Thanksgiving: Gold Pumpkin Tablescape

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I decided to go GOLD for my Thanksgiving tablescape this year and I just love how it turned out! Repurpose those faux pumpkins from Halloween into an elegant centerpiece and turn a few mason jars into sparkling candles. If you aren’t a gold kinda person, Scotch® Expressions Glitter Tape comes in just about any color. Pick a color that will also work for your Christmas decor and keep the candles up through the holiday season. Keep scrolling for 3 easy craft projects to transform your Thanksgiving table into something that will impress your guests! 


Faux Pumpkin
Sponge Brush
Large Confetti Glitter 
Scotch® Create Multipurpose Glue
Mason Jars
Scotch® Expressions Glitter Tape 


Step 1: Head to the craft aisle at Walmart and pick up Scotch® Expressions Glitter Tape, Scotch® Create Multipurpose Glue and other supplies. 

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Step 2: Wrap your choice of Scotch® Expressions Glitter Tape around a mason jar, wrapping 3 rows. I used gold to match my tablescape, but multi glitter or white would also be fun! Scotch® Expressions are versatile, functional and fun to craft with!

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Step 3: Add a votive or tea light candle inside of the jar and place on your Thanksgiving table!

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Step 4: Keep the Scotch® Expressions Glitter Tape handy, we’ll be embellishing some pumpkins! Add long strips of tape to the pumpkin, from the top to the bottom, as shown in the photo below. 

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Step 5: To make the glitter confetti pumpkins, use a sponge brush to apply Scotch® Create Multipurpose Glue to the top half of the pumpkins. Scotch® Create has adhesives, from masking tape to spray adhesives, for any project!

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Step 6: Quickly, before the glue dried, sprinkle confetti glitter on top. You’ll want to go heavier with the glitter on the top and sprinkle less glitter toward the bottom. 

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Step 7: Decorate different sized pumpkins, using the steps above, and place them on your Thanksgiving table or buffet table. Place the candles around the pumpkins. 


 What will you make with Scotch® products?

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Hi, I'm Vanessa!

Welcome to See Vanessa Craft! I’m Vanessa, an MSSW and mom of two in Arizona, and I’m happy you’re here to get inspired with me. It’s my mission in life to spread creativity through crafts, recipes, travel and more in order to live a life well lived.