Thursday, October 20, 2011

Crafty October Pumpkin Picture Holder

Good Morning,
Here is another Crafty October craft project! Now if you found this randomly and have know idea what Crafty October is, fear not just click here!


Enjoy,

 Pumpkin Picture Holder

Supplies
Felt
Half of a plastic pumpkin
Craft Knife ( not pictured) 
Scissors
Hot Glue Gun
Pencil (not pictured) 
Close Pin
Paint and Paint brush (optional and not pictured)

picture 1
Step 1:Cut your pumpkin in half, I use a craft knife to cut mine in half but you could use a sharp knife, plastic knife or if you really wanted to get into it a saw. It will really depend on how your pumpkin is made, luckily my pumpkin was styrofoam so it was easy to cut ( I got my pumpkin from Big Lots). You will really have to experiment to see what works best for you.  (picture 1)
picture 1

picture 2
Step 2:Trace around your pumpkin onto your felt and cut it out (picture 1). Then hot glue the felt to the back of your pumpkin (picture 2). 

Step 3: Now hot glue your close pin to the back of your pumpkin ( I painted mine close pen brown but your don't have to).

Then grab a picture and put your pumpkin picture holder to use! Now you could stop here..... but you know me I always add a little more. 

I took a cork board circle ( that you can get in a pack of four at any craft store) and covered it with scrapbooking paper. Then hot glued my pumpkin to the circle and made a this little base for my picture holder. 

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