Super Easy Glitter Pumpkin

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I’m a seasonal decorator and I love making things that I get to leave up for 3 months at a time.  This glitter pumpkin is one of my favorite decorations, it is inexpensive, and super easy to make. Great for kids, girls night out, party favors, etc.

You’ll need:
Glass Jar (Dollar Tree)
Pledge Floor Care Finish (Walmart)
Q-tips (Walmart or Dollar Tree)
Orange Glitter (Hobby Lobby)
Brown Acrylic Paint (Walmart)
Fake leaves (Dollar Tree)
Cork (Michaels)
Flicker Candle (Dollar Tree) – optional
Hot Glue Gun

Pour the Pledge into the glass jar.

Put the lid on and swirl the Pledge all over the glass. (I put wax paper under the lid to keep the lid dry.)

Pour the extra Pledge back into the jar.

Use the q-tips to get rid of any bubbles.

Pour glitter into the glass jar.

Put the lid on, and shake the glitter all over the jar. (I put wax paper under the lid.)

Use brown acrylic paint to paint the lid. I added a little metallic copper acrylic paint to the brown to give it a little extra shimmer. Let dry completely.

Glue on your fake leaves (or you could use real ones), and cork (you wouldn’t have to buy a cork – you could use one from bottle.) onto the lid.

Optional – Add a battery operated tealight.

That’s it, super easy and fun. If you make one, I’d love to see it. Just simply add a photo to the comments section below. Happy Fall Y’all!

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15 Comments

  1. Stephanie says:

    LOVE this, Chas! What a unique twist on the pumpkin…one I have not seen before πŸ™‚ Thanks for the fabulous ideas.

    Hugs to you!

    1. Thank you Stephanie, so glad you like it and thanks for stopping by. Hugs back to you my dear friend πŸ™‚

      1. Mary (Marie) Adevai says:

        I love the pumpkin jar and will make it. You always make things very easy and I usually try.
        Thank you.

        Marie

    1. I love this sparkly project too. I would love to share Jess, thank you πŸ™‚

  2. My girls would love this…and it would be a great way to use up all the extra glitter I’ve got in my stash! Thanks so much for sharing at the #happynowlinkup!

    1. Thanks Leslie, I’m so glad you want to get your girls involved! I love crafting with my kids.

  3. You intrigued me with the Pledge, I had never seen that, nice to know. Quick easy projects are always fun! Thank you for sharing with us at Designing You!

    1. Now that I know just how sticky the Pledge is, I’m not sure I’ll be using it on my floor… lol

  4. Carol Cox says:

    this is adorable and doable!!! and a great way to use up the jars i just hate to toss out… with 5 grandkids, this is something we can make when they visit.

    1. Thanks Carol and I love that you want to make them with the grandkids! What a special memory to make πŸ™‚

  5. Great idea, Chas! Thank you for sharing at Party In Your PJs!

    1. Thank you so much Ann, and thanks for stopping by.

  6. Love these! I’ve done the same technique for Christmas tree ornaments and never thought to use it for pumpkins too! So cute!

    Thanks for sharing with the Share Your Style link party πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks Meredith, and that’s how I learned this technique too. It was so addicting that I had to decide how else to use it πŸ™‚

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