Pumpkin Country Wooden Crafts

Decorate your home with wooden pumpkin crafts for a rustic, country-inspired style. If you are handy with a saw, make your own pumpkin shapes using plywood. You can also buy the pre-cut shapes from craft stores. Decorate the wooden pumpkins using craft supplies and natural items. The decor items, which feature rich fall tones of orange and deep red, will add a festive touch to any room. Create the pumpkin crafts to celebrate Halloween, or display them throughout the entire Autumn season.

Pumpkin Block Faces

Wooden pumpkin faces make charming Halloween decor. Paint a sanded square block of wood orange. Draw a jack-o-lantern face on the block using a black marker or paint. Hammer a nail into the top of the block, leaving it 1 inch out of the wood. Tie pieces of raffia or Autumn-inspired plaid ribbon around the nail as the pumpkin's hair.

Pumpkin Plant Poke

Use a festive pumpkin poke to decorate indoor and outdoor plant pots. Buy a wooden pumpkin shape from a craft supply store. Paint the pumpkin orange and the stem green. If you are using the poke as Halloween decor, draw a jack-o-lantern face on the pumpkin using a black marker. Glue the pumpkin shape to the top of a large wooden craft dowel and stick the dowel into the plant soil.

Pumpkin Wall Hanging

Decorate your home with a wooden pumpkin wall hanging for a country-inspired look. Create a large pumpkin shape and a hat shape out of a piece of plywood. Paint the pumpkin orange and the hat black. Glue the hat to the top of the pumpkin. Tie a piece of raffia in a bow and glue it to the bottom of the hat, along with a few orange and rust-hued dried fall flowers. Paint a face on the pumpkin using black paint. Attach a hook to the back of the pumpkin so you can hang it anywhere.

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