The Millennial Mamas Erin Ziering and Veena Crownholm show you how to get into the Halloween spirit with this DIY.


  • Pumpkin
  • Pack of crayons in desired colors
  • Tacky Glue
  • Hair Dryer
  • Optional - Glitter, Googly Eyes, Plastic Spiders
  • Optional - Lighter


1) Start with a plain or spray painted pumpkin

2) Tacky glue across the top of the pumpkin and place crayons (*Make sure they are completely unwrapped from papers)

3) Use a hair dryer on high heat to melt crayons

4) While wax begins to melt, sprinkle glitter or fake spiders on top

Optional - When completely dry, turn pumpkin over and repeat all steps to give even wax coverage

(Optional Technique) Use a lighter to melt crayon and press to pumpkin

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