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DIY- Pumpkin Candle Holder

This is the easiest DIY that it almost doesn’t need any instructions, but I do have a few tips that will help make your finished product something you will be happy with.


  • Mini Pumkins
  • Candles
  • Pumkin Carver
  • Spray Paint
  • Bleach and water solution to help preserve the pumpkin


  1. When you are gathering your supplies and picking out your pumpkins, make sure the bottom of your pumpkin is fairly flat. If your pumpkin tends to tilt when it is laid flat, pick a different pumpkin otherwise your finished product will tilt.  If you do have this problem, then you can slice off a piece of the bottom of the pumpkin to give it a nice flat surface.
  2. Make sure you don’t cut the hole too big. In fact, it should be a little bit smaller than the diameter of the candle. This will make sure that the candle is supported correctly and doesn’t tip over.
  3. After you cut the hole, try to pull out the seeds. This can be difficult since the pumpkin is so small, but if you clean it out and spray it with 1 tablespoon of bleach and 1 quart of water, it will help your pumpkin last longer.

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  • Annie - What a cute idea! I love that it can be dressed up with some spray paint or left more natural looking, which my MIL would love on her table!ReplyCancel

  • Mai - what a cute idea! I love it!!! I must try this!ReplyCancel

  • Sonya - Fun! And clever and chic. 😀ReplyCancel

  • Monashee - Awww… I love these. So cute and so simple. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Jessie - What a great idea! I love it! It’s unique and classy all at the same time. :)ReplyCancel

  • Lorina Daiana - Awww these are so cute for Thanksgiving ! So lovely :)ReplyCancel

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