Scrap Wood Pumpkin

 Since we are going into cooler fall weather, I wanted to share a fun and simple Fall project that anyone can make with wood from your scrap pile – A scrap wood pumpkin! 

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All you need for this project is a couple pieces of 2×4 wood and 2×6 wood! I found both in my scrap pile – but feel free to swing by Home Depot and grab a one of each a make a few of these for your home! Cut your pieces down – I cut two 2×4’s at 6 inches and two 2×6’s at 7.5 inches. I just did what I thought looked best – but make some bigger and smaller if you want too!

Scrapwood Pumpkins (16) copy

I used Rustoleum Cinnamon and sprayed the wood down.

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When they were dry, I used my cornercat and sanded the edges a bit.

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Lastly – and the thing that makes the pumpkin – I tied the whole thing up with green ric rac! I love it! I makes it look wavy – sort of like a real pumpkin!

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I tied the top in a bow to look like “leaves.”

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and your done! so simple but super cute!!

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Other Fall projects include:

25-fabulous-fall-porches.jpgThanksgiving_Fall Wreath (3)a copy Best Ever Pumpkin Bread (10) a copy

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25 Fabulous Fall Porches

Hello September!! You are my very favorite month! The leaves start to change, football starts, there is a crispness in the air and the nights are cool. Autumn is right around the corner and to help you get into the spirit of fall, I have gathered up 25 fabulous fall porches to inspire you!

25 fabulous fall porches

I am just going to let you scroll through these beautiful photos without any commentary, but if you are interested in the photo – I have linked them all to the sites where I found them!

Fall Front Porchwith a large rustic welcome sign, cornstalks, pumpkins, and pine cones

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Fall scene

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Worthing Court: Neat and tidy fall front porch

Fall Entryway...@Jackie Bauer maybe not so many pumpkins but hail bay and orange flowers would be adorable on your porch!!

Fall porch decor with cornstalks, DIY wreath, and chevron pillows @

DIY fall front porch, love the colors and texture of this! We can help with this mums look great in pots outside the door, just make sure that you get them into the ground before the first frost. Then you get to enjoy them next year as they bloom for the fall weather! H&J Florist and Greenhouses of st Joseph MI 269-429-3621

Fall Front Porch Ideas ! Love all her Ideas ! (And she used the same scrap burlap trick to hang wreath I do! It's A big impact for pennies ! Just go Buy wide width burlap scraps from local fabric store (usually in back in small plastic bags). The most I have ever Payed is two dollars ! Try It !

Give your porch the Midas touch with gold #pumpkins.

southern bungalow exterior - Google Search pumpkkns pumpkins pumpkins on the porch!!!!

So dosn't get cuter! fall front porch decorating ideas | DIY Fall Front Porch Decorating Ideas | Where the Heart is!!! Welcome guests to your fall home!!! Entryways should never be neglected, they make your first impression!!! This porch says, " Happy Fall, Y'all!!!

Autumn Harvest I Photographic Print by Philip Clayton-thompson at

Perfect Fall Porch! I'm so excited about fall!

gorgeous fall decorations... by Belenchuchy

9-19-10 fall ladder 001

You will love these great fall decorating ideas!  Old Time Pottery is your fall decorating headquarters!

love the simplicity of this, not sure about the gold accents though.

Leaves & double flower sconces/hangings... Pottery Barn Fall Porch

Fabulous right!? Don’t you want to run out and buy some orange and yellow mums – and a few pumpkins?

Be on the lookout for some fun fall projects headed your way next week!

Amanda (and Spencer)