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Decoupage Pumpkins

Decoupage Pumpkins

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

This simple craft makes a great activity for a group: even the littlest hands can help tear the tissue paper into small pieces. Use an artificial pumpkin, and you'll have a lasting family memento.


  • Real or artificial pumpkin
  • Colored tissue paper
  • Paintbrushes
  • Mod Podge or watered-down white glue


Gather tissue paper, several paintbrushes, and a container of Mod Podge or watered-down white glue. Working on a protected surface, simply tear the tissue into squares and paste them in place. We found that double layers of tissue produced the boldest colors, and a topcoat of Mod Podge gave the finish durability.