Ken Wingard's Fairytale Pumpkin Terrarium


  • White Pumpkin
  • Carving Utensils
  • Candle
  • Soil
  • Moss
  • Embellishments

• Turn pumpkin on its side. Using carving utensils, cut pumpkin in half in a wavy line.

  1. Separate halves and scoop out pulp. Set bottom half aside.
  2. Carve 6 triangular windows into the top half, spacing them equidistant from one another.
  3. Fill the bottom half of the pumpkin with soil.
  4. Build your terrarium scene using embellishments that have a fairytale theme. Replicate a scene from your favorite fairytale, or let your imagination run wild! Use small plants, doll furniture, miniatures, etc…
  5. Incorporate a candle into the terrarium scene.
  6. Light your candle and place the top half of the pumpkin over your terrarium scene.
  7. Enjoy your Fairytale Pumpkin Terrarium!
Fairytale Pumpkin Terrariums with Ken Wingard

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