
Fall wreath
With this Halloween wreath I really went a different direction. I decided against even using the typical round object to start with.
I started with a really old, chippy, broken down and empty picture frame. Then within the frame I placed a deer head. I love the spooky effect it added to the door.
Then I scraped away the original “Welcome” (using a razor blade) and created a new stencil using the same method as the first door. I first started with this image to use. I quickly created this using a “sticker” and some text from Picmonkey.
So that’s two different versions I created using the same super product! I am so in love with this product. Which is funny because at first I was so intimidated by it. Be sure to head over HERE to find out what the product is and how to use it!
To see all of my Fall decor from this year ::CLICK HERE::
For Fall/Halloween decor from last year and before ::CLICK HERE::

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