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Duck Tape Pumpkin DIY Candy Dispenser

Duck Tape Pumpkin DIY Candy Dispenser
Duck Tape Pumpkin DIY Candy Dispenser
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Are you attending any Halloween parties this year? If so, it might be nice to look into Halloween gift ideas for the host or hostess. This Duck Tape Pumpkin DIY Candy Dispenser is a simple gift made with duct tape a a few other basic materials. Halloween projects probably don't get any simpler or less expensive than this. You will love making Halloween crafts like this to get in the spirit of the holiday. After all, nothing is more hands-on and immersive than Halloween craft ideas that you can fill with candy. Grab your duct tape and get crafting!

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts




Materials List

  • Duck Tape
  • Duck Tape Sheets (optional)
  • Box
  • Scissors
  • Crafting board
  • Wrapped candy


  1. Draw three lines to make a flap on the front of your box.

  2. Cut along the lines.

  3. Cover your box and flap with Duck Tape.

  4. Attach two Duck Tape squares to the sides of your flap to secure it to the box.

  5. Make the stem of your pumpkin. You can cover and existing material or form a double sided strip of tape into a loop and attach a circle on the top.

  6. Cut out Duck Tape triangles. You can use Duck Tape Sheets for easier cut out and application if needed.

  7. Cut out the face for your pumpkin. You can use Duck Tape Sheets for easier cut out and application if needed.

  8. Cut out long strips of tape. You can use Duck Tape Sheets for easier cut out and application if needed.

  9. Place your cut outs from steps 5-8 to the front of the box. Attach your stem using the triangles and arrange your strips of tape to form the shape of your pumpkin.

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That's cute! I would never have thought of using duck tape like that, but it looks really cute. I love the open "mouth" for the candy. I don't "do" Halloween but this would be fun to set out at trick or treat time so the kids can grab a handful of candy themselves.


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