How To Make A Duct Tape Pumpkin

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Adding duck tape to your pumpkin is a fun and great way to give personality to your fall decorations. There are unique and fun patterns available for duck tape that can appeal to nearly anyone's decor style.

How To Duck Tape A Pumpkin

Applying duck tape to your pumpkin is also a great way to keep critters away from taking a bite out of your jack-o-lantern




  • Make sure your pumpkin is clean and dry


  • Place the duck tape roll at the top of the pumpkin and pull down towards the bottom. It's ok if you pull a size too small as you can always add more. If it's too long, clip it and reuse that piece on your next application down the pumpkin.
  • Attach the tape to the pumpkin with the sticky side being applied to the pumpkin.
  • Use your hand to smooth out any bumps on the tape as you're trying to avoid wrinkling the tape.
  • Continue covering the pumpkin until it is fully covered with the duck tape
  • You may want to add a few solid black pieces to the stem which adds a fun look to the newly decorated pumpkin.

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Published: 9/21/2020