Pumpkin Challenge: Emoji Pumpkins

You can make these fun, adjustable emoji pumpkins with a little spray paint and a couple of magnets.

By: Laura James

I'm a little obsessed with emojis, so when the Made + Remade bloggers were challenged to create Halloween decor using craft pumpkins, I had to try out this popular pumpkin decorating trend.

Emoji Halloween Pumpkin

Emoji Halloween Pumpkin

Photo by: Bruce Cole

Bruce Cole

To start, I picked out some of my favorite emojis. Of course I couldn't pick just one, so I decided to incorporate magnets to make the faces adjustable. The first step is to spray the pumpkins with yellow spray paint. After letting it dry, I attached three small strips of adhesive magnets in the spots for eyes and a mouth. Then I drew, cut out and painted facial features to create my favorite emojis. After I made the features, I attached small pieces of adhesive magnets to the back of the cardstock. Now I can switch out the features whenever I want. It's like the emoji version of Mr. Potato Head.

Photo by: Laura James

Laura James

Using craft pumpkins instead of real ones make this DIY much easier (and less messy). Plus, it will last for years to come. 

Click here to get the step-by-step instruction.

And to check out all the craft pumpkins from this Made + Remade Blogger Challenge and vote for your favorite, click here!

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite pumpkin project! Inspired to create your own pumpkin masterpiece? Boo it yourself™ and save on supplies at Michaels, including craft pumpkins in six colors and seven shapes and sizes. Find ideas and inspiration at michaels.com/halloween and #MadeWithMichaels.

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