I’ve been collecting old jello molds, vintage glass knobs, and other bits all year long to make more junky pumpkins.
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Supplies for Junky Pumpkins
- Jello molds
- Rustoleum spray paint, Champagne Mist
- spray shelter
- glass knobs (or reproduction glass knobs)
- drywall screws
- wire cutters
First I pulled out my new spray shelter. This has really come in handy since we live in a townhouse with a small patio. No more overspray!
After a couple of light coats of spray paint dried I drilled a hole in the tops. As you can see, I didn’t always get right in the center. But that’s all right… do real pumpkins always have stems right in the center?
I made a quick video to show how to add the knobs and wire.
A couple of these had been painted orange first so I left a little of that showing through.
I made the Be Grateful signs last year with some boards I found in a scrap pile while I was out walking! FREE!
Now you can see this year’s junk pumpkin compared to the orange version I made a few years back.
If you enjoyed this post, you might also like these:
- Jello Mold Pumpkins
- Be Grateful Signs
- Junk Drawer Pumpkins
- Scrappy Junky Pumpkins
- Faux Galvanized Pumpkins
Thanks for reading. I’d love to hear if you’ve made any unique pumpkins. Leave a comment and let me know.
‘Til the next project,