DIY Craft: How To Make a Autumn Pumpkin Message Board

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Autumn Pumpkin Message Board

Difficulty: Easy
Great for

K – 12

grade girls
Estimate time to make

45

minutes

Learn how to make an autumn pumpkin message board. This craft will use a piece of wood cut out in shape of a pumpkin, using a number of different craft supplies decorate the pumpkin and add a autumn message to display in your house or give as a gift. You can learn through directions and pictures and a short video at end of post showing how to do it. Let’s get started!

For this craft you will need

  • Orange color

  • Brush

  • Some decorative autumn leafs

  • Hot glue gun

  • Orange flowers

  • Cinnamon stick

  • Black marker

  • Wooden piece in pumpkin shape

How to make craft

  • First you will need a wooden piece in pumpkin shape that you can find in craft market or you can cut one by yourself. When you have the pumpkin it is time to give it some color.
  • For the coloring I’ve decided to use a few variations or orange colors to make it look more realistic. I’ve played a little with the colors as you can see. When you finish with painting you are going to leave the pumpkin to dry completely before you continue decorating because you can destroy it if the color is still wet. Just to mention that you can also use spray instead of color.
  • When you are sure that the pumpkin is dry you can continue decorating. As you can see I’ve put the cinnamon stick on the top using hot glue gun. I’ve added a few orange leafs on the one corner and a few flowers in the middle.
  • I’ve added two small branches on the opposite side and one flower in the middle of them. I’ve written the message in the middle using black marker. I’ve wrote “Hello autumn” but you can write anything you want.

Craft Video

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My name is Jodi Carlson, I am a mom, wife, & web designer and come with 25 years of GS experience. I am now sharing my experiences and helping other Girl leaders be great and successful and shape today’s girls to be the leaders of tomorrow. I was blessed with a Son in March of 2015 and stepped down as a full time girl leader, but missed planning and volunteering, so I decided after 25 years I have so many ideas to inspire girls and help leaders so I choose to build this blog and it has grown into a resource beyond GS, I am reaching girl leaders in many organizations.