A spooky pumpkin patch whether real or fake is a well-known decoration for the Halloween night but when it is combined with lights, it makes even cooler appearance. Nowadays, you can find ready made pumpkin string lights in the market, however, if you’re a DIY type, try making origami pumpkin lights by yourself? Sounds fun, right?
Well, today we’re sharing with you a tutorial by Handmade Charlotte to make origami pumpkins that can be attached to a light strip to create a cool Halloween light. The DIY is simple – all you need is to fold paper into cube-shaped balloons, draw scary pumpkin faces on them, secure to a string of lights and place anywhere in the house.
The materials required to make origami pumpkin lights are wax paper (10 orange and 5 white), 20 LED Christmas lights, tape and a black marker. Keep scrolling to know the DIY steps to fold the paper:
Step 1: Make 6 x 6 inch pieces of orange and white wax paper. Now take one paper and fold in half twice and crease. After that, unfold the paper, turn it and fold twice diagonally.
Step 2: Make a triangle (boat base).
Step 3: Fold the four flaps down right to the middle. This step should be done carefully without any confusion otherwise your design will be ruined.
Step 4: Over again, fold all the four side corners to the middle one-by-one.
Step 5: Now, fold the four flaps into pocket-like structures and you’ll be realizing the pumpkin form.
Step 6: Make as many as paper balloons and draw spooky pumpkin faces on each. Make sure you make eyes towards the top opening of the origami so that the faces are hanged downwards from the lighting string.
Step 7: Blow them up gently, and attach to the light string with tape. It will certainly be a striking Halloween decoration that you can proudly say your own.
This is how you can make a cool Halloween-themed lighting for the upcoming party. Hope, you’ll enjoy creating this origami pumpkin lights as much as the origami spider web.
Let us about your views on these creative ‘Do It Yourself’ ideas and also whether you’re trying out this DIY Halloween craft or not.