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How to make Faux Concrete Succulents Planter

Are you ready to think Fall with me? Are you ready for upscale Dollar Tree fall home decor diy?  Let’s plan some fun versatile decor for our home. I have so many ideas for this fall so will try to one by one introduce them to you. Usually the first place I like to decorate for new season is my coffee table so let’s make some planters that can also serve as a centerpiece. They will look awesome with flowers or succulents. Are you ready to have fun with me? I have made so many planters out already out of different materials depending on the season. You can can find some of them on my blog HERE or on my Facebook page HERE    Succulents planter pumpkin diy is on my mind!  I can actually think this project will make awesome Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. How is faux concrete like pumpkin sound ? Dollar Tree fall decor diy is just about to happen.


Let’s begin

Today I like to work on faux concrete planter project and guess what I am going to use Dollar tree pumpkin to make one. Are you ready for some concrete painted pumpkin diy ? I promise it is going to be perfect Dollar tree fall home decor diy

Supplies needed for faux cement pumpkin centerpiece

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Steps to make faux concrete like succulents planter

Painting white foam orange Dollar Tree pumpkin as a base is optional since we are going to be working on lots of layers of paint . I just had one already lightly spray painted on hand

  • paint indents on your pumpkins black as it is shown in the picture below
Faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree faux concrete pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Plante

As you can see some of those foam pumpkin are so close tougher but I actually don’t mind that. It actually makes this pumpkin look so real.

Let's make a faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Dollar Tree fall home decor idea. Painted pumpkin. Planter diy.Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece

To make my life easier I decided to mix my black and white acrylic paint to get the shade of grey I like. My goal was to achieve warm grey. I promise i get that concrete pumpkin diy happening. It takes a hot minute to get where ai want



  • paint sections between black lines grey.
Let's make a faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Dollar Tree fall home decor idea. Painted pumpkin. Planter diy

  • As you can see my grey coverage is not even but that was my goal

Let's make a faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Dollar Tree fall home decor idea. Painted pumpkin. Planter diy

Can you already see faux concrete slightly showing ? What do you think about my concrete pumpkin diy so far


Faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree faux concrete pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Plante

  • as the paint is still wet sprinkle little bit of flour on the sides of your pumpkin. Try to make sure that it sticks to it. Dry brush over flour with white acrylic paint in the pumpkin indents
Faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree faux concrete pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Plante

  • I absolutely love the way my pumpkin is turning into concrete. Flour gives super fun texture!

Faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree faux concrete pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Plante

Use vertical strokes to paint multiple thin layers, leaving some areas without coverage. Instead of applying more paint to the brush, continue to brush to get the smallest amount of paint onto the pumpkin while building lots of layers.


Faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree faux concrete pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Plante

Time to decorate now

I am super satisfied with my pumpkin so I decided to move into last step. Cutting out top portion of pumpkin. My faux succulents concrete planter is looking awesome ! Don’t you agree?


Faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree faux concrete pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Plante

Little bit of my faux succulents I had on hand , some Spanish moss and I think I am ready.


Let's make a faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Dollar Tree fall home decor idea. Painted pumpkin. Planter diy

Look at that shading on the pumpkin. Perfect Dollar Tree fall home decor ideas! Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece


Faux cement succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Planter.Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece

I so think this tray will look beautifully with my succulent planter together. Another Dollar tree fall home decor idea



Time for some photos! I think I need to try my crepe paper flowers in that freshly made planter! Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece idea. Do yo like that Dollar Tree fall home decor idea ?


Let's make a faux cement succulent pumpkin planter. Dollar Tree fall home decor idea. Painted pumpkin. Planter diy.Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece

Check out this shading !! It looks so real in my eyes

Let's make a faux cement succulent pumpkin planter. Dollar Tree fall home decor idea. Painted pumpkin. Planter diy.Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece

FLORAL IDEAS ARE ENDLESS IN THIS PUMPKIN PLANTER!

Let's make a faux cement succulent pumpkin planter. Dollar Tree fall home decor idea. Painted pumpkin. Planter diy Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece

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Faux concrete succulent pumpkin planter. Thanksgiving succulent centerpiece. Dollar Tree faux concrete pumpkin DIY . PUMPKIN Plante

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