Happy fall! I love bringing warm colors into my home and decorating for the fall this time of year. And I love decorating with pumpkins because they last from the fall until Thanksgiving. I don’t drink wine but crafting with wine corks can be so much fun! So today I am sharing a really fun and simple way to create a wine cork DIY pumpkin decor piece! Read on to see how…
Supplies needed to make your own cork DIY pumpkin:
- 1 1/4″ Corks, #10 (7 packs)
- Orange and Brown Craft Paint
- Leaf Punch
- Green Cardstock
- Hot Glue Gun
- Foam Paint Brush
First you will begin by hot gluing your corks together in a pumpkin shape. I used 4 corks on bottom, then 5 corks, then 6 in the middle. 5 corks above that and then 4 on the top. I added a cork on the top to be the pumpkin stem.
Next I painted the tops of the corks orange and the stem brown. One coat of paint was enough for the look I wanted, but feel free to do two if you prefer.
Because the corks have a natural curve to them, the DIY pumpkin didn’t want to stand up on its own. So I glued two corks to the back of the pumpkin to act as a stable base for it.
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Ashley is an interior designer turned DIY / Craft Blogger located in the Indianapolis area. Her passion for interior design grew into a love of creating and one day she just decided to start blogging about it, at Simply Designing! Ashley loves power tools and her hot glue gun, but her sewing machine slightly scares her. She loves life, finds joy in the simple things, and is a firm believer that a good cup of hot chocolate or ice cream cures most things.