Mason Jar Lid Pumpkin

I am in love with these Mason jar lid pumpkins and they are so easy to make!!

orange painted mason jar lid pumpkin


This is not my idea, I wish I could say I thought of this but I saw it online and I couldn't wait to make one of my own. 


After all, who doesn't have a ton of mason jars after painting so many with chalk paint?


You can also purchase the lids on Amazon. 


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And since I have so many Mason jar lids I'm giving this a try! 



I started my pumpkin project with 20 mason jar lids, not sure if more or less would work but when I began stringing them on the jute, this many looked about right.


I tied them together with a length of jute through the middle. 


Mason jar lids in a circle to form a pumpkin


I'm using orange chalky paint to paint the metal lids because it sticks to almost everything.


You could also use a spray paint chalky paint



Orange painted mason jar lid circle


I gave the lids an initial first coat and let it dry.


When my pumpkin was dry I added a stem. 


I had a real old pumpkin stem leftover from a pumpkin last year.


Real looking pumpkin stems can also be purchased on Etsy! 


I drilled a hole into the bottom of the stem and added a dowel. 


The dowel is glued to the stem and into the center of the Mason jar lid pumpkin.


Painted mason jar lids to form a pumpkin with a stem

When the glue dried on the stem I gave the pumpkin a quick 2nd coat of paint. 


I added a coil of wire for the pumpkin tendril and all those leftover Mason jar lids now have a new purpose. 



finished mason jar lid pumpkin with a real stem

I think my favorite part of the whole pumpkin is the real stem on top. 


I love it!

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Mason jar lid pumpkin with fall leaves


I gave this to my mother for her birthday and she loved it!


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .