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Pumpkin Door Hanger

Make this easy fall door hanger to welcome guests this season!
1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Author Angie Holden


  • Glue gun and hot glue
  • Printer and ink
  • Pen
  • Paintbrushes

What You Will Need


  • Start by removing the twine from the top of the door hanger so you don't get paint on it. Then paint the entire pumpkin with the orange paint.
  • While the orange paint is still wet, add in other colors for shading. I added two shades of brown, light orange, and even some black. Blend these colors until you are happy with the look. You will also want to paint the stem at the top of the pumpkin in brown. TIP: be sure to paint the sides of your wood piece for a more finished look.
  • Allow the paint to dry completely. In the meantime, print out the welcome sign on regular printer paper. Place on the pumpkin however you like. Then use a pen to trace around the letters while pressing down hard. This will leave an indention in the wood that you can use as a guide when painting.
  • Fill in these lines with the black paint.
  • Once complete, allow this to dry completely.
  • Add fall florals to the top of your pumpkin door hanger with a bit of hot glue. You will also want to add twine back to the hole in the top of the stem.
  • Then just put your fall door hanger on any door to welcome your guests.