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How to Make Stuffed Pumpkin Baskets

Even though I don’t use all the ones that I make, I love creating these cute little candy holders for Halloween. I need to start on my Christmas ones instead, but I just love pumpkins and fall colors. Many of the pumpkins that are plain will stay out until Thanksgiving.

Materials:
Yogurt Cup, Soup Can, Over-sized TP Roll, or whatever else you can find
Orange Fabric (Square, enough to fold over your cup/can)
Toilet Paper
Twine or Wire (something to make a handle)
Green Ribbon/fabric (optional)
Hot Glue

Directions:
Lay your fabric out. Set your cup in the middle. Start folding your tp, and lay it around the cup.


Bring the fabric up to the inside of the cup and hot glue it to the edges.

Next, you can add your handle. I have used lots of different things for handles, this time it was just plain twine. It was actually taken from a tag on a bag someone had given me. I have used plain wire, ribbon, and wire with raffia hot glued on. Anything will work! Hot glue this on as well.

Lastly, tie a little green ribbon to one side of the handle, just to add a bit of green like a leaf. You could also hot glue some black felt on the outside of the pumpkin to make eyes and a mouth for a jack o’ lantern.

Have fun using your imagination and creating! For more pumpkin ideas check out these links!
Stuffed TP Pumpkin
TP Pumpkin Candy Holder
Boo-ing Containers

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  5. Kaitlin 10/28/2011 at 4:50 pm

    This is great! I’m hosting a Fabulous Fall party over at Not So Simple Housewife and I’d love for you to link this up! We are celebrating Fall and giving me and everybody else some great inspiration. We are looking for crafts, decor, food, and more! I’d love for you to add this and any other fall posts you may have!

    Kaitlin-The Not So SImple Housewife
    http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com/2011/10/fabulous-fall-link-party.html

  6. Monica Jamer 10/27/2011 at 4:12 pm

    Thanks so much Mindie!

  7. Mindie 10/25/2011 at 12:27 pm

    featuring on thursday at bacon time 🙂

  8. Mindie 10/24/2011 at 8:39 am

    What a great idea, love your pumpkin. I would love for you to share at my linky. It runs weekly fri-monday, come strut your stuff.