This year my mom and I were discussing new ways for Clayton to scare our little trick or treaters and we hit upon the idea of modifying my Grandma's old plastic table and one of my cauldrons into a spot to sit under and freak out anyone who wanted to grab a candy from the self-serve bucket.
So I started with a plan (and we all know how well my plans work.....)
Yeah...me and a knife..that outta turn out well......
After cursing and trying a few different ideas on how to get a nice hole in the bottom of my cauldron (the jigsaw wouldn't fit, and we really need to buy a sawsall or some other handy gadget), I settled for a jagged hole...(see how this plan is ALL coming together?!?!)
My plan was to then get a sleeve off of a cheap (read: Salvation Army or Value Village find) coat or shirt and glue it around the hole so that the candy couldn't fall out and I could leave the fake hand in there when I didn't feel like sitting outside freezing my arse off anymore. I hit up SA and found a velvet shirt that smelled like Grandma for $2.99. I cut off the sleeve at the very top and hot glued it to the cauldron.
Go on, grab a candy, I dare ya!
I can't wait to put it on the front step with a fog machine, with the torches and spot lights going, awaiting kids to scare. And if I don't get 'em, Clayton will. But that's another post all together!
Evil grin included. Blue Powerade moustache, extra!