Fall is here and with it the season of everything pumpkin. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin soup, pumpkin-scented candles and pumpkin-colored sweaters. If, like the Recycling Examiner, you just can't get enough of pumpkins, check out the following links and tips for crafting some home decor items from upcycled materials. You will soon have pumpkins gracing your mantel, dining room table and any other space you want to celebrate the autumn season.
Glitter Dryer Vent Pumpkins from Courtney at A Diamond in the Stuff - Next time you have to replace that stretchy coiled hose that blows lint out of your laundry room, save the old stuff. These are seriously too cute!
Paper Bag Pumpkin from Spoonful - This one is so easy, even little kids could help make this one.
A Fall Pumpkin from Two Paper Divas - This one requires a little more time and skill, but for those comfortable working with card stock will have no difficulty.
Rope Pumpkin from Completely Coastal - Who says a beach house or beach decor living room can't be decorated for fall? This pumpkin proves the naysayers wrong.
Slinky Pumpkin from The Space Between - This fall pumpkin craft is one that many of us should have thought of before. Alas, the credit goes to this Karah.
Thread Spool Pumpkin from Eve of Reduction - Another craft simple enough for the kids, yet still completely stylish.
Twine and Chicken Wire Pumpkin from Craftberry Bush - Have some chicken wire scraps behind the garden shed? Put them to good use with this lightweight pumpkin.
Now the question is: Which of these repurposed pumpkins will you make this fall? Recycling materials to create home decor is so simple, why not make them all?