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Halloween Tombstones the Recycled Way. October 22, 2014

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For Halloween this year we wanted to make some tombstones for the front yard…..so I put the hubby on the job.  He is a brilliant man and he came up with the best idea for it.  Here is a picture of his final product:

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This is how he did it:
He works in the construction field so he found this in the dumpster…….nothing warms my heart more then a man willing to dumpster dive for a project!

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Then he decided how big he wanted them to stand and cut them out.  Warning here…..use goggles to protect your eyes and only use a saw as directed…..we don’t need to add any real blood, body parts etc to the tombstones.

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Then you can paint them the color of your choice. I think black or gray would look good.  We chose black.  You will need to paint both sides and the edges.

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Then you will need stencils, or you can free hand it, to create your letters.  I love the white letters and how they show up on the black.

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Then find some old metal hangers to use fire the legs.

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You will need to bend them so they can support the tombstones.

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And there you go:

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Have a happy Halloween and enjoy your tombstones!

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2 Responses to “Halloween Tombstones the Recycled Way.”

  1. Janet Says:

    Absolutely BRILLIANT! ❤ Love the names, too!


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