Pumpkin Block Place Holder Craft

Get into the fall spirit with this Pumpkin Block Place Holder Craft! Perfect for adding a touch of autumn charm to your table settings.

Pumpkin Block Place Holder

This Pumpkin Block Place Holder craft would be the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving table scape and is easy to make with just a few supplies.  

Looking for more fall fun? Be sure to check out this fabric pumpkin tutorial or easy crochet pumpkin project!

Too busy to make this right away? Pin it for later! Pin this post to your favorite board on Pinterest and it will be there when you’re ready!

I have been having a lot of fun with Fall crafts lately.  Something about the cooler weather has jump started my creativity!   After making these Apple Block Teacher’s Gifts, I knew that they would make cute pumpkins too. 

How to make this pumpkin place holder craft:

Pumpkin Block Place Holder

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1. Start with a few wooden alphabet blocks.  

I found these at the thrift store but you may have some lying around with the kids toys.

Pumpkin Block Place Holder

2. Paint the blocks orange.  

I used acrylic paint and a varathane gloss sealer. Mod Podge would work too!

Pumpkin Block Place Holder

3. Paint a wooden bead {or small drawer pull} green, cut a piece of wire about 3 inches long and curl it around a pencil.  Fasten the wire and wooden stem to the top of the pumpkin block using a hot glue gun.

Pumpkin Block Place Holder

 4. Use the wire to hold a tag or card with your guests name on it.  

Brilliant right?  You could also give these little pumpkins to guests after the party as a favor and they could use them as a festive photo holder at home!

pumpkin block place holder

I absolutely love how these little pumpkin blocks turned out!  I couldn’t stop with just them and made these Apple Blocks, Fankenstein Blocks, Snowman Blocks, Turkey Blocks and Reindeer Blocks too. 

It would be fun to find the first letter of someones name and make them a personalized block.  With just a little paint and creativity the sky is the limit!

Some crafting essentials for kid crafts:

Do you host Thanksgiving dinner or is it someone else in your family?  My mom usually does Thanksgiving and I do Christmas.  

We can’t wait to get together and spend time as a family! Be sure to check out all of our Thanksgiving entertaining inspiration.

If you love this Pumpkin Place Holder Craft, please help me share it on Facebook or Pinterest so that others can enjoy it too!

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Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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Super cute idea that would be great for any fall/Halloween/Thanksgiving party. I know what you mean about fall jump starting creativity. I am feeling the same way :) Sharing.

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These are so cute!

It’s super cute and clever! Great for labeling the people sitting at the Thanksgiving table. :)

Wow!! I LOVE this idea!! I feel a homemade gift for Grandma coming on!! ;) Thanks for the inspiration!

Oh such an adorable take on an upcycled pumpkin, love it!

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Heather, these pumpkin place card holder blocks are the cutest. What a fantastic keepsake! Thanks for joining in the Creative Crafts Fall Edition. We’d love for you to share over at our Linky Party too!
Have a great week!
Creatively, Beth

This is so creative! Thank you so much for sharing!