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« on: October 25, 2012 04:57:59 AM »

I made these wire pumpkins for my partner in the 13 Days of Halloween swap.

I like them because you can decorate with them throughout the fall and aren't just Halloween-specific.

I used this tutorial: http://mamiejanes.blogspot.com/2009/09/wire-pumpkin-project.html to make the pumpkins, and I ended up using the smallest can of tomato paste I could find for the wrapping and some wire from the hardware store that my SO uses to make chain maille links. I forget the gauge exactly, but I'm thinking it was probably 14. The stems are sticks I picked up in my backyard.

I may end up making a few more of these for my own decorations and for gifts. They were really straightforward and took hardly any time at all. C&C welcome!

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« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2012 07:52:38 AM »

They look awesome.  I was thinking you could push some crinkled up tissue paper or fabric in if you wanted some extra colour.

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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2012 09:03:49 AM »

Those are perfect for fall decorating!

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