September 2, 2013

Washi Tape Pumpkin

As I eluded to, I'm all about super easy fall decor - and this project fits perfectly!  Check out this Washi Tape Pumpkin:

I was at Michael's Craft Store and saw their Halloween decor section - which included tons of choices of Halloween washi tape - awesome!

 Of course I had to have some - and then I knew it'd be perfect for a simple way to decorate a foam pumpkin:

Because of the curve of the pumpkin, I decided to run the washi tape down the sides of the pumpkin instead of around it.  Just tape pieces all the way around like shown below:

I left spaces in between the tape strips because I was going to fill them in with a different color of washi tape.  But I ended up really liking how the pumpkin was peeking through, so I left it that way.  The choices are endless on pattern and design that you want to focus on.

I also found theses cute die cut 3D spiders and thought they'd be a fun addition:

I love how it turned out!  I also like how it balances out my bling pumpkin - they compliment each other well.  If you want that tutorial, head here: Super Easy Bling Pumpkin

 Have you started busting out your fall decor??  Being this early is a first for me!


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Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

7 Fabulous Comments:

this is so cute and creative! how cool!

I love that Washi Tape - perfect for Halloween! Such a cute and easy project.

Such a cute and kid friendly project! ...gotta love washi tape! lol

This looks like a fun project for me and the girls! I like the 'bling' pumpkin the best! I have not gotten out any fall decor, but I do have a bag of 'fall' items I found for a few dollars at dollar general at the end of the season. I pass that bag in my garage every day and I can't wait to get them out and hang them up! :)

Love this little pumpkin. Funny, I just picked up that washi tape this past weekend :)

Hi Mandy! I included your fun washi tape idea in my latest article for Parade Magazine. :)

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