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Wood Block Pumpkins

Wood Block Pumpkins 

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The other day while at Lowes I picked up an untreated 4x4x6. I can’t remember the cost, I think around $10. But, for $10 this one piece of lumber is going to make me a couple cute crafts. These wood block pumpkins were my main reason for buying the 4×4. I got my hubby to cut them down to size and I did the rest, of course. These were so easy to make, let me show you how you can make them, too!

Materials:

  • 4×4
  • orange paint
  • antiquing paint if you want a more rustic look
  • Paint brush
  • Sanding block (Only needed if you are doing the rustic look)
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • sticks from the back yard
  • ribbon and raffia

How to: 

Step 1: First, cut down down the 4×4. I cut each one a little higher than the next to give the look of a pumpkin patch.

Step 2: Next, paint all the wood blocks orange. Once the paint is dry go over them with a sanding block. I sand the corners till they are almost bare. Once you have sanded all the blocks you can now antique them if you wish. I like to use antiquing paint from waverly. I put a small amount on my paint brush then brush some off on a paper towel, and then apply it to the blocks.

Step 3: Drill a small hole into the top of the pumpkins where you want your stems to go. Apply a small amount of glue in the hole and put the stick in it. Once the glue dries you can add a bow to the pumpkin stems.






If you decide to make this DIY  I’d love to hear from ya! You can drop a comment below or message me on any of my social media pages. Hope you have a blessed weekend and as always remember to keep it simple. Catch ya next week my friends!  Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, youtube