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Glow-in-the-Dark Funkins

This glow-in-the-dark craft is a perfect way to decorate your house, porch, and windows with glowing pumpkins for Halloween.




Resources: Glow-in-the-dark powder available from Funkins available from


  • Funkin (foam pumpkin)
  • 2-inch-wide vinyl tape
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Spray adhesive
  • Box (large enough to fit funkin)
  • Mask
  • Glow-in-the-dark powder
  • Cookie sheet
  • Krylon
  • Fluorescent black light


  1. Step 1

    Cut strips of 2-inch-wide vinyl tape; place strips of tape down on a nonstick surface. Draw face on tape and cut out to create a face sticker. Stick face on pumpkin.

  2. Step 2

    Place pumpkin in box; coat with spray adhesive. Remove pumpkin from box and place on cookie sheet. Put glow-in-the-dark powder all over pumpkin. Let dry for about 10 minutes. Repeat the process once more.

  3. Step 3

    Spray clear coat of krylon on pumpkin. Let dry for 20 minutes. Peel off sticker face. Add fluorescent black light next to pumpkin to intensify the glow.

The Martha Stewart Show, October October Fall 2007 2007



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  • Rolland 18 Oct, 2012

    I will make it now and keep t forever in my kids room to glow in night, and they will love it too.

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  • ebclark 17 Oct, 2011

    Where can I find vinyl tape?

  • Byona 8 Sep, 2011

    Does anyone know if Funkins can be delievered to the UK? Because try as I might, I can't send them an email on their website... Thanks

  • hazel1 7 Oct, 2010

    Yes glow in the dark paint is better....not as messy and you do not need the spray glue...Which is better for you and the kids can help.....

  • chgreatdane 16 Oct, 2009

    wouldn't glow int he dark paint be easier?

  • pupsnpetals 30 Sep, 2009

    Another great place to buy funkins is You can even get them personalized by Dee. I got my daughter's initials.

  • motherwolf 26 Sep, 2009

    Love this! Gives me ideas for Christmas also,Thanks!

  • njsmommy 26 Sep, 2009

    glow in the dark spray paint easier