Friday, November 13, 2009

Fall Show Me St. Louis Crafts

Hi everyone!

Thanks for tuning in today to Show Me St. Louis!

Hope you liked the fall crafts and are itching to make some of your own for your home or your Thanksgiving table!

Right now the craft stores have their fall crafts and decorations on sale so it's a great time to head out for some of the supplies you've seen used today!

Here's all the information on today's crafts!

Fabric Wrapped Pumpkin


Craft Pumpkin
Ormolu "Thanksgiving" Paper Chains
Cricut Diecut Machine - StoryBook Cartridge
Glue Glider Pro Adhesive by Glue Arts
Bo Bunny Flutter Butter Paper
Green Raffia
Colorbox Chalk Ink Olive Pastel
Hot Glue Gun

1) Measure and try out sizes of fabric before cutting. Tie fabric with raffia to secure around pumpkin. Insert straight pins into pumpkin at top to secure into pumpkin.

2) Use Hot Glue Gun to adhere paper chains around pumpkin.

3) Cut out leaves using Die Cut machine or hand cut. Ink edges and leaves before adding to pumpkin. Use Pro Glue Glider and glue leaves onto pumpkin.

4) Cut a small piece from Flutter Butter paper...about 4 by 6. Roll and bend to form stem. Ink edges and hot glue to top of pumpkin.

Fall Cornucopia


Cornucopia Basket from Michael's
Fall Fruits & Stems from Michael's
Martha Stewart Glitter - Heliodor & Golden Beryl
Styrofoam Block
Basket Filler
Wood Wire Picks
Hot Glue Gun

1) First hot glue wood wire picks onto bottoms of fall fruits, pumpkins, pinecones and such that you're going to use. Once a few items to glitter.
2) Using Martha Stewart glitter glue paint the items that you plan to glitter. Use a glitter tray or paper plate under your item. Heavily glitter items shaking excess onto tray. Return excess glitter to's too pretty and expensive to waste! Allow items to set.
3) Insert styrofoam block into basket. Trim to fit so it covers the basket inside opening.
4) Start adding fall picks, fruit and pumpkin picks keeping shorter items in front.
5) Add in basket fill to cover any open spots.
6) Tie raffia around basket. Hot glue leaves onto front.

Paper Wrapped Pumpkin


Making Memories Autumn Splendor Paper Pack from Michael's
Paper Mache Pumpkin
Colorbox Chalk Inks
Bo Bunny Leaves
Glue Glider Pro Adhesive by Glue Arts

1) Ink stem with Creamy Brown ink. Using the 8 by 8 Making Memories paper pack..trim pieces to fit pumpkin.
2)Ink edges of paper with fall ink colors - Amber, Ochre, Tangerine, Olive Pastel. Then apply a heavy coat of the Pro Adhesive, crumple and scrunch paper as you adhere.
3) Cut pieces of raffia to trim between paper pieces.
4) Tie raffia around stem and add decorative leaves to finish.

Pilgrim's Hat


Recollections Autumn Paper Pack from Michael's
Wood Pilgrim's Hat from Hobby Lobby
Felt Leaves from Hobby Lobby
Basic Grey Alphabet Stickers
Plaid Paint - Teddy Bear Brown
Colorbox Chalk Inks
3D Foam Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L
Glue Glider Pro Adhesive by Glue Arts

1) Paint side edges of hat with Teddy Bear brown paint.
2) Trace the hat shape onto the backside of the paper. Cut out and adhere to wood hat. Ink edges of paper.
3)Cut hat brim paper. Adhere to wood. Add alphabet stickers. Cut pumpkins out from paper. Use foam adhesive to adhere for added dimension.
4) Tie twine around felt leaf and adhere leaf to hat. Add button.
5) Insert twine at top of hat to hang.

Fabric Stuffed Pumpkin


Poly Filler
Pumpkin Stem
Bo Bunny Flutter Butter Paper
Pro Glue Glider Adhesive by Glue Arts
Cricut Die Cut Machine - Accent Essentials Cartridge
Straight Pins
Hot Glue Gun
Colorbox Chalk Inks - Olive Pastel

1)Pick a fall fabric. Cut about a 16 by 16 inch square. I placed the poly fill in the center of the fabric first, wrapped it up and then saw how much fabric I needed before cutting.
2)Once you have cut the fabric, fold and wrap it to create a pumpkin shape. I secured it at the top with pins. You're welcome to use a sewing machine.
3)Cut a base piece for the stem to sit on out of the paper. I traced a shape slightly larger than the pumpkin stem.
3) Then Hot Glue the stem to the paper base and the base to the fabric.
4) Cut out 11 2-3 inch leaves leaves using die cut machine. You can hand cut these too. Ink edges and adhere to paper base.
5)Cut 5 smaller 1 1/2 inch leaves, ink edges, crimp a bit and then adhere to leaves.
6) Tie raffia around stem.

Thanks so much everyone! If there's any additional information you need, please drop me an email at


  1. Great projects! Thanks for all the instructions!

  2. What lovely projects! Guided here by a friend at the Sisterhood of Scrap Forum! TYFS! :) ~ Ali

  3. How the paper pumpkin!TFS the how to create!


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