September 28, 2023


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Reversible Pumpkins and Ornaments Vacation Ornament

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Make a reversible vacation ornament that works for fall and Christmas. One aspect has pumpkins and the opposite aspect has Christmas ornaments.

reversible pumpkins and ornaments holiday decoration DIY tutorial

In case you’ve been following The Craft Patch for some time, you understand that we actually love reversible crafts round right here. These are the reversible crafts that I’ve made through the years:

As a result of these tasks have been so well-liked, I’m all the time looking out for brand spanking new reversible craft concepts. Just a few weeks in the past I noticed a clean picket ornaments signal at Passion Foyer and grabbed it instantly as a result of I knew it may very well be made right into a two-sided craft. And it turned out so cute! I’m excited to share the tutorial with you immediately. Let’s go!

To make this reversible craft, you will want:

materials needed to make a reversible ornaments and pumpkins decoration

Supplies Wanted

  • Clean Wooden Ornaments Signal (see notice under)
  • Craft Paint in Fall and Christmas Colours
  • Assorted Paint Brushes
  • Paint Pens, Non-compulsory
  • Sizzling Glue Gun + Glue Sticks
  • Fall Floral Picks
  • Velcro Tabs
  • Thick Craft Foam

Word: I received the wooden clean from Passion Foyer within the Christmas crafts part. I regarded for it on-line however I’m wondering in the event that they don’t promote it on-line as a result of it’s massive? It measures 46 inches tall and 11.6 inches large. Right here’s a closeup of the tag in case that helps you observe it down:

ornaments sign wood blank from hobby lobby

Christmas gadgets are already on sale for half off, so the wooden signal was solely $8.50! I really feel like that’s an incredible value for such a big ornament.


Step 1: Take away the twine used for hanging. It’s hooked up with staples, so needle nosed pliers work very well. Then frivolously sand each floor, particularly the perimeters. This removes any tough spots or jagged edges and can make your completed craft look higher.

wooden christmas craft

Step 2: Paint the ornaments. Begin with the background colours, then add particulars. I like to make use of paint pens for smaller particulars just like the crazy design on the inexperienced decoration.

In case you’re undecided about drawing the designs on by hand, you may additionally reduce out vinyl designs with a Silhouette or Cricut machine and add the main points that means. That’s how I added the snowflakes to mine. They’re white vinyl!

painting designs onto wood a christmas ornament decoration

I added glitter to the purple decoration and admittedly, it’s not my favourite. I actually wished to get this concept up on the positioning ASAP so you may snag one in all these indicators earlier than they promote out, so I redid it later for the ultimate pictures on my porch.

christmas ornament wood decoration diy

Step 3: Paint the pumpkins. Begin with the bottom colours, however solely add paint in a round pumpkin form. See how I left some areas of wooden clean?

Then to get the pumpkin traces, use coordinating paint colours and kind of dry brush the traces on and clean them out till they give the impression of being blended. This step actually made them appear to be pumpkins and gave them a ton of dimension.

Use a brown paint shade so as to add stems.

At this level, I used to be beginning to query if this mission would prove cute. I wasn’t very pleased with how the stems turned out and that prime pumpkin appears like an onion. However belief the method, all of it works out ultimately.

how to paint pumpkins onto wood

Step 4: I wished little bunches of fall leaves in between every pumpkin, however I knew if I hooked up them on to the wooden, you’d have the ability to see them from the Christmas aspect and that wouldn’t be a great look.

So as an alternative, I reduce small items of craft foam, scorching glued the florals to the craft foam, then hooked up the froth to the wooden with Velcro dots. Now the floral bunches are removeable! The place there’s a will, there’s a means, child.

attach florals with velcro to make them removable

The autumn florals make all of the distinction, don’t you assume? Now I actually love how the pumpkin aspect appears.

stacked pumpkins painted wood craft

So there you’ve it! A two-for-one craft you should utilize from September via December. Woot woot! That’s fairly superior.

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fall to christmas reversible wood craft

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