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DIY FRONT PORCH PUMPKIN PATCH!

DIY

By Linda Stewart

Fall is right around the corner! We have a beautiful front porch layout that will be the envy of your street and keep your home festive through the season!

You’ll Need: 

  • Orange Wrapping Paper
  • Gold Glitter Paper
  • Pumpkins
  • Ruler
  • Masking Tape
  • Craft Knife
  • Spray Glue
  • Glitter
  • Leaf Branches (around the height of your door)
  • Picture Nails and Fishing Line (to secure your leaf branches)
OPTIONAL:
  • Faux crows
  • Cabbage Plants
STEPS:

1. Trim orange wrapping paper to the height of the door; secure with masking tape.

2. Overlap another sheet to cover the rest of the door; tape down.

3. Lay gold glitter paper facedown and use a ruler to draw an eye (a triangle with 12″ sides), nose (a triangle with 10″ sides) and lopsided smile.

4. Cut out, arrange and tape to the door as shown.

5. Cut a small hole in the top of each large pumpkin with a craft knife.

6. Insert the leaf branches; push down until secure.

7. To keep the branches upright, tap a picture nail into either side of the door frame; secure each branch with fishing line.

8. Spray-glue small pumpkins; dust with glitter; let dry.

9. Arrange cabbages and pumpkins in planters on the steps.

10. Add faux crows, if desired; secure with fishing line as needed.