Hi there! Remember me? It’s been quite a while since I posted here and I am so excited to catch up with you all!
With summer winding down and then getting school started back up (we homeschool), I took a much needed break to get things organized and to enjoy the last of the lazy summer days. We’ve gotten into the groove of our new school year, so I am anxious to get back into sharing projects.
What better way to kick things off than with a Monthly DIY Challenge? This month our theme is Mod Podge, and the lovely folks at Plaid were kind enough to provide product to create these fantastic projects.
I decided to officially ring in the new season and create a fun fall pumpkin craft. It was super easy and only took about an hour plus drying time. I was inspired when I saw the smaller burlap pumpkins at the dollar store and wanted to create a full size version.
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Tools & Materials:
First, I cut my burlap ribbon into strips that would reach from the stem of my pumpkin to the underside. I applied the Mod Podge to my strips with a paint brush and then stuck the Mod Podged side to the pumpkin.
Then, I brushed Mod Podge over the strips until they were basically glued to the pumpkin and laid flat against it.
I continued to glue my burlap strips onto the pumpkin until it was fully covered. It will look like a goopy, hot mess when you’re done, but I promise it will dry and look amazing.
After drying overnight, I awoke to this!
I think it turned out adorable and compliments the small dollar store pumpkin perfectly. I’ll definitely be making more!
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As always, be sure to check out all of the brilliant Monthly DIY Challenge projects from the rest of the group below.