Making a Wire Pumpkin

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October 8, 2019

Wire Pumpkin - finished copper wire pumpkinDecorate your home with these cute wire pumpkins. You can make all sorts of sizes and shapes. After the holiday is over, you can easily collapse these pumpkins for easy storage and reuse for many years to come!


Total Time: 15 minutes


  • craft copper wire
  • wire cutters
  • circular object
  • pen
Wire Pumpkin - supplies


  1. Wrap your wire around circular object, I used a glass bottle. I wrapped around the bottle 13 times, you can do more or less (up to you)
  2. Wire Pumpkin - begin wrapping the wire around a jar
    Wire Pumpkin - wrap several times
  3. Remove wire from bottle, leave extra wire then cut.
  4. Wire Pumpkin - remove wire from jar leaving a length for the stem and cut
  5. Take the shorter end and wrap to make the center of your pumpkin.
  6. Wire Pumpkin - wrap the short end around the circle to create the center of the pumpkin
    Wire Pumpkin - center wrapped
    Wire Pumpkin
  7. With the longer end, wrap the wire around a pen to create pumpkin stump (swirl).
  8. Wire Pumpkin - wrap the longer end around a pen to create the stem
    Wire Pumpkin - stem

  9. Open up the circles to achieve your pumpkin shape. Then it is ready to decorate your home! Other suggestions, you can place twinkle LED lights inside, pine cones, fake leaves, etc. inside the pumpkin this would look nice also.
  10. Wire Pumpkin - open the circles of wire to create the pumpkin shape
    Wire Pumpkin - ready to display
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April 22, 2019

Use colored floral wire to create these pretty little decorative pumpkins. This page contains instructions for how to make mini floral wire pumpkins.

Mini Floral Wire Pumpkins - three pumpkins

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