Intro: Funny Scarecrow Halloween Decoration
Crafting straw (for hair) Hat, Flannel shirt, old jeans,old boots, belt, gloves, stuffing for legs arms and body (or old clothes, pillows, paper) 2 small pumpkins ( for booty) 1 pumpkin trick-or-treat bucket 2 strong Metal stakes Glue gun Wire
1. Buy a pumpkin head trick-or-treat bucket. Paint over black eyes and mouth to create better eyes an teeth. Glue straw to top of head. Glue hat on head later, not now.
2.Make a bent over body frame with legs, hips, spine, shoulders, and arms.out of pvc pipe and different kinds of elbows. Hammer stakes into ground. Make holes in heel of boots. Slide boots over stakes. Put pant legs into boots and around stakes, Then put legs of body frame into legs of pants and over the stakes in boots to support body to stand upright..
3 Hammer a wooden T-stake of wood into the ground in front of feet, to reach waist, To support pumpkin booty and to prevent it from falling forward.(I used a microphone adjustable stand, but those are hard to come by) Stuff legs.
4 Glue pumpkins together to form booty. Glue booty to pvc and to support. T. Pull pants with belt up to booty and secure to frame and t-stake with wire. Put shirt over spine and shoulders. Stuff body attatch to spine with wire if nessessary. Stuff arms. Glue gloves to end of arms. Pull arms into wanted position and glue.
5 Screw wood screw down through bottem of head, then into center of pvc pipe shoulders. Glue on hat.
You may need more wire or have to work with it, to get it to stand right. It depends on type of stuffing used as to whether it is heavy or light. Have fun and enjoy. Mine only lasted 5 days in my yard before it was stolen.