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Make this quick and easy fall DIY project: a Ribbon Pumpkin Craft using a few simple dollar store supplies.

Dollar Store DIY Ribbon Pumpkin Craft

Transform a Dollar Tree form pumpkin using ribbon and a stick.

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Fall is the perfect season for cozy crafts that bring warmth and color to your home decor. One delightful project to try is creating a ribbon-covered foam pumpkin.

With just a few supplies from your local dollar store and a touch of creativity, you can craft a beautiful and budget-friendly autumn decoration. Let’s dive into the step-by-step tutorial!

Dollar Store Foam Pumpkins

crafting with dollar store foam pumpkins

Start with a classic Dollar Tree foam pumpkin. They have these out in stores every fall, and there are so many fun ways to craft with them: Dollar Store Pumpkin Crafts.

You’ll also need some 2-inch wide ribbon. The dollar store always has a cute selection that changes with each season.

Video Tutorial

Watch this quick video to see how this craft came together:

Dollar Store DIY Ribbon Pumpkin Craft

Ribbon Pumpkin Craft

Yield: 1 pumpkin
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: easy

Make this quick and easy fall DIY project: a Ribbon Pumpkin Craft using a few simple dollar store supplies.


  • Dollar store foam pumpkin
  • Assorted 2-inch wide fall-themed ribbons, 6 pieces cut 21-inches long
  • Stick
  • Faux greenery
  • Twine


  • Scissors
  • Miter shears or heavy-duty scissors
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks


  1. Watch the video tutorial before you begin, and let that be your visual guide for this project.
  2. Remove the foam pumpkin stem. Use a pair of scissors to poke a 1.5-inch wide hole in the top of the pumpkin.
  3. Lay one piece of cut ribbon flat on your work surface. Set the foam pumpkin in the middle. Pinch the ribbon ends, folding the the ribbon over itself a bit, and pull the ribbon ends up around the pumpkin. Tuck both ribbon ends into the hole at the top of the pumpkin.
  4. Repeat step 3 with the 5 remaining pieces of ribbon, alternating the ribbon pattern as you go.
  5. Use miter shears to cut a piece of a twig. Stick the twig into the hole at the top of the pumpkin. hot glue greenery and a stick to the top of the pumpkin
  6. Apply a generous amount of hot glue at the base of the twig stem. Add faux greenery and a twine ribbon to the hot glue.
ribbon wrapped fall pumpkin craft

Creating a ribbon-covered foam pumpkin is not only a fun and creative craft but also a fantastic way to add a personal touch to your fall decor. Enjoy the process and embrace the unique charm that your handmade creation brings to your home!

dollar store ribbon covered pumpkin craft

Don’t forget to PIN this fall pumpkin craft for later:

Dollar Store Fall Ribbon Pumpkin Craft

More Simple Dollar Store Fall Crafts

This craft was part of a round-up video of 10-minute fall dollar store crafts. You can watch it on YouTube:

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