1 small pumpkin
1. Spray-paint the pumpkin and stem your desired colour. Let dry, about 1 hour.
2. Cut a leg off the stockings. Slide the pumpkin into the stocking leg.
3. Trim the stocking at the stem of the pumpkin. Apply hot glue around the stem and, using a craft stick, press stocking edge into the glue to secure.
A version of this article appeared in our October 2015 issue with the headline “Smashing pumpkins,” pp. 77-82.