The sweet smell of pumpkin spiced latte is in the air. From crisp air, to longer, cooler evenings, the fall season has arrived. This is the perfect time of year to partake in some amazing DIY crafts this year. Decorating is a big part of the fall season! Incorporating nature into your home has never felt so good. We have an activity below for you and your family to partake in this fall season.
Pumpkins are the epitome of the fall season, and they should not be left out of your fall décor. We know that real pumpkins can get a little messy, so we recommend creating pumpkins from things that sometimes get discarded. How about a pumpkin made from re-purposed corks. This is a delightful, conversation starter piece, which you will definitely be proud of.
- 25 recycled wine corks
- Orange acrylic paint
- Paint brush
- Hot glue gun
- Green felt
- Jute twine
- Paint both ends of all corks, but one
- Then once they have dried, arrange the corks in four rows, 4 on the bottom, 5 in the middle, then 6, then 5, lastly 4 on the top row
- Hot glue the corks together in the order arranged in
- Take your last remaining cork and trim it down, then place on top as the stem.
- Cut out a leaf shape from the green felt and hot glue around the stem
- Lastly, tie a short length of twine around the stem to resemble the vine of the pumpkin.
This is an easy no mess and slime pumpkin design that you can enjoy for the years to come! This table piece will accentuate all of the holiday meals to come, and mostly bring the fall spirit into your home. We are certain you will enjoy making this DIY small pumpkin piece, that you will make more DIY pieces for your home!
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