Saturday, June 30, 2012

Papier Mache Pumpkin 055 Duality



Don’t let this pumpkin turn its back on you, because if it does you will find a second creepy face staring at you….that’s right, two faces on one pumpkin.

Standing 13 inches tall and weighing approximately 5 pounds this creation is one of a kind and sure to add some spooky ambience to your holiday décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 054 Duality



You will need to schedule some psychotherapy for this pumpkin because it features two different faces on each side…sort of a ying and yang type of thang.

Standing 13 inches tall and weighing approximately 5 pounds this creation is one of a kind and sure to add some spooky ambience to your holiday décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only. 

Papier Mache Pumpkin 053 Duality



Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the spookiest of them all? The choice is yours with these unique double faced papier mache pumpkin. A party in the front, a nightmare in the back, to get the full effect check out this video on youtube.

Standing 13 inches tall and weighing approximately 5 pounds this creation is one of a kind and sure to add some spooky ambience to your holiday décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only. 

Papier Mache Pumpkin 052 Duality




This pumpkin definitely has a Jekyll and Hyde thing happening as there are two different faces on each side of the pumpkin.

Standing 13 inches tall and weighing approximately 5 pounds this creation is one of a kind and sure to add some spooky ambience to your holiday décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only. 

Friday, June 15, 2012

Papier Mache Pumpkin 044 Jack O’ Lantern



Some believe that if you sprinkle this pumpkin with holy water it will burst into flames but the truth is that it was created in my small shop in Midland, Michigan and if you do sprinkle it with holy water you will only succeed in getting it wet.

This Halloween forget the mass produced decorations and opt for something that will make your holiday décor really special.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 043 Jack O’ Lantern




Conspiracy theorists will try to tell you that this pumpkin is somehow responsible for global warming but the truth is that it was created in my small shop in Midland, Michigan and has no effect on our planet’s climate.

This Halloween forget the mass produced decorations and opt for something that will make your holiday décor really special.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 042 Jack O’ Lantern



It was written somewhere that this abomination was created by blind monks addicted to opium but the truth is that it was created in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This Halloween forget the mass produced decorations and opt for something that will make your holiday décor really special.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 041 Jack O’ Lantern




Small children say this howling pumpkin was created by some nasty circus clowns that were banished from the big top but the truth is that it was built in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This Halloween forget the mass produced decorations and opt for something that will make your holiday décor really special.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 4.5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 041 Jack O’ Lantern




Small children say this howling pumpkin was created by some nasty circus clowns that were banished from the big top but the truth is that it was built in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This Halloween forget the mass produced decorations and opt for something that will make your holiday décor really special.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 4.5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 040 Jack O’ Lantern



Some people say this pumpkin was conjured up by an evil spellcaster living on the fringes of a rotting swamp but the truth is that it was built in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This Halloween forget the mass produced decorations and opt for something that will make your holiday décor really special.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 039 Jack O’ Lantern



There is talk on the street that this pumpkin was forged by blood soaked hands in the chambers of a long forgotten asylum but the truth is that it was built in a small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This Halloween forget the mass produced decorations and opt for something that will make your holiday décor really special.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 038 Wired




Don’t know if it was too much caffeine or just a moment of pure Halloween giddiness but the result is this loopy eyed papier mache pumpkin that is sure to add a bit of whimsy to your holiday décor. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add some originality to your next October 31st.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 5.5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 037 Wired



Don’t know if it was too much caffeine or just a moment of pure Halloween giddiness but the result is this loopy eyed papier mache pumpkin that is sure to add a bit of whimsy to your holiday décor. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add some originality to your next October 31st.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 036 Wired



Don’t know if it was too much caffeine or just a moment of pure Halloween giddiness but the result is this loopy eyed papier mache pumpkin that is sure to add a bit of whimsy to your holiday décor. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add some originality to your next October 31st.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Papier Mache Pumpkin 035 Wired




Don’t know if it was too much caffeine or just a moment of pure Halloween giddiness but the result is this loopy eyed papier mache pumpkin that is sure to add a bit of whimsy to your holiday décor. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add some originality to your next October 31st.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 034 Wired




Don’t know if it was too much caffeine or just a moment of pure Halloween giddiness but the result is this loopy eyed papier mache pumpkin that is sure to add a bit of whimsy to your holiday décor. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add some originality to your next October 31st.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 033 Teardrop




This Halloween you can be the house with the coolest pumpkins with this unique papier mache pumpkin from STOLLWEEN. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add something original to your décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Availalbe on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 032 Teardrop




This Halloween you can be the house with the coolest pumpkins with this unique papier mache pumpkin from STOLLWEEN. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add something original to your décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 031 Teardrop




This Halloween you can be the house with the coolest pumpkins with this unique papier mache pumpkin from STOLLWEEN. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add something original to your décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 030 Teardrop




This Halloween you can be the house with the coolest pumpkins with this unique papier mache pumpkin from STOLLWEEN. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add something original to your décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 029 Teardrop




This Halloween you can be the house with the coolest pumpkins with this unique papier mache pumpkin from STOLLWEEN. Forget the mass produced Halloween decorations and add something original to your décor.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 028 Infested



“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” -Edgar Allan Poe

This original papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN will fit perfectly into the deep darkness of your next Halloween.

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when they notice two large black flies clinging to the pumpkin’s surface.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 027 Infested





“I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks.” -Alfred Hitchcock

Beneficial shocks are plenty with this one of a kind papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN.

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when they notice two large black flies clinging to the pumpkin’s surface.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 026 Infested



“Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.” -Alfred Hitchcock

Nightmarish pleasure is guaranteed with the unique papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN. 

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when they notice two large black flies clinging to the pumpkin’s surface.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Papier Mache Pumpkin 025 Infested




“Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.” -H. P. Lovecraft

Your search for horror ends here with this original hand crafted papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN. 

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when they notice two large black flies clinging to the pumpkin’s surface.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 4.5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 024 Infested



“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” -Edgar Allan Poe

Like something out of a strange dream is this one of a kind papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN. 

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when they notice two large black flies clinging to the pumpkin’s surface.

This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 4.5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 023 Topper



“It's as much fun to scare as to be scared.” -Vincent Price

You will have much fun being scared with this one of a kind papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN. 

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when you remove the top revealing two large black flies nestled inside the lid.

 This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 022 Topper



“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?” -Edgar Allan Poe

This papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN is right at home in the boundaries between life and death. 
Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when you remove the top revealing two large black flies nestled inside the lid.

 This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 5.5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 021 Topper



“We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight.” -H. P. Lovecraft

This papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN   is sure to make dogs howl on Halloween night.

 Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when you remove the top revealing two large black flies nestled inside the lid.

 This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy. 

Papier Mache Pumpkin 020 Topper




“The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination.” -H. P. Lovecraft

Delve into the black abyss this Halloween with a one of a kind papier mache pumpkin from STOLLOWEEN. 

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when you remove the top revealing two large black flies nestled inside the lid.

 This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy.

Papier Mache Pumpkin 019 Topper



“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” -Edgar Allan Poe

Add this one of a kind papier mache pumpkin to the darkness of your next Halloween celebration.

Made from a variety of papier mache techniques this jack o’ lantern is sure to delight children and adults alike….especially when you remove the top revealing two large black flies nestled inside the lid.

 This pumpkin took approximately two weeks and used a variety of recycled materials such as newspaper, cardboard and wire. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggested that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

Available on Etsy

Saturday, June 2, 2012

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 001



Some say that this pumpkin was made by sea monkeys tripping on acid but the truth is that it was made by me in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 002



Legend has it that this pumpkin was fashioned by a legion of zombies skilled in the fine art of papier mache but the truth is that it was made by me in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.


This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 003



There are stories circulating that this pumpkin was build by demented circus monkeys that escaped a local big top but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 18 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 004



It has been told that this pumpkin was forged by ghoulish hands deep in the pits of Hell the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 005



Rumor has it that this pumpkin was constructed by a band of radioactive vampires last seen on the outskirts of town but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 006



Conspiracy theorists argue that this pumpkin is somehow involved in the formation of crop circles in York, Nebraska but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 007



Word on the street is that this pumpkin was made in a Transylvanian sweatshop by stogie smoking old crones but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.


This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

2012 Papier Mache Pumpkin 008



Some folks believe the paste used to make this pumpkin came from crushed werewolf bones found in an ancient cemetery but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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There are those that believe this pumpkin was removed from an ancient Mayan temple and is the hidden key to the Mayan calendar but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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Some say that this pumpkin was made by sea monkeys tripping on acid but the truth is that it was made by me in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.


This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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Legend has it that this pumpkin was fashioned by a legion of zombies skilled in the fine art of papier mache but the truth is that it was made by me in my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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There are stories circulating that this pumpkin was built by demented circus monkeys that escaped a local big top but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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It has been told that this pumpkin was forged by ghoulish hands deep in the pits of Hell the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.


This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 5 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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Rumor has it that this pumpkin was constructed by a band of radioactive vampires last seen on the outskirts of town but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 13 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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Conspiracy theorists argue that this pumpkin is somehow involved in the formation of crop circles in York, Nebraska but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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Word on the street is that this pumpkin was made in a Transylvanian sweatshop by stogie smoking old crones but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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Some folks believe the paste used to make this pumpkin came from crushed werewolf bones found in an ancient cemetery but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.

This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 15 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.

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There are those that believe this pumpkin was removed from an ancient Mayan temple and is the hidden key to the Mayan calendar but the truth is that it was made by me my small shop in Midland, Michigan.


This pumpkin is unique and took approximately two weeks to complete using a variety of papier mache techniques and recycled materials. The pumpkin is hand painted and finished with a variety of oil stains and urethane.

Height: 14 inches
Weight: 6 pounds

This pumpkin is intended for interior use only.

NOTE: The inside of the pumpkin is painted flat black. To illuminate the interior it is suggest that a sheet of yellow or orange craft foam be placed inside the pumpkin to create a nice pumpkin-like glow when lit with a low watt light bulb. Do not use real flames or light bulbs that generate high heat.