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Fall Napkin Dollar Store Pumpkin Makeover

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My latest Dollar Store Pumpkin makeover is in bright traditional fall colors using a pretty floral fall napkin. 

An fake pumpkin deecoupaged beautifully with a fall colors napkin and two fake leaves attached to the top. The stem is made of jute
This fall for some reason I have been distracted by crafting Dollar Store pumpkin makeovers. See the picture below, also a napkin and part of a little vignette I created.

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A decoupage fake pumpkin made using a pretty patterned napkin in blue, red and gold with a jute stem and fake leaves with faux jewels

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Fall napkins, a dollar store orange pumpkin and Mod Podge decoupage glue all on a white background
Dollar Store Foam Pumpkin, Mod Podge for decoupage medium and Fall color napkins used in this project

It doesn’t get much more simple than just a few supplies for a pretty addition to your fall decor. I first used these napkins several years ago on this Fall Luminary Vase.


  • Dollar Tree Pumpkin
  • Pretty Fall Napkins
  • Mod Podge
  • Jute for the stem

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Fall Napkin being glued onto a Dollar Store Pumpkin

How To Decoupage A Napkin To A Styrofoam Pumpkin


This is a really easy craft. It is just a matter of either cutting or tearing the napkin into workable pieces and gluing them to the pumpkin using Mod Podge.

Making small cuts along the way helps to keep the wrinkles to a minimum. It isn’t very difficult to match up the pattern. I usually do small sections at a time applying small amounts of Mod Podge to the pumpkin and smoothing the napkin onto it. It’s easier to smooth out the wrinkles when you do small sections.


Peel apart the layers of the napkin before beginning. You only want to glue the top layer to the pumpkin. If you do not want the orange to show through, then you can paint the pumpkin white first.

Fall Napkin being glued onto a Dollar Store Pumpkin with just one spot left to cover

One of the great things about using decorative napkins for dollar store pumpkin makeovers is that it only takes a couple. Each package of napkins contains more than enough so go ahead and match your patterns. 

Allow ample drying time after applying the napkins to the pumpkin.  Then I cover the exterior with about three coats of Mod Podge allowing each coat to dry before adding the next. This serves as a sealer and leaves a nice shine.

A pumpkin covered in a beautiful patterned Fall napkin with orange and red faux leaves by the stem which is made of jute

The stem is covered with jute and the top is embellished with a couple of faux leaves from my fall decor.


Tiered Tray filled with Fall decor on a Hot Beverage Bar set up on antique buffet.

This Dollar Tree pumpkin makeover made a nice addition to our Fall Beverage Bar which you can get the details of right here.

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  1. Love, love, love the Dollar Store pumpkins. The Dollar Stores always have a nice selection of fall napkins. It turned out great. Oh, I love your cabinet with the bowls too. Thanks for sharing on Sunday’s Best.

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