Shutting the cottage up for the year over Thanksgiving is no reason to forget about your little piece of rural paradise. Halloween’s just around the corner, and we’ll bet that these cottagey jack-o’-lanterns will put you right back in a summery mood.
Creative jack-o’-lantern cut-outs for cottagers
Arooooo! You might not hear wolves in the city, but you can remember their magical calls with this evocative jack-o’-lanterns.
Who says jack-o’-lanterns always have to have faces? Remember the woods around your cottage with an arboreal tribute.
Is the lonely hooting of an owl part of your cottage nights soundtrack? Recreate the eerieness with a recording of owl sounds and this spooky pumpkin.
This jack-o’-lantern is just about as magical as watching fireflies wink at you in the summertime.
If you’re just as happy not to have to load up the trailer with all your cottage gear for a few months, then celebrate your freedom with this cute pumpkin-gourd combo.
At the cottage, of course, we love bats for their mosquito-eating abilities, but it’s okay to make them spooky for Halloween.
If you’ve got an open patch of lawn, why not populate it with a whimsical family of porcupines? These require a couple of strings of Christmas lights, a drill, and a gourd for their cute little faces. Plus, they won’t chew on the handles of your fishing rods.
Having a bonfire in the city can be iffy, bylaw-wise. Never mind, just pile up these flame-coloured pumpkins and add a candle. You can almost smell the marshmallows roasting…