How to Make a Junky Pumpkin for Almost Free

6:45:00 AM

Lately, I've been creating pumpkins out of anything round
that is not tied down... a little orange paint and a stem is all I need!

Glass globe pumpkin

I've painted round rusty grills, round finials, round cork trivets, everything has pumpkin potential to me in the fall.

Today is no exception!

What began life as the glass globe from an old lamp 

glass globe pumpkin

ended up as my latest Junky Punky...

I am adding my Amazon affiliate links so you can find the products I used in this project. Click on the orange link

I painted the inside of the lamp globe with orange chalky paint.

glass globe painted pumpkin

I glued a gold painted stick, an old leaf and some wire,
into the hole at the top using E6000, it made the perfect stem!

glass globe pumpkin

I sat the glass pumpkin on top of a rusty weight 
and added glittered acorns... (yep, round orange ones)

glittered acorns and glass globe pumpkin

It was one more junky pumpkin creation to add
to my orange obsession this year...

In case you missed any of them...



Click to follow Homeroad below…

You Might Also Like


  1. Wonderful glass pumpkin! I keep looking for the day I get to decorate for the season without a house torn apart. When I do... anything can be a pumpkin!

  2. I just saw a few of these at the thrift store yesterday. I'm going back!

  3. Love this! It's that time of year when we start looking at everything with that " would you look as a pumpkin?"


Thank you for stopping by, I love your comments and I will do my best to reply to all your questions and comments. By leaving a comment you are consenting to your email being collected for communication purposes only. Your privacy is important to me.
Have a nice day.


This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services, to personalize ads and to analyze traffic. Information about your use of this site is shared with Google. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies.

Featured on

Affiliate Disclaimer

Homeroad's posts may contain affiliate links. If you click on an affiliate link and buy something, I may receive a very small commission. It does NOT result in additional charges to you or cost you anything extra. Mentions of associated products/services/ businesses within the content of my blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference. The affiliate fee I earn per month helps pay expenses that keep this site up and running. Thanks so much for your support!