Sparkling Pumpkins

Pumpkins of any size become instantly glamorous with glittery stems draped with curling ribbon.

What You Need:

Pumpkins instantly become glamorized when you add glitter to the stems.
  • Pumpkin with long stem
  • Paintbrush
  • White glue
  • Glitter in purple, lime green, or other desired color
  • Silver curling ribbon
  • Scissors


1. Choose a pumpkin with a long stem. Wash and dry the pumpkin.

2. Use a paintbrush to apply glue to the stem. While the glue is wet, sprinkle with glitter. Let dry.

3. Cut 2-foot lengths of ribbon. To curl pieces of ribbon, hold scissors at an angle against ribbon, pulling ribbon taut against blade. Place one or two ribbons around the stem.


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