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Weather proof Pumpkins! For indoor and outdoor use!
A super easy way to make some cute concrete pumpkins. No molds required! These take around 20 minutes to make for a 6" pumpkin (drying time not included) If you plan on making big pumpkins and are worried they might be too heavy I also show you how to turn regular concrete into hyperfyfa (meaning: lightweight concrete)

Posted by Lily O. from Boise, Idaho, United States • Published See Lily O.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 1
    Step 1

    To begin you'll need to mix your concrete in a bucket. You can do this by hand or use a drill bit with a mixing tip.

  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 2
    Step 2

    Here's what the concrete mixture should look like.

  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 3
    Step 3

    Following that tie some tights at the bottom and cut them off at about 12" in length.

  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Next stuff your tights with concrete and tie off sections to create the pumpkin shape. You cane use string or rubber bands to do this.

  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Let your pumpkins set overnight and remove the tights and rubber bands.

  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 6
    Step 6

    Next use some hot glue to attach a piece of rope for the stem and thin it out with some scissors to create a tapered look.

  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 7
    Step 7

    For the last step apply some glue and sprinkle the pumpkin with very fine moss to give it a natural look and that's it.

  • How to make a piece of seasonal decor. Easy Concrete Pumpkins In 20 Minutes - Step 8
    Step 8

    Here's how they look in the garden.

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