Chicken Wire Pumpkins


1" chicken wire is pretty forgiving and bendable, thus forming pumpkin shapes from chicken wire is pretty easy to do. I was able to make these in an afternoon, spray paint and all. They were ready to decorate a center piece, mantel, or front porch by dinner time. Tutorial is on the blog.
Chicken wire pumpkins.
Give them a coat of craft or spray paint.
Cut sheets of chicken wire, scrunch and form (while wearing gloves.)
Secure ends with craft wire.
How to make a chicken wire pumpkin.

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  • Shanna Gilbert
    on Oct 25, 2013

    I just love how these turned out!

  • Lynn Vellucci Leahy
    on Sep 17, 2014

    Where can you buy the small gauge wire? I have looked everywhere. Online it comes in very large quantity and is pricey.

    • Amy Ellis @ StowandTellU
      on Sep 19, 2014

      @Lynn Vellucci Leahy Hi Lynn, I'm looking at the Home Depot website and it is showing 18 and 24 gauge wire for around $3.00 to $5.00. It is also showing that it is available online for purchase. Copy this and then try your search--> OOK 100 ft. Galvanized Steel Wire 50138 ---> and then try your search. I hope that helps, but let me know if your still having a problem finding it ~ Amy

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