Make It: Decoupage Lace Pumpkin


Lace Pumpkin Tutorial - love everything from the color to the type of lace!  #12monthsofmartha #marthastewartcrafts


It sounds so sophisticated …

like I should be wearing a Chanel jacket while sipping a glass of champagne on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and watching the beautiful people stroll by with their poodles and baguettes.


In reality, I’m in flip flops and jeans drinking a margarita.

But I can decoupage!


Remember my ugly plastic pumpkins that I turned into the world’s cutest planters?  Well, now they have company.

Lace Pumpkin Decoupage Supplies - you've got to see how cute this is!  #12monthsofmartha #marthastewartcrafts

Decoupage Lace Pumpkin Tutorial


- Funkin – or use a real one!
- Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage White Floral Lace Trim
- Martha Stewart Crafts craft paint (I used Pool)
- Martha Stewart Crafts matte decoupage medium
- Paint brush

1) Paint funkin in your favorite craft paint color (I used Martha Stewart in Pool – 3 coats)

2) Snip pieces from the floral lace trim

3) Add a thin layer of decoupage medium to the lace pieces and apply to the funkin

4) Let dry then apply a thin layer of the matte decoupage medium to the entire funkin

 Lace Pumpkin - love everything about this fun fall craft!

I’m suddenly craving a baguette – see what decoupaging can do to a girl.


My 12 Months of Martha Projects
January - Valentine Table
February - Peter Cottontail Silhouette
March - DIY Paisley Plate Wall
April - 3-D Butterfly Art
May – Key to My Heart Statement Necklace
June - Mason Jar Memory Jars
July – Chevron Antique Window Tray


Thrilled to be part of 12 Months of Martha - where I create something fabulous every month from a mystery box from my BFF, Martha.  See my full disclosure policy here.


Shop Michael’s starting August 21 for the brand new full line of Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage supplies.


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  1. Laura Strack says:

    How darling!! What a cute pumpkin. I didn’t know Martha had this lace! My mind is going crazy.

  2. Okay … so, if I throw my flops on and pour a margarita, will I be able to whip up a fancy funkin like you did?! Love the color you chose! Martha will love it and have it pinned to her page in no time!

  3. prettiest punkin I ever did see!! :)

  4. Now that is a perfectly pretty pumpkin…can you say that 10 times fast!!!! hugs…

  5. Such a cute idea! Now that’s what I call a “beautiful” pumpkin, and that isn’t a word I usually use to describe them. Usually, it’s spooky, or scary! Thanks for the new idea!

  6. Now that is one classy…..pumpkin! Although, I’m not quite ready for pumpkins and fall decor (Fall officially begins September 22) I’m hanging on to every last bit of summer. You’ve inspired me with some ideas for fall decor to go with my new coastal cottage colors. You come up with the coolest and creative ideas!

  7. So Cute and what a great idea! Would like to invite you to come by and share it at One More Time Events at Share it One More Time… Hope to see you there.. Tammy

  8. I love this… so pretty! Pinning!

  9. Noooooo! Don’t want any pumpkins yet, but I must admit they are pretty darn cute Kelly! Makes me NOT think of fall but Spring! So maybe a YES then for those pumpkins. ;-)

  10. The Summer Kitchen Gilrs says:

    Now isn’t that a fresh pumpkin!! LOVE it!!!!

  11. hi Kelly … that is so cute. Guess it is time to start thinking about Fall decorating. I am ready. Summer has not been a lot of fun. Too hot and dry.
    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  12. Kelly, I just love what you did with this pumpkin. Very cool. You smart little thing you!!!!


  13. Very funky funkin.

  14. I am so delighted with your blog! I’ve been following you–in a completely non-creapy way–for months and just have to tell you that I identify with your stylings and philosophy like we were twins separated at birth! Sympatico, sister!

  15. Kelly, I had to come over to see your Boo-ti-ful blue pumpkin! It’s so pretty. I can see it surrounded by those dark blue velvet pumpkins, too!

  16. LOVE it!!!! My favorite color combined with lace…perfection!!!!!!!!

  17. Oh- How very, very, very cute. Love the color and the idea of it all- xo Diana

  18. Beautiful, beautiful Kelly…and look at you making gorgeous pumpkins already…love that Martha Stewart blue!!!

  19. JaneEllen says:

    Love that pumpkin, love the color and lace decoupaged on it. I’ve never bought one of the funkin punkins but just might to be able to do what you’ve done. How darned cute can it be? Love that color also. I’ve been so into aquas/corals this summer it will be hard to change to Fall colors even tho I love them best.
    I’ll have to see if any of pumpkins I have can be decoupaged that way so I don’t have to buy another pumpkin. Seems kinda wasteful to spend money on another one when I have several already.
    Love yours and you’ve totally inspired me to decoupage one of my existing ones. Glad you shared this great post.
    I’ll have to look into the posts you mentioned about Martha. Sounds intriguing. Happy days

  20. Terri Ball says:

    Oh Kelly, Got to try this one for sure. Mine will probably be just a bit different- as I am bare foot with a Jack and Coke slushy. Oh But that color grabs me, like you made it just for me. Wonder what I will crave next, Oh on that could be scary…(get it) lol

  21. How fun! Love it! It was great seeing you at Haven again this summer, Kelly. Hope you are having a great week….and enjoying the little bit of summer left. =)

  22. So cute!! Now I’m thinking I should get my hands on some ugly plastic pumpkins!!

  23. Super cute idea! Come link to centerpiece Wednesday and share this post with us.

  24. Wow!!! I love the pumpkin ! What a great way to transition from summer to fall. I was going to do my patio up in fiesta style this weekend but now I think I will be spray painting several aqua and teal pumpkins and hanging aqua shears on the pergola instead. As luck would have it I found a set of teal candle holders today that will go perfectly. You made my day. I am new to blogging and don’t know the ins and outs but I would love to list this blog as my inspiration for my patio decor for the early fall season.

  25. When are you making one for me?? I LOVE IT!!!!

  26. What a cute idea. This would be adorable as any arrangement on a table. Love it, Kelly!

  27. Love, love, love this blue pumpkin so much that I am sharing it on I’ve Got The Monday Blues, today :) Thanks for sharing Kelly!
    Make it a blue Monday.

  28. This is adorable! Love

  29. Your pumpkin turned out beautiful – love the blue!!!

  30. Oh, this is just too darling! Love, love it!

  31. Love it! That blue is so pretty!!

  32. Pretty cute!!! Love the color. My neighbors call me Martha, drives me crazy lol. (no offense to Martha of course)

  33. We are a gaggle of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community.
    Your web site provided us with helpful information to
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