These cute pumpkins have been constructed from plastic slinky’s discovered on the Greenback Tree!
These are so enjoyable and could be custom-made with completely different coloured ribbons!
Slinky Pumpkin Decor
- Plastic Picket Spring Celebration Toys – Greenback Retailer
- Spray Paint – White Brilliant Orange, Burnt Orange
- Ribbon Black Gingham – Greenback Retailer
- Glue Gun and Glue Sticks – Greenback Retailer
- Twig – From the Yard
- Wire Cutters
- Picket Clothespins 4 – Greenback Retailer
- Cardboard or Drop Fabric
Collect all provides. The mini magic springs could be discovered within the get together provide part of the greenback retailer and there are 4 in a package deal for $1.25. Apply a skinny line of sizzling glue alongside the top of the plastic coil, match up the other finish and safe with a clothespin till the glue cools. Repeat with remaining magic springs.
In a well-ventilated space, or outdoors, basecoat the magic spring pumpkins with white spray paint that bonds to plastic. Rotate the pumpkins to make sure that all sides of the spring get painted. Lay down cardboard or a drop fabric to guard your floor. Put aside to dry.
Topcoat the magic spring pumpkins with brilliant orange and burnt orange spray paint in gentle coats. Work in a well-ventilated space, or outdoors. Put aside to dry and apply a second gentle coat, if needed. Rotate the pumpkins to make sure that all sides of the spring get painted.
Measure a twig from the yard into 4” sections and minimize with a pair of wire cutters. Don’t fear if the twig doesn’t minimize completely straight, as a result of that may give the stem a bit of additional character. Connect the twig stems into the highest heart gap within the pumpkins with a glue gun and glue sticks.
Measure and minimize 10” lengths of black gingham plaid ribbon with scissors. Tie the ribbons in bows, after which trim any lengthy ends with scissors. Connect the bows to the stems with a glue gun and glue sticks.