pumpkin diy ideas

Who says Halloween has to be full of gore? This chic and simple DIY Pumpkin Place Setting is a quick and inexpensive way to take your Halloween Party from gore to glam!  Follow these few simple steps to create your own Pumpkin Place Setting!



-Mini pumpkin

-Gold acrylic paint

-Painters tape

-Foam paint brush


-The perfect DIY place card from Until Next Time Notes

-Hole punch


1.) After wiping down your pumpkin to remove any excess dirt, tape off the area of the pumpkin you would like to paint


2.) Using your foam brush, begin to apply your gold paint


3.) Finish coating your mini pumpkin in your gold paint, don’t forget the stem!


4.) Once your paint is completely dry, carefully remove your tape, leaving a perfect gold dipped pumpkin!


5.) Now take your DIY place card from Until Next Time Notes and add a letter or name to the card.  We also added a darling piece of bat confetti from Until Next Time Notes for even more Halloween spirit!  You can find out more about Until Next Time Notes Party Packs here!


6.) With a standard hole punch, punch a hole through your place card and thread your ribbon.


7.) We added a hint of black over our gold to make the initial really pop!


8.) Secure your ribbon to your pumpkin with a loose bow and you have the perfect Halloween place setting!


We paired ours with our FREE Glam Halloween Printable, which you can find here!

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Pumpkins tend to last all season long; you can simply remove the Halloween tag and reuse your gold pumpkin throughout the Fall or remove the bat confetti and reuse your pumpkin and the place card for Thanksgiving!

Thank you to our Contributor Ariel of Until Next Time Notes for the fun DIY Halloween Place Cards.  You can find out more about their unique and beautiful Halloween packages here!

Until Next Time Notes

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9 Responses to “DIY Gold Pumpkin Place Setting”

  1. Janet says:

    Love these! Pinned :) Have a beautiful day!!

  2. WendyKate says:

    Love it! And how simple and fun to make.

  3. Lauren says:

    Love your glam pumpkin!

  4. great idea! Loving the gold trend.

  5. shauna says:

    such a pretty way to dress up those pumpkins! perfect for Fall porch decor.

  6. Love the gold! Thanks for sharing such a cute idea!

  7. Jacqui says:

    I love this idea! Thank you for linking up to Party Time and we hope to see you again next week!

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  9. I love accents of gold, and this is just great! A classy place setting for your guests!

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