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Make a Gilded Thumbtack Pumpkin

24 September 2011 9,807 views 7 Comments

by heather

gold thumbtack pumpkin

We shared Madigan Made's cool thumbtack wreath a couple weeks ago, and she's done it again! These golden pumpkins are the result of dollar store pumpkins, several boxes of thumbtacks, and some excess free time. If you want to inject a little bling into your Fall decor, this could be the project for you. Perfect relaxing activity to do while you are stuck watching football! [how to make thumbtack pumpkins]

Project Estimate:

  • Foam pumpkin, $1
  • 3 boxes of thumbtacks, $3

Total: $4

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7 Comments »

  • Meghan said:

    These are so cool!

  • rayr77 said:

    Wow that looks amazing, would love to do that but I don’t think I have the patience for the amount of time it must take!

  • Wendy at AllCrafts.net said:

    Love these clever pumpkins. Great way to re-imagine thumbtacks!

  • BKWilliams said:

    Beautiful idea! Thanks for sharing.

  • Mom2Ian said:

    Loved the look of those tacks so much i added a few to a recent craft project. I really like the way it turned out.

    Craft with tacks

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