How to Make a Scarecrow
Time Required: Under 2 hours
Welcome Halloween guests to your front porch with a rustic scarecrow surrounded by pumpkins and pots of mums. In the true scarecrow tradition, he’s created with upcycled and repurposed materials.
Photos by Laura Mercer
Begin with a yardstick and a 5 gallon paint stick that will be the backbone and shoulders of the scarecrow.
Working on a table or the ground, place the yardstick vertically. Center the paint stick horizontally at the 8-inch mark.