shiny silver pumpkins…

I adore Halloween.  And pumpkins.  And any excuse to make decorations for my house, office, or wherever.

So, when I saw this already silver pumpkin, I knew that I had to get it, but I also knew that while it was cute in its current form, I had to step it up a bit.

I grabbed some beads and other fun bits, my hot glue gun, and got to work.

I started by gluing in some inexpensive black beads on a string at varying lengths.  I started at the stem and added a drop of hot glue.  I let the beads fall into the crease in the pumpkin, cut the end, and then just tacked the end down with another dot of hot glue.  I did this all the way around.

Next I took some larger glittery beads from a sprig I bought in the floral section.  I pulled them off and apart and hot glued them into place as well.

To cap it off, I added a feather sprig, a bit of tulle, and a purple glittered skeleton head.  Because, why not?

When all was said and done, it took me about 10-15 minutes max to do and I love that I took what was a good pumpkin to start and made it truly my own and gave it a bit of flair.  Mixed with some other fun pumpkins I made, it has a very special place in my living room and I am really happy with how it turned out!

Hope you are having fun getting ready for Halloween, too.  It will be here before you know it!

Happy Haunting everyone!


shiny silver pumpkins… — 3 Comments

  1. I was going to pin it – but for some reason, it doesn’t seem to work?

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