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Vintage Pumpkin Decor

Love the vintage look? Decorate your Halloween pumpkins to look like they have aged by using old book pages and Mod Podge! Accent with yarn and other embellishments to give that eerie vibe to your fall decor.

At a Glance:

#4652 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 479

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz. - CS11305

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

Three Funkins different sizes, Glass candle holder, Black spray paint, Old book with text, Black “Wispy” yarn, Black craft boa, Large black crow, Plastic Spiders, Kraft knife


1. Rip and glue pieces of book pages onto pumpkins overlapping to cover each pumpkin. Give pumpkins a coat of Mod Podge to seal.

2. Remove stem from large pumpkin and medium pumpkin with kraft knife.

3. Paint stem of small pumpkin with Pure Black.

4. Glue yarn vertically around large and medium pumpkins creating sections (secure yarn on top and bottom of pumpkin)

5. With kraft knife, make small slits around stem of small pumpkin. Use blunt side of kraft knife to “push” in ends of yarn to secure as you create wedges with yarn around pumpkin.

6. Remove legs from crow. Use hot glue to attach boa around top of large pumpkin forming a nest. Glue crow in center.

7. Glue bottom of large pumpkin to candle holder and small pumkin to top of medium pumpkin.

8. Glue spiders randomly around pumpkins.

PROJECT TIP: Use peat moss instead of craft boa to create crows nest.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.