How about this for a riddle? What do you get when you put a pumpkin, a power drill, and a DIY blogger in the same room? I think you got it…
Halloween is so close, I can feel it! This week my family and I spent some quality Fall-togetherness picking pumpkins and apples at a cute farm in the Hamptons. On the way back, I found some faux ones for re-use as well. So, when I got home I spent some quality time with these pumpkins and my drill… and, well, taa-daa! I made some pretty cute lanterns!
Want to make your own lanterns? Well… it’s SO easy!
What You’ll Need:
Bits In Varying Sizes
Pumpkins (real or faux)
1. Mark dots on your pumpkins where you want your holes for your lantern.
2. Drill through the holes with your drill bits. Alternating sizes as you go.
(I started with a large bit, and then did every other hole with a small bit)
Add some light inside by cutting out section in the back of the pumpkin and there you have it! How friggin’ awesome is that?
A fun Fall project for the whole family (and if you use foam pumpkins you can recycle them for next year too)! I can’t wait to reuse these puppies again year after year!
Have any fun carvings you’d like to share? Let me know! I’d love to see them!