Pumpkins are a great decoration for both Halloween and Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, they often start to rot after only a few days on display. If you're set on using a real pumpkin this season, check out this easy hack for preserving your pumpkins, but for the rest of us, there's a pumpkin alternative that looks just as impressive.
Youtuber This n' That shows us that you can make miniature pumpkins by painting mason jar lids orange and stringing them together. Throw in a cinnamon stick for the stem and you've got some DIY decor that you can use year after year. Instead of digging through pumpkin guts this year, try out this fun craft that you can do with friends and family.