Fall Craft: Wooden Pumpkins

I have not had much luck with real pumpkins at my house. The squirrels eat them within minutes of me putting them outside. So I was thrilled to bits with this lovely little gift from a friend.

She made a set of rustic wooden pumpkins by upcycling slices of wood. The wood comes from invasive Black Locust trees which are being removed as part of a habitat restoration project at a local forest preserve. I have been volunteering there for a year.

rustic wood pumpkin craft

Each slice has been stained and given a wash of orange paint. The top is decorated with a green rustic antique nail, a sprig of moss and little bits of fall foliage.

wooden pumpkin

So pretty

wooden pumpkin project
wooden pumpkin craft project


Love from

Creative in Chicago


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