Pallet Pumpkin | DIY Tutorial

Happy fall y’all! Since fall is now here officially, we thought it would be fun to bring you a festive fall or Halloween easy craft!

This is so easy and the pictures explain it pretty well, so if you have a question on anything not covered, just leave a comment below!

Step One:

Pick your boards and lay them out. Stagger the edges to make a tiered shape.

parties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall craftsparties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall crafts

Step Two:

Measure the distance between each tier level and mark off on the other side to cut. Our tiers varied from 1 inch to an inch and a half. Our longest middle board ended up being 21 inches, and was 18 inches tall, excluding the stem.

parties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall crafts

Step Three:

Paint with a base coat so when you want your actual color, it will be brighter and you won’t need to do as many coats.

parties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall craftsparties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall crafts

Step Four:

Lay your boards face down and use a thin board to keep it all together, and then screw through each board to make sure it is secure.

parties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall crafts

Step Five:

Distress the pumpkin using sandpaper. We used 100 grit. I also had a little help with this step 😉

parties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall crafts

And finally, get that pumpkin hung up! I kept mine plain, but how cute would be to add a pattern to it? You could do chevron, stripes, polka dots, or even a jack-o-lantern face. The possibilities are endless! We’d love to hear if you make one!

parties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall craftsparties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall craftsparties and moore | pallet pumpkin | diy pumpkin | tutorial | halloween crafts | fall crafts

If you love that banner and candy corn sign, look no further than here and here!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s