Pumpkin Porch Light Covers

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Introduction: Pumpkin Porch Light Covers

I bought pumpkin light covers a few years ago but they fell apart and I couldn't find them anywhere to buy new. So I made new covers with pumpkin treat pails. I made four covers for $4 and these are much sturdier than the covers I bought before.

Step 1: Supplies and Equipment

You only need 1 cheap plastic pumpkin for each light and tin snips or shears to cut the plastic.

Step 2: Cut the Back of the Pumpkin.

On the back of the pumpkin, cut down the center from top to bottom, with the tin snips.

Step 3: Cut the Bottom Off of the Pumpkin.

My lights are pretty big, I needed to cut the bottoms off of the pumpkin to get them to fit on the lights.

Step 4: Finished Pumpkin.

Here is what the pumpkin looks like after the bottom is cut off.

Step 5: Put the Pumpkin Over the Light.

Pull the pumpkin down over the top of the light, the handle will keep it from falling off.

Step 6: Completed Pumpkin Light.

Here is what the light looks like when it's finished. The top of the light looks like a witches hat.

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    This are really fun. I did something similar to top my fence posts last year.

    Did you make an Instructable?

    Unfortunately no. All our decorations last year were so rushed at the last minute that I didn't even think to take pictures of it.

    Going to try this, looks like it would be fun! Thanks for the tutorial like it a lot! Happy Halloween!

    Thank you, and Happy Halloween to you too!

    That looks great! Wait till you see it tonight!

    We had giant versions of this when I was a kid, maybe 2' across, a pumpkin & a Santa head. They went over the larger post light at the edge of the driveway. Brings back memories! Very cute :)

    I remember those from when I was a kid, but I can't find them anywhere. I also liked the plastic ghost and cats.

    This is amazing!!! Iam doing it tomorrow !!