This pumpkin DIY is seriously the easiest decor that you can make for the Halloween season. They are SUPER cheap, cute, and the kids (or you) will have fun creating them. Let’s walk through the steps together or if you are more visual scroll down to watch the video.
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Empty gallon milk jugs
*If you would like ghosts instead of pumpkins or want to use orange lights instead of paint start on step 3*
After rinsing out the milk jug, the first step is to turn the jugs orange. To keep the mess to a minimum all you have to do is squeeze some paint into the jug add a tiny bit of water (the more water the less orange it will be) screw the lid back on, and shake. Once the jug is the desired shade of orange make sure to dump out any excess paint or water. Leave the jug upside down on a paper towel to dry.
The next step is to make the pumpkin ‘stem’. Take the lid off the jug and paint it green. Leave it to dry with the jug while you move onto the next step.
Finally the last thing is to cut out back part of the jug so that you have a spot to add the lights.
Looking for another fun Halloween activity? This one is always a HUGE hit in my house.
Watch the ‘pumpkins’ come to life in the quick tutorial video here: