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DIY pumpkin from a recycled glitter container


I love recycling containers when I can !

This one was so perfect for this pumpkin!

This was my empty jar of my Diamond Dust glitter it just was calling out to me and so a pumpkin it became! 😀🎃


Here's the supplies I used!

• A empty container

• Wood burning tool

• Dixie Belle Peacock

• Dixie Belle Florida Orange

• assorted flowers of your choosing

• moss

• ink


I love this wood burning tool for so many projects but today it was perfect to cut out my pumpkin face since the jar was pretty thick I didn't want to use anything else to cut it ...



I drew a face outline to help guide me as I cut it out .


It worked perfectly! Just be very careful using a Wood burning tool because it gets pretty hot and use it in a ventilated area.

I took my Peacock paint and painted the outside .




Once dried I painted the inside orange!


Remember you can use whatever shades of paint you like!

I used this adorable glass knob for the stem but you can use anything you want! ( a branch, a wine cork, or a dried pumpkin stem)



I love how this is looking!



So I took my ink and rubbed it all over my pumpkin for that grunge look!

I love that but if you don't like it just skip this step!



It's so cute!


I didn't have any moss on hand so I decided to make some filled I could use by cutting strips of paper!😀


This worked perfectly!


I scrunched it up and I had my moss for the top of my pumpkin I really love that look!

Also less messy! 😂


I then glue it on so cute!


I proceeded to embellished the top with what I had on hand !

Little pumpkins and sweet little flowers !


A few dried wildflowers to these are from my yard!




I popped in some lights and there you have it!

So adorable and really budget friendly!

I hope you give this super easy SUPER cute pumpkin a try!

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Here's a few links for some items I used .


Wood burning tool


Ink pad

This is a different one from the picture I showed but I have this one too!

It's just as good!


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