SeeRepurposed Post into Pumpkin
We had 2 room dividers in our house using a total of 6 posts. A few weeks ago my husband took one of these dividers down which meant we had 3 posts lying around waiting to be repurposed.
What was I going to do with these posts? I looked and looked at them and then it hit me…pumpkins!! I wasn’t planning on making fall decorations this year, but why not, right? I’ve seen so many great ideas from other people making pumpkins from repurposed materials and I thought, “May as well throw mine in the pumpkin pile too.” 😉 (I’ve got a few more ideas for these pillars that I hope to share in later blog posts-turkeys, snowmen, and bunnies).
I started by cutting sections of the post into these little blocks.
I sanded and painted these round blocks with some orange and white paint I had in my cabinet.
I needed something to use for stems so I went to the yard and found some little sticks that would work. I drilled holes big enough so the sticks would fit.
I put a little glue in the holes and attached the sticks to the pumpkins.
They were starting to take shape but still needed a little something else. I tied some jute twine around the stems to give the pumpkins some vines. Here’s how they turned out:
I think I like the posts better now that they’re pumpkins…how about you?
I like how they turned out! 🙂
What do you think?
Happy Fall to you!
Thanks for checking out this post!!
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