Spooktacular DIY: Light Up 7ft Skeleton and Neutral Porch Decor

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Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to start decorating your porch for the spookiest night of the year. If you’re looking to make a statement and create a chillingly charming atmosphere, consider crafting a DIY light-up 7ft skeleton and complementing it with neutral porch decor. In this blog, we’ll guide you through the process of creating these eye-catching decorations.

Materials You’ll Need:

For the 7ft Skeleton:

  • 7ft plastic skeleton
  • LED string lights

For the Neutral Porch Decor:

  • Large wooden crates or boxes
  • Natural burlap fabric
  • Faux pumpkins and gourds
  • Autumn foliage (artificial)
  • White or cream-colored candles
  • Neutral-colored throw pillows
  • Woven rugs

Step 1: Light Up the Skeleton

  1. Wrap skeleton from top to bottom with battery lights. I suggest the 200 count.

  2. Position the skeleton on your porch and plug in the lights for a bone-chilling glow.

Step 2: Create the Neutral Porch Decor

  1. Stack wooden crates or boxes to create a visually appealing base for your porch decor.

  2. Drape burlap fabric over the crates to add a rustic touch.

  3. Arrange faux pumpkins, gourds, and autumn foliage on top of the crates for an autumnal display.

  4. Place white or cream-colored candles in glass lanterns or hurricane candle holders for a warm, inviting ambiance.

  5. Add neutral-colored throw pillows to your porch seating for comfort and style.

  6. Complete the look with woven rugs to tie all the elements together.

With your DIY light-up 7ft skeleton as the focal point and the neutral porch decor providing an elegant backdrop, your porch will be the talk of the neighborhood this Halloween. This combination of spooky and chic is sure to create a memorable and inviting atmosphere for trick-or-treaters and party guests alike. Get ready to welcome the spirits and enjoy a bewitching Halloween!

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