made – tiny paper pumpkins

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tiny paper pumkins at My French TwistI’ve never been a big fan of wrapping my house in giant spider webs, but I have to say when those first crisp breezes of Fall begin to blow through my windows, I can’t wait to begin some serious seasonal decorating. And pumpkins. The only thing better than eating them is crafting with them.

I can’t make a trip to Hobby Lobby without coming home with more beautiful craft paper, even when I don’t have a specific project in mind. I loved these subtle Fall hues and textured patterns and just knew they had to become pumpkins. What size? How to make them? I didn’t have a clue. The patterns just spoke to me. 

After scrolling through Pinterest, I became inspired. Tiny paper pumpkins! (You can see my tutorial here.) With a ball of twine, some tiny silver brads, a hole punch, and my lovely paper, I went to work. Once I finished the pumpkins, I adorned them with paper leaves cut from a paper punch and some tiny paper flowers.

paper pumpkins from My French Twist

Now, where to hang them? Living in urban condo, tabletop & counter space is at a premium. Then I remembered the new chandelier I had installed this year. I’m in love with it. Really. It makes me happy. Kind of industrial meets modern. 

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And this is what happened. Happy, happy Fall.

hanging paper pumpkins at My French Twist
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Hi, I’m Wendy. Southern by birth, Francophile by marriage, bohemian by nature, and minimalist by choice. Check out myfrenchtwist.com and join me in a year of making beautiful things.

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  1. These are so sweet and you make so many combinations with the beautiful craft papers. I love that you can hang them from your light. Thanks for linking up to Waste Not Wednesday Link Party!

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