Hey girl, hey! I know it’s early, but we are gonna pull out the pumpkins!
As crafters we are already seeing supplies for fall and…. are you sitting down?… Christmas! My Hobby Lobby has already started stocking the pumpkins and Christmas decor, even though we are just getting into summer!
So I’m crafting this super cute project today, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Check out the video below, or follow along here for all the steps.
Dollar Tree: 8X10 burlap canvas, wood slice, wreath charm, stick-on tile, reindeer moss, Tumbling Tower Game block, “hello fall” wood words, white beads, craft sticks.
Amazon: Mod Podge, sanding block Click here to check out my favorite crafting supplies (This is an Amazon affiliate link and I may receive a small compensation for items purchased from this link.)
Debi’s Design Diary DIY Paint: Summer Crush, Queen Bee
Hobby Lobby:: Wheat stems
Walmart: Waverly Antique Wax
Stash: wood spool, raffia, fabric
Target: Easel (I decided not to use this, but it sure is cute!)
Let’s make it!
Y’all, I’m loving this burlap, and the Summer Crush (orange) and Queen Bee paints? Ohhh. It’s going to look so good! Those paints are definitely some of my go-to’s for fall.
I started with the Dollar Tree wreath charm.
I used the charm to trace and then cut a circle from the stick-on tile. Then I put a coat of Mod Podge on so the tile would stick better.
After placing the tile on, I painted it with Summer Crush and dried it with my heat tool. (My heat tool is from Harbor Freight, but there are some on my Amazon link as well. You can just set your project aside to dry, but I use a heat tool so it will dry fast when I’m live.)
Once it was dry, I sanded the sides and then the top just enough to show the texture of the tile.
Time to paint the wood slice. I used Summer Crush as the base, and Queen Bee (yellow) to give it some shading and depth.
Then I painted Waverly Antique Wax on the outer edges of both “pumpkins”. Next, I spritzed with water and used my paint brush to distribute the wax, just along the edges.
Assembling the pumpkins was easy! I used craft sticks on the back for extra support, and a Tumbling Tower Game block to raise up the small pumpkin.
For the stems I used another block for the small and a wood spool for the tall one.
Here comes the big finish! I just glued on the wheat stems and moss….
…then made a cute bow with ribbon and raffia tied together, then added the “hello fall” wood words. I didn’t paint them because they coordinate with the little wheat stalks.
We needed a hanger, so I used some Dollar Tree white beads. I just cut a section longer than I needed, slid off the extra beads and then tied a simple knot in the twine.
Here’s my method for making a hanger:
I hot glue the twine ends to the back, then put a piece of craft stick over the twine for extra security.
And bada bing! It’s done!
I’m excited for every season and here in Washington state, fall is absolutely beautiful. I love to welcome it with a new crafting project. Comment below and let me know what “crafting” season you look forward to!
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