Vampire Pumpkins

Aren’t this little guys just so cute Scary!

How to Make a Vampire Pumpkin

These cute little vampire pumpkins have been floating all over the internet and Pinterest and I knew that I just had to make some of my own.  I wanted to take mine to work so that meant that I couldn’t use real pumpkins.  I found these 2 cute little Styrofoam pumpkins at good ol’ Walmart for $.98 and a huge pack of teeth for $1.49. 

How to Make a Vampire Pumpkin

I printed off the mouth template from marthastewart.com and cut out the mouth on the pumpkins.  The tricky part was knowing how deep to go, so I kept trying the teeth in until I thought they fit right.

How to Make a Vampire Pumpkin

I originally tried coloring the inside of the mouth with a permanent marker because I didn’t have any black paint (yeah, I know, who doesn’t have black paint laying around)  But I couldn’t get into all of the nooks and crannies so I broke down and went back to the store and bought some black acrylic paint.  (I forgot to take a picture after I painted them – oops)

How to Make a Vampire Pumpkin

After the mouths were painted and dried, I put the teeth in and then used used large red and black brads and just pushed them straight in.

How to Make a Vampire Pumpkin

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Comments

  1. says

    Aww scary and cute at the same time!
    I’m suffering from a bit of Pumpkin jealousy at the moment, Pinterest, My Blogs Reading list and my Facebook news feed are all full of trips to the pumpkin patch, pumpkin crafts and recipes.. making me wish I came from a country that embraced the pumpkin the way you guys do!!

  2. says

    This turned out so great! Thanks for linking up with us at Show & Share! Can’t wait to see what you link up this week!

    Marie
    mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

  3. says

    Awesome! My weekly linky party–One Creative Weekend–has gone spooky this week in honor of my thirteenth party. If you haven’t already, I hope you’ll visit “One Creative Weekend” on OneCreativeMommy.com (open every Fri-Wed) and link up this idea and anything else you’d like to share. (You can include non-Halloween posts as well, but feel free to link up as many Halloween-themed posts as you like.)

  4. says

    So very cute! Even a hopeless crafter like myself would be able to make these thanks to your great tutorial. You are a feature this week at our pin’inspiration party C:

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