DIY Confetti Pumpkin

DIY Confetti PumpkinHappy September y’all! How crazy is that?! What better way to celebrate the new month than with the first challenge for the Michaels Makers program– diy pumpkins! And what is a celebration without a little confetti? Here’s how:

Time: 30 minutes
Materials: plastic craft pumpkin, confetti, mod podge, sponge brush
Cost: $14

DIY Confetti PumpkinI purchased my confetti, but you can easily make your own using tissue paper. My pumpkin is from Michaels.com. If you aren’t into white, they have a variety of other colors and shapes. You can even get a half pumpkin!

DIY Confetti PumpkinSo this tutorial is easy peasy. Apply a thin layer of mod podge, working only 4 inches at a time, and then lay down your confetti. Smooth over with another thin layer of mod podge. Keep going until your pumpkin is covered then let dry!

DIY Confetti Pumpkin DIY Confetti Pumpkin

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DIY Confetti

Time: 5 minutes
Materials: fringe wand or garland, scissors

DIY Confetti | The Crafted Life

Before 2013 comes to a close, grab your scissors & a fringe wand to make your own confetti!

DIY Confetti | The Crafted Life

I picked these fringe wands up at my local party store for about forty cents a piece. You can also use a fringe garland or even crepe paper if you can’t find them.

DIY Confetti | The Crafted Life

Take your scissors and cut the fringe, alternating size pieces as you go. Repeat until all colors are done!

DIY Confetti | The Crafted Life

DIY Confetti | The Crafted Life

DIY Confetti | The Crafted Life

I’ll be back next week to share some of my goals as well as big plans for 2014! First up will be a project reusing this confetti, so be sure to save any extra you have.  What are your New Year’s traditions/resolutions?

Happy New Year!