Halloween Ghost from an Old Garden Shovel

Halloween Ghost from an Old Garden Shovel
Halloween Ghost from an Old Garden Shovel
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From the blogger: "What would you do with a rusty broken gardening shovel? Do you toss it? Of course not! You turn that old garden shovel into the Halloween season's cutest and happiest ghost ...or make it spooky and scary. Learn how to make this affordable Halloween craft that can be created in all of 5 minutes! Grab your craft paints to turn an old shovel into a DIY outdoor plant stake for a touch of happy (and non-scary) ghost decoration."

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniquePainting



Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Gardening shovel
  • Craft acrylic paints
  • Clear coat spray

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What a cute little ghost. I like the adorable side of Halloween more than the spooky side but this project turns spooky into cute. With this in mind, i wonder what else I can add to this garden theme that won't cost that much money.


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