I absolutely adore all the colors that surround the coming of Autumn. The muted browns mixed with the bright orange, red, and yellow capture the amazing show of colors as leaves fall. It doesn’t get much more authentically Autumn than this fall DIY pumpkin lantern. Between the twig pumpkin, burlap planter, and warm fairy lights, this project perfectly welcomes the coming of a new season. I just can’t wait!
- Natural Twig Pumpkin with Rusted Metal Leaves
- Metal Flower Pot Planter with Burlap Label
- Fresh/Wet Green Floral Foam Block
- 1/4 Dowel Rods
- Halloween Berry Garland
- LED Moon Lights
- Siser Brown Heat Transfer Vinyl
- Mini Craft Iron
- Dual Temp Glue Gun
- “Happy Fall” Free Cut File
Carefully insert dowel rod through the base of the pumpkin up through the top. Secure with a good amount of hot glue and place aside to dry.
Make a tight circle with the berry garland and place on top of a block of foam inside of the planter.
Lay the pumpkin on top of the garland and begin weaving the berry strands through the pumpkin in an upward direction.
Use your cutting machine to cut the “Hello Fall” free file from the brown vinyl.
Lay vinyl on top of the burlap on the planter and use the craft iron to carefully transfer.
Place the battery pack underneath the pumpkin (inside of the planter) and begin weaving the wire lights through. I’m really wishing I would have used the black wired lights instead of silver because the wire wouldn’t have been quite so noticeable.
Place your Fall Pumpkin Lantern with a few other Autumn-themed item on your mantel and you’re ready to go!
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Vanessa is a self proclaimed sleep deprived mother of two adorable boys and when she has a little time to spare, she makes things and posts about them on her craft blog, Tried & True. If she’s not cooking, sewing, gluing or making, she would probably go crazy. Join her on her crafty adventure at Tried & True.