In this instructable i will show you how to make a simple pumpkin decoration, these can be done in a range of sizes are incredibly easy to make
Step 1: Materials and Tools
5 x orange sheets of card or heavy weight paper
1 x green sheet of card or heavy weight paper
1 x black sheet of card or heavy weight paper
Pencil (not pictured)
Double sided tape
Step 2: Cutting the Card
Now in batches of three arrange them so they meet at one end but are slightly splayed out with two strips on top and the center strip below.
Staple the ends that meet together
repeat this six times or until you have enough to form a circle with them as pictured. you might want to lay them out on the floor for ease.
Step 3: Arranging the Strips
Staple the inner circle together
Step 4: Finishing Off the Body
voila, you have your pumpkin shape.
Step 5: Adding Some Foliage
cut it out and attach it to the pumpkin using double sided tape (you might want to reach in from the bottom hole to make sure its secure.
then make take two strips from your left over green card and make a springy paper chain as shown here
https://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-springy-paper-chain/ and attach that to the green patch using yep you guessed it double sided tape.
Step 6: Now the Fun Bit
Take your black card and fold it in half.
draw half a mouth shape from the folded side out and the same for the eyes then cut them out
Note: this is only if you want the face to be symmetrical.
attach them to the body of the pumpkin using double sided tape.
Step 7: Finished
Try it out with different sizes and faces.
also if you use thinner strips and leave for of a gap between them you can place a small electrical light in it (NO CANDLES!)