How to Make The Perfect Papier-Mache Pumpkin Sculpture Container for Fall

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How to Make The Perfect Papier-Mâché Pumpkin Sculpture Container for Fall
How to Make The Perfect Papier-Mch Pumpkin Sculpture Container for Fall
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"How to bring artistic fall decor into to your home while spending little to no money."

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • Paper-newspaper or wrapping
  • flour
  • water
  • salt (optional)
  • Plastic pumpkin bucket
  • craft paint
  • cardboard (optional)


  1. Cut pumpkin in half to use as a mold.

  2. Layer strips of paper dipped in paper mache paste on to pumpkin half to create to create two sides

  3. Once halves are dry, join together with additional paste dipped strips. Reinforce bottom with cardboard if desired.

  4. Allow to dry completely and paint as desired.

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