I love Halloween – next to Christmas it’s my most favourite time of the year. I enjoy all of the spooky events, the dressing up, all of the themed snacks and seeing porches lit up by carved pumpkins.

Last year I had a whole house of my own to decorate. I didn’t go mad but I definitely had pumpkins on my doorstep and a whole host of hangingĀ thingsĀ adorning the living room as well as orange lights in the window. I gave out goodie bags to Trick or Treaters too. But this year things are a little different and I’m back living with my Mum. I was pleasantly surprised one morning to discover (as I was leaving for work) that both my younger brother and Mum had decided to decorate the front garden! So for today’s Blogtober I thought I’d share how they chose to decorate. Considering this was done on a fairly low budget I’m impressed! Carved pumpkins will follow shortly…

The garden gate has been sign-posted – enter at your own risk!

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Looks like a particularly large spider has wreaked havoc and spun its webs in the rosemary bush and along the garden fence. I think the little legs you can see poking out might be the babies…

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Fiendish things hang from the tree…I’m getting some creepy vibes off of these guys…

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Yet more warning signs…

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It’s possible that zombies are lurking in the shadows (or perhaps they’re in the house and they just haven’t had their coffees yet…)

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Yikes! That’s a window I don’t want to peak inside.

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Don’t even think about trying the front door…

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At least the back gate is properly sign-posted. Which way to the graveyard?

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Must be over here…argh!

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I think this was a pretty good effort! Can’t wait to add a few more lights and of course, those extra-special carved pumpkins!

Have you decorated for Halloween? Let me know in the comments below!

1 Comment on Decorating the Garden for Halloween

  1. Ahh this is amazing!!! The clown in the window is seriously creepy haha. I love the cobwebs along the bushes and the fence too. Your house is going to be very popular on Halloween haha.

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