Sunday, October 13, 2013

"FALL" Pumpkins

Happy Monday everyone! I finally decorated for fall this weekend! This year I really wanted to do neutral decor, with pops of red/orange color. First I wanted four white pumpkins with the letters "FALL" on them. It took me forever to find cheap, fake pumpkins the size I wanted, but I finally found some at Wal-Mart. It is truly my random go-to store. Once I had my pumpkins, here is what I did to make my vision come true:

What you need:
  • Fake Pumpkins
  • White Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Jute
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Glue
  • Wax Paper
  • Printed Letters

First I painted the pumpkins white.

Once the pumpkins were dry I wrapped the stems with jute.

To make the letters "FALL" I first made a 1/2 glue and 1/2 water mixture.

Then I printed out the word "FALL" and placed wax paper over the print out. Next I dipped a strand of jute completely into the glue mixture and shaped it into a letter. I did this for all the letters and let them dry overnight. {Some of my strands of jute were long. I cut the excess length of jute off after they were dry.}

After the letters were dry I cut them down and hot glued them onto the pumpkins.

Done. : )

They came out exactly as I envisioned.

I love them! Next Monday I will show you where I put these and the rest of my fall decor. ; )


  1. Oh my goodness, I love these! :)

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  2. Hi, I love these pumpkins that you made! So pretty in white. I saw it on tuesday trivia party.
    Julie at

  3. I love these!! I love the rope letters the most :) Perfect pumpkins for Fall! Pinning now to my 'Fall into Autumn' board, thanks for sharing.

    Hannah ♫
    Sew Lah Tea Dough `

  4. How SIMPLE, BEAUTIFUL, AND ELEGANT! My style for sure!! Thanks for the awesome idea! Rhonda @

  5. Hi Stephanie! How adorable and they would fit perfectly with any kind of decor since they are neutral and elegant. Thank You for sharing at the Fluster Buster party! Have a fantastic weekend. Lizy party co host

  6. How adorable would these be on the mantle! Great job! Very creative. Pinning. Thanks for sharing at All Things Pretty!

  7. Such a cool idea! Thanks for sharing on The DIY'ers!

  8. These pumpkins are beautiful. So elegant, wonderful!
    Thank you so much for sharing on Tutorial Thursdays Linky Party. Your post will be featured on the Crafts Round Up post during this week. Do come by and grab your featured button if you haven't already :)
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    P.S. Pinned :)