A Fall Pumpkin That Lasts
Adapted by Nannette from CraftyMorning.com https://www.craftymorning.com/how-to-make-dryer-vent-pumpkins/
Flexible Aluminum Dryer Vent duct, 4 inches wide
Rust-oleum Spray Paint & Primer, Rustic Oranges
Hot glue gun
Artificial fall colored leaves, wine cork or small branch for stem
Stretch out the dryer vent duct and measure 24 inches. Using a sire cutter and scissors cut through and around the duct.
Fold the ends inside on each end.
Wrap the dryer vent duct into a circle and hot glue together, using clips to hold it until the glue dries.
Spray paint the duct outside and let dry; place the pumpkin on newspaper or cardboard and spray the bottom. Allow to dry thoroughly, turn over and spray the top and sides. Allow to dry completely.
Hot glue on a few fall leaves and a thick stem from a tree or shrub.
Add a bow and hot glue it on.
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