COFFIN WREATH STAND

Its already the middle of October and If your like me you’ve already started Christmas crafts.

Today I am sharing a wooden coffin shaped wreath stand.

This works up in an afternoon and by now Halloween wreaths are highly discounted, a perfect weekend project, or pin it for next year.

We made this early in the season, it was added to our to do list for Halloween back in the spring.

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RE USED THE WOODEN FRAME FROM AN OLD HALLOWEEN SIGN,ADDED A DOLALR STORE SKELETON AND SOME CROCHETED FLOWERS AND MADE THIS WREATH, NEXT YEAR IT WILL BE JACK SKELLINGTON TO GO WITH THE ZERO DOG HOUSE WE HAVE BUILT THIS YEAR. THE SCARECROW IS MADE FROM PINE BOARDS MY BROTHER IN LAW GAVE ME. I THINK NEXT YEAR HIS HAT NEEDS SOME FLORAL.

 

 

It is made with fence boards 6 ft long, you need 5 of them- 4 for the front and 1 to cut for the back.

Black or Grey outdoor paint or can be left natural because fence boards are treated wood meant for outdoor use.
Hook to hang your wreath from

1.1/4 inch screws

Lay your 4 boards side by side and on the 2 outer boards mark to shape your coffin

Click here for diagram

Using your jig saw cut the outer boards

Lay them out side by side and now use your 5th board and cut it to fit width wise on your coffin and use your screws to attach them to your planks. Use 3 boards spread apart, and 2 screws into each board.

Click here for diagram

Paint both sides and then attach your hook and place a wreath on it.

Below are some pictures of our front lawn decor for Halloween

 

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ALL TOMBSTONES MADE BY US OVER MANY YEARS. THE INFLATABLES COME ON AT NIGHT WITH SOME SPOT LIGHTS. THE GNOME BLOW MOLD FOUND AT A THRIFT STORE

 

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HARD TO SEE BUT THERE IS A SPARKELY MOON IN THE MIDDLE I FOUND AT A THRIFT STORE YEARS AGO. OUR FRONT WINDOW

 

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REPAINTED AND UPCYCLED PUMPKIN PLANTERS WE PICKED UP AT A GARAGE SALE THIS SUMMER. WE ADDED THE PLYWOOD TOPS AND 2×4 STEMS

 

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ABOVE OUR GARAGE

 

 

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CLICK HERE  TO SEE THE SKELETON HUBZ BUILT FOR THIS
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MADE THIS SIGN MANY YEARS AGO

 

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DOLLAR TREE SALAD TONG HANDS ODDS AND ENDS FLORALS AND THE WOOD SKULL I MADE A FEW YEARS AGO GAVE THIS WREATH A MAKEOVER THIS YEAR .HUNG ON A PICKET FENCE WREATH STAND WE MADE TO HIDE OUR AIR CONDITIONING UNIT

 

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