Create a teal tissue paper pumpkin that you can use to decorate your porch this Halloween. Another fun teal pumpkin idea for this year!
Tissue Paper Pumpkin
Will you be placing a teal pumpkin on your porch this year? The past few years we have had one out, and this year is no exception! In fact, we will have a few because they have been a lot of fun to create! Today I’m sharing a fun and simple technique the kids can help out on. You could make these tissue paper pumpkins in any color you like to match your holiday decor too!
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Supplies for your teal pumpkin craft
- White Pumpkin. I used a few different pumpkins and they all worked well.
- Teal Tissue Paper.
- Hole Punches. I used a few different sizes.
- Modge Podge.
- Foam Brush.
How to make a tissue paper teal pumpkin
Check out these step by step instructions and then watch it all in action in the video below!
Start by punching holes out of the tissue paper. This might not be as simple as punching out regular paper…maybe I used too many pieces of tissue paper, but a few times I would have to pull the paper to get the last bit out. Since we will be layering our circles it doesn’t hurt the end result if a few aren’t perfect. Once you have a handful of dots it’s time to start applying some Modge Podge to your pumpkin. Lay a dot down and add a bit more Modge Podge to the top. Space your dots apart first then go in with your next set and layer them. It will give a darker tone the more layers of dots you lay.
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I worked from larger dots at the top to smaller ones at the bottom on my large pumpkin.When you are happy with the look set it to the side to dry!
See the whole process start to finish in this quick video!
You can mix up the tissue paper pumpkin and make a pattern around the center, dots from the bottom up, or even cover your whole pumpkin!
Don’t forget to pin this to your favorite Pinterest board!