Nothing seems to ‘Autumn’ quite like pumpkins, but I’m not a great fan of orange tones and I love the cute white pumpkins I see across instagram. The trouble is, I can never find them! So, this year I decided to do this little DIY for some pink and white ombre pumpkins which suits my home much better but brings the Autumn in. They also look really cute for Halloween sat amongst lots of little tealights and candles . These literally took me 5 – 10 minutes and here’s how:
What you’ll need:
– Pumpkins ( go for various shapes and sizes )
– Acrylic Paint in at least 2 colours to create that ombre effect, I used pink and white
– Paint brush
I bought a large traditional orange pumpkin and I loved the raggedy stalk of this one! For my smaller one, I actually bought a squash! It had the perfect look and once it’s painted they will match each-other perfectly.
Wash your pumpkin so it is ready to paint, and simply start using your pink paint at the base of the pumpkin. Only paint up to two thirds of the way to the top. Now you can paint the top of your pumpkin white, and take care not to touch or mix it with the pink just yet. Once the clean white part is complete, you can do vertical brushstrokes to blend the two colours together where they meet. Voila! Leave it to dry and enjoy creating a chic little display with them.