Friday, October 7, 2011

Glitter pumpkin

How about a fun and easy project to start this Halloween season? 

A Glitter Pumpkin!

I used a dollar store pumpkin, mod podge and orange glitter.

It's pretty self explanatory.  I just painted the mod podge onto a section of the pumpkin then poured glitter over the top.  When one section was dry I moved onto another one.  There were some holes where the glitter didn't stick or I didn't put it on thick enough, so I went back over the holes with more mod podge and glitter.

After it was dry I sprayed it with hairspray, thinking it would hold the glitter on.  I'm not sure if it was necessary, but the glitter seams to be staying on pretty well.

Then I put it on top of a tall candle stick and there it is -an inexpensive and easy Halloween/Fall decoration!  You can view all of the pumpkins in the picture here.


  1. I love your glitter pumpkin. It's great. I did one with Martha Stewart's glitter paint.

    Hope you can stop by.


  2. Glitter makes everything better doesn't it? :) Great project

  3. This is so amazing! I love it! I'd love for you to link up to my linky party at

  4. It's so simple, but soo pretty! Love what a little glitter can do!

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    XoXo! ;)

  6. love how it turned out!! thanks so much for sharing!! xo ~ kristi

  7. Way to take the pumpkin from bargain to beautiful! Love all that glitter! The hairspray seems like a pretty clever idea too.

    Stopping by from the link party @ Today's Creative Blog. :)

  8. This is totally awesome! I just love it! I would love if you would come link this up at the Thursday Crazy Cute link party today!


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