Rustic Wood Pumpkins

Honeybear Lane
by Honeybear Lane
5 Materials
1 Hour

These rustic wood pumpkins are simple and classic. I love this decor for autumn and Halloween.

If you aren’t comfortable with saws, you could have the home improvement store cut it for you, right while you’re picking up your 4×4. I love 4×4 wood…it’s so versatile for crafting.

What you need:

  • 4×4 wood
  • Decoart Chalky finish paint in Everlasting and Inheritance (I also had an Americana bright orange to make the Inheritance darker for the darker orange pumpkin)
  • Drill with large 1/2″ bit or spade bit
  • Small branch
  • Piece of green fabric

There are not specific measurements for these pumpkins, but make sure the smallest one is about 4x4x4. And each one should be about 1.5″ taller. Sand the rough edges down.

You’re going to dry brush the paint onto the wood blocks.

Finally, you will drill a hole on the very top of the wood block, about 1″ down. My branch fit my hole so snugly that there was no need for glue, but if yours is loose, add a little dollop of hot glue to keep it in place. Then tie your green fabric around the stem.


Suggested materials:
  • 4×4 wood
  • Decoart Chalky finish paint
  • Drill with large 1/2″ bit or spade bit
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  • Tam Tam on Aug 05, 2021

    Can totally see this up on a mantle! Could anything be any simpler? BRAVO! Aaaaand looks really CHIC!

  • Flipturn Flipturn on Sep 11, 2021

    These 'pumpkins' look like vintage butter mold presses.