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Wooden-pumpkin porch decorations

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Perk up your porch with pumpkins!

Spruce up your porch with these crafty do-it-yourself wooden pumpkins!

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Perk up your porch with pumpkins!

Spruce up your porch with these crafty do-it-yourself wooden pumpkins!

Wooden-pumpkin porch decorations

Supplies:

  • Wood planks
  • Orange paint
  • Brown paint (optional)
  • Brown and/or green ribbon, yarn, straw or twine

Instructions:

1

Cut the pieces of wood to the appropriate sizes:
4 feet 6 inches and 2 feet 2 inches are recommended.
Make pumpkins of varying sizes for a more interesting display.

Wooden porch pumpkins: Step 1

2

Paint the pieces of wood orange.
If you're feeling artsy, create the vertical lines in the pumpkins using brown paint.

Wooden porch pumpkins: Step 2

3

Adorn the tops of your pumpkins with straw or ribbon to resemble a pumpkin.
If you have a fall sign, hang it from one of the wooden pumpkins.
To add a distressed vibe, take a piece of sandpaper to sides and corners.

Wooden porch pumpkins: Step 3

4

Once they're dry, arrange the pumpkins on your porch.

Wooden Porch Pumpkins complete

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