Monday, September 10, 2012

Wood Block Pumpkins

Here are my latest pumpkin creations. They were super easy and cheap.

We got a donation in the art room of miscellaneous odds and ends, including these chopped 2 x 4's and 1 x 2's. I couldn't think of anything to use them for at this time, so I decided to re purpose them for the home.I sent my husband to Home Depot to by another piece of wood and he was able to buy something from the scrap bin (it's the largest pumpkin in the back) for 51 cents and he just cut it into pieces for me.


To start with, I spray painted all pieces of wood black.

While they were drying, I cut pieces of paper that were slightly smaller than the front of the wood pieces.

When the spray paint had dried, I hot glued each wooden piece together to form my pumpkin.

Next, I modge podged the scrapbook paper on the front of each pumpkin. After it was dry, I hot glued a wine cork to be the stem. Last, I tied orange ribbon (using different different textures and styles of ribbon) for each pumpkin. 






Super easy, inexpensive and cute!

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22 comments:

Dixie n Dottie said...

Lovely and unique! Great job! Would love if you'd join our Countdown to Fall link party! Hope to see you there! Have a great week! :)
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MommaChelle said...

very cute! i think i'll try and make one for our house!

Karri Reiser said...

This is absolutely adorable. Thank you for sharing at my Our Favorite Things Link Party.

Michelle@ Learning to Be a Mom said...

So cute! I love the paper you chose. I need these in my fall decor!

Julie said...

What a great idea--mine go the other way, but this is much cuter :)

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Dee @ A Lapin Life said...

Very cute idea!

Dee

Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes said...

What a great idea for Fall! I am hosting an "It's Fall Y'all ~ Linky Party" .... I would like to invite you to share this project, and other Fall related projects/recipes, you may have. All links will be pinned to a board dedicated to the party. You can find the party at Love Bakes Good Cakes. Hope to see you there!

Kathie said...

These wooden pumpkins are adorable! Awesome that you can get scraps of wood so cheap and make something so cute! Thanks for sharing at Gettin' Krafty!

Lizzi's Creations said...

Those are super cute! I love that you used a wine cork for the pumpkin stem. Pinning this!

Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. said...

Adorable! I love that you used the scrap wood and made something beautiful out of it! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning!

Vintage Street Designs said...

What a sweet idea...adorable! Hopped over from the Blog Hop and happy to be your newest follower. Would love to have you stop by for a visit! Blessings ~ Judy

Meredith @ Wait Til Your Father Gets Home said...

I was actually planning to do something similar to your project this weekend! Love how these turned out!!

Thank you so much for linking up with us at Keep Calm & Link Up this week! We love getting to see your new projects and ideas each week! Have an awesome weekend!! :)

Katherines Corner said...

what a creative idea, I love them!!!! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Your participation helps make it a success.I'm sorry I am slow to visit this week as I am fighting a nasty head cold and my time on the computer has been limited.Wishing you a beautiful day .

cathy@my1929charmer said...

Adorable, unique and creative all in one. Love them, never seen anything like it. My fingers are crossed you’ll share your creative inspiration tonight with Sunday’s Best www.my1929charmer.com – sharing is a good thing!

Jennifer said...

Great idea! Thanks for linking up to our Pretty Things Party. Hope to see you back next week!

Angie said...

How neat! These are so different - I absolutely love them!!

Britni said...

These are just adorable! What a great idea. LOVE! :)

Sarah Larsen said...

Featuring this at my Flaunt It Friday link party. Thanks for sharing!! :)

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Lisa @ Stop and Smell the Chocolates said...

Very cute!! Love how it turned out!

Denise Stain said...

Such a cute idea! Pining right now! Thanks for sharing at the Creative Muster party. (I'm co-hosting this week)

Brenda Young said...

Loving this recycled take on the Fall Pumpkin! So cute!

Marlys @thisandthat said...

What a great idea... and a great way to reuse those small pieces of wood that are always laying around. Found this over at It's Fall Y'All party.