Apparently someone got the message to Summer to get his lazy ass the hell out because Autumn's in the house and she's shutting off the heat and kicking the trees pretty hard.
Labor day is always our little signal that says "Okay, you can stop pretending you're normal for the neighbors and bring out the big guns."
Let the Halloweening commence!
I always like to start with the mantle, a nice microcosm of what the rest of the house will look like come late October.
First order of business was to get a head finally for our gravedigger who shall henceforth be known as Doug.
I used the always neighbor friendly trick of duct taping up a halloween mask, hanging it on the line and filling it with spray insulation foam. It's probably a very good thing we have a privacy fence or I imagine there would be a revolving cop policy.
While my husband transformed various bits of PVC pipe into legs and an upper torso:
The skeleton is old but I found this moon with bats and just had to have it. It's a moon silhouette!