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Making A Halloween Diorama From Craft Pumpkin

My twin sister loves Halloween. And since our birthday is coming up, I decided to make her something a little spooky but a whole lot of fun.

I started with a black pumpkin along with some Halloween miniatures


On the pumpkin, I drew a scary face then I cut out the shapes with an Exacto knife

The inside of the pumpkin got painted orange so it would glow when lit up.

The wooden haunted house was painted black - I had to cut off the top so it would fit inside

Next I glued the haunted house and the skeleton dog inside (she loves her dogs so I had to include one). Boo Dog is standing guard just in case you're brave enough to come up to the house. 😉

hmmm, now I need something for the floor of the pumpkin. I wanted moss but all I had was green - not the look I was going for! I didn't want to go buy black spray paint either. So I flipped it upside down...perfect! Brown and spooky looking. That got glued down along with some flat stones to make a path.

Then I used two old fence pickets to make a platform. I glued the pumpkin down on the back part, adding a gate with an "Enter At Your Own Risk" sign in front of the pumpkin
...C-R-E-A-K...

Two candy corn bottle brush trees and a ghost were next

then a street sign with mossy accents

Last up, a spider on top of the pumpkin with a bit of spiderweb and it's all done!
BOO!!
I think it turned out really cute but with the spookiness she likes. I can't wait to give it to her. She'll get it early so she can enjoy it for Halloween.

Please be sure to pin for later!

Sharing at: Vintage Charm Party

Comments

  1. Cecilia this is so creative and fun. Love love it. Happy Friday and have a great weekend.
    xoxo
    Kris

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  2. This is just adorable! My Grand would love it ;)

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  3. This is so adorable and creepy at the same time! The carved out black pumpkin and the haunted house gives it just the right amount of eeriness! Your twin sis will surely love it like we do!

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  4. That is great spooky fun, Cecilia! I love it!

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  5. Love it! I love everything in miniature and drool over Michael's Lemax Halloween village every year! I think your sister will LOVE it and let out a big squeal of delight!

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  6. Thank you, Kathy! She does love it! It was quite fun to make.

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  7. I love all of the darling details, Cecilia! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm--pinned!

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  8. Just so cute Cecilia. What a fun gift for your sister. You are so talented.
    Hugs,
    Audrey Z.

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