DIY Spooky Halloween Yard Décor - Great Lakes Ace Hardware Store

Textured Metallic and Glow-in-the-Dark spray paint on a cat skeleton and pumpkin yard décor create a creepy vibe for Halloween’s trick-or-treat celebration.

Recommended Materials:
  • Rust-Oleum® Glow-In-The-Dark Spray Paint
  • Rust-Oleum® Textured Metallic Spray Paint
  • Rust-Oleum® Protective Enamel Spray Paint
  • Halloween Cat Skeleton
  • "BOO" Letters
  • Plastic Pumpkins
  • Painter's Tape
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Glue Sticks
  • Drop Cloth


  1. Make sure your Halloween props are clean and dry.
  2. Tape off any areas of your props you don’t want to paint.
  3. Over a drop cloth, spray textured paint on the cat skeleton according to the directions on the can.
  4. Let paint dry for at least 1 hour.
  5. While cat is drying, spray the textured metallic paint on the pumpkins, following the directions on the can.
  6. Let paint dry for at least 1 hour. 
  7. To paint “BOO” letters with a glow-in-the-dark effect, first paint them white. After 20 minutes of dry time, apply the Glow-in-the-Dark paint. Dry for 1 hour and use a hot glue gun to attach them to the pumpkins. 

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