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Pumpkin Table Lanterns

Playful pumpkins open their mouths to let candlelight stream through.


  • Pumpkin lanterns template
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors
  • Utility knife
  • Orange tissue paper or vellum
  • Votive candle
  • Glass candle holder


  1. Step 1

    Download and print lantern; then glue black paper onto the back and cut out. Use a utility knife to cut out eyes, noses, and mouths, and craft glue to affix orange tissue paper or vellum behind the cutouts.

  2. Step 2

    Fold lantern on dotted lines, and secure tab with glue to close. Place over a votive candle in a glass holder.

Halloween 2004, Volume 2004 Special Issue 2004