Stack & Spook Pumpkin Blocks

Stack & Spook Pumpkin Blocks

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: The Dow Chemical Company
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Additional Information



  • 6 Styrofoam brand 3" foam cubes
  • Acrylic paints or Fabric markers: white, black
  • Mod Podge decoupage medium
  • Fabric scraps: green, brown
  • Fabric: 1/4 yd each of 3 orange/yellow prints
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Paintbrushes: disposable sponge, liner
  • Disposable palette
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Scissors
  • Transfer paper
  • Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • Napkin applique glue
  • Optional: double-sided iron-on adhesive, iron


  1. Cut four 3-1/2" squares and two 3"x13" strips from each orange/yellow fabric. Center and glue squares to top and bottom of each cube. Clip corners diagonally, almost to foam. Fold and glue excess fabric down cube sides.
  2. Beginning and ending at center back, glue fabric strips around cube sides. Let dry.
  3. Following manufacturer's directions, apply one coat of Mod Podge to front of each cube to seal fabric for painting. Let dry.
  4. Use pencil to poke small hole in center top of each pumpkin.
  5. Cut six 1-1/2" squares from brown fabric. Tightly roll each square into a stem and glue 1/2" deep into holes in tops of pumpkins. Let dry. Snip off top of each stem at a 45 angle.
  6. Cut green fabric in half. Glue, or follow adhesive manufacturer's instructions to fuse two pieces of fabric together, wrong sides facing. Let dry/cool.
  7. Cut six leaves from fused fabric. Pinch straight end of each leaf together. Use the pointed tip of a pair of scissors, slide leaf end into stem hole. Spot glue to secure.
  8. Enlarge and transfer face patterns provided or create your own. Paint features black. Highlight eyes with white. Let dry. Note: For better control, use opaque markers to decorate pumpkins.