Shelly L Nemeth
Shelly L Nemeth
  • Hometalk Helper
  • Gilbert, AZ

Dollar Store Pumpkin Topiary

7 Materials
$5
1 Hour
Easy

I love this season, and love decorating for both Fall and Halloween! For less than $5 I made this great pumpkin topiary, and you can make one too! Check out how I did it-

dollar store pumpkin topiary

I picked up 3 dollar store pumpkins (foam) and some Old Village paint (I used Ocre 2110 Sauge Verte 2107 and Creme 2109)

dollar store pumpkin topiary

First paint each pumpkin in the color that you want, and let them dry.

dollar store pumpkin topiary

I will also use some dollar store leaves, spanish moss, and some fabric.

dollar store pumpkin topiary

Using a wooden skewer, I pushed the first two pumpkins into the tin. The third pumpkin will nedd a bit of extra glue to stay in place.

dollar store pumpkin topiary

Then I glued some moss around the top of my tin.

dollar store pumpkin topiary

And glued the bottom pumpkin to the moss.

dollar store pumpkin topiary

I then poked a stem through the top, and added some moss, leaves, and fabric scraps for some pretty fall detail.

dollar store pumpkin topiary

This was honestly soo easy to make, and I think it looks beautiful! Let me know what you think of it!


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  • "D"
    on Oct 1, 2019

    Could a terra-cotta pot be used in place of the bucket? Also, if I make this I think I will use a "skinny" dowel rod and cut off excess. I really like this idea. Thanks for sharing. Happy Fall!

  • Patricia
    4 days ago

    I am interested in Closet organizing

    • Laurie
      7 minutes ago

      Patricia, just go to the Search button, enter “closet organizing”, and Hometalk should be able to show you all kinds of incredible ideas!! Have fun!!

  • Madeline mccarthy
    5 hours ago

    Are these real pumpkins


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