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Making Mummy Pumpkins

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There are lots of creative ways to decorate pumpkins for Halloween. This is a guide about making mummy pumpkins.
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October 13, 2008

A cute craft for Halloween, this pumpkin craft requires no carving and is appropriate for all ages. Very quick and easy to make.

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I could not believe how easy these pumpkins were to make for a cute Halloween effect. We made our little mummy pumpkin family in no time.

  1. First, set your pumpkin up to work on it.
  2. Next, take a piece of cheesecloth and wrap around the pumpkin. The cloth will stick to itself, so no need to glue here.
  3. Next, glue on googly eyes. I did not have the large googly eyes, so we made our own.
    I used the rings from juice container lids and cut off the ring part in the back. Then I used a paint pen to add pupils, and these eyes were better sized for the pumpkins and worked well.
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Once Halloween is over, you can remove the cheesecloth and still have fresh uncarved pumpkins for the rest of Fall and Thanksgiving.

By Jayme from Harrisonburg, VA

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October 13, 20080 found this helpful

how cute they are! love the idea! Thanks :-)

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October 13, 20080 found this helpful

really cute & wise too !
You aren't cutting it so there is no waste so you have a lot of pumpkin to work with for pumkin treats or pies or whatever !
way to go !

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October 13, 20080 found this helpful

Oh, I like those! That way I can get the good pie type pumpkins and still have them to play with! That's one of those Halloween things that is fun, not gross. Thanks!

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By Barb in tennessee (Guest Post)
October 14, 20080 found this helpful

Your idea is the cutest thing! The kiddos don't have to use a knife, there is no mess, no candles to light, no pumpkin mess to clean up when Halloween is over!

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No waste either! And if those PIE Pumpkins were used, you could still use them for all of your holiday recipes! What great Idea!

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