DIY Halloween Cemetery Fence

This year we decided to change things up just a little bit at the Kellermeyer Haunted Halloween Abode.  That's a long name...  But we decided we were going to work on a few things ourselves to try to make the house look a little different from year to year. 

There were a ton of things I really wanted to do, but budget constraints and minimal storage puts the kibosh on a lot of things.  So we decided to enclose our cemetery this year.  In the past we've used lights, but this year we made a fence.  And it was pretty easy...

Mr K did it mostly since Halloween is his big gig, but I did my best to get pictures along the way.

You'll need 1x2 wood pieces that are cut to the desired length of your fence. 
A drill
PVC pipe
Some sort of tape (or glue)
Spray Paint

First, drill holes through your wood.  Be careful not to get to big that it splits the wood but the right size for your PVC.

We decided to cut our PVC in offset sizes.  It gave the fence a better "look" we thought.

Then you just stick the PVC through the holes. 
We used hockey tape around the bottoms of the wood to make sure the pipes didn't move too much. 
You could use dabs of glue I'm guessing or duct tape.

Then this is how my hubs decided to spray paint them. 
We used a brown Rustoluem primer as well as a black metallic. 
Hoping to give it some sort of aged patina.

And our little helper trying to hold it up... and failing.

And the final product. 

So the sides were a little different lengths because we had initially wanted to line our sidewalk with them, but then changed our minds to do it this way.  We made the gate doors using the same process.

Ells isn't too sure of the gatekeeper.  Rodger is his name.  He comes out every year and moves around the yard.

In the end around $30 and pretty easy to store since it's flat.  Now to clean up the garage {again}.

Only 2 days until Halloween!  Yay!

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