DIY Hobnail Milk Glass Pumpkin

I’ve loved milk glass for as long as I can remember; especially hobnail milk glass. I even have a tutorial on How to Make Hobnail Milk Glass here on the blog!  You can literally use this technique on anything you like, that is why I love it so much! This year I decided to try creating my own DIY hobnail milk glass pumpkin and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out.  Read below to learn how you too can recreate this vintage inspired faux pumpkin to add to your fall decor.

DIY MILK GLASS PUMPKIN supplies

supplies for making a faux milk glass pumpkin

  • Dollar Tree pop-dot adhesives
  • Dollar Spot pumpkin (or any foam pumpkin you desire)
  • Glossy white spray paint
  • Ribbon embellishment (optional)
  • Stylus (optional)
  • Dollar Tree Wooden Tag (optional)
  • Dollar Tree Rub On Transfers (optional)
  • Cardboard box (optional)

DIY Milk Glass Pumpkin PIN

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instructions on how to make hobnail milk glass pumpkin decor

  1. Take your spray paint and lightly spray your pumpkin using light coats.  Use a cardboard box to cut down on overspray. Spray outside or in a well-ventilated area.
  2. Allow to dry for several hours or overnight.
  3. Separate one side of your pop dot adhesives to expose the stickiness. These are two-sided sticky, but just reveal one side so that it’s easier to work with the dots. Taking the stylus, punch through each dot one at a time.How to Make DIY Hobnail Milk Glass
  4. Then, place your sticky pop dots onto your pumpkin into your desired placement. I chose to use a pattern that mimics the shape of a triangle over and over and then filled in the gaps. Really any pattern will work, get creative and have fun!

DIY MILK GLASS PUMPKIN final

ways to embellish your faux pumpkin

DIY MILK GLASS PUMPKIN messy bow

  • Tie a cute tag around the knob with twine (as shown). To create the tag; paint and then burnish a fun transfer on top. You could also use a sharpie to hand-letter a fun word onto the tag or cut a SVG file and stick it on.

DIY MILK GLASS PUMPKIN tag with word gather

DIY MILK GLASS PUMPKIN top view

other fun wording for your pumpkin tag

  • DREAM
  • CELEBRATE
  • WELCOME
  • THANKFUL
  • CHERISH
  • GRACE
  • FAMILY
  • HOPE
  • JOY
  • KINDNESS
  • HOME

This is a really cute vintage craft that you can decorate with year round. Learn how to make your very own hobnail milk glass vase in this tutorial!

DIY MILK GLASS PUMPKIN styled

WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL FOR DIY HOBNAIL MILK GLASS Pumpkins HERE

I love making videos for my crafts! If you are a visual learner, then follow along as I make a milk glass pumpkin on my video tutorial.  

More amazing DIY Faux pumpkins for decorating

If you enjoyed learning how to make this hobnail milk glass pumpkin, then you will most certainly love these diy craft ideas too. Check them out and have fun creating these new projects. 

If you like fresh ideas for Fall decorating, you most likely will want to take part in my annual FALL CRAFTATHON that takes place inside of my Southern Crush CRAFTATHON and Creative Club Facebook Group HERE. Don’t miss out on this awesome FREE event!

check out all of my favorite faux diy pumpkins here

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