The prettiest fall decorations are DIY velvet pumpkins!
Pumpkins are a fall tradition! 🎃
Even better, The velvet pumpkin make for some gorgeous and unique fall home decor, so here’s a fun DIY tutorial so you can make your very own velvet pumpkins at home for cheap!
And it’s easy to make them – here’s how:
These trendy plush velvet pumpkins sold at home decor stores and online boutiques can be a little pricey, but they’re actually pretty simple to make! DIY versions are our favorites because they allow you to use any type of fabric while maintaining a high end look.
I made my pumpkins with upholstery fabric that I got on clearance and Crushed Velvet. You simply cut circles out of the fabric and hand stitch the edges. Then, stuff with dried bean and fiber stuffing. You’re right, it is easy.!
DIY Velvet Pumpkins
Here are some DIY tips for making velvet pumpkins.
- Collect dried stems from pumpkins, gourds and other real fruits. You can also use branches cut into smaller pieces for a rustic look. You could spray paint them in gold or silver to give them a glam look.
- Instead of using expensive velvet fabric, you could opt for this Crushed Panne Velvet which comes in many colors and is only $8.24 a yard – super cheap compared to the other expensive options!
- Cheap fabrics can be found at thrift shops. There are many ways to save at thrift stores, so why not shop for some unique fabric while you’re there? Plus, more than likely you’ll end up paying way less than buying it new.
- Use extra-strong thread. This is very important so that when you’re pulling your thread tightly to close the top of the pumpkin thread won’t break.
This whimsical velvet pumpkin is so much fun to make! 😍
You can group them together to make a fun centerpiece, or place them on a large platter or bowl. Grab your friends and enjoy this fun fall activity together!
Consider buying velvet pumpkins in place
As you probably already know, Amazon has everything – including trendy, handmade velvet pumpkins. If you’re looking for quick shipping and gorgeous fall decor, this listing fits the bill!
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