DIY Stocking Covered Pumpkins

DIY Stocking Covered Pumpkins

Last minute decor idea for Halloween, DIY Stocking Covered Pumpkins! This is a fabulous alternative to carving your pumpkins this year….and with style. This DIY project is great whether your kids are too young for carving, short on time, want to try something unique and different this year, or if you do not want the mess pumpkin carving can create. This technique is especially perfect if you are preserving your pumpkin for Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie….from a real pumpkin, that’s right read my story here about our Pumpkin Pie from a real Pumpkin experience!

DIY Stocking covered pumpkins- SWEET HAUTE Halloween Decor Last Minute Easy idea alternative to pumpkin carving


Black Stockings
-fish net
-any color stockings
Bakers Twine

This craft is self explanatory, but I will give you some steps just in case.Stocking Covered pumpkin collage decor idea Halloween Easy Decoration

Step 1: After buying your pumpkins…pick up some inexpensive stockings / panty hose at your local retailer or use some extra old pair of fishnet stockings from home. Dress socks were well for the mini pumpkins.

Pumpkin Decor easy last minute halloween diy craft

I found a gorgeous pair of stockings at the dollar store.

Step 2: Place a medium size pumpkin inside of the top of the stockings, as if you were putting the stockings to wear…instead place pumpkin.

Pumpkin Stockings Decor covered alternative to carving Halloween Ideas

Step 3: Gather the top ‘waistband’ are and tie some baker’s twine around it or whatever string you desire to decorate your pumpkins.

Orange bakers twine


Look it even covers this pumpkins imperfections….bonus!

Step 4: For the miniature pumpkins I only used one dress sock for 2 mini pumpkins. I used the same method, place the pumpkin through the top of the sock….gathered, tied a bow. They are so cute!

pumpkins covered in

Lace covered mini pumpkins DIY project halloween

Done and it only took 10-15 minutes….maybe..


This technique would look amazing on white pumpkins too:)


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DIY Stocking covered pumpkins- SWEET HAUTE Halloween Decor Last Minute Easy idea alternative to pumpkin carving
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