Cheap Easy DIY Outdoor Pumpkins


Those plastic outdoor pumpkins are expensive!! I found a way to make my own and save a bunch of $$! It is definitely worth the time. Look how adorable they are?!!
cheap easy diy outdoor pumpkins, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
You can do this! It's like doing an art project in grade school!
cheap easy diy outdoor pumpkins, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
You will need a large trash bag, a couple of smaller plastic bags, newspaper and tape to get started.
cheap easy diy outdoor pumpkins, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
I filled the bags up with newspaper and taped them to take the shape of pumpkins.
cheap easy diy outdoor pumpkins, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
I used a special paper mache' recipe that made them extra hard and durable. You can check the blog post for the recipe.
cheap easy diy outdoor pumpkins, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
I had a lot of fun painting. Especially giving them dimension and making them look real.
cheap easy diy outdoor pumpkins, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
Then I assembled them, added some fall leaves and decorations. Voile'! They are so bright and cheerful! I live on the east coast where we get some pretty cold, wet weather. They held up beautifully!
If you want the full details, please stop by and see for yourself!

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