Monday, September 19, 2011

2x4 Pumpkins

My fall decorations are...pretty much non-existent.

So I desperately need to add to them!

I made my Fall Wreath last week and it really helped get me in the mood for more fall crafts.

I've had a couple scrap 2x4s laying around the garage for a few months now, so I thought I should finally do something with them!

So I made some 2x4 Pumpkins!!

I had everything to make these on hand already, so this project was FREE! Even better!

I painted each one a different shade of orange and used distress ink around the edges.

For the stem, I used a left over berry branch from my fall wreath. I just took it apart and separated the branches for each pumpkin. I wrapped the pipe cleaners around a pencil and then twisted 2 of them together to make the 'leaves' by the stem.

I had the jute/twine so I just cut 3 strands and tied them in a bow!

I used hot glue to attach everything.

From the same berry strand I used for the stems, I also took some leaves from it and added them to the bottom of each pumpkin.

I think they turned out pretty cute for only using stuff I could find in the house!

I am never happy for summer to end, but at least I have decorations now to embrace the new season!


  1. These are super cute! Thanks for sharing. I was just thinking last night I have to pull out some fall decor pretty soon.

  2. These are so cute and different from all the others i have seen!:) Im going to pin these:)

  3. The blog contains informational and educational material. The post enhance my thoughts and experience. So nice!
    I've got to scramble to keep up with your prodigious output!

  4. This is such a cute idea and so economical!

  5. Very cute! I'm obsessed with faux pumpkins and these are some of the cutest I've seen!

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  7. So cute! What a cool idea. Love how creative these are.

  8. Cute idea. Like others said, they are a bit different and this adds to their interest. I am going to look around my place today to see what I do make into Fall decor. Thanks for the inspiration.


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