Fall is starting to arrive in most areas of the country, but in Florida, we are still getting sunshine with highs in the 90’s and afternoon rainstorms. So, what follows rain and sunshine? DIY Rainbow Dollar Tree Pumpkins, of course! A quick and easy no-sew project to brighten your Fall season. Plus as y’all know, rainbow is my favorite color and Kunin Felt has all the fabulous bright colors to complete this project in just about 30 minutes.
Create Rainbow Dollar Tree Pumpkins in 30 Minutes
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Here’s what you need to make Pumpkins in Rainbow Colors:
- Dollar Store Foam Pumpkins – seven
- Kunin Classics™ Felt by the Yard – Red, Orange, Yellow, Pirate Green, Peacock, Royal Blue, Orchid (1/2 yard each)
- Kunin Classics™ Felt 9” x 12” Craft Cuts – Olive (1)
- Sizzix Big Shot Machine
- Sizzix Bigz Die Tattered Leaves
- Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
- Scissors – I love my Fiskars!
- Craft Knife
- Pruning Shears – again with the Fiskars!
- Tree Branch
Here’s how to create Rainbow Pumpkins with Felt:
To begin the Rainbow Dollar Tree Pumpkins, remove the tag and stem from each of the seven foam pumpkins. Carefully cut a 1-inch by 1-inch section in the top center of each pumpkin with a craft knife, remove and discard.
Fold the 18-inch (half yard) length of each color of Kunin Classics™ Felt by the Yard over to create a triangle. Cut along the straight edge with scissors and then unfold to create an 18-inch square. Place the foam pumpkin in the center of the square.
Insert one corner of the felt into the hole at the top of the foam pumpkin. Continue to gather and insert the felt into the pumpkin, using your fingers. If the felt gets bunched and tight, gently use the closed blade from a pair of round edge scissors to push the felt into the pumpkin. You could also use a dowel or chopstick.
Collect a tree branch from the yard. Cut seven, 2-inch lengths with pruning shears.
To finish the Rainbow Dollar Tree Pumpkins, insert stem and leaf into the hole at the top of the foam pumpkin and secure with a glue gun and glue sticks.
Quick and Easy Rainbow Dollar Tree Pumpkins
I hope you will use my DIY Rainbow Dollar Tree Pumpkins project as a jumping-off point to showcase your Kunin Creativity and create some fun and colorful home décor for Halloween!
Switch up the colors to match YOUR home’s décor, the possibilities are endless! Felt is an easy, versatile, and forgiving medium that allows you to create affordable but trendy projects whether you are a beginner or an expert crafter!
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