Repurposed Light Fixture Pumpkin & Fall Ideas Tour

This Fall project began with an old light fixture a friend gave me after renovating her bathroom... How did she know? 
Repurposed Light Fixture Pumpkin
Right away I knew what they'd be... do you see it? I thought they already looked like a pumpkin and so they would be! 
I began by removing the outer metal piece and adding a champagne cork for the stem. 
Repurposed light fixture parts into a junky pumpkin
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Painted black light fixture parts
Next I painted it with hammered black spray paint then
painted the globe part orange with spray paint. 
Spray Painted orange globe pumpkin

When all the paint dried I reattached the metal piece with E6000 glue.
Spray painted light fixture

I added a metal wire tendril also with E6000 glue to the top. 
Repurposed junky pumpkin for the fall

I just knew this light fixture looked like a pumpkin and now so it is! 
Fall pumpkin made with repurposed lamp parts

Love repurposed pumpkins like I do? Take a look at a few more I made at the bottom of this post. 
DIY Fall pumpkin made with repurposed lamp parts

And I'm not sure why I didn't think of this sooner but my old creative friend Bliss from Bliss Ranch (ok she's not that old) suggested that I put a battery tea light inside... and so thank you Bliss, here it is all lit up! 


Fall pumpkin made with repurposed lamp parts

Repurposed pumpkins are so much fun to make! Take a look at a few more I repurposed in the past by visiting the links below.




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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. .