DIY easy harvest pumpkins

It’s not too late to make these for your fall/ thanksgiving decor!!!!!

I love to decorate for the holidays. Whether it’s for fall, christmas, easter. I love them all. I decorate the outside as well as the inside of our home. A little goes a long way. I say a post on Pinterest For a super easy pumpkin patch decoration. I didn’t follow the instructions to a T. I never do. That’s just not me. I modify and make things my own and I rarely actually measure things. I like the eye ball method. This is the finished product…..

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Here’s how I made it:

4×4 posts: leftover from a fence we put up over the summer. I had 3 behind the shed.

Orange Paint: leftover from the living room walls.

Stick for stem: I cut a branch off a line of bushes that divide ours and the neighbors yards.

Twine: I did buy at the Dollar Tree but later found my stash. $1

Gold Wire: Dollar Tree, I bought two 6 ft. rolls in the flower arrangement section.

Saw: In the garage.

Piece of wood for sign: found in garage, painted with some brown paint and lettering is hand painted with black we already had.

Leaves: Dollar Tree pack of loose leaves.

Total Project cost was $4 but I have a ton of leaves and twine left to use for something else.

I started by laying the wood pieces next to each other and starting with the longest cut the other two a little shorter than the next.

I had the girls paint the pieces orange. They wanted to help and I was glad.

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After two coats dried I cut the branch to make the stems, wrapped around a few times with twine, and added a curly piece of wire,and glued them on with Gorilla Glue. That stuff ROCKS by the way:)

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I added the leaves at this point as well.

Next we drilled a hole in the sign piece of wood and painted it brown. When that was dry, Dexter added some detail with sparkly paint and started the lettering.

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We finished the project by twisting all the “pumpkins” together with the gold wire and attaching the sign. I made a few really long curls at the ends as well.

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And there you go. A few hours, mostly to let the paint dry, and you got yourselves a homemade pumpkin patch! What do you think?

Here is the rest of the decorations we have on the outside!

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I can’t wait until all the mums bloom! They are going to be GORGEOUS!

Blessings,
Tiffany

I’d love for you to leave a comment and let me know what you think!

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