Pineapple Pumpkin

INSIDE : Learn how to create an Easy DIY Pineapple Pumpkin this year for Halloween!  Embrace the cheerful side of Fall with a set of fruity pumpkins.

Easy DIY Pineapple Pumpkin
 
I know it’s fall and we should all be thinking mums and apple cider, but I just can’t quite let the pineapple go.  I made this fun pineapple washi tape print earlier in the year and today I am sharing my Easy DIY Pineapple Pumpkin! Pineapples are still my go-to DIY fruit of choice.
 
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What supplies do I need to make a DIY Pineapple Pumpkin?

A Pumpkin (you can do this using a faux pumpkin, as well)
Yellow Spray paint
Gold Paint Pen 
Green Scrapbook paper
 Pineapple Pumpkin supplies, Delineate Your Dwelling
 

How do I make a Pineapple Pumpkin using a real pumpkin?

The first step is to clean off your pumpkin from any dirt or debris (this won’t be an issue if you used a faux pumpkin) and then you can get to spray painting!  

My pumpkin took about 3 coats of yellow paint, just like a piece of furniture might.

 Pumpkin yellow
After the paint has completely dried, draw a simple checker board pattern on your pumpkin with a gold paint pen.  

My lines were not perfectly straight, but neither is a pumpkin!  So don’t worry about it.

 Gold Grid Pumpkin
 
Next, cut your green scrapbook paper into a basic pineapple leaf shape.  I hot glued the paper to a small wooden dowel and then stuck it into my pumpkin at the top.
 Pineapple Pumpkin leaf
The result is a fun fruity pumpkin, perfect decor for a party, a very large fruit bowl or sitting outside to scare away the (fruit) ghosts.
 Easy Fruit Pineapple Pumpkin
I thought an apple pumpkin might be kind of fun, too.  

What do you think?  Should I give it a try?

 

Ready to check out some of my other fun pumpkins from over the years?

1-Pastel Pumpkins
1-13 Unique No Carve Pumpkin Ideas
1-Purple Tassel Pumpkin
1-Colorful-Painted-Fall-Pumpkin
1 Simple DIY Tassel Pumpkin
1-diy-peppy-pumpkins
1 Plastic Cup Pumpkin Planter horiz
1 DIY Pom Pom Flower Pumpkin
1 Pineapple Pumpkin
1 Bronze and Gold Pumpkin
1 No Carve Mint Green + Gold Pumpkin
1 DIY Bean Pumpkin
1-Kid Friendly Colored Pumpkins
1-Washi Tape Pumpkin
1-Floral Felt Pumpkin

Looking for fun kid Halloween costumes?  See these adorable DIY Scuba Diver Halloween Costumes, Baker + Cupcake Costumes or Little Planet Halloween Costumes!

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