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Craft: Halloween Mailbox Decoration

With a mailbox planter for a container to be seen by all who pass by or enter our home, I created this fun Halloween display. I used an artificial spider plant and painted it black, adding last year's harvest gourds and mini-pumpkins. I painted them white and, gave them personalities with a black magic marker.


I used foam balls for the larger orange pumpkins. I trimmed a few small branches from my trees and painted them black as well. Then, also turned some white doves black to represent crows.

Get creative!

By Tmark from Stover, MO

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September 24, 20090 found this helpful

This is awesome! I wish I didn't have an apartment building mailbox because I most certainly would do this decoration otherwise!

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September 27, 20090 found this helpful

I don't do "Halloween" but I had to comment on your brilliance for painting the fake plant. I am going to look at the things in my apartment with a new eye. Awesome job!

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October 17, 20090 found this helpful

What a cute idea! I wish I had a mailbox to decorate. I decorate my yard and porch every year.

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