3D Paper Pumpkin

Use fall or Halloween themed cardstock to create this 3D paper pumpkin to display in your home. Add a little twine to the top and you have a simple yet festive piece of decor. 3D Paper Pumpkin It’s only been a few years that I’ve actually decorated for fall and Thanksgiving. Halloween is a different story, I’ve always decorated for that! However, now that I have visitors more than just my immediate family for Thanksgiving dinner, I like to add a few fall touches here and there. This 3D paper pumpkin is great for fall but works for Halloween or Thanksgiving as well! Add it to your fall mantle, use it in your Thanksgiving table-scape, or display it at a Pumpkin Painting Party. What you’ll need to make 3D paper pumpkins You can find the full printable instructions at the end of this post. How to make a 3D paper pumpkin: Cut scrapbook paper into eight 6-inch squares. You will need a total of seven squares. Cut a plain sheet of paper into a 6-inch square. Draw a pumpkin shape onto the paper to create a pattern. Be sure your pumpkin has a stem. Cut out the pattern. Use the pattern to cut pumpkins from each of the pieces of scrapbook paper. Fold each pumpkin in half and crease. Place two pumpkins, side by side with the creases touching each other. Cut the lighter weight scrapbook paper into half-inch wide strips, the height should be a little shorter than your pumpkins. Using the glue tape to add adhesive to the back of the paper strip, then press it onto the creases of both pumpkins, joining them together. Repeat the above process until all of your pumpkins are connected together forming one pumpkin. Cut a piece of twine and tie it carefully around the stem of the 3D pumpkin. These paper pumpkins are really easy to make and they look great! They are nice and sturdy (depending on the paper you use of course) and can work for the entire fall season. If you’d like to try another easy pumpkin project, these no-sew sweater pumpkins are adorable! More Fall Crafts Print Project 5 from 3 votes 3D Paper Pumpkin This 3D paper pumpkin is great for fall but works for Halloween or Thanksgiving as well! Author: Amanda Formaro SuppliesHeavy two-sided scrapbook paper in fall or Halloween themeScrapbook paper in a similar fall theme lighter weightGlue tape or glue stickTwineA plain sheet of paper InstructionsCut scrapbook paper into seven 6-inch squares.Cut a plain sheet of paper into a 6-inch square. Draw a pumpkin shape onto the paper to create a pattern. Be sure your pumpkin has a stem. Cut out the pattern.Use the pattern to cut pumpkins from each of the pieces of scrapbook paper.Fold each pumpkin in half and crease. Place two pumpkins, side by side with the creases touching each other. Cut the lighter weight scrapbook paper into half-inch wide strips, the height should be a little shorter than your pumpkins. Using the glue tape to add adhesive to the back of the paper strip, then press it onto the creases of both pumpkins, joining them together.Repeat the above process until all of your pumpkins are connected together forming one pumpkin.Cut a piece of twine and tie it carefully around the stem of the 3D pumpkin. This post was originally published on this blog on Sept. 16, 2013. Amanda Formaro is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. She loves to bake, cook, make kid's crafts and create decorative items for her home. She is a crafting expert and guru in the kitchen and has appeared online and in print publications many times over the years. She is also the editor for the Home & Garden channel at Craft Gossip and owner of FunFamilyCrafts.com. Latest posts by Amanda Formaro (see all)

3D Paper Pumpkin

Use fall or Halloween themed cardstock to create this 3D paper pumpkin to display in your home. Add a little twine to the top and you have a simple yet festive piece of decor.

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3D Paper Pumpkin

It’s only been a few years that I’ve actually decorated for fall and Thanksgiving. Halloween is a different story, I’ve always decorated for that! However, now that I have visitors more than just my immediate family for Thanksgiving dinner, I like to add a few fall touches here and there.

This 3D paper pumpkin is great for fall but works for Halloween or Thanksgiving as well! Add it to your fall mantle, use it in your Thanksgiving table-scape, or display it at a Pumpkin Painting Party.

3d paper pumpkin

What you’ll need to make 3D paper pumpkins

You can find the full printable instructions at the end of this post.

How to make a 3D paper pumpkin:

scrapbook paper on cutting board

Cut scrapbook paper into eight 6-inch squares. You will need a total of seven squares.

folded paper

Cut a plain sheet of paper into a 6-inch square. Draw a pumpkin shape onto the paper to create a pattern. Be sure your pumpkin has a stem.

paper cut into pumpkin shape

Cut out the pattern.

scrapbook paper cut into pumpkin shapes

Use the pattern to cut pumpkins from each of the pieces of scrapbook paper.

paper pumpkin with glue

Fold each pumpkin in half and crease. Place two pumpkins, side by side with the creases touching each other. Cut the lighter weight scrapbook paper into half-inch wide strips, the height should be a little shorter than your pumpkins.

paper pumpkin being assembled

Using the glue tape to add adhesive to the back of the paper strip, then press it onto the creases of both pumpkins, joining them together. Repeat the above process until all of your pumpkins are connected together forming one pumpkin. Cut a piece of twine and tie it carefully around the stem of the 3D pumpkin.

paper pumpkin

These paper pumpkins are really easy to make and they look great! They are nice and sturdy (depending on the paper you use of course) and can work for the entire fall season. If you’d like to try another easy pumpkin project, these no-sew sweater pumpkins are adorable!

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5 from 3 votes

3D Paper Pumpkin

This 3D paper pumpkin is great for fall but works for Halloween or Thanksgiving as well!


Supplies

  • Heavy two-sided scrapbook paper in fall or Halloween theme
  • Scrapbook paper in a similar fall theme lighter weight
  • Glue tape or glue stick
  • Twine
  • A plain sheet of paper

Instructions

  • Cut scrapbook paper into seven 6-inch squares.

  • Cut a plain sheet of paper into a 6-inch square. Draw a pumpkin shape onto the paper to create a pattern. Be sure your pumpkin has a stem. Cut out the pattern.

  • Use the pattern to cut pumpkins from each of the pieces of scrapbook paper.

  • Fold each pumpkin in half and crease. Place two pumpkins, side by side with the creases touching each other. Cut the lighter weight scrapbook paper into half-inch wide strips, the height should be a little shorter than your pumpkins. Using the glue tape to add adhesive to the back of the paper strip, then press it onto the creases of both pumpkins, joining them together.

  • Repeat the above process until all of your pumpkins are connected together forming one pumpkin.

  • Cut a piece of twine and tie it carefully around the stem of the 3D pumpkin.