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Project

Mummy Pumpkins

Transform your gourd or pumpkin into a modern-day mummy.

Materials

  • Tall oblong pumpkin or gourd (Use a tall pumpkin so you'll have more room to wrap)
  • Miniature saw
  • 2 large white map tacks
  • Black permanent-ink marker
  • White streamers
  • Double-sided tape

Steps

  1. Step 1

    For the pumpkin's eyes, cut two 1/2-inch holes with saw. Place map tacks inside holes.

  2. Step 2

    To complete eyes, draw dots on map tacks with marker.

  3. Step 3

    Secure one end of a streamer to stem end of pumpkin with double-sided tape; wrap streamer around pumpkin, leaving a gap for eyes to show through.

  4. Step 4

    Once bottom of pumpkin is wrapped, secure other end of streamer to pumpkin with double-sided tape.

Reviews (1)

  • 24 Oct, 2011

    This is a fun & easy craft! I used self-adhesive reinforcements for the eyes and filled in the center with a marker. Instead of the crepe paper, I used cheesecloth cut into strips, but paper towel may be another alternative.