How to make a mason jar pumpkin

When the weather begins to turn cold, it's fun to decorate for fall. These little mason jar pumpkins are an easy way to add some fall vibes to your home. The key to making these decorations chic rather than tacky? Use a subdued orange color rather than a brighter shade.
With the addition of twine and faux leaves, these jars are blend of rustic and adorable. Want to add extra interest? Try painting some of the jars white to mimic white pumpkins.
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Materials
- 4 oz. mason jar
- Orange chalk paint
- Paintbrush
- Twine
- Hot-glue gun
- Scissors
- Floral wire
- Needle-nose pliers
- Faux leaves
- Small green beads
Instructions
1. Remove the band and lid from the mason jar.
2. Paint the outside of the mason jar with orange chalk paint. Allow the paint to dry.
3. Hot glue twine around the outside edge of the mason jar band. Cut away any excess twine with scissors.
4. Cut off a small section of floral wire using pliers. Bend the wire so it becomes curly.
5. Attach the curly floral wire to the middle of the mason jar lid using hot glue.
6. Cut off one faux leaf using scissors.
7. Glue the stem of the faux leaf to the lid of the mason jar, close to the floral wire.
8. Add a circle of hot glue around the outside of the floral wire. Press small green beads into the hot glue.
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9. Place the lid and band onto the mason jar and set out on display.
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