Halloween Craft: Make a Hip, Graphic Pumpkin

Quick and easy steps for creating a decorative pumpkin this Halloween.

Grab a Drill and a Pumpkin

Gather your supplies: Use either a pumpkin with innards removed or a crafting pumpkin/newspaper/dried starfish/drill with assorted bits/glue/candle/pencil 

Add Starfish

Spread out the newspaper in your work area. I selected a large pumpkin with a semi-flat side. Glue the starfish onto the pumpkin and allow to dry.

Start Drilling

With the drill and bit of your choice, drill around the entire circumference of each starfish. Tip: You can map out the holes with a pencil prior to drilling.

Get Creative

With assorted sized bits, I added more drilled starfish. When satisfied with your design, be sure to clean out the inside of your pumpkin once more.

Light It Up

Add your candle and enjoy! If you are working with a crafting pumpkin, with a sharp knife carve out a small opening to add a flameless or LED candle on the lower backside of the pumpkin. Caution: Do not leave burning candles unattended and do not use real candles in crafting pumpkins.