DIY Confetti Pumpkin

DIY Confetti PumpkinHappy September y’all! How crazy is that?! What better way to celebrate the new month than with the first challenge for the Michaels Makers program– diy pumpkins! And what is a celebration without a little confetti? Here’s how:

Time: 30 minutes
Materials: plastic craft pumpkin, confetti, mod podge, sponge brush
Cost: $14

DIY Confetti PumpkinI purchased my confetti, but you can easily make your own using tissue paper. My pumpkin is from If you aren’t into white, they have a variety of other colors and shapes. You can even get a half pumpkin!

DIY Confetti PumpkinSo this tutorial is easy peasy. Apply a thin layer of mod podge, working only 4 inches at a time, and then lay down your confetti. Smooth over with another thin layer of mod podge. Keep going until your pumpkin is covered then let dry!

DIY Confetti Pumpkin DIY Confetti Pumpkin

DIY Confetti PumpkinIf you’re in need of more fall décor inspiration be sure to look at the 49 other DIY pumpkin projects from the rest of the Michaels Makers!


  • Jessica Abegg

    Okay, this is amazing. I would never think to do anything with a pumpkin other than carve it up, but this is…so cheerful! Fall can be so dark (the afternoons getting shorter after such bright summer days) and stormy, but this is so colorful! Love it! :D

    • Rachel Mae Smith

      Yay! Thanks Jessica! I’m not so big on browns and tans, so I had to through a pop of color in there somewhere :)

  • Amy @ Homey Oh My!

    I love our mindmeld with confetti. So cute, Rachel!!

    • Rachel Mae Smith

      Must have been because we were roomies! Yours is stunning Amy!

  • Debbie

    Super cute!

    • Rachel Mae Smith

      Why thank you Debbie!

  • Monique | WritingMonique

    Stunning! I love everything confetti, gorgeous!


    • Rachel Mae Smith

      Thank you so much Monique! I gotta say, it’s allllll about the confetti :)