Rachel Faucett is the author of the well-loved DIY crafts blog Handmade Charlotte. When she's not working as a designer for major brands like Anthropologie, Coats & Clark, and Plaid Enterprises, you can find her crafting on her farm outside of Atlanta with her husband and five children. She has a weekly column on Babble Voices and also contributes regularly to the Martha Stewart Living Blog, MAKE, HGTV, and more.
Put away the knife and learn how to decorate your pumpkin with a drill in this episode of 60 Second Craft. Using a quick & simple technique, we’ll create lovely fall lanterns that will add a warm glow to the entrance of your home.
The Step-By-Step Tutorial
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Getting Started: What You Need
Grab a few pumpkins from your local market. Be sure they don't have dark spots or bruises. Once they begin to rot, it's only a matter of days before they are a gooey mess on your porch.
You will also need a knife (I know, I said you didn't need one, but you've still got to cut the top), a spoon, and a drill. Make sure the drill bit is long enough to make it through to the inside of the pumpkin.
TIP: Coating the inside of your pumpkin with vaseline will help it last longer.
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