The Best Pumpkin Wreath DIY

I love making wreaths for fall and thought it would be fun to make a pumpkin wreath. I used my two favorite colors, copper and pink!

For this wreath, I used mini white pumpkins and three different methods to change the color of the pumpkins. Then I used a grapevine wreath and some faux florals and I love the final version of my pumpkin wreath.

The Best Pumpkin Wreath DIY

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How to Make a Pumpkin Wreath

Pumpkin wreath for Fall

Fall is such a wonderful time to decorate. And I love coming up with lots of fun DIY projects to make and share with all of you.

I teamed up with 11 other bloggers and the task was to create a pumpkin DIY. Of course, I decorated 36 pumpkins to make this pumpkin DIY wreath! And I love how it came out. (Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post to find the eleven fabulous pumpkin DIY projects.)

Pumpkin Wreath.

As you can see, I decorated the pumpkins in a few different ways. I like them all but I think the ribbon wrapped ones might just be my favorite.

Materials Needed

You can decide how you want to decorate your pumpkins. I decided to try some different methods and you can only use one, all, or even try something else.

Pumpkin Wreath

A Fun Pumpkin Wreath

Pumpkin wreath for Fall.

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How to Decorate the Pumpkins

The Best Pumpkin Wreath DIY

Ribbon Wrap

The Best Pumpkin Wreath DIY

It took me a while to figure this out but when I did it was so easy! Measure the length from one side of the stem, all the way around the outside of the pumpkin, to the other side of the stem. (For these 2″ napkins, the measurement was 6″.) Cut four strips of ribbon.

  • one – cover the pumpkin with mod modge.
  • two – wrap the ribbon from the side of the stem, around the outside of the pumpkin, to the other side. Press the ribbon to secure.
  • three – continue wrapping the ribbon around the pumpkin, using all four strips.
  • if desired, paint the finished pumpkin with more mod podge. Otherwise, add some mod podge across the top to secure the ribbon.

Metallic Paint

The Best Pumpkin Wreath DIY

This is by far the easiest way to decorate the pumpkins. I love using metallic paint and for a lot of the pumpkins, I combined rose gold and pink metallic paint. What a gorgeous color!

The process is self explanatory Just paint the pumpkins with the paint! Hehe.

Copper Foil

The Best Pumpkin Wreath DIY

I forgot to take photos of the process and this is the only one I took. (The reason is that the foil is messy and sticky and I didn’t want to pick up my phone and make a mess of that too!)

For a complete description of how to cover these pumpkins with copper foil, go here.

I also thought the copper pumpkins were a bit bright, so I added a few strokes of metallic paint to tone them down.

Assembling the Pumpkin Wreath

Pumpkin Wreath

I wanted to add some decorative foliage to the wreath before I added the pumpkins. I found this in my fall foilage bucket and tucked some of the branches into the grapevine and I think it adds some nice dimension.

Before I started assembling the wreath, I divided the stack of pumpkins into fourths. This allowed me to see how many pumpkins I had for each fourth of the wreath. This method gave me an idea of how close I needed to place the pumpkins without running out!

To attach the pumpkins I used a hot glue gun. I covered the bottom of the pumpkin with hot glue and placed it on top of the grapevine wreath and held it for about ten seconds until it was attached.

Pumpkin Wreath

Continue adding more pumpkins until the wreath is completed.

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  1. This DIY pumpkin wreath is the perfect way to show your support for the season! Made from colorful, Jack-o’-lantern-shaped pumpkins, this wreath is easy to make and perfect for any holiday occasion.
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