Last updated on December 7th, 2017 at 01:42 pm
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Looking for a fall decorating idea? Download the free SVG cut files for this gorgeous pumpkin luminaria! Cut the three layers on your electronic cutting machine and add twinkle lights, powered by RAYOVAC® batteries.
This weekend we’re headed to our local pumpkin patch. The boys are almost two and a half and we haven’t actually been to one yet, so we decided it was high time for hay rides, the petting zoo, and pumpkins galore. Someday we’ll head back to explore the giant corn maze, too! If you’re looking for a way to bring that pumpkin patch feeling home to your fall decorating, this pumpkin luminaria is just the thing! It’s perfect on your fall mantel, adorning your Thanksgiving table, or looking festive wherever you need a little extra autumn decor.
Pumpkin Luminaria Supplies
- Paper in five colors: yellow, orange, dark brown, light brown, and green
- Twinkle lights
- RAYOVAC® HIGH ENERGY™ batteries
- Electronic cutting machine
- SVG Cut Files (download using form below)
Pumpkin Luminaria Directions
Start by cutting out all the luminaria pieces on your electronic cutting machine using the SVG you downloaded. There are three main pumpkin pieces, and stems and leaves. Note that the SVG will load sideways. I used 8.5″ x 11″ paper and my cutting machine wanted to cut the pieces vertically. You can always rotate them to get them to fit any size paper you have and the constraints of your cutting machine.
Once you have all of your pieces, glue the stems and leaves to the top of the tops of the pumpkins. You can use the SVG cut file as a guide to see which stems and leaves fit on which pumpkins:
Once you have the stems and leaves glued on, just fold each piece to create an accordion effect. I folded in between each pumpkin, making sure the bottom connecting piece always remained level with each fold.
Then weave your fairy lights in between each layer of the luminaria. I used tape to help hold everything in place, which made it a lot easier. Popped in some RAYOVAC HIGH ENERGY batteries and voila! A gorgeous fall luminaria that makes me want to drink pumpkin spice lattes and wear scarves.
I’ve shared on some of my Facebook Lives recently that our family is on a pretty strict budget in order to pay off the last of our debt. Which means I’m constantly turning off lights, appliances, and devices to try and save pennies wherever I can. But as the holidays start rolling around, I’m realizing that we have a lot of battery-powered decorations, like this luminaria.
Which is where RAYOVAC comes in. RAYOVAC HIGH ENERGY batteries help me tackle all of my powering needs for the holidays—and they last just as long as the leading competitors but cost less! This is a win for both my budget and for all of my holiday decorating—I can leave this pumpkin luminaria lit all fall. You can find them at the “Battery Quad” in Walmart, near the checkout. I also picked up some RAYOVAC® FUSION™ batteries, RAYOVAC’s longest-lasting batteries, to replace the batteries in a few of the boys’ power-hungry toys.