Making Pill Bottle Pumpkins

Gold Post Medal for All Time! 899 Posts
October 7, 2015

Pill Bottle PumpkinsThese pill bottle pumpkins make perfect little treat holders! They make great gifts or party favors.



  • pill bottles
  • green acrylic paint
  • paint brush
  • clear coat spray, optional
  • chenille sticks (green)
  • black duct tape
  • craft knife
  • cutting mat


  1. Thoroughly wash and dry the bottles and lids.
  2. Pill Bottle Pumpkins
  3. Remove the lids and paint them with green acrylic paint. Allow to dry. Then add additional layers of paint as needed. Tip: To prevent the paint from peeling off you can spray the lids with clear coat.
  4. Pill Bottle Pumpkins
    Pill Bottle Pumpkins
  5. Place a piece of duct tape to the cutting mat and use a craft knife to cut out a Jack-o-lantern face. Then carefully peel away the excess tape. Stick the face to the pill bottle.
  6. Pill Bottle Pumpkins
    Pill Bottle Pumpkins
    Pill Bottle Pumpkins
    Pill Bottle Pumpkins

  7. Wrap a chenille stick around the neck of the bottle and twist to hold it in place. Then wrap the ends around a pen to curl the chenille stick.
  8. Pill Bottle Pumpkins
    Pill Bottle Pumpkins
    Pill Bottle Pumpkins
  9. Fill with candy corn or your favorite candy. Enjoy!
  10. Pill Bottle Pumpkins
Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 10


November 20, 20162 found this helpful
Top Comment

Places that assist the homeless will gladly take pill bottles. They use them for shampoo, soap, lotion etc. I have taken over 100 of them there and they seem very grateful for them.


They also have a need for plastic grocery bags. Hope this is helpful.

Reply Was this helpful? 2
Read More Comments


October 4, 2016

Turn leftover orange colored prescription bottles into cute Halloween Treats. Learn how to make them in this short video.

Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 2
In This Page
CraftsOctober 7, 2015
Thanksgiving Ideas!
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
AdviceBooksCandyCostumesCraftsDecorationsGamesGhost StoriesHaunted HouseHistoryJokesLinksMake UpMiscellaneousPartiesPartiesPhotosPumpkin CarvingRecipesSafetyTipsTreats
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-10-31 11:15:03 in 3 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.