Holiday Planning & Ideas Halloween Halloween Projects & Crafts Outdoor Wolf A spooky silhouette lends an ominous vibe to your porch or front-of-house walkway. When night falls, you'll half expect these cut-outs to let out a resounding howl. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Published on September 7, 2021 Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Frank Frances Our outdoor wolf silhouettes will haunt your Halloween—or at least give your front yard some spooky energy. Make several in various positions (sitting, pacing, howling at the moon) to create your very own den, arranging them strategically. A wood flat will keep any standalone wolves upright; a sandbag holds them there, even if the wind starts blowing on a cool October night. Don't leave them out in the cold for long, though: This craft is not be waterproof, so display it on Halloween night or for a party only, and then store it until next year. Looking for more outdoor Halloween decorating inspiration? We have you covered—and consider a few indoor décor accents, as well, for good measure. Created by Naomi deMañana What You'll Need Materials Wolf Template Spray adhesive Foam core or corrugated plastic sign board (SourceOne Corrugated Plastic Sign Board, 24” by 36”, $19.99, sourceone.com.) Utility knife 2-by-4-by-2-foot piece of wood Hammer and nails Sandbag (optional) Instructions Download template, and have a local copy shop print it out on a 36-by-60-inch sheet of paper. Use adhesive to mount it on foam core or plastic board, then cut it out with knife. Place wood flat on the ground behind bottom of cut-out, and hammer it in to make a weighted base. You can place a sandbag on top for extra weight.