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Happy Haunting - Halloween Decor on a Budget

Updated: Nov 22, 2020

My favorite holiday of the year is in a week and usually I'm so excited. This year though my preparations have been a little lack luster because there will be no trick-or-treating, no dressing up, nothing that really makes Halloween...well...Halloween. Last year I envisioned spending this Fall making giant fangs for my front porch a la Christine McConnell's transformation of her parent's home seen here, but that didn't materialize.

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By the way, if you don't know who Christine McConnell is I suggest you take a leap down that rabbit hole and visit her on Instagram and You Tube. She's an artist, photographer, baker and all around creative who makes every day into Halloween. She falls into the category of people I seriously love that I've never even met. This house is bonkers and so is everything she does.


In contrast here's a picture of the sad state of affairs on my front porch this year. Just to the left is a small "graveyard" we installed that I didn't even bother to snap pics of. It's not horrible, but it's not inspiring either. The whole thing is made more sad by the fact that we removed all the overgrown landscaping this summer and haven't had a chance to replace it yet. Right now I'm just pretending that the facade of