25 Easy DIY Paper Pumpkin Craft Ideas


Crafting Paper Pumpkins

Keep your Halloween or Thanksgiving table setting a bright and fun look by adding DIY decor that’s easy, inexpensive and so cute, it might even grab the attention away from the turkey!  These little handmade pumpkins are so much fun to make.

It’s a fun Fall craft you can do with your kids or a great adult craft to spruce up your mantel or table decor. You can try it with different colored papers (crepe, tissue, cardstock, old book papers, newspapers, scrapbook pages etc.) in different patterns as well. Go through the versatile DIY tutorials and make your own paper pumpkin craft this Halloween!

How to Make Easy Paper Pumpkins ~Tutorials & Instructions

  1. DIY Paper Pumpkin

    These lovely pumpkins are made from patterned paper in different colors and prints. You can decorate your house with these cute different sizes of pumpkins made from scrapbook paper.

    Paper Pumpkin Craft

    Paper Pumpkin Craft

     

  2. Unique Paper Pumpkin Craft for Fall

    Craft enthusiasts can draw some inspiration from the amazing DIY origami tutorial to give their indoors a Halloween facelift. You can play around with the sizes, colors, and patterns.  Group a few together at a kid’s table, adult’s dinner table with decorated skull heads, and the gothic zombies.

    Paper Pumpkin DIY

    Paper Pumpkin DIY

     

  3. Pumpkin Paper Craft with Card Stock Strips

    Pumpkin Paper Craft

    Pumpkin Paper Craft

     

  4. Paper Pumpkin Project Ideas

    A very unique project with a vintage touch. Use printed crepe papers or paper of your choice and create decorative centerpieces for your Thanksgiving table or sideboard this Fall. A free template for the pumpkin design is given in the linked tutorial.

    Paper Pumpkin Idea

    Paper Pumpkin Idea

     

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  5. Instructions to Make Decorative Paper Roll Pumpkin

    Spend more time to decorate your pumpkins you could do different colors of glitter, gold leaf flakes, or buttons or paint them too. Let it last till Thanksgiving to double up the fun quotient. Using cinnamon sticks as stems give it a beautiful rustic touch.

    Paper Roll Pumpkins

    Paper Roll Pumpkins

     

  6. Make Pumpkin using Paper Strips

    The Halloween fever will increase manifold with glow-in-the-dark pumpkins that can be placed at the doorstep or in the yard alongside those twinkling lights.

    Crafting Paper Pumpkins

    Crafting Paper Pumpkins

     

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  7. Easy Tissue Paper Pumpkin Ideas for Kids

    Get the kids involved in Halloween and Fall decorating with these super easy kids’ tissue paper pumpkins.
    Tissue Paper Pumpkin

    Tissue Paper Pumpkin

     

  8. Paper Pumpkin Crafts for Pre-Schoolers

    A super easy crafting idea to make pumpkins with scrapbook papers. Kids will love this holiday project. You can further decorate the pumpkins using glitters, ribbons etc.

    Paper Pumpkin Craft for Kids

    Paper Pumpkin Craft for Kids

     

  9. How to Make a 3D Paper Pumpkin

    Handmade pumpkin will give you not only the warmth and good humor but some unforgettable moments of creativity too.

    Make 3D Paper Pumpkin

    Make 3D Paper Pumpkin

     

  10. Scalloped Paper Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

    Create a beautiful ombre effect with this no-carve pumpkin decorating project. An interesting way to make pumpkins for this Halloween.

    Easy Paper Pumpkin Idea

    Easy Paper Pumpkin Idea

     

  11. Paper Pumpkin for Halloween: Step by Step Instructions

    Paper Pumpkin Lantern Craft

    Paper Pumpkin Lantern Craft

     

  12. Jack-O-Lantern Paper Pumpkins

    These smiling Jack-O-Lantern Paper Pumpkin puppets will surely get a smile on your munchkin’s face.

    Jack-O-Lantern Paper Pumpkin

    Jack-O-Lantern Paper Pumpkin

  13. Paper Quilling Pumpkin Ideas

    Learn how to make a beautiful pumpkin using quilling techniques. An easy to make a tutorial for beginners as well. You can hang them on walls or your doors for this Fall.

    Quilled Paper Pumpkin

    Quilled Paper Pumpkin

     

  14. Toilet Paper Pumpkin Roll Crafts

    Elementary, classy and vintage, this pumpkin look great with the maple leaf and glittered stems. Display them on your walls, tables, or hang them on the door as these are versatile enough for a lovely display.

    Pumpkin from Roll Paper

    Pumpkin from Roll Paper

     

  15. Paper Pumpkin Tutorial for Kids

    Directions for making a spooky, Halloween pumpkin decoration from paper. Kid crafters can indulge in this impressive pumpkin cut-out fall project to bring back the old-fashioned glamour to the Halloween party.
    Halloween Paper Pumpkin Craft

    Halloween Paper Pumpkin Craft

     

  16. Directions to Make: Paper Pumpkin

    Celebrate the fall season and add colorful handmade paper pumpkins to your home décor. The linked tutorial has used orange and green construction paper for a sturdy finish.

    Paper Pumpkin

    Paper Pumpkin

     

  17. Free Paper Pumpkin Favor

    Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

    Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

     

  18. Paper Pumpkin Craft Video

    How to Make Paper Pumpkin

    How to Make Paper Pumpkin

     

  19. Vintage Brown Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

    Folded strips of old brown paper are the perfect pumpkin crafting material to add some neutral-toned rusticity to your tablescape.

    Brown Paper Pumpkin Craft

    Brown Paper Pumpkin Craft

     

  20. 3 Dimensional Paper Pumpkin

    Paper Pumpkin Project

    Paper Pumpkin Project

     

  21. Free Paper Pumpkin Pattern PDF Download

    DIY Paper Pumpkin Craft

    DIY Paper Pumpkin Craft

     

  22. How to Make: Pumpkin Paper Bag Puppet

    Funky and quirky Halloween design made by turning an ordinary paper lunch bag into a pumpkin favor bag with just a few simple craft materials and splashing some colors.

    Paper Pumpkin Crafts

    Paper Pumpkin Crafts

     

  23. Glittery Pumpkin Out of Construction Paper

    Glittery Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

    Glittery Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

     

  24. Simple Pleated Pumpkin Made Out of Paper

    Pleated Paper Pumpkin Decoration

    Pleated Paper Pumpkin Decoration

     

  25. Pumpkin Made from Book Pages

    Book Pages Pumpkin Craft

    Book Pages Pumpkin Craft

 

These fun paper crafts projects are so splendidly simple that you can make whole pumpkin patches of decoration for your tablescape, decorating your doorstep, porch display or mantel. Enjoy and share your unique creations with us in the comment section below.

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