Pumpkin Holiday  Center Piece

Pumpkin Holiday Center Piece

Crafting Time:
Weekend Project
Skill Level:
No Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • Styrofoam pumpkins
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • X-Acto knife
  • Toothpicks
  • “FALL” stickers
  • Glue
  • Tape


1. Draw a circle around the top of the Styrofoam pumpkin, creating a line where to cut into the pumpkin when using the X-Acto knife.
2. Cut into the pumpkin using the X-Acto knife and hollowing out the pumpkin for a cupcake to fit inside.
3. Once hollowed out apply paint inside the pumpkin and to the top of the pumpkin. Applying paint will give the pumpkin a more realistic appearance. Paint color chosen should be in the “orange” range.
4. Allow 24 hours to dry.
5. Tape or glue the “Fall” stickers to the toothpicks and place in cupcakes.