Wood Scrap Pumpkins

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Wood Scrap Pumpkins - finished pumpkinsDo you have any scrap wood pieces? It's the perfect time to use them up to make wood pumpkins!

You could leave them plain (like I did), add calligraphy phrases like: Happy Fall, Trick or Treat, Welcome, or as a blank slate for your child(ren) to decorate, or paint!



Wood Scrap Pumpkins - supplies


  1. Paint your wood scraps. As reference my larger square is 5.5" by 5.5". My smaller square is 3.5" by 3.5". I also had a triangular prism piece that I painted brown for the stem. Allow paint to dry.
  2. Wood Scrap Pumpkins - painted square and stem
    Wood Scrap Pumpkins - small and large painted squares and brown stem
  3. If you don't have a stem, cut a square piece of brown paper. Fold it like pictured.
  4. Wood Scrap Pumpkins - brown paper for stem
    Wood Scrap Pumpkins - paper folded
  5. Then twist to resemble pumpkin stem.
  6. Wood Scrap Pumpkins -  and twisted for stem

  7. Glue stem to smaller wood piece and cut off stem if too long.
  8. Wood Scrap Pumpkins - stem glued to smaller pumpkin
  9. Add anything else you want. I hot glued ribbon to create a bow and glued both down to each.
  10. Wood Scrap Pumpkins - orange and black dotted ribbon bow on the larger pumpkin

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September 3, 20200 found this helpful

Great use of scrap wood, and so cute!

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September 23, 20200 found this helpful

Thanks! :)

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