Pumpkin Topiary - Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall decor 11.01.15
Tutorial on making your own pumpkin topiary.
Start by placing a Styrofoam block in your container. Use a dowel to stack your carve-able pumpkins. You will need to remove two stems off of the two bottom pumpkins.
To add a monogram to your pumpkin, print out a letter, and use a few stick pins to hold it in place. Take another stick pin and gentle poke small holes following the lines of your letter.
Play "dot-to-dot" with a pencil and trace the outline of your letter. Paint with acrylic paint, and finish with a spray sealer.
Add some fall florals under the bottom pumpkin. Attach with hot glue.
Now all your topiary needs is a bow!

To see more: http://www.decorating-ideas-made-easy.com/fall-pumpkin-topiary.html

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  • Angela
    Angela Murfreesboro, TN
    Where can I find these pumpkins?
  • Debi Odom
    WOW! I am in Arizona and so glad this is done with a fake pumpkin! I will have to visit Michaels tomorrow! Thanks for the great idea!
  • Judy Miller
    Judy Miller San Antonio, TX
    I taught this to a class when I worked at Michael's Arts and Craft Store using the fake pumpkins you can even paint them or glitter coat each a different fall color like brass copper any way you do it comes out gorgeous!
  • Eclectically Vintage - Kelly
    Thinking about doing my own - love the monogram!
  • Kathleen N
    Kathleen N Waukesha, WI
    Love this went out to buy my products today, maybe add a little twist!
  • Yvonne
    Yvonne Columbia, MO
    Very Cute!!!! Can't want to make this for my front door area!!!!
  • Jennifer Decorates
    Jennifer Decorates Murfreesboro, TN
    Yes they are similar in size.
  • Pam M
    Pam M Browning, IL
    Are the 2 bottom ones the same size and the top one just a bit smaller?
  • Karen C
    Karen C Chaska, MN
    LOVE this idea!!!! Thank you for sharing it! I will be making at least one, for sure! =)

    Happy Fall!!!

  • Jennifer Decorates
    Jennifer Decorates Murfreesboro, TN
    Hey Michelle, the pumpkins are carve-able plastic. Wonderful craft idea!
  • Michelle B
    Michelle B Cantonment, FL
    I love this!!! How long do the pumpkins last before going bad due to them having to be cut open?
  • Amanda Ellerbe
    Amanda Ellerbe Oak Harbor, WA
    Funkins work great for these....www.funkins.com
  • Michelle Joyner
    Michelle Joyner Searcy, AR
    Fall is my favorite time of year. Can't wait to make this!
  • Jennifer Decorates
    Jennifer Decorates Murfreesboro, TN
  • Ilynnz
    Ilynnz Cleveland, TN
    how do you see the tutorial
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