Front Porch Appeal
Our Trick or Treat Issue
October - fall in full swing, kids picking out Halloween costumes, pumpkin carving, and porches decorated to greet ghosts and goblins.
Issue #82 October 2016
Porches love Halloween as they not only get decorated for fun or fright but also get to welcome trick or treaters and party guests.
Minion Bob Halloween inflatable - we bet kids will love him
See how you can get Bob for your porch or yard! He gets 5-star reviews. (affiliate)
We'll give you ideas for both fun and spooky charm.
And we'll offer some fun DIY Halloween decorating projects the entire family will enjoy.
Scary even in daylight - at least we think so
To make your decorating a bit easier, we've included links to decorating items Mary and I thought you might enjoy for your porch, home, or yard.
If you purchase a product through one of our affiliate links, we may receive a small commission on sales but that does not affect your price you pay.
Video: Watercolor Autumn Pillow Toppers
Every year the two of us try to think of fresh ideas for our autumn porch.
So this year our autumn porch has a watercolor theme.
We painted autumn leaves on plain fabric with watercolors and found that they turned out beautifully/
Watch our video to see how I made our autumn pillow covers
A close-up of the three watercolor autumn pillows we made
Our autumn porch is pretty in watercolor autumn colors.
Our front porch swing with autumn pillows is cozy!
Why not grab yourself a piece of cotton fabric, a marker and some watercolors and go to town on making new pillow covers for your porch?
Let's start with some
Halloween doesn't have to be scary; kids of all ages can enjoy the humor and delight of Halloween as well.
FUN Halloween decorations!
Jammin' skeletons on the porch!
We found similar skeletons on Amazon (affiliate)
Inflatable Minion Bob Celebrates Halloween
Adorable Minion Bob
enjoys Halloween too! At 3 feet tall, Minion Bob will be a huge hit with the kids (and adults too)! The two of us realy like how cute he is.
Comes with an AC plug in.
Halloween Pumpkin Bunting
Measuring five feet long, this
Halloween pumpkin bunting
will look great across your porch railings. Made
of polyester, it can withstand the elements to look colorful for the entire season. Also available as
Six cute Halloween yard signs Dress up your yard day or night with these signs -
see a wide assortment!
Wow! Awesome decorated front door for Halloween
Get more Halloween decorating ideas.
Lighted ghost with funny shoes!
Our friendly ghost's head lights up and changes from shades of red to green to blue; measures 37" x 9-1/4" x 7" and
requires 3 "AAA" batteries to operate.
Five Character Halloween Super Hero Costumes
For under $20:
Here's a fantastic costume option: you get 5 capes and masks to create a Halloween costume for less than $20.
Kids will play with them all year round too! We love this idea.
We found an assortment of signs on
Friendly Halloween display on front steps
Find a wide array of " funtastic "Halloween and Halloween party ideas on Amazon where we love using Amazon Prime (i.e. free two-day shipping)!
Fun and colorful Halloween front porch
See a myriad of fun Halloween decorating ideas and projects in our Halloween Porch Decorating Section.
Create a Halloween Fright Night!
Nothing says Halloween quite like scary witches, ghosts, and goblins! If that's your pleasure, we have some ideas we believe you'll enjoy.
Eye of newt, and toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, lizard's leg,
and owlet's wing. For a charm of powerful trouble, like a hell-broth boil and
bubble. - - - William Shakespeare (a quote from "Macbeth")
Scary even in daylight!
5' Tall Witches Brewing Up a Potion!
Animated with both lights and sound (with motion sensor too),
are sure to add lots of "spookiness" to your Halloween display.
5 Foot Hanging Witch - Perfect for the Porch!
With movable arms and a hook nose, this
five-foot flowing gowned witch
will delight both young and old hanging from your eaves or from
a tree in your yard.
Grim Reaper and Hearse
At 13-feet long and 6-feet high this Grim Reaper will be the hit of the neighborhood. The Grim Reaper's face
is a photo realistic silk screen which really makes it eerie!
Family of scaries!
Check out the evil eyes in the upstairs window
Visit Amazon for all of your scary but delightful Halloween decorations.
Enjoy our entire Halloween Decorating Ideas section that contains both fun and scary decorating ideas and tips!
Who's Your Favorite Team?
Whether you like football or just like gathering with friends on weekend days or nights to root for both sides, decorate your porch to show your spirit.
Here are a few examples.
Front Door Football Decor
Greet you guests in fine football fashion with these door and walkway decorations - they will know you are a serious
See more football party supplies and decorations in our Porch Market!
We hope you enjoyed our Halloween newsletter
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with friends and family!
Be sure to see our recent Fall Newsletter for
autumn decorating ideas
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Happy porch sitting from your friends,
Mary and Dave
Life is short. Enjoy your porch.
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