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?!!
You can do this! It's like doing an art project in grade school!
You will need a large trash bag, a couple of smaller plastic bags, newspaper and tape to get started.
I filled the bags up with newspaper and taped them to take the shape of pumpkins.
I used a special paper mache' recipe that made them extra hard and durable. You can check the blog post for the recipe.
I had a lot of fun painting. Especially giving them dimension and making them look real.
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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