Idea to decorate pumpkins
Idea to decorate pumpkins

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When we think of decorating our house for this Fall season we usually think of colors like orange, brown, cream and yellow. But what happens when you want to give a touch of season and do not want to go for traditional colors? Therefore, today I bring you an idea to decorate pumpkins and you do not necessarily have to use the traditional.

The decoration of my home is practically all white and I wanted to include a pumpkin that would adapt to the existing decoration. So I bring you this tutorial where I will be using a paper mache pumpkin (which can be obtained in Hobby Lobby), to transform it. It does not have to be this same pumpkin, you can do this tutorial with any other pumpkin, even with the natural ones, but you know that it will be lost work because once it starts to decompose you will have to throw it away.

Materials you will need

Well, start by pouring some acrylic paint into the container and paint the whole pumpkin white. You must do two coats.

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Glue the beads to the pumpkin using the glue gun. In this part you can use your imagination and create the pattern you want. I will be placing three sizes of beads, large, medium and small.

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Place the larger beads well attached to the trunk and aligned with each slot of the pumpkin.

Idea to decorate pumpkins

The decorative ribbon that I selected is a little wider than I wanted, so I cut it in the middle creating two stripes.

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Measure the size of the ribbon from the center of the pumpkin to the bottom and cut.

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Glue the ribbon in each slot of the pumpkin. In the video you can see that I only apply a bit of glue on the ends, it is not necessary to apply glue on the whole ribbon.

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Once you have all the decorative ribbons glued on top and bottom in the center of the pumpkin then you begin to fill with the other beads creating a design or pattern.

This is how the pumpkin ended up. I hope you liked it !!!

Idea to decorate pumpkins

Idea to decorate pumpkins

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