Feathered Chalkboard Pumpkin Topiary - The Kim Six Fix

Feathered Chalkboard Pumpkin Topiary

Chalkboard Painted Dollar Store Pumpkins and an Orange Feather Boa combine to make this fabulous halloween themed topiary
It wouldn't be halloween if I didn't create at least a few dollar store pumpkin makeovers, and this year is no exception.   Once I again I swung down to the dollar store, picked up some styrofoam pumpkins and masked the day-glo orange color with a fun redesign.

Since my pumpkin topiary a few years ago became a huge hit on Pinterest, I decided to do a new and more funky version this year.  Black and Orange and FEATHERED!!


Chalkboard Painted Dollar Store Pumpkins and an Orange Feather Boa combine to make this fabulous halloween themed topiary
The process was really similar to the first topiary:   I removed the stems from 2 of the 3 pumpkins and painted them with Rust-Oleum’s chalkboard paint.
Painting pumpkins chalkboard paint
It took two coats to get them completely black.Rustoleum chalkboard paint pumpkins
Once they were dry, I stacked them on a bamboo skewer and I used a glue gun to add an orange feather boa between each pumpkin.  There was one casually in this process.  My trusty glue gun came away looking like an exotic orange turkey: Glue gun casualty
But the final project was so darling:
Chalkboard Painted Dollar Store Pumpkins and an Orange Feather Boa combine to make this fabulous halloween themed topiary
I wrote “B - O - O” on the pumpkins, with a chalkboard marker.  To get the letters exactly where I wanted them, I first sketched them with pencil:
Writing on chalkboard pumpkins
I added the pumpkins to an old cast iron urn I had, but I know you can buy inexpensive plastic versions that would work perfectly as well. Pumpkin and feather topiary
I love the bright orange and black color combo.
Chalkboard Painted Dollar Store Pumpkins and an Orange Feather Boa combine to make this fabulous halloween themed topiary
Another fun, inexpensive halloween dollar store craft.
Chalkboard Painted Dollar Store Pumpkins and an Orange Feather Boa combine to make this fabulous halloween themed topiary

Of course, if you liked this pumpkin topiary, you probably would also like the original one I made a few years ago:

And for other dollar store pumpkin ideas, you should check out this collection I created:

Feathered Chalkboard Pumpkin Topiary Reviewed by TheKimSix Fix on 5:00 AM Rating: 5 It wouldn't be halloween if I didn't create at least a few dollar store pumpkin makeovers,...