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Seasonal Character Door Hanger

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Woohoo! Today is the day that I get to show you my Halloween themed version of the Seasonal Character Door Hanger. It was so fun to actually get my hands on some power tools and build this project on my own!

Seasonal Character Door Hanger

You can build and style your own too!

If you enjoy creating projects, The Home Depot offers Workshops at all of their locations for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and experience levels. There are three types of Workshops offered:

  • Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
  • Do-It-Herself (DIH)
  • Kids

As a memory refresher, here is the original image supplied by The Home Depot for this project. If you sign up for a workshop, customers can learn how to build décor projects, how to make easy home repairs and how to operate tools through demonstrations and step-by-step instructions. Visit to learn more.


OK.  Here is mine.

I decided that I wanted to create a neutral skeleton look for my Seasonal Character Door Hanger to go with our light & neutral decor.

Skeleton Fall Door Hanger

I’m not sure if this cute guy looks more like a skeleton, a ghost, or a jack-o-lantern, but he is sure is happy and welcoming. Maybe he needs some teeth?

Neutral Fall Decor

The building process was super easy. (Click here to sign up to make your own at your local Home Depot store.) After putting this together, I stained the wood with a combo of Minwax Jacobean and Classic Gray. Next, I dry brushed the entire thing with white chalk paint. Then, with a pencil, I freehand the face and filled it in with a thicker application of my dry brushing technique, which gave it an airy, ghosty feel.

Dry Brush White Paint Halloween Face

I added my favorite black and cream ticking fabric around the top of the hat brim to finish off the look.

Black White Stripe Ribbon

Isn’t this guy a cutie?  If I wouldn’t get crazy looks, I would consider leaving him up year round.

Neutral Seasonal Skeleton Ghost Door Hanger

If you liked this project, you can register here to learn how to build your own in person at your local Home Depot Workshops. You should also definitely check out the other amazing and unique versions of the seasonal character door hanger from the participants in this Workshop Virtual Party!

Live Laugh Rowe
The Turquoise Home
Cherished Bliss
Refresh Restyle
The Creative Mom
My Sister’s Suitcase
My Love 2 Create
Sweet Charli
Not Just A Housewife
Domestically Speaking
Lovely Etc
Redhead Can Decorate
Yesterday on Tuesday
Elizabeth Joan Design
The Rustic Life
One Artsy Mama
Tonality Designs
She Leaves A Little Sparkle
Our Vintage Nest
All Things Thrifty
Our Thrifty Ideas
Junque Cottage
The Crafted Sparrow
Sweet Rose Studio


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