fall decorating tips

How to Make a Pottery Barn Terracotta Pumpkin Dupe

Jennifer Howard | Cottage on Bunker Hill

The Pottery Barn terracotta pumpkins are a hot commodity this fall, but they can be expensive.  If you're looking for a more affordable way to get the look, you can make your own terracotta pumpkin dupe at home.

What You Will Need:

– A ceramic pumpkin – Joint compound – Terracotta paint – Chalk dust


Cover Pumpkins

 Spread a coat of joint compound over the pumpkin.


Let Dry

Let the joint compound dry and harden.


Paint Pumpkins

Paint your pumpkin in a terracotta shade of paint.

Finishing Touch

Crush up a few sticks of chalk until they are dust. Use your fingers to rub the chalk dust all over the pumpkin.


Chalk Pumpkins

Don't worry if you get too much chalk on the pumpkin, you can always brush some off with a dry paintbrush.

With these simple steps, you can make your own Pottery Barn terracotta pumpkin dupe for a fraction of the price. So what are you waiting for? Get crafting!