Thursday, October 6, 2011

DIY Pumpkins ~

Halloween | Inspiration

I am sure you have all seen these fantastic pumpkins from Marthastewart.com...
but had to post them just in case

I just love them.



Vampire Tools and Materials

Thumbtack or pin
Small white pumpkin (For a big bite, choose a 
small pumpkin so the plastic vampire teeth seem huge)
Miniature saw
Plastic vampire teeth
Small red map tacks
Mouth template 

Vampire Pumpkin How-To

  1. Print mouth template
  2. Lay template on pumpkin, and poke thumbtack through, 
  3. all along outline, to transfer design. Cut out with saw; remove excess flesh.
  4. Wedge teeth into hole.
  5. For eyes, pin map tacks onto pumpkin.
  6. Fangs, partycity.com. Map pins, 1/8 inch, 
  7. in Red; latitudesmapstore.net.

Bat Tools and Materials

  • Black construction paper
  • Small white pumpkin
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Wing template

Bat How-To

  1. Print wing template.
  2. Trace onto construction paper and cut out.
  3. Fold down flat ends of wings 1/4 inch, 
  4. and attach folded edge to pumpkin with hot glue.


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