How to Make Festive Pumpkin Napkin Rings for Fall Events

Have an autumn event? Whether you’re hosting your wedding day or have a bridal shower, bachelorette, or rehearsal dinner, our adorable pumpkin napkin rings are the perfect accent!

How to Make Festive Pumpkin Napkin Rings for Fall Events

How to Use Pumpkin Napkin Rings

There are lots of ways to use these adorable fall decorations once you DIY them. Here are a few suggestions.

  • Place them at each place setting to secure the napkin. Then let your wedding guests take them home. What an adorable fall wedding favor!
  • Make them for your wedding shower. Not only will they look festive, but you can save them to use in your new home.
  • Have a DIY night with your bridesmaids or family members, and make lots of them to use at your wedding reception.
  • If you’re short on time but want your rehearsal dinner to pack a punch, make them for your pre-wedding event. You can save them, give them as gifts, or let each guest take theirs when they leave.
  • Hosting a post-wedding day brunch? These fall decor items are the perfect addition!
  • Make them for your very first Thanksgiving holiday or a Friendsgiving event.

Fall Wedding Decor

How to Make DIY Pumpkin Napkin Rings

Fall DIY Project Supplies

  • Mini foam pumpkin picks (1″ size)
  • Wood rings (1 7/8″ in diameter, sometimes called macrame rings)
  • Matte acrylic paint in your color of choice
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Ribbon in the pattern of your choice (ours is satin 1.5″)
  • Square napkins that coordinate with your event

Supplies for Fall Napkin Rings

Fall Decor Instructions

  • Detach the mini pumpkin from the stem.
  • Use the paintbrush to paint all sides of the pumpkin, including the bottom.

Painting a Foam Pumpkin

  • Let dry completely and add another coat if needed.
  • Make a bow with the ribbon. A double bow will add fullness.
  • Add a drop of hot glue to the bottom of the bow, and attach it to the wooden ring.

Hot Glue Crafts for Fall

  • Once the glue hardens, add a second drop to the middle of the bow and press the bottom of the painted mini pumpkin onto the bow.
  • Fold the napkin how you wish and insert it inside of the napkin ring.
  • Decorate your plates and tables as you wish. Enjoy!

Final DIY Results

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Save our DIY pumpkin napkin rings!

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