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[8 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Copper Pumpkins Fall Centerpiece | 785 views]
Copper Pumpkins Fall Centerpiece

When it comes to dollar store crafting, spray paint is one of the best tools you have to transform dollar store materials into pretty home decor accents that look much more expensive! I love this fall centerpiece that takes humble dollar store pumpkin pails into an upscale home decor element. This great project was found at Up to Date Interiors, so hop over and check …

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[21 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make Ice Cream Cone Pumpkins | 937 views]
Make Ice Cream Cone Pumpkins

I love a clever Halloween pumpkin. Not that I have anything against traditional Jack-o-lanterns, of course – I just happen to have a soft spot for unique and non-traditional ideas. And these ice cream cone pumpkins by Sam at Aww, Sam are just too stinkin’ adorable! They’d be a perfect use for the multi-packs of mini foam pumpkins that you can find at the dollar …

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[5 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make No Sew Fabric Pumpkins – with Toilet Paper! | 1,880 views]
Make No Sew Fabric Pumpkins – with Toilet Paper!

The problem with seasonal decor, especially if you live somewhere with limited storage space, is finding a place to put it once its season has passed for the year.  If you are familiar with this conundrum, then you need to see these adorable fabric pumpkins by Ananda at A Piece of Rainbow.  Believe it or not, these cute little decorative pumpkins are constructed using rolls …

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[24 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Make Button Pumpkins | 1,386 views]
Make Button Pumpkins

Some time ago I inherited my grandmother’s entire stash of craft supplies.  Among the treasure trove of ric rac and bias tape and hot glue sticks, I found several jars of buttons.  I think grandma saved every button she ever found.  This means that I am now in possession of more buttons than the average crafter will use in a lifetime!  For that reason I …

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[13 Oct 2013 | One Comment | 4,104 views]
Make Marbleized Pumpkins

By now you’ve probably seen the marbled fingernail polish look.  But did you know that you can use the same technique to add a marbleized look to other things too?  Aunt Peaches decided to try it out on a pumpkin and the results are truly stunning!  And while it looks like this pumpkin took painstaking hours to paint, you can actually achieve this effect in …

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[12 Oct 2013 | 4 Comments | 9,399 views]
25 Creative Ways to Upgrade Foam Pumpkins

Now that foam pumpkins are on dollar and craft store shelves everywhere, the blogosphere is going pumpkin crazy! And who can blame them? Foam pumpkins are the perfect black canvas and never rot so they can be used from year to year. Here are 25 great ideas for ways to give your pumpkin an upgrade.
[Etched Mercury Glass Pumpkins from Morena on Dollar Store Crafts]
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[9 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Make Constellation Pumpkins | 900 views]
Make Constellation Pumpkins

Have you noticed that constellations are an up-and-coming trend recently?  The starry configurations are popping up everywhere from jewelry to throw pillows.  Jessica from Mad in Crafts had the brilliant idea of putting some on pumpkins!  It works great with the traditional lit-from-within look of a Jack-o-lantern but gives it a whole new twist. If you don’t have a drill or Dremel to use for …

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[8 Oct 2013 | One Comment | 3,955 views]
Make Napkin Covered Pumpkins

Every holiday season I check out the pretty paper napkins at the dollar store that are printed with all kinds of festive patterns. Have you ever wondered what you could do with them? As Colleen from Just Paint It! demonstrates, they are perfect for decoupage! Her formula of cheap napkins + cheap pumpkins yielded results that are glam and super fun. …

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[6 Oct 2013 | One Comment | 3,314 views]
Make Antique Glazed Pumpkins

It’s Pumpkin Week here at DSC! We know you’ve been eyeing up those foam pumpkins at the dollar store, wondering what you could do to them. All week long we will be bringing you loads of ideas and inspiration! First up are these gorgeous specimen from Jennifer at Delightfully Noted, who used paint and an easy antiquing technique to turn their look from cheap to …

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[25 Sep 2013 | 2 Comments | 3,924 views]
Paint Pumpkins with Nail Polish

Nail polish is such a great substitute for paint in so many different craft projects!  Inspired by the trend of fancy nail art, Alexa (aka The Swell Designer) decided to use some polish to decorate pumpkins!  Since the polish has a shiny, sparkly finish, the pumpkins are quite eye-catching.  She kept her designs simple, but you could take this in so many different directions if …