Candy Pumpkins Fall Craft and Gift Idea

Candy Pumpkin Bottles Craft Idea

If you loved last week’s candy apple upcycled bottle craft idea, you are going to love today’s candy pumpkin DIY.

I got a lot of questions about where I found the ball-shaped bottles to use in this super cute and simple gift idea, and if the Coca-Cola ornament bottles haven’t arrived yet in stores, I found these cute “AquaBalls” filled with flavored water in the water section of my local Safeway or Pavilions store. And I bought the jumbo size of orange-colored ball-shaped chocolate candies at my local Party City store.

Aqua Ball Upcycle craft idea - candy pumpkins

What’s even more perfect for this craft is that the lids on the “AquaBalls” are already orange. I didn’t need to paint over them at all.

I emptied the bottles, removed the labels, filled with candies, and drew in a jack-o-lantern face on the front of each bottle with a Sharpie marker.

Candy Pumpkins DIY @clubchicacircle

I finished it with a Halloween-themed ribbon and they were done!

One little tip, on the lids were ink stamps with the date and lot numbers of the bottles. To quickly remove those, I used Q-tips and a little nail polish remover. The letters came over perfectly.

So cute!

Orange Candy Pumpkin upcycled from water bottle

These would make great teacher or neighbor gifts, or a fun classroom project for the Halloween holiday.

Jack-o-lantern candy pumpkin craft idea

Let the pumpkin crafting begin!

Candy Jack-o-lantern craft idea

Enjoy! Happy crafting!


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Pauline Molinari

I'm the crafty maven, and I'm on a mission to spread craftiness. With a fine arts degree, over 15 years experience in children's publishing, and a savvy, stylish, sassy tween daughter, I come armed with perspective and passion to inspire tween girls and their mothers to be crafty together. 

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