Dan, the happy go lucky jack-o-lantern pumpkin - Vintage thread spool kokeshi Halloween art doll by Danita
I love taking old, vintage items like wooden thread spools I find abandoned in thrifty shops, second hand stored and other unexpected places and transform them using paint, fabric and lots of love.
I took one of those vintage thread spools and turned it into a funny looking jack-o-lantern pumpkin. It has that vintage lookof old toys from way back, and has the Danita folk art doll treatment.
I used velvet fabric scraps, mini fluffy pompoms, ancient Halloween tinsel and a festive paper hat. Head is a wooden sphere with sculpted paper clay applications and fire carved features to make it a unique, one of a kind art doll.
With Halloween around the corner, this little whimsical and mischievous doll is the perfect home decor for someone who appreciates one of a kind items to create a spooky yet adorable atmosphere in your home with original decorations.