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Paper Strip Pumpkin

With just a few strips of paper and two gold brads and you can create this autumn pumpkin within minutes. By using shorter lengths and widths of paper, you can also create smaller versions of this pumpkin.

Paper Pumpkin

 

 

 

 

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For this project you will need:

- orange and green cardstock
- 2 gold brads
- paper clip
- ruler
- scissors
- hole puncher

Instructions:

1. Cut out four 25 cm x 2 cm lengths of orange cardstock. Punch a hole in the center each end about 5 mm from the edge. Now you have 8 holes.
Paper Strip PumpkinTutorial 1

2. Then you will also punch a hole in the exact center of each strip.
Paper Strip PumpkinTutorial 2

3. Place the center hole of each strip onto one gold brad. Make sure the strips are evenly crossed over each other.

Paper Strip PumpkinTutorial 3

4. Starting with the bottom most strip, pull both ends up and insert the holes onto the second brad. This brad is facing down (the prongs are facing the paper). Now continue with the the next paper strip in the same manner until you finish with the uppermost strip. Close the brad to hold these strips in place.
Paper Strip PumpkinTutorial 4

5. Create a stem by rolling 2 cm x 4 cm piece of green cardstock and adhering the ends. You may need a paper clip to hold the ends together until it has dried. This will now be adhered to either end of the pumpkin over the brad.
Paper Strip PumpkinTutorial 5

 

 

 

Paper Pumpkin
Kids will also enjoy making this project.

 

 

 

 

 

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Fall Sunflowers Tag

Country Gift Tag with Sunflowers

3-D Paper Maple Leaves

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Autumn Leaves Shaker Tag

Autumn Pumpkin Tag

Autumn Retro Tea Lights

Bookmarker with Autumn Motifs

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Paper Strip Pumpkin

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