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Project

Pumpkin Lantern

Materials

  • Sugar pumpkin
  • Miniature saw
  • Hurricane glass
  • Wax pencil
  • Fleshing tool
  • Floral frog
  • Taper candle

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Using miniature saw, shave pumpkin's bottom to create a flat, stable base if needed.

  2. Step 2

    Place hurricane glass over stem, and trace with wax pencil.

  3. Step 3

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    Using miniature saw, cut a hole in top of pumpkin, following pencil line.

  4. Step 4

    Clean the inside of pumpkin with fleshing tool, removing seeds, pulp, and fibers.

  5. Step 5

    Place frog inside pumpkin. Insert candle to test height; trim candle base if needed so that the wick is in line with wide portion of hurricane glass.Secure candle in frog, and slip glass over candle and into pumpkin (make sure it fits snugly inside hole).

Reviews (4)

  • kresta 26 Jul, 2012

    These glass lantern shades are always at thrift stores, I pick them up through the year for Cheap!

  • kresta 26 Jul, 2012

    These glass lantern shades are always at thrift stores, I pick them up through the year for Cheap!

  • sally4th 12 Jul, 2012

    Don't know if you'll see this, Ruth721, but the last line is "Grab your treats now."

  • Ruth721 4 Oct, 2011

    This is such a simple darling idea! Even I can do it. Please tell...what does the sign say that's propped up to the right of the pic. I can read "Beware the midnight hour" but what comes next??